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Jacobs South Puget Sound - Water Market Growth Leader in Bellevue, Washington

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

Jacobs leads the global professional services sector providing solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. Jacobs is growing and we consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including: Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, and Top Green Buildings Design Firms

With more than 50,000 professionals, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional and construction and program-management for business, industrial, commercial, government and infrastructure sectors. We have a strong presence in the Northwest with more than 1,000 professionals that make up the North (Washington and Alaska) and South Performance Units (Hawaii, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Dakotas), with a strong presence in Washington State that includes over 400 professionals dedicated to the Water, Transportation, Environmental, and Built Environment (vertical) markets. We continue to grow and thrive through our culture of collaboration, inclusion and providing transparent career growth opportunities.

Within our North Performance Unit, we are excited to announce a career opportunity for the South Puget Sound – Water Market Growth Leader . In this role, you’ll focus on continuing to grow Jacobs’ presence in the South Puget Sound, with a focus on all services offered from Jacobs – including, but not limited to the Water Market. At Jacobs, we collaborate across all markets to bring the best solutions to our clients, inclusive of all markets. This role will directly report to the Water Market Leader and will work in partnership with Operations and Sales Leadership to support delivering the North Performance Unit business plan, goals, and strategies.

As our South Sound Growth Leader , you’ll be responsible for maintaining client relationships and leading and/or supporting project delivery and strategic market growth throughout the South Sound. You’ll collaborate with our Operations and Client Account Management teams to develop and deliver solutions for our clients. You’ll have the opportunity to guide strategic business relationships to win work with new clients and sustain and grow new work with existing clients. We’ll rely on you to advocate on our client’s behalf by actively engaging the firm to address client needs while recommending strategic actions to optimize our business development investment and market growth. You’ll be accountable for balancing a winning combination of project delivery work, business development, and client relationship management. The team will look to you to facilitate collection of our knowledge regarding the client and their needs and set growth strategy and priorities for our business with the client.

This position assumes moderate travel within the South Sound region that may range from 20-30% on average per month, or as required for essential business. Travel to Bellevue to conduct primarily internal business coordination is anticipated to be on a quarterly basis, on average.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in related field.

  • Minimum 15 years of prior experience and knowledge working with South Puget Sound municipal clients on infrastructure needs. Additional experience in the broader Puget Sound area is a plus.

  • Ability to develop and implement a growth strategy, coach/mentor and motivate the team, and reach back within Jacobs to offer best-in-class solutions.

  • Proven track record of coordinating teams and winning work in the South Sound.

  • High-level existing contacts and strong relationships with public and private clients in the South Sound.

  • Sales knowledge on how to identify opportunities in advance of RFPs/solicitations, experience supporting interview teams and overall strategy to win new work.

  • Technical background/experience in delivering or managing projects of various sizes and levels of complexity.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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