Jacobs Project Manager in Gloucester, 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
Since 2019 Jacobs has been engaged in supporting one of our large government clients in one of their most challenging and complex transformation journeys ever undertaken. The programme has been designed to consolidate key enabling business functions under a single operating model.
This project provides a challenging and rewarding environment for individuals seeking to grow their experience and understanding of public sector transformation. This will involve:
Transformation at scale
Complex delivery approach. A hybrid in more than one sense, the programme employs a range of project delivery models while journeying to Scaled Agile.
We are entering an exciting phase of the programme lifecycle; starting to bring together the business processes and enabling technologies for the first phase of integrated testing.
Ahead of us lies two years of intensive work to implement the desired business changes.
Jacobs currently provide project and programme management expertise as well as business analysis capability to support programme delivery.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Demonstrable experience of:
Working on complex business transformational projects
Defining Scope and Objectives
Developing and communicating delivering plans
Encouraging and tracking progress
An ability to be adaptable and set own priorities.
Good emotional intelligence to understand what the client really needs to achieve
Experience working with the intellegence community
Given the nature of the work that our client does, security is of paramount importance. You will need to be eligible for high level security clearance so will need to have been resident in the UK for the past 5 years.
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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