Undertakings & Assurance Coordinator - HS2

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My client, a main Joint Venture on HS2 is seeking an Undertakings and Assurances Coordinator to join their team. This is a freelance role and will be based out of Birmingham. The contract is for at least 12 months.

Description of Activities to be undertaken

  • Support the Sector Stakeholder co-ordinators with area wide packages
  • Identifying the requirements from the U&A’s that are applicable to the JV's design & construction activities
  • Assist in the development of the U&A register/ Integration Database
  • Develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders, consent granting bodies, HS2, consultants and supply chain
  • Provide support to U&A/ Consents Team Managers and Work Package Managers
  • Work with the Work Package Managers (WPM) to identify Undertakings and Assurances for their scope of works, as well as supporting on associated Consent requirements
  • Map Stakeholder Interfaces
  • 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 U&A’s identified in work packages
  • Support the WPM and supply chain to embed the U&As into their works and provide evidence of compliance
  • Create opportunities to make efficiencies and deliver innovation in the consenting process
  • Liaise with Employers Land and Development team for access arrangements associated with U&As
  • Monitor and track U&A approvals process
  • Investigate and provide information for non-compliance
  • Carry out weekly reporting highlighting risk, and update progress of U&A’s process
  • Carry out inspection and audit regime on U&A’s and Third Party requirements including site visits/ inspections
  • 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
If this position is for you then please don't hesitate to contact me on 015844212058 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).