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Associate Delivery Manager

Posted: 7 Nov 2019 Closes: 22 Nov 2019
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As an Associate Delivery Manager at HS2 you will deliver a diverse range of small and medium-scale software and infrastructure IT projects and non IT projects, based on a portfolio of prioritised business need, as part of the IT Delivery Team, ensuring delivery of value including all supporting business change and transition to operational service. 

About the role:

  • Co-ordinate IT delivery in accordance with agreed HS2 and IT standards.
  • Closely manage delivery to ensure effective coordination with stakeholders, the project team and suppliers.

  • Identify, resolve and escalate risks, issues and concerns promptly and effectively.

  • Ensures that projects are completed within planned cost, timescale and quality parameters.

  • Ensuring the delivery team have the right working environment and the tools they need to deliver value based on what users’ need.

  • Keeping track of and communicate the team’s progress and project status regularly and at the appropriate level 











About You



  • Creative planning skills – both internal and external to team – optimising speed to market, value and quality.

  • Ability to  identify  project risks and blockers; to work at removing or completing them

  • Ability to manage relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders

  • Knowledge of different project frameworks, tools and techniques, both agile and waterfall

  • Understanding of IT Procurement and commercial management in accordance with UK Government standards and policy.

  • Understanding of risk, scope and cost management

  • Some knowledge of IT architecture        

  • Have experience of delivering IT projects in a range of environments covering project inception to completion.

  • Experience of working in a multi-project environment






It is expected that you will actively promote and embed Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in all your work and support and comply with all organisational initiatives, policies and procedures on EDI.


We ask for a variety of detail in your online application, however we perform the first assessment of suitability for a role based solely on the information in your CV. Please attach an updated word version of your CV for each new application and include evidence directly related to the criteria in the job advert.


About Us:


High Speed 2 (HS2 Ltd) will be the UK’s new high speed rail network. As well as improving capacity, the new scheme will shorten journey times between a number of Britain’s major population centres, boost the economy and create thousands of jobs.


HS2 Ltd will create a skills legacy and develop a diverse range of talent. We aim to be a leader in EDI practice by creating a safe & inclusive working environment for all our staff - living our values of Safety, Respect, Integrity and Leadership.


In practice, this means we are positive and inclusive about making adjustments, providing flexible working, encouraging our staff networks to flourish and providing personal and professional development opportunities.


HS2 Ltd is also a safety-critical organisation. Employees are required to ensure reasonable care of their own and others’ health and safety by taking personal responsibility for working to our ‘Safe at Heart’ programme principles and following safe working procedures at all times.


HS2 Ltd endeavours to ensure everyone working for us and with us feels included, thrives and achieves their full potential.




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