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Policy and Process Manager - 12m FTC

Posted: 7 Nov 2019 Closes: 13 Dec 2019
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As a Policy and Process Manager at HS2 you will work with the wider policy and process team and key procurement and commercial stakeholders to assist them to carry out their duties effectively by building on a continuous improvement environment to support and ongoing programme of change.  Supporting and developing the policies and processes for Procurement and Commercial Management

About the role:
  • Manage the development and improvement of a robust, auditable and transparent Procurement and Contract Management system (Procure to Pay Control Framework), that ensures policies, process and templates are developed to support the need to source, select, manage and deliver the diverse range of works, good and services required by HS2;

  • Assist with the implementation and management of measures and review processes to protect HS2 Limited and the commercial programme from non-compliance from Procurement regulations and commercial policies and procedures; inconsistencies of approach to the market, conflicts of interest;

  • Take ownership of the delivery of change initiatives from identification through to delivery including approvals and Procure to Pay Control Framework updates;

  • To deliver process improvement workshops to identify ideas and solutions to support the delivery of greater efficiency through the identification of better ways of working;

  • Work with other team members and procurement teams to devise new Procure to Pay processes and tools;

  • Managing a “critical friend” approach to ensure that all procurement documentation is complete, consistent across all procurements, follows the relevant policies and procedures;

  • Facilitate Lessons Learned reviews and feedback process improvements into the Procure to Pay Control Framework;



About You:
  • You will have good analytical skills with the ability to review and present improvements to processes, procedures, templates and systems

  • You are able to demonstrate previous Stakeholder Management skills and the ability to maintain effective relationships across the organisation.

  • You will have an understanding of procurement and contact management processes, continuous improvement methodologies and process mapping.

  • Previous experience of using Excel, Word and Powerpoint.

  • 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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