Benefits Analyst

  • Job Reference: 220058
  • Date Posted: 15 September 2022
  • Recruiter: HS2
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  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Other Rail Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Accountable for conducting the technical and analytical aspects of benefits realisation activities in the HS2 programme according to agreed benefits realisation best practice. This includes defining benefits, determining expected values, allocating measures, managing measurement reporting and supporting the development of benefits management capability in delivery teams and the supply chain.

About the Role:

  • Support implementation of benefits realisation in HS2 projects and programmes including the measurement regime and support to benefit owners
  • Organise and support benefit and dis-benefit identification and quantification activities and workshops
  • Analyse and evaluate benefits and realisation progress with consistent forensic techniques producing standard, agreed outputs such as benefit profiles and prepare reports on the benefits management framework and register when required, working with benefit and measure owners
  • Provide education and training sessions for programme staff with other members of the benefits realisation team
  • Ensure reasonable care of your own and others’ health and safety including those who may be affected in the day-to-day delivery of this role by taking personal responsibility for working to the HS2 Safe at Heart health and safety principles
  • Co-operate with HS2 in all matters relating to health and safety, including following safe working procedures at all times
  • 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 EDI.

About You:


  • Ability to analyse business activity
  • Business process mapping skills
  • Ability to organise and facilitate workshops
  • Ability to create a plan for specific tasks, gain agreement to it from stakeholders who need to input into the work, and monitor and deliver against it
  • Ability to engage with and manage stakeholders and Government on sensitive issues
  • Ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing, to a variety of audiences, including internal stakeholders at various levels in the organisation


  • Understanding of matrix organisations and programme delivery
  • Knowledge of relevant interfaces in projects

Type of Experience:

  • Experience of benefits realisation in complex business change environments such as identifying and realising benefits in a programme
  • Identifying and measuring business benefits.

About Us

High Speed 2 (HS2 Ltd) will be the UK’s new high speed rail network. As well as improving capacity, the new scheme will shorten journey times between a number of Britain’s major population centres, boost the economy and create thousands of jobs.
HS2 Ltd will create a skills legacy and develop a diverse range of talent. We aim to be a leader in EDI practice by creating a safe & inclusive working environment for all our staff - living our values of Safety, Respect, Integrity and Leadership.
In practice, this means we are positive and inclusive about making adjustments, providing flexible working, encouraging our staff networks to flourish and providing personal and professional development opportunities.
HS2 Ltd is also a safety-critical organisation. Employees are required to ensure reasonable care of their own and others’ health and safety by taking personal responsibility for working to our ‘Safe at Heart’ programme principles and following safe working procedures at all times.
HS2 Ltd endeavours to ensure everyone working for us and with us feels included, thrives and achieves their full potential.