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Jacobs Project Manager (Hybrid Working) in Bristol, 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, 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 currently recruiting for pioneering Project Managers to join our growing Defence Team. We are seeking cross industry, pro-active collaborators with a passion for Project Management at all experience levels. (Assistant PM through to senior level)

At Jacobs, we understand, and acknowledge the value of an inclusive working environment, and celebrate the diversity this brings to our workplace. Without this approach, we wouldn’t be in the position of being the first Engineering and construction company to be listed in the Stonewall Work Pace Equality Index Top 10 for 2 years running. We’re invested in you and your success.

Working with our esteemed client teams you will undertake a range of project support, project management and leadership activities whilst assisting with the development of client personnel through coaching, mentoring and knowledge transfer.

In this role you will:

  • Provide clear, collaborative and effective management and/or support to project teams.

  • Review, analyse, develop and improve the effectiveness of existing processes in relation to P3M delivery and continuous improvement.

  • Influence, advise, challenge and support the client in their project delivery, encouraging innovative approach and resolutions.

  • Operate at the client site with client teams, providing guidance, delivering plans, and producing documentation and artefacts.

  • Hold an ambition to champion diversity through building projects as diverse as the communities we serve.

  • Lead and manage cross functional, diverse multi-disciplinary teams, providing direction across the functions to ensure delivery of client projects.

  • Aspire to positively influence an inclusive workplace where individuals are respected, valued and listened to.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Experience of managing or supporting a (multi-disciplinary) project management team in delivering projects.

  • Experience of stakeholder management and negotiation skills at varying levels of seniority

  • Experience of promoting a diverse environment where individuals are respected, valued and listened to

  • Proficient in the use of P3M practices and project management tools.

  • Consultancy focus with a proven record in delivering projects.

  • Ability to identify client requirements and scope wider business opportunities.

  • Formal Project Management qualification or working towards.

Our Culture

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. Find out more about life at Jacobs. (https://careers.jacobs.com/life-at-jacobs/)

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)

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.com 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 require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2) .

Your application experience is important to us, and we’re keen to adapt to make every interaction even better. We welcome feedback on our recruitment process and if you need more from us before deciding to join Jacobs then please let us know. (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2)