We celebrate diversity and inclusion and we want you to consider a role with us.
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 your potentialHear from Helen, Sations and Phase Two Procurement Director at HS2 about the opportunities for career development. Helen started out her career as a trained Sports Scientist! Listen to her talk about valuable transferable skills and how they can be applied to a career with HS2.
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.
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.