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HS2

HS2

More than just a railway, HS2 is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. An unparalleled venture in modern engineering. People all around Britain will benefit from the improved connectivity between our major centres of industry, learning and innovation.

We have circa 1600 employees, who are mostly based in Birmingham and are responsible for ensuring that the High Speed Two rail network is:

  • designed, built and operates to the highest safety standards
  • built and operates sustainably, responsibly and respectfully of the communities, wildlife and places it affects
  • reliable, seamless and easy to use for all passengers and well-integrated with existing transport systems

We work with our suppliers to build and develop a skilled workforce that supports economic growth across the UK.

We pride ourselves on having a diverse employee workforce and know that our equality, diversity and inclusion policy addresses the need for inclusion in our workforce and the planning, design, construction and operation of the High Speed Two (HS2) project.

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Our Values

At HS2, we have four values underpinning everything we do:

  • SAFETY: Caring for our workforce, our passengers and the public by creating an environment where no one gets hurt.
  • LEADERSHIP: Using innovation and challenge to lead by example.
  • RESPECT: Understanding others, recognising their value and behaving accordingly.
  • INTEGRITY: Acting fairly, transparently and consistently.

Diversity

We recognise the importance of drawing senior-level hires from the widest possible pool of applicants. In January, we set new equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) reporting requirements for all our search agencies.

This data will inform our strategy for attracting more diverse candidates for all of our roles, including female candidates for senior roles.

We have also developed new recruitment materials with our supply chain partner, TMP, which are reflective of the HS2 ambition to be an inclusive employer.

Benefits at HS2

List of all the benefits that HS2 are offering their employees. Benefits may vary depending on role, location and length of service.

  • Gym Membership
  • Pension Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Cycle2Work
  • Critical Illness Cover
  • Travel Insurance
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Working
  • Give As You Earn (GAYE)
  • Generous Annual Leave
  • Group Income Protection
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Partner Critical Illness Cover
  • Health and Wellbeing Assessments
  • Discount Scheme
  • RAC Breakdown at a Discounted Price
  • Access to financial wellbeing services

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Open Operations Manager, job opening in HS2

Operations Manager

Operations Management · Birmingham (United Kingdom)

As an Operations Manager at HS2 within the Land and Property directorate you will help improve consistency, efficiency and effectiveness of the Property Acquisitions team with a f...

Open Town Planning Lead - Phase 2b, job opening in HS2

Town Planning Lead - Phase 2b

Town Planning · Birmingham (United Kingdom)

As a Town Planning Lead - Phase 2b you will be responsible for managing all town planning activities on the Phase 2 through Bill preparation and the Parliamentary process. On Roya...

Open Town Planning Manager - Phase 2, job opening in HS2

Town Planning Manager - Phase 2

Town Planning · Birmingham (United Kingdom)

As a Town Planning Manager you will manage town planning activities within a specific geographic area of the Phase 2 route. We have two vacancies and the roles will involve work o...

Open Land and Property Programme Lead, job opening in HS2

Land and Property Programme Lead

Other · Birmingham (United Kingdom)

As a Programme Lead at HS2 you will be responsible for managing the end to end delivery of all Land and Property deliverables for either Phase One or Phase Two, managing the strat...

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