High Wycombe
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About The Role

EKFB (Eiffage, Kier, Ferrovial and BAM) 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 Planning Lead to join our team at the North Chilterns Area. 

You will be the day to day focal point for programme management within the Operational Support Team. You will lead on a wide variety of tasks related to planning, managing, supervising, and coordinating planning team and scheduling related activities. You will also assist play a leading role in performance management and production control. 

You will employ a collaborative approach within EKFB and with Client, Main Works and Rail Systems Contractors, in order to deliver the best value solutions.

You will need to be able to review subcontract programme submissions and provide guidance on best practice. You will also be required to design and manage process flow for reports production and review.

You will be the focual point between the construction and design teams for the management of the programme and delivery on schedule. 
You will required to prepare and present progress to the board at regular intervals and identify and present solutions for areas of concern. 

About You

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience and understanding of Major Civil Engineering projects
  • Knowledge of planning and scheduling techniques as critical path method and time chainage planning
  • Advanced user of Primavera P6 planning tool
  • Ability to use linear scheduling software packages such as Tilos would be an advantage
  • Good level of understanding of NEC3 contracts in relation to planning and scheduling requirement
  • Professional membership of nationally recognised body Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), Association for Project Management (APM), the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is desirable 
  • A construction or project management related qualification is desirable
  • Experience with Earthworks, Structures and Concrete works would be advantageous

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 Agroman 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.

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