Water Project Managers & Senior Project Managers (Principal & Associate Director grades)

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
GBP 40,000 - 60,000
Job description

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40 countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent. In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships. We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.

About the opportunity:

Jacobs has secured multiple multi-year Frameworks and Projects with leading Clients in the UK, Ireland and across the Globe. Water is looking for skilled and highly motivated people that are looking to grow their careers in exciting new ways to deliver on these fantastic opportunities in the Water Industry and beyond.

Successful candidates will join our team of nearly 600 water professionals, who work on a range of high-profile projects. They will become part of a World Leading Company with excellent career prospects. You could be delivering project tasks, designs and in a multi-disciplinary, multi-company environment on water and wastewater infrastructure and facilities at various stages in the project life cycle, working within our multi-disciplinary teams to deliver projects within agreed timeframes and budget.

We are looking for experienced Project Managers to join our Water team to reinforce our existing team and further support our frameworks with UK Water Companies.

As a Project Manager, you will: -

  • Provide a safe working culture within your project teams and promote safety across all aspects of work
  • Take a pivotal role in delivering our client’s requirements.
  • deliver complex projects successfully within budget and on schedule.
  • agree and control budgets, escalation points, key milestones and targets.
  • show experience in leadership, delivery performance, communication and be an excellent team player.
  • foster a culture of knowledge sharing and continuous improvement.
  • be committed to supporting your team to ensure a high-quality service in delivery.
  • drive your team of diverse individuals to actively engage with new ways of thinking to provide an agile delivery environment.
  • understand your clients’ requirements and the impact of your projects success factors, then developing a schedule and delivery plan to ensure success.
  • Provide a proactive risk identification and mitigation environment that allows for innovation and creative agile delivery.

Here’s what you’ll need:

Successful candidates will have:

  • A masters degree or similar relevant to the environment, water, or construction sectors
  • A good understanding of current health, safety and welfare legislation
  • A proactive attitude and be keen to take ownership of client relationships and contribute to the growth of our business
  • Proven working experience with a range of contract forms, in particular NEC 3/4
  • An understanding of technical work in the environmental/water sector
  • The ability to operate autonomously with authority and be skilled in developing relationships
  • Undertaken earned value analysis on projects
  • Authored project quality and delivery plans
  • Enthusiasm to line manage

Our Culture

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity.Weput people at the heart of our businessand we truly believe thatby supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed.We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees.Find out more about life at Jacobs.

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do.Weknow that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative.We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s –find out more about our employee networks here.

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visitwww.vercida.comto view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role

If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format),pleasecontact the team.

Your application experience is important to us and we’re keen to adapt to make every interaction even better. We welcome feedback on our recruitment process and if you need more from us before deciding to join Jacobs thenplease let us know.


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