HS2 Birmingham, UK
Description As a Risk Manager at HS2 you will provide risk management services to project and programme teams as set out in risk management policies, strategy processes and procedures. About the role: Provide leadership and guidance in risk management and ensure that principles are applied to all stages of the project lifecycle, to allocate area of programme Proactively ensure that all projects comply with the risk management procedures Manage and guide others in relation to use of risk management data Promote the joint evaluation of risks with contractors to establish a basis for risk sharing and incentives Qualifications About You: Ability to build complex cost, schedule and risk models in a number of applications, appropriate to maturity of projects and programmes Ability to develop and implement appropriate risk management actions for identified risks across projects Communication skills Ability to build and manage relationships both internally in HS2 Ltd and externally with all stakeholders. Ability to explain risk assessments to non-specialists Technical knowledge of all aspects of project and programme risk management and techniques Knowledge of current project management and project control processes, particularly on infrastructure or rail projects Experience in a project risk role within large-scale infrastructure projects/commercial construction projects 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. About Us: High Speed 2 (HS2) 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 is a safety critical organisation with safety being one of our core values. Employees are required to ensure reasonable care of their own and others' health and safety by taking personal responsibility for working to the HS2 'Safe at Heart' programme principles and following safe working procedures at all times.