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Jacobs Senior Project Manager in Dublin, Ireland

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.

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

Jacobs Transportation has an enviable reputation in Highways, Rail and Aviation.

The infrastructure consultancy sector includes a portfolio of high-profile projects with clients.

Jacobs are looking for Senior Project Managers who will lead and manage the provision of technical consultancy services to major clients in the infrastructure consultancy sector delivering a range of multi-disciplinary projects.


About you

As a Senior Project Manager within our Transportation business you will undertake a key role in delivering our client requirements. As an individual we look to you to show experience in leadership, delivery performance, excellent communication skills combined with being a team player. Experience in multi-disciplinary, major UK Infrastructure delivery is required, including the design and build environment.

You will help to foster a culture of knowledge sharing and continuous improvement, demonstrating adaptability and commitment to supporting others across the team in delivering a high-quality service. Showing leadership of a team of diverse individuals, actively encouraging new ways of thinking to provide an agile delivery environment.

In delivery you should understand your clients requirements and the impacts of the factors of the project, developing a schedule and delivery plan to achieve success. With an aptitude for proactive risk identification and mitigation you will enable innovation and creative agile delivery. You will have a track record of successfully delivering complex projects within budget and on schedule. You will have the drive for encouraging a safe working culture within project teams that you are responsible for and to promote safety within all aspects of your work.

As a leader and key member of the project team you should have excellent communication skills, allowing you to maintain relationships with your client, your team and the Jacobs organisation. You will communicate progress, potential issues and risks to inform and proposed mitigation to your client and internally.

You will agree and control budgets for projects, escalation points, key milestones and targets including time, cost, quality and safety to ensure that objectives are achieved in line with programme plans.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

You will have proven project management experience gained across a range of large Infrastructure projects in a multi-disciplinary environment. With a sound understanding of project management principles and application, you will have experience of:

  • Taking account of the priorities of projects, effectively plan, monitor and control the delivery of projects to clients.

  • Engaging with, influence, and manage communications at an operational level with the project team and both internal and external stakeholders.

  • Ensuring project delivery to the cost, time and quality objectives of the Client and the Jacobs organisation.

  • Design and Build projects and contracts

  • Delivery on National Highways projects

  • Reporting the commercial status of projects in accordance with company methods

  • Understanding the factors affecting motivation of project team members

  • Techniques for risk management

  • Excellent organisation skills and an ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines

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)

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