Skills, Education and Employment (SEE) Apprentice

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 623710354-2
  • Date Posted: 13 June 2022
  • Apprentice Employer: EKFB
  • Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Engineering, Civil Engineering, Cyber Security, PR & Communications, Project Management, Rail
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

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 are looking for a Skills, Education and Employment (SEE) Apprentice to join our team.
This position will provide important central support within the SEE Team but also involves regular communication and collaboration with a range of complementary functions and teams within EKFB JV. The role will involve daily interactions (in person, via email and Teams) with colleagues within EKFB, our on-site teams, our Supply Chain partners and EKFB stakeholders such as schools and colleges.
This role Support the team's School Engagement programme, to include co-ordination of volunteers, communication with schools, recording and reporting of activities and act as an Ambassador for the apprenticeship programme (both inside and outside the JV) and play an active role in SEE activities and events.
The SEE Apprentice will assist the team with the quarterly reporting of activities to our client, and other reports as required. This will also include regular liaison with the EKFB Communications teams to provide content to internal and external media output to showcase our work.
The SEE Apprentice will also be an active member of the EKFB Starting Blocks Community, contribute to their programme of activities and events and support oversight of the SBC on behalf of the SEE Team. This position will provide a vital link between EKFB and our Supply Chain in terms of delivery, tracking and reporting of SEE activities that contribute to our targeted outcomes, such as via our Supply Chain Reporting tool and Skills & Legacy Forum.
This role will support and assist on other project programmes such as Learning & Development and EKFB Mentoring programme.
In this role, the successful candidate will be enrolled on an 36-month Apprenticeship program working towards a Level 4 qualification in Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability.

About The Candidate
Key Skills and Qualifications:
General education to GCSE grade A-C or equivalent.
IT literate and proficient with Microsoft Office.
Good communication, organisation and teamworking skills.

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 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)