Lead Transport Analyst

Employer
HS2
Location
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
16 Dec 2021

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Sector
Highways & transport jobs
Function
Civil Engineer
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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As a Lead Transport Analyst at HS2 you will provide strategic and technical direction on transport analysis matters across all HS2 activity and phases, and in particular in relation to scheme design and traffic and transport assessment. Lead the development of HS2 transport assessment related analysis, in support of previous and future hybrid Bills. Lead analysis to support assurance of design and physical deliverables, and provide assurance that HS2 has met its obligations.

About the Role:

  • Lead transport analysis activity including transport modelling and forecasting for scheme design (highways and stations) across all phases and stages of the programme.
  • Provide oversight and technical authority to the development of traffic impact assessments, in support of both future Transport Assessment and compliance with Environmental Minimum Requirements and Undertakings and Assurances.
  • Provide expert advice on the methodological approach to fulfil the analytical requirements of the Environmental Statement and Transport Assessment, working closely with Lead Transport Planner. • Lead assurance of transport planning and analysis as it relates to HS2 and other related projects, and in reference to HS2’s own internal guidance and standards. Page 3 of 5.
  • Lead the development of policies, strategies and standards that will ensure that HS2 meets its obligations and delivers credible and coherent transport solutions.
  • Manage transport planning and analysis activity, including the management of direct resource, resources deployed across the phases and across the Professional Service Contractors (PSC) and contracting teams.
  • Support the Head of Transport Planning in setting delivery strategy and developing the functional requirements of the Transport Planning discipline.
  • Develop and manage relationships with external stakeholders (TfL, DfT, TfN etc.), industry partners (NR etc.) and technical bodies and institutions on transport planning and analysis matters related to the HS2 scheme.
  • Actively promote and embed Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in all your work and support and comply with all organisational initiatives, policies and procedures on EDI.

About You:

  • Define complex analytical requirements and able to interpret key messages within a wider business context.
  • Able to provide specialist technical leadership on discipline-specific scientific, technical, and engineering principles to project development / delivery teams
  • Understanding of relevant transport data and assessment techniques in the development and evaluation of transport schemes 
  • Knowledge of the specification, interpretation and limitations of transport modelling and forecasting, including pedestrian planning, highway, and public transport modelling for both strategic and local assessment
  • Experience of leading delivery of transport planning and environmental assessment related elements of major infrastructure projects

We operate broad pay scales for all our roles to enable us to fulfil our commitments to inclusivity and career development. Final package is dependent on individual knowledge, skills and experience. In addition, we offer a range of competitive benefits - check them out in the Benefits section on our website.

HS2 Ltd endeavours to ensure everyone working for us and with us feels included, thrives and achieves their full potential. In practice, this means we are positive and inclusive about making adjustments, providing flexible working, encouraging our staff networks to flourish and providing personal and professional development opportunities.

We ask for a variety of detail in your online application, however we perform the first assessment of suitability for a role based solely on the information in your CV. Please attach an updated word version of your CV for each new application and include evidence directly related to the criteria in the job advert.

About Us:

High Speed 2 (HS2 Ltd) will be the UK’s new high speed rail network. As well as improving capacity, the new scheme will shorten journey times between a number of Britain’s major population centres, boost the economy and create thousands of jobs.

HS2 Ltd will create a skills legacy and develop a diverse range of talent. We aim to be a leader in EDI practice by creating a safe & inclusive working environment for all our staff - living our values of Safety, Respect, Integrity and Leadership.

HS2 Ltd is also a safety-critical organisation. Employees are required to ensure reasonable care of their own and others’ health and safety by taking personal responsibility for working to our ‘Safe at Heart’ programme principles and following safe working procedures at all times.

To apply for this role, please visit our website.

Closing date: 12 December 2021.

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