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Jacobs Framework Manager in London, 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

Nuclear Power Programmes is one of the newest Business Units within Jacobs and has been formed with the vision to support positive change and help shape the future of Nuclear Power.

Operational throughout the UK and across continental Europe, we are seeking to expand our team on a variety of nuclear projects, which range in technologies and that find themselves at different stages of their development. To do this, we are seeking to continuously employ talented individuals to join our diverse team that are excited about nuclear projects and are committed to Net Zero, and Energy Security.

The role is to support the Framework Director to manage the development and delivery of all Framework strategies and solutions to support growth and meet the business plan objectives. The NPP Framework / Operations Manager will engage with the wider team to ensure all Framework requirements are understood correctly and properly, to deliver high-standard services. Key responsibilities:

  • Provide professional framework management and direction to the Project Team regarding their individual projects

  • Day to day monitoring of the framework’s internal and external project management consultants and technical advisors, ensuring they are compliant with project delivery processes

  • Ensure that there are sufficient and appropriate framework management controls in place to enable effective project delivery to time and budget

  • Develop framework management tools to enable feedback, whilst monitoring both the activity spend on the Framework and the delivery of Value for money and savings

  • Advise; prepare information/management reports for the line manager and project boards

  • Represent Jacobs at a framework level, supplier’s reviews and bidder forums

  • Develop, capture, and communicate innovation and best practice in the framework

  • Participate in the refinement, improvement, development and implementation of the business plan for the future of the Framework

  • Produce quarterly Framework newsletters driving interest and engagement

  • Selection and assignment of relevant project resources, matching of PM skills to the challenges of the project

  • Ensure that all projects are reviewed in a monthly project review (PR) or other agreed basis in order to identify current and anticipated problems

  • Minimize Unbilled and Accrued Revenue (AR) at Framework level

  • Maximize client satisfaction with work done, initiate and implement work process improvements

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Strong leadership, collaborative and team working skills

  • Planning and organisational ability

  • Good communication skills both written and oral, and the abilities to speak articulately and confidently

  • Excellent financial and numeracy skills

  • Ability to analyse information and use data effectively to inform decision making

  • Experience in a variety of programme/project delivery and/or Operational / Framework roles

  • Delivered performance excellence and demonstrable business growth

  • Experienced at operating in senior roles/levels

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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