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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 2000 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.

Could you help us to be better connected? Join the great venture.

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

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Open Engineering Manager (Project Engineer) (EK), job opening in HS2

Engineering Manager (Project Engineer) (EK)

Engineering Manager 50 Pingle Dr, Bicester OX26 6WD, UK

Description Interested in transforming UK rail? Do you have great engineering management and problem solving skills where you've managed civil structures, technical, quality and a...

Open Acquisitions Administrator x2, job opening in HS2

Acquisitions Administrator x2

Administrator Birmingham, UK

Description As an Acquisitions Administrator at HS2, you'll be responsible for the administrative support for the Land and Property team. HS2 Ltd endeavours to ensure everyone wor...

Open Assistant Commercial Manager, job opening in HS2

Assistant Commercial Manager

Project Support Stantonbury, Milton Keynes MK14 6GU, UK

Description Location: EK IPT: Milton Keynes About the role: Provide administrative support and data analytics to contract administration teams who manage a series of transactiona...

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