Jacobs SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER - Glasgow, Grangemouth in Glasgow, United Kingdom

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER - Glasgow, Grangemouth


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 74,000 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.

Jacobs Energy, Chemicals and Resources Business Unit undertakes a range of projects within the oil, gas and chemicals industry. We are a multi-disciplinary team serving clients internationally at all stages of projects. We are focused mostly on Front End Engineering Design and on Framework based Detailed Design activities. We operate from offices in Manchester, Glasgow and permanently located site offices in the UK.

We require a Senior Project Manager to work on various UK and International projects.

The ideal candidate with have a solid understanding of Project management principals and a proven track record in delivery of projects leading a team. They will be able to demonstrate experience of technical management and leadership as well as being capable of “hands on” design activity.

Essential Experience –

  • A commitment to high awareness of current safety legislation / implementation is an imperative.

  • Previous experience at the Ineos Grangemouth site would be advantageous.

  • Proven Project management/engineering experience in the oil and gas or petrochemical industry.

  • Proven track record of successful delivery in a site based project environment.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects at different phases simultaneously

  • This is a client facing role and as such an ability to develop good Client relationships is required.

  • Preferred experience in projects where Design and Construction phases have a significant overlap.

  • Ability to manage a range of complex tasks/projects simultaneously.

  • Ability to manage all technical aspects of the project

  • Proven ability to control scope, schedule and direct/indirect costs.

  • Understanding of project management techniques.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work to tight timescales/self starter.

Our Culture

At Jacobs we have recently celebrated 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.


Desired Experience

  • Process/ mechanical background preferred but strong project management skills essential

  • Suitably qualified to degree level

  • Chartered Engineer preferred but not essential.

  • Experience in Study / Front End Design stages of a Project

  • Awareness in respect of planning and cost software systems, MS Office software experience.

  • Previous experience of working as a member of a team to deliver a continuous Programme of Projects to a single Client would be an advantage.

Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Glasgow

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: ECR0000UX