Location
Milton Keynes
Vacancy Reference:
21077

About The Role

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.

EKFB are recruiting for a Highways Consent Manager to join the team in Milton Keynes.

In this role you will be managing the interfaces with all project stakeholders for consenting requirements so that projects are delivered on time and in budget. You must ensure key milestones are met in a compliant manner.
 
We expect you to develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders, consent granting bodies, HS2 and our supply chain. You will work with these stakeholders to identify future works to profile forecasts and resourcing for EKFB as well as the local authorities.
 
Early engagement will need to be established with consenting granting bodies to ensure consents are granted on time through pre-applications where our agenda is set in advance. Another key part of this position is the monitoring and tracking of consent approvals within our process as well as carrying out weekly reporting highlighting risk.

About You

Key Skills and Qualifications:
  • Working knowledge of Street Manager 
  • Knowledge of NRSWA
  • Ability to work to strategic programmes
  • Knowledge of working practices of highways interfaces
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills
  • Ability to build strong working relationships - and maintain them
  • Ability to simplify legal agreements

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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