Jacobs DCO Governance Lead - Lower Thames Crossing in London, United Kingdom
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Jacobs are recruiting for a Development Consent Order (DCO) Governance Lead to join their Lower Thames Crossing programme to support the Development team in the management and delivery of the Issues Log through the pre-application and examination phases of the DCO. The successful candidate will also work closely with the tech teams on the resolution of issues and prevention/mitigation.
Own, manage and maintain the recording of multi-disciplinary inputs (development wide) that will underpin the application and examination in a single source of truth master spreadsheet.
Collaborate with and direct technical teams with their inputs and issues raised
Attend Project 'change meetings' and 'governance meetings' up the Project, driving and recording the commitments and strategies approved at the appropriate forums
Promote the pre-Examination advancement of commitments to underpin the preparation of Defensive Briefs.
Help hold key Project personnel to process and programme in terms of decisions due ahead of Examination deadlines.
Manage the provision of key information from the Development team to the Procurement/Contracting teams within LTC Delivery.
Support the delivery of the Development Directorate in accordance with requirements of the legislation and Planning Inspectorate guidance.
Support the delivery of required outputs in strict accordance with the timetable as set by the Planning Inspectorate.
To consider project legacy and in all decision making in the same way as cost, risk, time and quality.
To hold health, safety and welfare (HSW) as a key project value and to participate in the creation, development and implementation of HSW strategies by the project leadership team.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Involvement with the preparation and submission of the DCO applications for development consent
Previous involvement in a DCO Examination, particularly involvement with project-wide commitments / mitigation, would be beneficial
An understanding of the Planning Act 2008 and its associated rules and procedures governing examinations for development consent
Experience of coordination and delivery of multi-disciplinary inputs to meet demanding deadlines
Educated to degree standard with a relevant membership of an appropriate professional body or equivalent work history
Demonstrable experience of working in a major infrastructure project in a similar industry &/or to working in a matrix and dispersed team
Effective task management and accurate information management
Clear and concise planning, coordination and time management
Ability to properly articulate tasks and expected outcomes
Ability to deliver to strict deadlines
Excellent workload and time management
Excellent interpersonal skills
Exceptional interpersonal skills and personal resilience to deliverer to challenging timescales with different styles of leadership
Advanced Microsoft Office skills including Word, PowerPoint and Excel
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