Milton Keynes
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About The Role

EKFB is committed to improving lives, communities and the engineering and construction industry by providing sustained employment opportunities and being a good neighbour.

We’re looking to recruit a Communications Coordinator to join our Communications team based from our Milton Keynes office.

In this role you will develop strategies, plans and relationships to ensure that employees, key stakeholders and the general public understand and embrace the key messages of HS2 and EKFB.

We expect you to develop and deliver EKFB's digital media plan, creating inspiring written and visual communications for a variety of audiences and channels, ensuring consistent messaging throughout. You will take responsibility for ensuring that the communications plan includes strategic objectives and that these objectives are implemented successfully within EKFB and throughout the supply chain. You will assist the internal and external communications managers in delivering communications across the EKFB team and supply chain, managing issues with speed and good judgement. You will track the effectiveness of your plans, using what you've learned to make the communications process more efficient for future projects.

You'll be partnering closely with different teams across EKFB and HS2, you’ll foster positive relationships and collect feedback in order to assist with the management of communications with the communities we are working in. You will collaborate closely with the communications teams of all parent companies and of HS2 to ensure that all messages are consistent and in line with client expectations.

About You

  • Experience in a Communications Coordination role
  • You will be highly organised, approachable and personable
  • Ability to deliver accurate written and verbal communications
  • Ability to interact with other people in a positive and cooperative manner
  • Ability to work as part of a team or independently, depending on the task at hand

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; we welcome applications from all backgrounds, experiences, and abilities. Our aim is to be an exemplar employer of choice and to continue to strengthen our inclusive working environments, where everyone feels they truly belong and are able to bring their whole and authentic selves to work. Many of our people work flexibly and we will be happy to talk with you about how this could work for you.

EKFB are committed to making reasonable adjustments to support our people throughout their employment journey. Please contact us if there are any reasonable adjustments or additional support you might require for 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 applying for 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.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) security clearance will be required (to be undertaken as part of onboarding process)

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