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Communications Officer

Ferrovial Construction UK

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Posted on 29 September, 2021

London, London, United Kingdom

Long term

Marketing PR Comms

About us

Ferrovial Construction is the engineering and construction arm of the Ferrovial Group. It is the largest private transport infrastructure operator in the world in terms of capital invested with a workforce of approximately 96,000 employees, and a presence across 15 countries with over 60 years’ experience. We are a Spanish multinational company operating in 4 divisions; Airports, Highways, Construction and Building subsidiaries. Ferrovial are committed to developing sustainable and innovative solutions, with the aim to create value for society, and for clients, investors and employees. Ferrovial Construction Ltd UK has 6 major Infrastructure projects across the UK; HS2, Silvertown (STT), Heathrow (Q6), Thames Tideway (TTT), Northern Line Extension (NLE) and Farringdon.

The role

We are currently looking to recruit a Communications Officer for our UK & Ireland operations. This is an exciting time for the organisation and the team as the successful candidate will join us at a time of growth and transformation. Based in our Chiswick head office, the role will report to the Communications Director.

Key accountabilities

• Reporting point for all project communications activities. The role will involve regular liaison with all project directors to ensure fluid communication and well-fed channels across projects and corporate communications
• Liaise with staff and project teams regarding strategic communications planning and delivery for UK & Ireland
• Close collaboration with all departments, Health, Safety & Wellbeing in particular, to produce regular updates for the team and to drive campaigns and workforce engagement activities
• Ensuring Ferrovial Construction branding is visible and correct across projects (where appropriate), conducting branding audits periodically
• Production of weekly e-bulletin: Connect
• Social Media planning and coordination for UK & Ireland operations – strong liaison with Madrid where the central social media team is based
• Responsibility for our Yammer account and Yammer communications plan
• Assist with UK & Ireland-wide internal communication campaigns by gathering content
• Delivering and supporting Employee Engagement events
• Supporting submissions for Industry awards
• Maintenance of photo/video archive and communications database ensuring materials are archived and accessible
• Work with all areas of the business to continuously improve the quality of all internal communications
• Active promotion of communications best practice and driving up standards across the project
• Delivery of Ferrovial Construction and Ferrovial international comms campaigns across the UK & Ireland business and reporting back on engagement

Skills & experience

• Excellent people skills
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Ability to write in a range of styles
• Strong presentation skills
• A proactive approach to work
• Experience in construction/engineering or similar industry is desirable
• Experience of using Adobe Creative Suite / Publisher is desirable

Additional Information

Please note that this job description does not represent a comprehensive list of activities and employees may be requested to undertake other reasonable duties.

Ferrovial embraces diversity and inclusion and we see the value in providing equal opportunities to all employees. We are committed to building an inclusive team from a variety of different backgrounds, perspectives and skills.

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