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Programme Requirements Manager

Job Introduction

About the role:

Overall responsibility for Requirements and V&V Management on the HS2 Main Works Civils Contracts Lots S1 and S2 for the SCS Joint Venture. Reporting to the Head of Technical Assurance

Role Responsibility

  • Leading the Requirements Management team, including briefing, training and supervising Requirements and V&V engineers.
  • Briefing and liaising with the wider project team and subcontractors on all relevant matters.
  • Ensuring the Requirements Management Approach meets with HS2 standards and the Contract Works Information requirements.
  • Development, set up and management of the Requirements Management database
  • Driving innovation in the requirements management approach.
  • Responsible for the monitoring and regular reporting on the performance of the Requirements Management and verification process.
  • Leading the integration of subcontractors, 3rd parties and other work packages into the requirements management processes, through the procurement, design, construction & handover stages.
  • Working with the wider project team to carry out Requirements Management, Requirements Allocation , and V&V planning  and reporting.
  • Supporting other disciplines in their interactions with the HS2 DOORS Database, and other related requirements management tool supported activities.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Appropriate professional qualification or equivalent experience in System Engineering
  • Previous experience of working on large infrastructure projects, multidisciplinary teams, in particular experience in civil engineering or rail would be an advantage
  • Experienced in the use of DOORS to manage project requirements
  • Strong communication skills
  • Previous experience leading a small team.
  • Experience planning team workload and managing deliverables.
  • Capable of working collaboratively and effectively with project delivery teams, management and the project leadership and credible in building relationships with all levels of stakeholders.

About the Company

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 London Tunnels Contract. 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 require 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 and we will not share any of your data with other parties. All data will be held securely, (as stated within the Data Protection Act 1998) and will be reported to HS2.

It is an SCSJV requirement that all employees, Design House,  and Supply Chains must implement and comply with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System, ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System with guidance for use”, OHSAS 18001:2017  Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Information Security Management System, Policies, Plans, Procedures and Processes, and statutory requirements as they affect the Joint Venture ‘s operations and ensure that the requirements, as applicable within their discipline, are effectively implemented on the project. Develop a culture of safety on the project through the absolute commitment to the Zero Accidents target and ethos, and develops a wider awareness of quality, environmental issues and demonstrates commitment to achieve continual improvement and Zero tolerance.

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

SCS Railways


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