Milton Keynes
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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.

We’re looking for a Personal Assistant to provide vital support to the Project Technical Director based from Milton Keynes.

As a Personal Assistant you will need to proactively manage a complex and busy diary with forward thinking ideas to maximise and prioritise the director’s time. You’ll need to manage their email inbox and ensure all emails are properly and efficiently dealt with, keeping track of issues that are pending and follow up with relevant responses.

As a first point of contact, it is key that you’re confident with building and maintaining positive working relationships with a wide group of people and teams. This is essential not only for internal people / teams, but also for external peers.

We’d like you to prepare meeting materials such as agendas, minutes, and presentations. Also following up on actions from such meetings.

As part of this role you’ll need to proactively track and manage dashboards and monthly reports. You’ll also need to plan and book travel and accommodation where necessary. Keeping track of the team’s annual leave and working with the other Personal Assistants on the project and parent company to ensure efficiency across all platforms.

We'd also like you to perform any other Personal Assistant related duties or projects as requested.

About You

It is essential that you have previous experience working as a Personal Assistant at Director level. You must be exceptionally organised and able to multi-task to ensure you meet deadlines. Working knowledge of Office 365 is also essential.

You must have a confident manner and great communication skills. It’s also good if you can adapt quickly and use your initiative.

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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