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Requirements Engineer

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    Up to £0.00 per annum

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The Requirements Engineer ensures that the HS2 requirements are successfully developed, instructed and complied with through application of a good quality requirements management process which is applied by HS2 and the delivery organisations for their parts of the HS2 scope.

Role of Directorate/Department

  • The Infrastructure Directorate is accountable for specifying requirements that result in an operational railway and deliver the overall benefits promised in the business case and outcomes specified in the Development
  • The Infrastructure Directorate provides support functions required to enable the delivery teams in achieving their
  • The infrastructure Directorate is the system integrator. Accountability is discharged through the supply chain via delegated requirements or the directorate manages the design and implementation of system interfaces directly where necessary.
  • The Infrastructure Directorate represents the interest of the future operating entities for the railway and is accountable for planning the set-up of the operating entity and the trial operations to transition to a working
  • The Infrastructure Directorate delivers a number of programmes (Rolling Stock and High Speed Rail Systems) to meet the requirements specified


  • Work to the HS2 Requirements Management Plan and any associated process and procedures throughout the HS2 Programme Lifecycle;
  • Support the communication and understanding of the Requirements Management Plan throughout HS2 and check that the Requirements Management Plan is being implemented and participate in audits of this when necessary;
  • Work within a robust and practical framework for capturing, disaggregating and disseminating requirements from a top-down perspective into the technical and delivery organisations;
  • Work within a digital environment for Requirements Management (DOORS) and support others to ensure its effective use within HS2 and with suppliers;
  • Responsible for delegated elements of the production and management of the project requirements in order to comply with external regulations and standards as well as meet the project objectives (outputs, timescale and cost);
  • Engage with stakeholders and third parties in agreeing their technical requirements and acceptance activity;
  • Engage with the Technical and Delivery teams to oversee definition of the acceptance criteria for the requirements including design approval, demonstration of capability, acceptance of equipment and operability as appropriate;
  • Engage with the Integrated Project Teams and other parts of the supply chain for the delivery HS2 to support the implementation of the HS2 Requirements Management
  • Actively promote and embed Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in all your work and support and comply with all organisational initiatives, policies and procedures on


  • In-depth knowledge of requirements management and
  • Good knowledge of practical systems integration and systems
  • Applicable UK construction regulations including CDM requirements
  • Understanding of the Regulatory/Legislative Framework relevant to HS2
  • Commercial awareness including understanding of cost delivery, schedule targets and the need to deliver an integrated solution that meets all functional requirements.
  • Understanding of other disciplines related to requirements management
  • Chartered Engineer/Membership of an appropriate professional institution or working towards with the equivalent