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Jacobs Project Manager in Birmingham, United Kingdom

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:

About the opportunity

Our Water and Catchment Management sector provides a focus for advising our clients on delivering sustainable drainage, flood risk management and civil engineering solutions. Water and Catchment Management comprises in excess of 400 staff based in the UK and Europe, but with reach into the Middle East, Australasia and America.

The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

Candidates will be considered from a range of backgrounds if the requirements for the role can be met.

About you

You are proactive and use your initiative to drive projects. You are happy to take ownership of client relationships and contribute to business development. Enthusiastic about planning and delivering innovative schemes to manage flooding, you wish to develop and expand your project management, business development and leadership skills with larger and more complex projects and welcome additional responsibility.

Responsibilities will include;

  • Budget and programme management on a variety of projects taking responsibility for timely and efficient delivery.

  • Contract administration, including invoicing, forecasting, schedule management, quality documentation

  • Promoting best practise for the health, safety and wellbeing of your project team

  • Maintaining risk registers

  • Recognising and managing contract change

  • Reporting on performance

  • Engaging with the client and other stakeholders

  • Identifying new business opportunities with existing contracts and supporting sales opportunities across the wider business.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Undergraduate degree (2:1 or above) in Engineering, Environmental Science, Geography or a related discipline

  • Proven ability to project manage a variety of projects types and sizes

  • Proven ability to work under NEC contracts

  • Strong commercial awareness and experience

  • Working knowledge of relevant legislation, planning policy, guides and design standards relating to flood risk management

  • Ability to develop, price and agree scope of services;

  • Ability to work effectively as part of a diverse team

  • Excellent literacy, communication, analytical and numeracy skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

  • Demonstrable knowledge of Safety in Design and Designers responsibilities under CDM

Why Jacobs?

We’re invested in you and your success. Our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. By supporting one another and through our culture of caring, we all succeed. The biggest questions spark our curious minds. We clear the way for inventive thinking and exploration, so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. We redefine what’s possible. There’s something that drives everyone – and we want you to keep evolving your career, discover unexpected opportunities and ensure you can deliver on tomorrow.

Our Culture:

We’re invested in you and your success. 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.

We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative.

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.co.uk 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 have any queries regarding the application process, please contact the team here (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2) .

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

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.