Jacobs Project Manager (Glasgow or Edinburgh) in Glasgow, United Kingdom
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 and 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.
About the Opportunity
Jacobs has secured multiple multi-year contracts and projects with leading clients in the UK, Ireland and across the globe. The water team is looking to appoint skilled people to deliver on these fantastic opportunities in the Water Industry and beyond. We are seeking Project Managers who are looking to grow their careers in exciting new ways.
Successful candidates will join a team of over 400 professionals, working on a range of high-profile projects and become a part of a World Leading Company with excellent career prospects. You will be delivering project tasks, designs and working with clients on water and wastewater infrastructure and facilities at various stages in the project life cycle, working within our multi-disciplinary teams to deliver projects within agreed timeframes and budget.
As a Project Manager you will undertake a key role in delivering our client requirements. As an individual we would look to you to show experience in leadership, delivery performance, excellent communication skills combined with being a team player. The knowledge, skills and experience we value are varied as we continue to develop diverse teams.
You will agree and control budgets for projects, escalation points, key milestones and targets including time, cost, quality and safety to ensure that goals are achieved in line with programme plans.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
You will have demonstrated project management experience gained across a range of projects in a multi-disciplinary environment. As a proactive leader, you have experience of managing teams to facilitate high levels of performance in a complicated environment. You take ownership of your team’s performance and encourage others to excel.
With a sound understanding of project management principles and application, you will have:
A good understanding of current health, safety and welfare legislation
High quality degree relevant to the environment, water, or construction sectors
Working towards or Chartered or Incorporated through a relevant Professional Institution
Proven ability of working under a range of contract forms, in particular NEC3/4
Demonstrable knowledge of undertaking earned value analysis on projects
Demonstrable knowledge of writing project quality and delivery plans
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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