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Jacobs Senior Consultant - Asset Management in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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About the opportunity

We currently have an opportunity for a Senior Consultant to join our Intelligent Asset Management & Assurance team, working closely with our clients to understand their issues and support innovative, value adding solutions. This may include the development of strategies and tools to enable our clients to make the right investment and intervention decisions over the entire asset life cycle. You will be joining a team of expert consultants, embracing our relationship-based sales ethos whilst being an excellent role model for your colleagues.

This is primarily an office-based role, but we also provide the flexibility to work from home, business needs permitting. The role can be based at any Jacobs UK office, however flexibility to travel to our clients and work overseas on short consultancy assignments from time to time may be required.

About the team

Our Intelligent Asset Management & Assurance team works with our clients to help them realise value from their assets. Working at all levels of client organisations across multiple sectors and industries; we act as a critical friend providing strategic thinking and practical, resilient, and assured solutions that deliver whole life value. By combining traditional consultancy skills with data driven solutions we increase our clients understanding of their asset base, helping them to work smarter and realise tangible benefits.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

To thrive in this role, you’ll be self-motivated and willing to challenge established practice. Excellent oral and written communication skills are key, along with the ability to collaborate as a team, and across strategic consulting. You’ll have:

  • A degree in a relevant engineering, Science, Mathematics and/or Asset/Information Management discipline (or comparable performance, knowledge and expertise)

  • Previous experience in the infrastructure sector, multiple market sectors would be advantageous

  • Up to date knowledge of techniques, best practices and statutory requirements

  • Ability to form relationships and develop industry connectivity

  • Good breadth of knowledge and experience across the full scope of Asset Management (stakeholders, strategy, plans, lifecycle management, people, asset information, risk and review)

  • Positive/effective relationships with clients and co-workers and demonstrates focus on satisfying both internal and external customers

  • Ability to facilitate small group workshops

  • Experience in the definition, development and implementation of an Asset Management System (such as ISO 55001) is not essential but would be desirable

About Jacobs

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 16th August 2022.

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