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More than just a railway, HS2 is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. An unparalleled venture in modern engineering and construction, building not only a new low carbon railway but also new stations, rolling stock and infrastructures that keep preserving or enhancing the natural environment.

People all around Britain will benefit from the improved connectivity between our major centres of industry, learning and innovation, to ensure the UK economy is not as London-centric as it currently is.

We have a range of roles linked to engineering and construction, but also opportunities for project managers, assistant project managers, and community engagement personnel, for example. Why not check out our vacancies or register for our talent pool to get email alerts for suitable jobs?

We work with our suppliers to build and develop a skilled workforce that supports economic growth across the UK and we particularly welcome applications from female, ethnic minorities and disabled job applicants who are currently underrepresented in our workforce. Spread the word to colleagues and friends about career opportunities in HS2 and
register your interest here – so you can get alerts for specific roles that interest you.

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.

Realising the potentialHS2 has the potential not only to reshape UK travel but also our economy, regional opportunities and local communities.

Find out more about our green credentialsHS2 aims to be one of the most environmentally responsible infrastructure projects ever delivered in the UK. It will be a greener way to travel offering some of the lowest carbon emissions per passenger kilometre, significantly less than cars and domestic air travel.

We are determined to manage the impact of HS2 carefully and will improve the natural environment along the route wherever possible. Watch our video about our work.

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Hear from Kellie Lynch, Planning Manager at HS2 Ltd

As a Planning Manager within the Civils and Stations & Systems teams, there are so many things I love about our HS2 project and my role.  I could honestly talk forever and a day on it.

HS2 is Europe’s largest infrastructure project
and uniquely complex, there is something for every planner whatever your preference of industry, scope, or project phase; they all integrate together. It is a once in a generation opportunity, and if you’re my age, once in a lifetime.

Behind the scenes HS2’s planners have been quietly delivering key projects since its creation in 2009. The team has been involved in tender reviews, contract awards, concept designs and now the execution of enabling works.

Don’t think that it goes unnoticed. HS2 listens.  We listen when planners talk about lessons learned and encourage fresh ideas. HS2 also rewards - providing promotion opportunities or supporting colleagues to build on their planning portfolio and move across the project. This is why we proudly promote our motto “I care, You count, We matter”.

Planning is an exciting world. So, whether you are new to planning or are a seasoned veteran, it offers rewarding opportunities at all levels - come join us!

HS2 first to secure Platinum Standard for equality and diversityHS2 Ltd has earned the accolade of becoming the only organisation in the UK to have achieved the Clear Assured Platinum Standard accreditation. It received the award in recognition of its commitment to embedding inclusive best practice into all elements of its work, including the design and delivery of Britain’s new railway.

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Watch the 2 videos bellow to see Mariella and Jessica’s experience at HS2

Inclusive Features

Inclusion Networks at HS2HS2 is interested in establishing a number of inclusion networks to further our EDI work and help us to become a more inclusive employer. An employee...
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Wellbeing at HS2We all know our health matters, as individuals when we consider our health and wellbeing, we often think about our diets, our exercise routines (or la...
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HS2 Veterans NetworkThis network promotes and celebrates Veterans at HS2 in addition to assisting HS2 to meet the expectations on the Armed Forces Covenant. The network...
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BAME Network at HS2A number of leaders in our workforce who self-identified as being part of an ethnic minority in the UK understood the urgency to respond to urgent que...
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Gender Balance at HS2This network will promote and encourage gender balance at HS2 and is for men and women. The network will explore issues and opportunities to improve...
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Environmental Sustainability at HS2HS2’s ambition is to build the most sustainable high-speed railway of its kind in the world. This includes creating and environmental sustainabl...
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2GETHER NETWORK at HS2ACCESS & INCLUSION AT HS2 2gether is HS2’s Access and Inclusion Network, which provides support to staff with experience of disability, acce...
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Onboard at HS2Onboard is the HS2 employee network for LGBT+ and Allies which supports and promotes the belief that everyone has the right to be who they want to be...
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