Milton Keynes
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About The Role

The role will assist in the development and delivery of the stakeholder and interface engagement strategy, with direct accountability for managing community relations for a geographical section of the route, and will be the main point of contact for local community groups on behalf of the Integrated Project Team. The role may also act as main point of contact for other stakeholders as appropriate, across a wider footprint.

Manage appropriate Undertakings and Assurances related to engagement, including provision of evidence.

Working with project delivery teams, have an up to date knowledge of our design, scope of works and construction methodology for each area.

Be conversant with local issues and ensure wider team are briefed on any issue of note.

Work closely with Community Champion on each site to ensure that the whole workforce (including subcontractors) appreciate and understand local sensitivities and we comply with our obligations for delivering Advance Work Notices.

Working with Community Champion and Communications team to create relevant news bulletins and public facing information

About You

  • Excellent people and communication skills
  • Ability to impact and influence stakeholders
  • Ability to build strong relations internally and externally
  • Can work independently and is proactive
  • Flexible to travel and work from different locations
  • Knowledge of the rail/infrastructure/construction industry, and familiar with local matters
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to work under pressure and to be able to deal with conflict

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.

EKFB is an inclusive employer.

Please note your CV may be shared with joint venture partners on this project.

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