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Jacobs Section Leader | Future and Transition Fuels in Brisbane, Australia

Your Impact:

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.

Jacobs Future and Transition Fuels team is part of the New Energy & Advisory business. The team provides our clients strategic advisory services on low carbon fuels, such as green/blue hydrogen, ammonia, methanol and biofuels, and natural gas, both piped and liquefied. This exciting practice area is slated to see significant interest going forward as governments and firms look to decarbonize hard-to-abate sectors, such as fertilizers, shipping and aviation. As a leader of this dynamic practice, you can set the future strategic direction of the team and grow Jacobs’ brand and client base.

Here’s what you’ll need :

We offer a hybrid working model to suit your personal lifestyle and open to candidates working from Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane or Perth. This is a strategic leadership role, with team development and growth, building technical capability, and growing the portfolio, delivering projects of scale and significance, and partnering with APAC clients. Read on to find out more about this enticing opportunity:

Client Management

  • Monitors industry developments, trends, and technical advancements to recommend changes as needed. Identifies emerging client opportunities through collaboration with Jacobs' client management team.

  • Creates opportunities for planning, development, delivery, and operation of projects in the Future and Transition Fuels markets.

  • Manages the delivery of study phases and interfaces with local and regional delivery teams.

  • Provides technical guidance and oversight on large, strategic consulting projects.

  • Leverage strong and trusted relationships to build and develop profitable workload pipeline alongside our key clients.

  • Demonstrates exceptional domain and project expertise in arrange of the following: low carbon fuels, such as green/blue hydrogen, ammonia, methanol and biofuels, and natural gas, both piped and liquefied .

  • Ability or exposure to growing a practice capability, developing profitable workload pipelines while enhancing client relationships.

  • Previous success advising a range of key client groups, proactively analysing market trends and identify new business opportunities.

Team Management

  • Sophisticated interpersonal skills: one who develops others, inspires innovation, effectively building client relationships.

  • Fosters an inclusive and diverse culture that embodies Jacobs' core values and prioritizes the health and wellbeing of the team.

  • Previous experience hiring, developing, and retaining talent to ensure a competitive range of skills and abilities are accessible to respond and support client requirements.

  • Enable team members to link their individual goals to key business objectives to deliver against business goals and to build satisfying and rewarding careers.

  • Understanding of working in a matrixed environment with various operational business groups.

Jacobs. A world where you can.

At Jacobs, we support your personal life and career journeys. From our inclusive employee networks to our positive mental health champions, we're committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we've gone beyond traditional ways of working to help you uncover a working arrangement that delivers the flexibility, tools and space to maximise your potential.

We're the 2023 winners of the Consult Australia People First Award for our suite of employee benefits that support all our employees in all stages of their personal and professional lives.

For the 6 th consecutive year, we've been named an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (Australia). In New Zealand, we're a founding member of The Diversity Agenda and are committed to making our industry more inclusive and diverse. In Australia, our Reconciliation journey continues to be a considerable focus across all levels of the Jacobs community as we progress our Innovate level Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP).

Our Bronze Employer status in the Australian Workplace Equality Index for LGBTI inclusion recognises our progress in creating an environment where our Jacobs employees can bring their whole selves to work.

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we're inclusive, we're more connected, and if diverse, we're more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, 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 eight global Jacobs employee networks centred on driving inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and our Women’s Network – find out more about our Jacobs Employee Networks here. (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity)

No matter what drives you, you'll discover a way to cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

We're an equal opportunity employer and encourage candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are strongly encouraged to apply. Jacobs aims to provide cultural safety at our interviews. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are invited to nominate a cultural representative to participate on the interview panel; please let your recruiter know in your application.


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Don't meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people from marginalised or underrepresented backgrounds are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every qualification. At Jacobs, we're dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your experience doesn't align with every requirement in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be the right candidate for this or other roles.

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