Location
Aylesbury
Vacancy Reference:
21698

About The Role

Eiffage, Kier, Ferrovial and BAM (EKFB) are 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 currently recruiting for Ecology Managers to join each of our 5 sections based in the Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Northamptonshire area.

You will be responsible for the management of Ecology works across your assigned section, you will also work collaboratively with our other sections Ecology Teams and also the Routewide Ecology team including the license holders. In this role you will develop and implement solutions to meet legal requirements, this will include providing specialist input to EKFB management system arrangements.

An important part of this role will require you to produce accurate and concise scheme documentation and reports. You will also manage key stakeholder relationships including the client and consent granting bodies. We would also like you to programme site surveys, watch briefs and supervise specialist contractors. You’ll also have an input into scoping and assessments for large scale improvements.

You will be required to undertake desk studies and carry out specialist ecological surveys and assessments, including phase 1 and protected species. We would expect you to keep up to date with the new environmental policies and legislation and provide training and awareness briefing to colleagues and the supply chain.

About You

  • Relevant degree and/or experience of ecology in the construction industry
  • Experience of working with protected species
  • Must hold licenses such as Bat and GCN
  • Experience of managing a team of Ecologists or specialist suppliers
  • Knowledge of Civil Engineering projects is desirable

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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