STRABAG AG - UK BRANCH Tunnelbau London Job-ID: req29391
STRABAG demonstrates their leading role in tunnelling with the execution of large international projects. Our technical and organisational know-how as well as decades of comprehensive experience offer our clients a guarantee for safe and technically perfect project implementation. We offer various tunnel building methods and continuously adapt and perfect these to address the specific problems of each individual project. Our employees, with their dedication and their extraordinary technical knowledge, made us who we are today. Here in the UK we have already been working on two innovative large-scale infrastructure projects and are looking for people with expertise and passion to expand our services across the UK.
This is an exciting and rewarding permanent career opportunity for an experienced head of communications to form and lead a small communications function for the Skanska Costain STRABAG joint venture (SCSJV) which is carrying out the Main Works project for HS2. You will be accountable for delivering proactive and reactive communications, with a particular focus on internal, but with involvement in external communications through media relations and public affairs. You will work under the direction of the SCSJV programme director, the joint venture companies’ communications directors and our client, HS2 Ltd.
As well as delivering the communications activities
necessary to support the main works project, you will be responsible for
protecting and enhancing the reputations of each of the joint venture parent
companies and will need to work within those organisations’ protocols for media
relations, issues management and public affairs, in particular. A major element
of the role is to deliver internal communications to bring the team of more
than 800 staff and up to 10,000 members of our supply chain together.
You will have prior experience of working in a transportation or construction/engineering major project environment. In addition, you will be comfortable working in a fast-paced matrix environment, be highly personable and able to form strong relationships with multiple stakeholders at all levels. You will be comfortable taking a hands-on approach, with experience in handling issues and crises in conjunction with a range of internal stakeholders.
SCS (SCSJV - a joint venture of Skanska, Costain and STRABAG) brings together an industry-leading combination of tried, tested and successful partnerships, world-wide high-speed rail experience and extensive national and regional knowledge.
SCS is responsible for lots one and two (out
of a total of seven) of the first phase of the main works.
Lot one will start at Euston railway station in London and comprises the construction of two tunnel tubes with a length of 8.8km each. Lot two begins from Old Oak Common station in north west London and also comprises tunnels to be built within the city.
Branding and collateral:
Desired qualifications and experience:
role will work on the HS2 project. HS2 is the UK’s new high speed rail network.
It will be a catalyst for economic growth across Britain, freeing up space on
the existing railways and connecting 8 out of the UK’s 10 biggest cities with
fast, reliable and frequent high speed services
The Skanska | Costain | STRABAG (SCS JV) is delivering the HS2 Main Civils Contracts which include both Lots S1 (Euston Tunnels & Approaches) and S2 (Northolt Tunnels). The combined value of the contracts is around £1.8billion with the works due for completion in 2025. Scope of works includes twin-bored tunnels (TBM), SCL tunnels, shaft sinking, bridge demolition and reconstruction, services diversions, earthworks and the construction of site compounds.
You’ll be a welcomed member of the wider team, with opportunities to take on additional responsibility, join one of our networks for women, military or LGBT staff, and participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador). SCS Railways is a Disability Confident employer. We welcome applications from disabled candidates.
Your personal and professional development is important to us. We welcome a discussion about how we can support you with further study, or professional membership or attainment for example.
HS2 – working with Skanska, Costain and STRABAG, closely monitors job applications, to ensure an inclusive recruitment process. To ensure we are able to maintain this, and to recruit a diverse workforce, we encourage candidates to complete the diversity form as part of their application so we are able to monitor and improve our approach to diversity. Please note, all responses are anonymous, you do not have to provide a response.
All data will be held securely, (as stated within the Data Protection Act 1998) and will be reported to HS2. We will not share any of your data with other parties. This form is not mandatory, but your response would be appreciated
Deadline for application: Friday 22nd November 2019.
Unsuccessful applicants: Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact unsuccessful applicants on an individual basis.
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