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Lead Document Controller (Corporate)

Posted: 12 Oct 2020 Closes: 20 Oct 2020
London Competitive
Permanent & Full-time HS2_20000881

As a Lead Document Controller at HS2 you will be responsible for filing, archiving and retrieving all project records using the HS2 Electronic Data Management System (EDMS). Supporting and guiding HS2 in the correct use and application of company document control and management processes and procedures. The role holder will also archive and retrieve data, and ensure all necessary care is taken with confidential information.

About the role:

  • To be responsible for supporting the business to access documents and records in a timely and controlled manner
  • To be responsible for supporting the communication and embedding of HS2's approach to document control
  • To be accountable for providing reports and management information in response to requests from the business for information
  • To be responsible for maintaining corporate documents. Assuring documents are managed through approval lifecycle and assuring controlled documents are surfaced through the Integrated Management System (IMS)
  • To be accountable for ensuring the document control system is running efficiently and with minimal outage
  • To be accountable for managing security and access to the document control system
  • 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.


About You:
  • Analytical Skills - can identify hidden problems utilising honest analysis and probing techniques
  • Problem solving - uses rigorous logic and methods to solve problems with effective solutions, probes for relevant answers
  • Listening, engaging and presenting skills Able to listen and communicate effectively with others
  • Ability to relate to a variety of stakeholders and staff in a variety of disciplines and seniority levels
  • Organisational skills - Able to prioritise and manage own workload
  • Ability to stay update with the latest advances/trends in the Electronic Document Management Systems (EDMS) community
  • Ability to develop and maintain specialist knowledge of database concepts, object and data modelling techniques and design principles
  • Knowledge of database architectures
  • Knowledge of document management standards, processes and procedures
  • Knowledge of EDMS computer programs for records tracking, archival retention and storage
  • Knowledge of bulk scanning, scanning systems and PDF functionality
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Software systems (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Experience of successfully working directly with a variety of the business stakeholders to gather requirements
  • Experience of documentation processes within an engineering and construction environment
  • Experience of projects from inception through to completion
  • Experience of providing technical advice based around EDMS capabilities
  • Experience of Office 365
  • Technical experience in the following: SharePoint 2010 or above
  • The post-holder is expected to behave at all times in a manner consistent with the HS2 values of Safety, Leadership, Integrity and Respect.
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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