1.1 To lead the development of all aspects of the railway system development to support
submission of the Hybrid Bill. This requires coordination throughout the organisation, facilitating the assurance of technical submissions from Professional Service Consultants (PSCs) to determine end to end compliance with standards and requirements of the totality of the Phase Two network.
2.1 Act as the interface between the development directorate and the Railway Operations
2.2 Ensure the Hybrid Bill designs for HS2 Phase Two meets the requirements of the ‘end state’
railway in terms of operability and reliability.
2.3 Lead the provision of expert technical and engineering input from a railway systems
perspective to support the Hybrid Bill design through parliament including additional provisions,
freedom of information requests, and technical requests.
Degree in Electrical, Mechanical Engineering or Civil Engineering or relevant industry
3.2 Chartered engineer (or equivalent relevant experience).
3.3 Extensive knowledge of railway operations / engineering design principles required to
achieve optimal design outputs.
3.4 Detailed knowledge of conventional railway systems and an appreciation of High Speed
railway systems and their differences.
3.5 Ability to carry out robust independent checks on a wide variety of designs and produce,
interpret and assess specifications, standards and technical reports.
3.6 Ability to resolve complex design problems, demonstrating a tenacious approach to tackling
problems whilst maintaining attention to detail.
3.7 Ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships with a range of multidisciplinary
stakeholders, demonstrating excellent influencing skills.