Specification and Assurance Manager

London SW1
Up to £43,000 + Exceptional Benefits Package
27 Mar 2012
24 Apr 2012
Job Type

Following the Government’s go ahead on HS2 we are now recruiting Specification & Assurance Managers to set requirements and assurance criteria for the scope for the proposed High Speed Rail network and associated works.

The Specification & Assurance Managers will undertake the evaluation and control of change to requirements, achieving support and agreement for the scope and policies within HS2 ltd, stakeholders and third parties.

Specifically, you will develop the requirements necessary to comply with external regulations and standards, taking account of best practice. Where appropriate you will propose challenges to standards and check that appropriate controls are in place to manage agreed non-compliances. You will work to achieve agreements with stakeholders and third parties in agreeing their technical requirements and acceptance activity. You will also specify acceptance criteria of the requirements including design approval, demonstration of capability, acceptance of equipment and operability as appropriate.

For these key roles, we seek applications from Chartered Engineers (or those with a comparable operational qualification) with demonstrable experience in client activities for major projects and working with sponsors, regulatory bodies and other major stakeholders. Experience in the creation, development and validation of major schemes scope descriptions, requirements breakdown structures and supporting cost estimates and plans, in addition to experience in requirements control and assurance is essential. Your knowledge of Qualitative Schedule Risk Assessment, as well as knowledge of Network Rail and the rail industry will also be advantageous.

For further information about these exciting roles, as well as the opportunity to register your interest in joining the team, please visit www.hs2.org.uk/jobs quoting reference ENG005. The closing date for receipt of applications for these posts is 16th April 2012.

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