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Jacobs Principal Flood Risk Manager in Leeds, United Kingdom

Your Impact:

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

Management teams to work across a wide range of Clients and Geographies advising on flood risk management, sustainable drainage and civil engineering solutions. We are currently seeking to expand our team to support the delivery of an ambitious forward programme of infrastructure projects working with major public sector and private organisations. The successful candidate will lead teams working on the development, design and delivery of flood risk management schemes.

You will have experience of working on the production of business cases for the delivery of flood risk management projects and achieving assurance and approvals. You will be able to lead multi-disciplinary projects and support junior staff to deliver quality work to programmes and budget. Enthusiastic about planning and delivering innovative schemes to manage flooding you wish to lead on the delivery of complex multi-stakeholder projects. You will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities. You will be supported by industry experts in this field.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s What You’ll Need

  • Experience of producing Business Case documents and a successful record of achieving assurance and approval.

  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, planning policy, guidance and design standards relating to flood risk management schemes.

  • Experience of leading multi-disciplinary teams.

  • Experience of checking and reviewing work.

  • Ability to independently scope, budget and programme appraisal and design projects.

  • A relevant project management qualification or a proven track record of successfully managing scopes, budgets and programmes.

  • Strong client facing skills.

  • Undergraduate degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, Geography or a related discipline.

  • Chartered status with CIWEM or ICE.

Our Culture

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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