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Jacobs Framework Assistant in Bristol, United Kingdom

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It's our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

Design your 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:

This is a part-time role - 3 days (24 hours) per week

This role is to provide direct support to the Framework Manager and Deputy Framework Manager for a large integrated team seconded into a client team focused on providing high quality design, engineering knowledge & expertise as part of the Responsible Designer for the Nuclear Island on one of the UK’s first new Nuclear Power Station Build Projects in a generation.

The post holder will demonstrate:

  • A high standard of professionalism with a “can-do” approach and success-driven mentality.

  • Ability to work as part of team & be proactive.

  • Strong Stakeholder management is a great component to the successful candidate.

  • Work effectively with & maintain a strong relationship with key internal & external stakeholders.

  • Compliance with health, safety, environment & other statutory requirements relevant to this role.

  • Strong knowledge of using Microsoft Office (Core apps and services knowledge it is needed).

  • Fluent English (written & verbal).

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the resourcing process, including the preparation of CV submissions, commercial offers, keeping the Contract Document Routing System up to date, arranging interviews, security clearance application.

  • Assist with the on-boarding process of new starters.

  • Arrange new starter training sessions and assist with progressing training & development plans for existing team.

  • Assistant the Deputy Framework Manager with general day to day activities.

  • Schedule meetings and other similar activities

  • Preparing business correspondence typically using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Assist with framework monthly reporting preparation.

  • Update framework new starters guide, org chart, etc

  • Maintain accurate & timely records (systems, databases, spreadsheets).

  • Handling of confidential documentation with appropriate care.

  • Prepare & disseminate information out to the business.

  • Ability to identify opportunities for improvements to procedures, processes, systems.

  • Performing multi-faceted general office support.

  • Ability to interact professionally with supply chain, client stakeholders and key internal stakeholders.

  • Ability to help preparing, organising, and hosting social and professional development events for embedded team.

Key Relationships:

  • Jacobs Framework Manager & Deputy & interaction with the Client HR team and Discipline Leads


Note1: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the responsibilities & activities that the job holder may be required to undertake

Note2: Based on our Client site Monday to Friday – 3 days (24 hours per week)

Note3: Travel and Subsistence is not paid for this role

Note4: Please provide travel plan to Bristol to undertake this role / salary expectation / current notice period on Cover Letter with this application

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Qualifications & Experience:


  • “A” Level or degree qualified, with relevant industry experience gained from working within a similar role

  • Experienced administration assistant / project support, preferably from within an engineering environment

  • Experience in resourcing & recruiting personnel & associated administration

  • Excellent planning & organisational skills

  • Delivery of a high-quality service with a focus on attention to detail

  • Ability to meet deadlines, multi-task & prioritise work accordingly

  • Ability to work in a dynamic, demanding, ever changing environment

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to build strong working relationships with internal & external stakeholders

  • A team player, self-motivated & able to work on own initiative

  • MS Office

  • English fluent (written & verbal)


  • Experience of supporting Project teams

  • Experience of working within in an Engineering environment

  • Knowledge of French language and/or working with different cultures

Software & Tools :

  • MS Office & Outlook

Key Competencies:


  • The ability to innovate, think laterally and implement processes

  • Ability to influence stakeholders and resources

  • Ability to engage multiple stakeholders with different objectives


  • Being honourable, trustworthy, fair, and honest – respecting confidentiality


  • Get results and make things happen

  • Ability to influence stakeholders with both within and external to client business


  • Engaging and influencing a team of professionals

  • Recognising, drawing out and utilising the skills of others

  • Share knowledge, experience, reward, and leadership

  • Create a working environment of safety, autonomy, and trust

Why Jacobs?

We clear the way for inventive thinking so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

We clear the way for inventive thinking, so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

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.

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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.

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.