Matchtech

Value Management Lead

Recruiter
Location
Birmingham
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
24 May 2017
Closes
21 Jun 2017
Ref
EMP391109
Contact
Joseph Yates
Sector
Rail
Discipline
Civil
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES

3.1 The Value Management Lead is responsible fora number of areas, including:

1 developing a plan to deliver cost challenge across the Phase Two Development Scope;
2 the roll out of the challenge programme and ensuring that cost savings targets are

delivered;

iii. identifying key intervention points and putting in place plans for appropriate work to

deliver savings and demonstrably value driven design solutions;

1 work with other directorates to ensure that there is clarity over Scope of design standards

and the Train Service Scope and the appropriate selection of these to deliver a value

solution;

1 facilitate / lead value engineering workshops and other interventions to optimise design

solutions;

1 manage quantities of textual and numerical data utilising Excel or similar systems

vii. work with the project controls team members to ensure challenge is applied to the cost

model and that refinement of rates and quantities are applied as the design progresses;

viii. work with Development Partners and Professional Service Contractors to ensure that all

aspects of design are focused on making cost led decisions to support delivery within

budget;

1 work with risk managers to ensure that the risk register and mitigation plans are

appropriate and wherever possible identify interventions to allow risk reduction and

avoidance in support of delivering within budget;

1 where necessary work with DfT to ensure that remit items that have cost issues are

flagged and their consequences clearly identified;

1 work in collaboration with HS2 Internal Sponsor to ensure that the developing Phase Two

proposals remain aligned with the overall HS2 objectives and are within the available

budget;

xii. ensure all Phase Two products are reviewed for compliance with a cost led approach and

that any potential issues are identified and where necessary modifications are

incorporated;

xiii. lead work to bring forward potential changes to Scope and design to deliver cost savings

and take these through the change panel process; and

xiv. Lead a team of two VLUW Engineers, one for the Eastern leg and one for the Western leg.



1 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE

4.1 Experience of leading a team working on value engineering and design optimisation on major

projects and programmes to achieve delivery within budget.

4.2 Experience of value engineering processes on complex, major projects and programmes.

4.3 Ability to challenge thinking and existing views in a positive manner to deliver improved

outcomes.

4.4 Ability to develop effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders at a senior

level.

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4.5 Intermediate understanding of the technical requirements required in the development of a

high speed railway.

4.6 Experience of working with major Professional Services Contracts on delivery of technical

outputs.

4.7 Ability to work within a complex technical team to deliver against objectives.

4.8 Some experience of negotiating and influencing skills.

4.9 Literate with strong communication skills and an ability to translate complex technical

information.

4.10 Developed awareness of dealing with sensitive information.

4.11 Knowledge and understanding of major infrastructure projects and the required

development process.

4.12 Experience of working within complex governance regimes to achieve positive project

outcomes.



If you could be interested in this opportunity please contact Joe Yates on 01489898185 or email joe.yates@matchtech.com

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