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Jacobs Assistant Project Manager in London, United Kingdom

Assistant Project Manager


Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. Providing a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional, and construction – and program - management. Our 77,000 employees in 400 locations around the world serve a broad range of companies and organisations including industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

During our 125 years in the UK, we have been involved in some of the biggest and most challenging projects, delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to the country’s most critical issues, from access to clean air and safe water, civil and national security and safeguarding mobility.

That’s because Jacobs is much more than just a traditional engineering company.

Ranked No. 1 by Fortune’s 2019 World's Most Admired Companies…

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TEAM2100 is the Environment Agency’s 10-year programme to refurbish and replace tidal flood defences in London and the Thames estuary. TEAM2100 will carry out the first part of the Environment Agency’s Thames Estuary 2100 Plan, which sets out how to manage tidal flood risk in the Thames estuary throughout the 21st century. TEAM2100 will improve tidal flood defences in London, Kent and Essex from 2015 to 2025.

We are looking for Assistant Project managers to support the management and delivery of projects across the TEAM2100 from initial feasibility through to detailed design, and onsite delivery. With future opportunities to lead and take responsibility for project delivery.

Role Outline/Responsibilities:

  • Acting as an Assistant Project Manager to support the delivery of several projects within the major barrier team.

  • This includes the overall coordination and production of multi-disciplinary appraisals and designs, and the delivery of the identified solutions on site.

  • Assist with the management of a team of specialists throughout delivery.

  • Preparing and supporting tender/ outline/ detailed design solutions in accordance with programme and budget constraints

  • Preparing, reviewing and checking necessary calculations and design

  • Developing project delivery methodology and understand work package split and interfaces.

  • Providing project updates, and reporting on costs, schedule and risk

  • Assist with monitoring and reporting progress of work in relation to programme and take prompt action to address any issues

  • Promote a positive H&S culture on the project, ensure H&S procedures are followed and maintain H&S standards at all times

  • Supporting engagement with internal and external clients

  • Continued Professional Development

  • Opportunities to take on more responsibility and lead on project delivery.

  • Opportunity to work on a world leading asset management major programme.

  • TEAM2100 is a unique and successful programme and has established additional development opportunities, including an Early Professionals Group to support professional development.



  • Master’s Degree in engineering field

  • Working towards achieving chartered status with the relevant Institution (ICE, IMECHE, CIWEM or other)

  • CSCS card holder (can be taken once in position)

  • Good written and oral communication skills

  • Good knowledge of relevant computer programmes

  • Motivated and enthusiastic


  • Have a comprehensive Technical appraisal and design knowledge

  • Demonstrable knowledge of working and delivering to deadline and evidence of problem resolution in the process

  • Demonstrable knowledge of producing accurate technical outputs

Our Culture

At Jacobs 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 work with external organisations such as STEM, WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and Stonewall . We are also Disability Confident Committed ; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.

We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts.

When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks , centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values.

To find out more about our networks, please visit our website; www.jacobs.com

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.

Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-London

Req ID: BI 00059R