Jacobs Statutory Orders Consultant in Cardiff, United Kingdom

Statutory Orders Consultant


Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and consultancy services for industrial, commercial and government organisations globally.

With more than 77,000 people globally, our teams collaborate, innovate and create. Our people are proud to have been behind some of the greatest consultancy and engineering feats over the past 70 years.

We foster a collaborative and inclusive environment for our people, and our partners, and we want you to be a part of our growing business.

We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts.

The Cardiff highways division is looking to expand its team by attracting appropriate candidates of all grades and experience to join the Lands and Orders team. The L&O team are involved in the preparation for and management of statutory process associated with the delivery of major highway projects across the UK.

We require an experienced and enthusiastic individual to join our established Lands and Orders team where you will have every opportunity to make your mark and influence the continuing growth of Jacobs.

Tasks undertaken by the team include:

  • Landownership searches, including Public Liaison services

  • Land entry negotiations, including Notice to Enter procedures

  • Stakeholder engagement and consultation

  • Line Order

  • Side Roads Order

  • Land Referencing

  • Compulsory Purchase Orders

  • Section 19

  • Objector response and rebuttal

  • Statement of Case

  • Public Local Inquiry attendance and backroom management

  • Expert Witness services

  • Land Interest and Land Acquisition

  • Notice to Treat and Enter and General Vesting Declaration

  • Accommodation Works

  • Surplus land disposal


Skills relevant to undertaking these tasks include:

  • An analytical and inquisitive mind

  • Attention to detail

  • Organisation

  • Research

  • Communication

  • Team player

Desirable Criteria

  • UK major highway scheme experience

  • Senior level statutory process experience

  • Detailed Order preparation knowledge

  • Stakeholder engagement experience

  • Detailed land acquisition knowledge and experience

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.

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.

To find out more about our networks, please visit our website; www.jacobs.com

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.


Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Cardiff

Req ID: BIA0004ZO