Technical Interface Manager
The Technical Interface Manager will report to the Programme Interface Manager.
The Technical Interface Manager will support the Programme Interface Manager in owning, managing and coordinating the external interfaces with the parties identified in the list below, and ensuring that good and timely communication is maintained at all times.
- The Technical Interface Manager will; Facilitate the identification by the SCS team and the Design House of the detailed interfaces with each party
- Draw on the appropriate resource from across the SCS team and the Design House to ensure that the required deliverables are produced in a timely manner
- Own the Technical Interface Register and ensure that all interfaces are identified, tracked and closed out in line with the project programme.
- Ensure that outstanding relationships with the relevant parties are developed and maintained in order to support the effective progression and close out of the interfaces
- Develop and implement the required plans and processes to deliver the above
The parties for whom the Technical Interface Manager will take the lead on coordinating the interface between the SCS team and the party are;
- S3, S4, and C1
- Railway systems & rolling stock
- Enabling Works Contractor, CSJV
- Oversite Development
A unique interface exists between the S1 and S2 contracts, as both contracts are delivered by SCS. The design, construction and lot delivery teams will manage this interface directly to ensure that maximum benefit can be gained from it. Where specific interface deliverables are required (e.g. Interface Control Documents), this will be identified on the Technical Interface Register and tracked through to close out to ensure a consistent approach across all interfaces.
- Contribute to developing, implementing and managing the Interface Management Plan from a Technical Interface perspective.
- Ensuring that SCS complies with the HS2’s, and all other relevant parties’, arrangements for managing interfaces and transition with other contractors, including establishing clear roles and responsibilities.
- Communicating interface issues and risks that will impact project delivery and identify mitigation measures
- Holding regular interface meetings with relevant parties to manage interfaces, meet programme milestones and mitigate risks.
- Updating the Programme Interface Manager on interface issues, produce weekly/monthly reports detailing interface issues that may impact the works and propose mitigation actions.
- Providing progress reports, including closure of mitigation actions
- Ensuring that the contract requirements for Interface Management in WI 100 section 6.1 to 6.5 are fulfilled
- Developing and maintain the Technical Interface Register, and undertake regular reviews of the register with design, construction and lot teams
- Utilising the Technical Interface Register to classify and prioritize the identified interfaces and ensure that relevant Interface Control Documents (or similar) are produced in a timely manner.
- Assist in developing the use of appropriate technology including, but not limited to, BIM, GIS and IBM Doors to facilitate the effective management and communication of interfaces
The Ideal Candidate
- Appropriate technical/ professional qualification
- Project management expertise
- Proven ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships and effective channels of communication in a pressurised and highly time sensitive environment
- Strong communication and leadership skills
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.