Third Party Stakeholder Manager - HS2

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My client, a main joint venture on HS2, is seeking a Third Party Stakeholder Manager to work on a freelance basis. The role will be based in Central Birmingham and will last for at least 9 months. 

Description of Activities to be undertaken

  • Manage and Develop Third Party Stakeholder Management Plan for EWC Central sectors
  • Deliver the discharge of legal obligations contained within the stakeholder agreements/ HS2 Act, including asset protection agreements
  • Manage and deliver the mapping of the stakeholder interfaces for all EWC packages
  • To act as main point of contact for managing third party agreements with statutory bodies - highways, rail, utilities
  • Develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders, consent granting bodies, HS2, consultants and supply chain
  • Provide support to and work alongside the  U&A/ Consents Team Managers and Work Package Managers
  • Work with the Work Package Managers (WPM) to identify Third Party Agreements/ U&As commitments for their scope of works, as well as supporting on associated Consent requirements
  • Implement early engagement with U&A owners to ensure commitments can be met and complied with
  • Support WPM’s in developing budget’s for any Third Party Agreements identified in work packages
  • Support the WPM and supply chain to deliver the commitments in the third party agreements into their works and provide evidence of compliance
  • Create opportunities to make efficiencies and deliver innovation in the approvals process
  • Liaise with Employers Land and Development team for access arrangements associated with third party agreements
  • Monitor and track third party agreements/ APAs/ PPAs approvals progress
  • Investigate and provide information for non-compliance
  • Carry out weekly reporting highlighting risk, and update progress of approvals process
  • Carry out inspection and audit regime on third party requirements
  • Manage interface co-ordinators
  • To carry out any other duties appropriate for a job of this nature

Minimum Qualifications Needed for Role

  • Educated to degree level, ideally with 2 years post qualification experience, some of which should have been gained working in a similar sector
  • Techniques and issues involved in the planning and construction of major infrastructure projects including; Railway and Construction industry, Legal, Town Planning, Highway, Environmental or Archaeological considerations
  • Excellent communication, personal planning and interpersonal skills
  • Microsoft Excel proficient
  • Experience in a similar role, working with statutory bodies

If this position is for you then please don't hesitate to contact me on 02085228888 for an informal chat or drop me an email with any questions you might have to

Alternatively if this position isn't for you but you think you know someone who might be suitable, then we offer a £500 referral fee (T's and C's apply).