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Jacobs Associate Director, Land & Statutory Process in Cardiff, 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:

Thriving communities. Healthy cities. A brighter future. What we do is more than deliver major projects, we work every day to make the world better for everyone. If you want to join a company invested in you and your success, join us as an Associate Director in the Land and Statutory Process team. We want you to be empowered to deliver the boldest solutions for everyday living.

Our Land & Statutory Process team (L&SP) are involved in the preparation and delivery of all land management activities and statutory process associated with the delivery of major development projects across the UK.

Based in Manchester, London or Cardiff, you will be part of the L&SP senior leadership team and will have the chance to lead on some of the most interesting and challenging projects. Our impressive portfolio of work includes various Highways England schemes across the country, National Grid, Local government schemes, A465, Anglian Water’s Strategic Pipeline Alliance and HS2, along with an exciting pipeline of potential projects in the future. At the same time, you will have every opportunity to contribute to the strategy of shaping of our fast-growing team.

We require enthusiastic individuals to join our established Land & Statutory Process team where you will have every opportunity to make your mark and influence the continuing growth of Jacobs.


Here’s What You’ll Need:

• Detailed knowledge of land referencing and statutory processes on TWAO, CPO, DCO, and/or Hybrid Bill schemes

• Successfully managing and coordinating the delivery of land referencing projects (schemes with over 300 affected stakeholders)

• Management and negotiation of access for survey

• Lead on and contribute to business development and client relationship management (externally and internally)

• Experience of developing best practices

• Ability to liaise with both external and internal stakeholders at all levels

• Managing, motivating and mentoring junior staff

Personal Attributes

The following personal attributes are critical to the success of the role.

• A proactive communicator and collaborator.

• Open minded and a diverse, forward thinker.

• Identifies and challenges the status quo.

• Customer focussed - listen, understand problems and offer solutions.

• Strong ability to plan and make optimum use of time.

• Pragmatic, tenacious and resilient.

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

At Jacobs we see safety differently - we strive to go ‘BeyondZero’ by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.

We are committed to equality across our business and we work with external organisations such as STEM, WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and Stonewall. We are also Disability Confident Committed; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.

We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts. Please also bear in mind that you do not need to meet 100% of the Essential Criteria to be considered for a position with Jacobs.

When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values.

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.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

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.