Corporate Contract Manager
Posted on Jan 27, 2019 by HS2 Ltd
As a Contract Manager at HS2, you will provide contract management across HS2 Ltd's corporate contracts portfolio. HS2 have a growing portfolio of contracts, including both standard government forms and NEC3 contracts.
Genuinely huge challenges
If the thought of working as part of a great team on the largest infrastructure project in Europe appeals, here is your opportunity. A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in fact, to be part of HS2 - the high-speed rail network that will provide the spine of our 21st century transport system and be a catalyst for regeneration. Join our Corporate Contract Management team and you won't just be supporting an exciting venture that will change the prospects of generations to come - you'll play a key role in building up HS2 as a company and gain unique experience which will inform your career for years to come.
An incredible variety of projects
The Corporate Contract Management team are responsible for a portfolio of over 300 contracts which includes such diverse services as land acquisition, finance, commercial development, security, engineering expertise, legal support and community engagement. Depending on your level of experience you could be setting strategies and leading a team, driving delivery across complex supply chains or helping senior colleagues to ensure the success of their projects right across the lifecycle. Put simply, whichever level you join us at, you'll be a key member of a highly professional team working in a fast-paced environment where there will always be a new challenge to explore and a new change to influence.
You'll need strong credentials for success
To succeed, you will need to understand effective contract management strategies, be familiar with different forms of contract, be confident in delivering and enhancing performance, be adept at identifying and managing risk and be able to forge effective relationships with stakeholder communities who often have diverse and sometimes conflicting objectives. This is an ever-changing environment so effective negotiation and supplier engagement skills together with the ability to drive value for money, prioritise and manage change are all key. At a senior level we'll also be looking for a proven ability to lead and develop individuals/teams and embed a culture of improvement which aligns to the HS2 vision of being the Customer of choice for our Suppliers.
Uniquely rewarding opportunities
More than just a railway, HS2 is an unparalleled venture in modern engineering. The sheer scale of the venture brings its own challenges in terms of managing supply chain capacity while maintaining effective competitive tension. You'll help us to become a company that's as impressive as the extraordinary programme we have the privilege to deliver. As you play your part, you'll be surrounded by people who are experts in their field. In addition to the rewarding nature of your achievements in the role, you'll enjoy a competitive salary, access to the latest technology, and the potential of flexible working practices to support your work-life balance.
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.
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.
To apply, please see our website.
Closing date: 8 February 2019.