Jacobs HR Consultant (part-time, 9 months fixed-term) in Glasgow, United Kingdom

HR Consultant (part-time, 9 months fixed-term)


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.

Our established HR function is growing, and we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced HR Consultant to join us part-time (30 hours p/w), on a 9 month fixed-term basis. This role is based from our Glasgow office, however travel across the UK will be required.

As a HR Consultant you will support Jacobs employees, whilst advising and coaching managers on a range of HR Generalist matters, including:

  • Employee relations

  • Performance management

  • TUPE

  • Disciplinary & Grievances

  • Retaining and engaging employees

  • Employee development and career life cycle

  • Compensation and bench marking

  • Diversity and Inclusion

  • Change management

You will also work closely with HR Business Partners to execute programs and initiatives.

Your key relationships will include:

  • Operations & Functional Managers

  • HR Business Partners

  • HR Delivery Manager

  • Global Business Systems (GBS)



  • HR Generalist experience

  • CIPD qualified (or equivalent)

  • Good knowledge of UK Employment Law

  • Experience of supporting and advising operations

  • Negotiation and influencing skills

  • The ability to identify and limit employment law risk to an organisation

  • Solutions focused

  • High attention to detail with excellent analytical skills

Our Culture

At Jacobs we have celebrated over 10 years of our culture of caring - ‘BeyondZero’. 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 promote STEM and WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) initiatives. When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity. To find out more about our networks, check out our website:


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

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-Glasgow

Req ID: HUM0000I3