HS2 Birmingham, UK
As a Project Manager at HS2 you will project manage elements of the implementation of safeguarding and zoned property schemes within the HS2 programme (Phases One and Two), ensuring that the HS2 route is protected from conflicting development and property compensation and assistance schemes are designed, launched and publicised to a high standard. About the role: Lead on project management support to the whole of the Safeguarding and Zoned Schemes team Provide all project management and resource management tasks for the Safeguarding and Zoned schemes team of 16 people and additional project management/matric management tasks as required for the Head of Property Services Lead on discrete work streams and projects and manage elements of the implementation of Safeguarding Directions across phases One and Two within HS2 Ltd, working closely with contractors, DfT and Bill team, legal, GIS, help desk, press, engineering, environmental, stakeholder, engagement, corporate communications, print and town and planning colleagues across HS2 Ltd Lead on discrete work streams and projects and manage elements and discrete projects of the implementation of the zoned compensation and assistance schemes - namely statutory blight, Express Purchase, Rural Support Zone (Voluntary Purchase and Cash Offer) and Homeowner Payment - within HS2 Ltd, working closely with DfT and Land and Property and Legal colleagues across HS2 Ltd Plan, obtain and manage internal (e.g. print team, corporate communications, engineering, environmental team) and external (e.g. GIS, contractors) resources as required to support project work Lead and manage the workload and budget for procured external resources e.g. GIS Produce and manage the delivery of technical documentation, both for consultation and final launch Produce project plan and manage milestones to time and quality and report project progress (including progress reports and papers) to the DfT, Contract Board, Programme Board, and other similar Boards as required Provide direct input to communications, press and media for internal and external stakeholders by collaborating with the Corporate Affairs and Community Engagement Directorate Lead on the provision of property count figures and supporting analysis on safeguarding and property assistance zones in response to DfT requirements. About You: Knowledge of project management techniques and principles including risk and contract management Knowledge of governance and assurance Project management experience supported by a suitable qualification Experience of governance and assurance activities Experience of working with teams to develop effective working relationships and manage performance to ensure delivery 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.