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Jacobs Programme Manager - Barnwood in Barnwood, United Kingdom

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.

We are now hiring experienced Programme Managers to join our EDF framework delivery team.

This is a key role within our Project Management Resource team which is spread across our UK network at all UK sites and stations. You will be part of a large client lead team, and this role will support multiple projects within their UK wide project portfolio which may include existing generation, nuclear defueling, nuclear new build and/or nuclear decommissioning.

The Programme Manager will maintain the EDF standards of satisfaction, quality, and performance, and will oversee multiple project teams, ensuring program goals are reached within scope, schedule, budget and plan.

This role has no direct reports.

In this role you will report to the Jacobs Operations Manager but be accountable for project delivery directly to the client.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Everyone working in our team will have a proven track record of working within highly regulated environments with high safety standards and culture.

Strong communication and organisational skills are essential with the ability to develop relationships and maintain effective networks. You will have experience of dealing with a wide range of both internal and external stakeholders.

Formal Qualifications Required

  • Degree educated, ideally in engineering, business administration or related subject, with preferred Chartership.

  • Formal qualification or equivalent, such as MSP Practitioner or PgMPAPMP

You will be able to maintain alignment of the programme to agreed outcomes and success criteria and can initiate change control with the Programme Director should the agreed outputs or success criteria be impacted by any programme changes.

We need a strong conflict manager with a firm and assertive approach.

You can demonstrate an understanding of Safety Cases, including how they are developed and implemented, relevant Health and Safety and Environment legislation including CDM, and the actions required to achieve compliance.

You will be required to undergo CTC Security Clearance.

Our Culture

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion, and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business, and we truly believe that by 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. (https://careers.jacobs.com/life-at-jacobs/)

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know 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. (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity?_ga=2.1062705.1096535124.1626879887-1704311048.1575562676)

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.com to 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), please contact the team (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2) .

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 then please let us know. (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2)

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