Location
Milton Keynes
Vacancy Reference:
21059

About The Role

At EKFB we’re shaping Infrastructure for a better tomorrow. All four of our partners (Eiffage, Kier, Ferrovial Construction and BAM Nuttall) bring specialist expertise in the design, construction, operation, financing and maintenance of railway networks, including the construction of one of Europe’s latest high speed rail projects.

We’re recruiting for an Assistant Technical Programme Lead to join the joint venture in...

In this role you will support the Technical Programme Lead and the Technical Director to deliver their programme effectively, implementing programme-wide initiatives, improvements, processes and controls to drive performance along the way. You must provide operational support across the technical function. We expect you to anticipate and actively assist in the management of risk.
 
We would like you to monitor performance metrics and interpret them for action as well as for Senior Leadership Team reporting. You will assist with the development of robust processes and procedures (including process maps) for the design phase of the programme.

We expect you to assist with the implementation of a benefits register, to capture value delivered across the programme. It is essential that you drive continuous improvement and share best practice / lessons learned. Providing input to support the achievement of the technical team’s strategy and objectives is a big part of this role.

Work closely with the Technical Programme Lead and the Design Delivery Director to ensure that suitable project controls, planning, and commercial reporting and metrics are provided to allow effective management of the ASC subcontract. We’d like you to promote appropriate commercial strategies for managing change (relating to the EKFB contract and the ASC subcontract) and ensure correct and timely administration of the contracts.

We would like you to aid with the coordination of the business case development by the Design Optimisation and Efficiency team, and promote suitable commercial strategies for implementation, working closely with the Technical Programme Lead and Design Delivery Director.

It is essential that you engage effectively through the senior management team to support performance improvements across the business. It is also essential that you assist in securing the required resources to meet project requirements.

Deputising for the Technical Programme Lead where necessary.

About You

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience in Programme Management and/or Project Controls on large Infrastructure projects
  • A strong focus on reliability and timeliness of robust information
  • Strong communication skills at multiple organisation levels
  • The ability to embed new initiatives and processes

About Us

EKFB is a joint venture that brings together international, market leading expertise from four leading civil engineering and construction companies: Eiffage, Kier, Ferrovial Construction and BAM Nuttall. All four partners have specialist expertise in the design, construction, operation, financing and maintenance of railway networks, including the construction of one of Europe’s latest high speed rail projects. 

EKFB is proud to have been appointed by HS2 to deliver civil engineering works across an 80km section of the new high speed rail link between the Chiltern Tunnel and Long Itchington Wood. Our scope of the works includes 15 viaducts, 5km of green tunnels, 22km of road diversions, 67 overbridges and around 30 million cubic metres of excavation. EKFB is committed to improving lives, communities and the engineering and construction industry by providing sustained employment opportunities and being a good neighbour, protecting the environment and the places we work. 

If you would like to be part of our collaborative, enthusiastic and forward-thinking culture, then please apply today. 
In return, we’re offering a competitive salary & benefits.

EKFB brings together international, market leading technical expertise. We have an industry leading track record of delivering major infrastructure projects, including Crossrail, the Millau Viaduct, Mersey gateway and the Bretagne-Pays de la Loire High Speed Rail link.

We are committed to, and strongly believe in, inclusiveness and equality of opportunity. Everyone who works with EKFB has a contribution to make; this is why we welcome applications from different backgrounds, experiences and abilities. Our aim is to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels they are able to be themselves. Please contact us if there is any additional support you might require making an application. 
Please note your CV may be shared with joint venture partners on this project.

Pre-employment checks: 

It’s worth remembering that we’ll undertake the relevant/standard employment checks if you’re successful in the selection process. This includes taking up your references, as well as checking your ID, driving licence (if appropriate) and your right to work in the UK. Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

NB. BPSS security clearance will be required (to be undertaken as part of onboarding process)

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