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Jacobs Engineering Manager, Power Generation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Engineering Manager, Power Generation


Jacobs is one of the world’s leading providers in technical, professional and construction services. We specialise in architecture, engineering and construction, operations and maintenance, as well as scientific and consulting. Our client portfolio includes industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

The purpose of this role is to lead and manage the Power Generation team within the Malaysia and to achieve the objectives of thePower business.Primary area of focus are people and operational management duties as well as support proposals and sales activities.activities.

About the opportunity

  • Monitor Power Generation project performance i.e. deliver on time, on budget and meet technical requirements

  • Manage team workload, set priorities, and resolve conflicting project/client requirements and deadlines

  • Prepare resource plans based on forward pipeline and major proposals

  • Contribute to proposal Go/No Go decisions with primary focus on resource availability and suitability

  • Review and approve staff timesheets

  • Involvement in projects to maintain a billability target as set by the Director of Operations.

  • Monitor team performance against financial targets (e.g. GM/hr, billability) and report against budgets each month

  • Assist in monthly workbook reviews for Power Generation projects

  • Assist in working capital reviews for Malaysia (WIP, DSO, cash flow).

  • Assist in managing client relationships in partnership with the Director of Operations and relevant Sales team members.

  • Assist in business development activities and support the development of technical proposals for the Power Generation sector.

  • Support and develop client relationship skills within the team

  • Lead the team to deliver against agreed country and sector goals, strategies and KPIs.

  • Contribute to the Power & Process Leadership Team and Malaysia Leadership team.

About you

  • Relevant Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical/ Electrical or its equivalent with a minimum of 10 to 15 years of experience

  • Broad experience in power generation projects.

  • Knowledge of Jacobs systems, policies and procedures

  • Positive and proactive

  • Good team player

  • Strong achievement orientation

  • Able to articulate a clear direction and have good social, networking and presentation skills

  • Builds relationships with staff, internal leaders, and existing and potential client organizations

  • Sets demanding goals for self and others

We work to attract and develop leaders who work as part of teams to deliver results. We are currently looking to expand our Power Team with a Team Leader who has a desire to contribute to the success of our projects. We have a team environment where open communication and innovative approaches are encouraged.

We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people. We encourage a diverse range of applicants including gender and race to apply for this role

Why Jacobs

At Jacobs we offer rewarding careers with ongoing development opportunities, flexible working arrangements and a culture that is collaborative and inclusive. As part of the Jacob’s APAC team you will have access to a wide range of lifestyle benefits and corporate discounts. We believe in collaboration and knowledge sharing, from global virtual teams to local work sharing options.

It’s a great time to join Jacobs.Achieve more with a global brand.

Apply online by clicking on the linkbelow.

Please note: If you arebeing represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to beconsidered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.


Primary Location Malaysia-Malaysia Countrywide-Kuala Lumpur

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: BI 00046L