SCS Railways

2022 Shortlisted Nominee
Inclusive Culture Initiative Award

SCSJV has been shortlisted for their innovative approach to recruitment to increase the diversity and inclusion of their workforce. Skanska, Costain and STRABAG (SCSJV) are a joint venture, working on the High Speed 2 (HS2) rail project. To deliver HS2 the construction industry must recruit 30,000 roles. SCSJV has aspirations to recruit a diverse and inclusive workforce comprising 20% female employees, 30% employees from ethnic minorities, 5% employees with a disability and an increase in LGBTQ+ declaration. They have developed a strategy to recruit diverse talent and have implemented a number of initiatives during the advertising and screening process such as anonymised CV’s, acquiring top-level Disability Confident status, and reviewing all job descriptions.