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Senior Engineering Manager (Senior Project Engineer)

Posted: 23 Dec 2020 Closes: 22 Jan 2021
Birmingham Competitive
Permanent & Full-time HS2_20001373

Working at the level of Senior Engineering Manager with a job title of Senior Project Engineer - Stations you'll execute legal and contractual technical duties on project engineering issues within the Integrated Project Team (IPT), leading risk based assurance of asset design and construction, assuring that it is in accordance with HS2's technical requirements, standards and policies, in a timely and cost efficient manner.

About the role:

  • To lead the risk based engineering technical assurance within the IPT, as per the HS2 assurance requirements, through engineering review, checking and submission of assurance evidence for technical stage gates;
  • To assure that the design and construction of assets comply with the technical and sponsor requirements and applicable standards, specifications and procedures by supporting planned Technical Assurance Reviews and "spot-checks" of Contractor's deliverables;
  • To discharge the duties of NEC3 Supervisor and Principal Designer (CDM Regulations 2015) Representative as directed by Head of Engineering and Environment.
  • To support Head of Engineering and Environment with internal and external reporting and risk identification and mitigation of engineering matters;
  • To represent the Head of Engineering and Environment as requested in matters relating to CDM Principal Designer, NEC3 Supervisor or any other technical duty.
  • Manage and communicate HS2 Engineering requirements to the IPT contractor;
  • Provide guidance on design solutions for the asset, promoting use of best practice and innovative engineering techniques, technologies and processes, driving consistency and identifying opportunities for efficiencies within the IPT
  • Work alongside Heads of Commercial and Project Clients to determine the impact of trends, progress and change with respect to cost and schedule.
  • Work alongside other technical specialists, engineers and environmentalists to identify and develop appropriate and cost balanced mitigation strategies and solutions, contributing to successful system integration between station, railway systems and other delivery contracts
  • To assure the technical coordination and integration of the supply contracts with other neighbouring contracts, station contracts, railway systems contracts and others.
  • To be the discipline engineer in technical areas for which they have the recognised technical competence.
  • You will be expected to 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.
  • The post-holder is expected to behave at all times in a manner consistent with the HS2 values of Safety, Leadership, Integrity & Respect.


About You:
  • Technical Leadership - Specialist technical support and leadership on most discipline-specific scientific, technical and engineering principles but, knowing when to seek further guidance from Subject Matter Expert or others
  • Technical Communication - Able to communicate some discipline-specific technical ideas to colleagues, based largely on examples of application
  • Commercial awareness including understanding of cost delivery, schedule targets and the need to deliver an integrated solution that meets all functional requirements
  • Chartered Engineer/Membership of an appropriate professional institution or the equivalent experience
  • Experience in managing multi-disciplinary engineering and safety standards, activity on large complex major projects/ programmes within a complex infrastructure delivery programme

The post-holder is expected to behave at all times in a manner consistent with the HS2 values of Safety, Leadership, Integrity and Respect

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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