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Jacobs Project Controls Manager in Bridgwater, 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.

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

We are seeking a Project Controls Manager who has a passion to work with our clients team within the Hinkley Point C Project (HPC), under the direction and leadership of the PCM Lead, to lead the development, implementation, use and maintenance of Integrated Project Controls processes within the Transverse Programme or Area. This will include oversight of day-to-day management, staffing, and the implementation of Integrated Project Controls standards and processes.

To be responsible for the direction and co-ordination of all Integrated Project Controls activities associated with the design, manufacture, construction and commissioning of the Programme work scope within safety, quality, time and cost milestones.

It is the overarching objective of the Integrated Project Controls (IPC) Function to act as a centre of excellence: the intelligent owners of the single source of delivery performance information, operating as an integrated enabler for the successful delivery of the HPC Project.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Work with all Disciplines of Integrated Project Controls and Delivery Integration to ensure alignment and consistency of data

  • Engage with the PCM Lead and Head of Integrated Project Controls to understand and resolve issues and concerns affecting Project Controls as a whole

  • Liaise with other key interfaces to identify and understand issues and concerns affecting Programme performance

  • Act as the main interface between Integrated Project Controls for the Programme and internal stakeholders, including Integrated Project Controls Discipline Managers, Project Support Functions, other Programmes, senior management and stakeholders, to help deliver Project goals in keeping with the HPC principles of Trust, Transparency and Teamwork

  • Accountable for ensuring that earned value techniques and indices are correctly implemented in the Programme

  • Support the Schedule Manager and Team to ensure the accurate representation of the Programme within the baseline Integrated Work Schedule (IWS)

  • Accountable for the accurate maintenance all cost data for the Programme within the cost control system (EcoSys), including monthly Actual Cost of Work Performed (ACWP) calculations

  • Lead and ensure the accurate identification and assessment of all portfolio level risks and opportunities within the Programme, including associated schedule and cost impact

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Minimum of a degree in Engineering, Construction, Quantity Surveying or other related field

  • Substantial experience in a Project Controls environment in a Lead role within an Estimating, Cost, Risk or Scheduling team on a major construction project or highly regulated environment/project

  • Substantial proven leadership experience

  • Experience of working in a large integrated team over the full lifecycle of a project

  • Extensive experience in ensuring high levels of safety, security and environmental responsibility in a regulated environment

  • Experience in the use of industry-standard software, such as CostOS, Primavera P6, EcoSys and ARM

  • Experience in planning and delivering major infrastructure development programmes

Our Culture

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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)

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