Milton Keynes
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About The Role

EKFB are currently looking to recruit an Operational Support Control Room Coordinator.

Operational Support’s role is to deliver scalable and holistic logistics, security and support functions to enable construction across Areas C2 and C3 of the of the new HS2 network.

As an Operational Support Control Room Coordinator, you will monitor and intervene to minimise delays and disruption across Areas C2 and C3 caused by problems originating from the road network and areas that fall within the management of Operational Support; Unexploded Ordnance, vehicle breakdowns, road closures etc.  You will handle data exchange with Subcontractors and Suppliers, provide information to the Client (HS2) and coordinate resources in response to incidents and demand increases. 

We’ll need you to continuously monitor the UK Road Network by obtaining and reviewing information from multiple sources so that appropriate action can be taken. Also, assist in the development of effective response plans from the correct operating procedure for incidents, communicating and response coordination.

It is essential that you collaborate with Subcontractors and other stakeholders to develop the most efficient, effective and sympathetic logistics solutions to support the scheme.

You will be required to provide the conduit for all logistics related data, using smartTOOLS to manage logistics monitoring and analysis, providing innovative insight and solutions. Control and reduce operating costs, providing specialist knowledge relating to the Operational Support Management team.

It’s your responsibility to ensure that the business complies with regulations and update policies and processes when required and maintain records, proving that the vehicle fleet is compliant with regulations. Also to provide advice and guidance to peers and operators on Operational Support issues.

About You

It is essential for this role that you have previous experience in a similar role within a control room environment.

You must also have experience in one (or more) of the following areas to reinforce the delivery of Operational Support:

  • Emergency response (Military/Blue Light etc.).
  • Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) management.
  • Temporary Traffic Management (TTM).
  • Resource distribution planning and/or management (Waste, Water, Fuel etc.).
  • Public transport service planning and/or management.
  • Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) management.

As part of HS2’s commitment to up skilling Operational Support professionals, you will either hold or work towards an appropriate nationally recognised standard endorsed by the Chartered Institute for Logistics and Transport, the Institution of Civil Engineers or other relevant professional body.

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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