Project Manager - Utility Technical Assurance (93) - HS2 - London
The Systems Engineering Technical
Assurance Team is responsible for demonstrating that the works carried out by
the JV meet HS2’s Employers requirements as set out in the Works Information
and Contract Requirements Technical. This includes ensuring that all work packages
and subcontractors understand the relevant requirements, and provide the
appropriate Validation and Verification evidence to demonstrate that the
requirements have been met.
The 'Project Manager - Utility Technical Assurance' (AKA 'Technical Assurance Manager') will be responsible
for planning the assurance and certification strategy for multiple utilities
Design and Construction Work Packages and agreeing the acceptance criteria with
HS2, enabling them and to accept that the requirements and design intent being
delivered by the SCSJV and its subcontractors meet the needs and objectives of
HS2 and DfT as sponsor.
- Develop Technical Assurance Plans for specific Work Packages in collaboration with work package managers, subject matter experts, subcontractors, stakeholders and the employer.
- Undertake the planned technical assurance activities in line with the agreed technical assurance plans in liaison with those delivering the works. Activities will include monitoring progress of works activities, reviewing deliverables for evidence of compliance, raising issues where appropriate and negotiating corrective actions with those responsible for the works.
- Coordinate the certification activities for work packages to gain L3 certification from the Employer
- Contribute to the continued improvement of the technical assurance strategy, processes and systems
- Deliver technical assurance communications such as staff briefings and technical assurance awareness training
the Client and Joint Venture Partners' Environment and Sustainability Policies,
Processes and statutory requirements as they affect the company's operations
and ensure that the requirements, as applicable within their discipline, are
implemented on the project
- Experience of working at equivalent level in a project environment;
of the application of system engineering and or assurance processes,
preferably in the utilities sector and on rail infrastructure /
construction projects or equivalent;
- Knowledge and experience of the regulatory environment and statutory obligations relating to the utilities sector and on rail infrastructure / construction projects or equivalent;
- Capable of developing plans and managing workload / activities and taking sole accountability for task delivery;
- Capable of working collaboratively and effectively with project delivery teams, management and the project leadership, clients, sub-contractors, regulatory bodies and other major stakeholders, credible in building relationships with all levels of internal and external stakeholders;
- Able to show resilience and tenacity whilst remaining adaptable and flexible when working under the pressure of tight deadlines and project change;
- High standard of verbal, written communication skills and interpersonal skills, able to effectively communicate technical assurance and system engineering concepts to variety of audiences;
- Awareness of the various disciplines involved in delivering major projects, their roles and responsibilities and their relationship to assurance;
- Good information management and analytical skills, able to quickly and efficiently seek out the relevant and pertinent points from large volumes of project information;
- Experienced in the use of project information tools and management systems including MS Office and web-based collaboration technologies for project information and process management, such as Enterprise Bentley, Projectwise or similar;
- Experience with Public Utilities projects
with/awareness of Lloyds Accreditation quality management systems
- Chartered Engineer or significant experience of working at equivalent level in a project environment;
Flexible working: We welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need. This might be part-time, remote working, or compressed hours for example. Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role.
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