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As a Senior Construction Manager for Curzon Street Station and Interchange Stations, you will supervise major construction contracts to ensure the works for the new stations are delivered to standard and performance required.

About the role:
  • To take responsibility and give direction for all activities in the field of construction, assurance overseeing and monitoring the work of design consultants, contractors and onsite staff.
  • Responsible for the overseeing the development of construction/engineering solutions in response to client and third party requirements and ensuring the delivery of the projects within agreed timeframes and budgetary parameters.
  • Working with the Contractor and others to ensure that the project is delivered in a safe, timely, efficient and sustainable manner, whilst achieving project targets, meeting client expectations and enhancing the reputation of the business.
  • Provide assurance to HS2 Ltd. and third parties that contractors are executing the works in a safe and efficient manner, and in accordance with method statements and in compliance with CDM Regulations 2015;
  • Contribute to pre-planning, development of project safety strategy and logistics.
  • Provide advice and expertise at all stages of the construction planning process, writing relevant procedures and documentation for contractors to follow.
  • Lead the construction team to develop and implement b...

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  • Lead the construction team to develop and implement business processes and manage performance across all activities in order to achieve business objectives and continuously improve performance
  • Contribute to the overall construction plan by ensuring planning of access, possessions and road closures
  • Work with the Contractors and internal HS2 engagement teams to ensure local external stakeholders are kept involved and updated on proposal
  • Provide advice and expertise on the constructability of design proposals, including logistics planning;
  • Liaise with third party infrastructure owners (Network Rail, Midland Metro, Canals and Rivers Trust) to agree appropriate infrastructure protection methods and ensure these are implemented on site;
  • Ensure that construction activities are managed and co-ordinated between interfacing Contractors;

Qualifications Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Experience of supervising complex construction projects of a value in excess of c£100m from design, pre-construction through to delivery, entry into operational service and handover to maintenance;
  • Experience of working with large, complex, multi-disciplinary projects; including the construction of complex roof structures;
  • Extensive knowledge of relevant health and safety regulations, including CDM 2015 regulations;
  • Proven ability to engage with, influence, and manage local external stakeholders on contentious projects;
  • Sound understanding of project management principles and application of excellent organisation skills and an ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines;
  • Understanding of NEC3 contracts;
  • Experience of leading and managing teams
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.

Job Sector
Construction & Property
Job Position
Project Manager
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