Location
Buckinghamshire
Vacancy Reference:
21958

About The Role

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.
 
We're looking for an experienced Environmental Consents Advisor to join our teams in Banbury and High Wycombe.

In this role you will be responsible for assisting the Environmental Consents Design Lead in ensuring consents are delivered on time and in collaboration with the wider consenting and environment team, including engineering disciplines. 

We would like you to assess environmental effects of the design and mitigation proposals present in the environmental designs to avoid or reduce environmental effects. You'll also be required to assist the Consents Manager in identifying, developing and managing consents and the maintaining the consents register & portal.

You will work with Planners and the Engineering team to ensure that the programme is effectively communicated and collaboratively work to ensure that environmental timescales are built into the programme and risk is understood.

It is essential that you ensure that the Engineering team and any Supply Chain understand the environmental aspects and impacts and what action is required of them.

You will be expected to establish and maintain a programme for reporting and demonstrating compliance with applicable legislation and industry best practice. We'd also like you to assist with the implementation of BS EN ISO14001 certification and audit against the standard and internal procedures.

It is essential that you support the supply chain activities to raise environmental and sustainability standards. You must work in collaboration with the wider Environmental Team, client, designers, community, stakeholder and public relations managers to ensure the programme is achieved.

Finally, you've got to lead by example and promote good practice relating to environmental management & sustainability, sharing best practice and learning.

About You

Key Skills and Qualifications:
  • Degree (or similar) level qualification in engineering/ environment or other relevant field
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Membership of an appropriate professional body working towards chartered status
  • Willing to assist with the management of other environmental disciplines
  • Strong stakeholder management skills with experience of influencing and negotiating with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders and the ability to extract key points and communicate this to others
  • Experience of driving improvements to systems and processes
  • Good inter-personal skills and be able to develop and maintain good relationships and networks

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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