About The Role
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 construction of HS2. You will play a pivotal role in supporting the logistic operation within your assigned area. You will carry out a wide variety of tasks related to planning, managing, supervising, and coordinating Operational Support activities.
You will employ a collaborative approach within EKFB and with Client, Early Works, Main Works and Rail Systems Contractors, in order to deliver the best value solutions.
You’ll be required to ensure that the Operational Support Strategy is adhered to and provide guidance on all areas. Occasionally You’ll need to deputise for Managers within the Logistics Team. Taking a lead on Operational Support stakeholder engagement with the Main Works Contractor in Area N1 is essential.
Providing guidance and management where delegated, on all matters relating to logistics including; Materials and equipment expediting, delivery, receipt, storage, management, tracking and issue to site; Site infrastructure operation and management, including any off-site logistics consolidation centres; Vehicle movement management, including control to and from site; vehicle fleet operations, maintenance and management; Traffic management, including any interface or temporary works on the public highway; Operational Support Logistics, including accommodation, welfare, refuelling and catering and Waste management
Assist in developing integrated logistics plans and submissions (including Construction Logistic Plans and their revisions) in accordance with the Works Information and all other information provided by the Client and other stakeholders. You’ll also need to assist in the development of effective logistics solutions to provide safe, robust and resilient support to construction activities.
We’d like you to be involved in the recruitment process for Operational Support as well as collaborate with Subcontractors and other stakeholders to develop the most efficient, effective and sympathetic logistics solutions to support the scheme.
You’ll be required to provide the conduit for all logistics related data, using smartTOOLS to manage logistics monitoring and analysis, providing innovative insight and solutions. You’re also responsible for ensuring the business complies with regulations and update policies and processes when required and maintain records, proving that the vehicle fleet is compliant with regulations.
About The Candidate
As part of HS2s commitment to up skilling logistics 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.
Key Skills and Qualifications:
Proven Management skills with the ability to optimise team performance and development
Strong experience working in a logistics environment
Full Driving License
Experience in the Construction industry (highly desirable)
Hold a level 3 or above qualification in a construction or logistics related subject (highly desirable)
About The Company
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.
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.
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)
Please note your CV may be shared with joint venture partners on this project
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