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IT Tunnelling Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

IT role embedded within the tunneling team to manage technologies and suppliers.

This role will work closely with IT and follow existing procedures to ensure integrity and availability of mission critical services. This role report to Tunnelling Manager.

Role Responsibility

  • Responsible for efficiency and integrity of Tunnelling technologies especially TBM data and segment mgmt. system and Communication and Safety system in the tunnel.
  • Support the implementation of technologies starting from the design phase, and responsible for adoption and roll out.
  • Work closely with IT team to implement and follow/manage required IT procedures (service acceptance, incident mgmt., access mgmt., knowledge mgmt., DR, etc).
  • Responsible for information security and data protection compliance for tunnelling technologies.
  • Supplier management including performance, service level agreement and commercial
  • Manage major incidents, providing punctual actions, requesting the vendor of identifying their root causes and defining remedial actions (problems, prevention, and avoidance).
  • Ensuring preventive maintenance and regular supplier reporting occur to schedule and to quality.
  • To define and maintain a business continuity and disaster recovery plan with supplier and tunnelling team and other stakeholders.
  • Asset Mgmt of tunnelling IT infrastructure and devices.
  • Plan and execute exit plan.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Project management foundation including risk management
  • Commercial awareness
  • IT management and technical experience
  • Understanding of cyber and info security principles
  • Experienced in dealing with Suppliers, Customers and Stakeholders
  • Strong communication skills
  • Teamwork capabilities

About the Company

About us:

The role will work on the HS2 project. HS2 is the UK’s new high speed rail network. It will be a catalyst for economic growth across Britain, freeing up space on the existing railways and connecting 8 out of the UK’s 10 biggest cities with fast, reliable and frequent high speed services

The Skanska | Costain | STRABAG (SCS JV) is delivering the HS2 Main Civils Contracts which include both Lots S1 (Euston Tunnels & Approaches) and S2 (Northolt Tunnels). The combined value of the contracts is around £1.8billion with the works due for completion in 2025.  Scope of works includes twin-bored tunnels (TBM), SCL tunnels, shaft sinking, bridge demolition and reconstruction, services diversions, earthworks and the construction of site compounds.

You’ll be a welcomed member of the wider team, with opportunities to take on additional responsibility, join one of our networks for women, military or LGBT+ staff, and participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador).

Your personal and professional development is important to us. We welcome a discussion about how we can support you with further study, or professional membership or attainment for example.

HS2 – working with Skanska, Costain and STRABAG, closely monitors job applications, to ensure an inclusive recruitment process. To ensure we are able to maintain this, and to recruit a diverse workforce, we encourage candidates to complete the diversity form as part of their application so we are able to monitor and improve our approach to diversity.  Please note, all responses are anonymous, you do not have to provide a response.

All data will be held securely, (as stated within the Data Protection Act 1998) and will be reported to HS2. We will not share any of your data with other parties. This form is not mandatory, but your response would be appreciated

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


SCS Railways

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