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Jacobs Graduate Programme – Consulting (NATIONWIDE) in London, United Kingdom

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

The world needs innovators and problem solvers who turn challenges into greater opportunities.

At Jacobs, we make the world smarter, more connected and more sustainable. Together, we’re pushing the limits of what’s possible. We stay ahead to create the new standards our future needs.

Why not start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow?

We are looking for the brightest most innovative graduates to join us to Challenge Today and Reinvent Tomorrow.

Our graduate programme offers you the chance to develop your technical, consultation and environmental skills alongside developing key business and leadership skills such as business development, people leadership, business management and digital. With dedicated leadership support, an agile approach to learning and developing and a carefully planned rotational programme we will help you develop your skills and follow your passions and develop hands-on experience in the breadth and depth of our amazing business.

Whatever your discipline and aspirations, the Jacobs Graduate Development Programme offers an agile and diverse first step towards a challenging and rewarding career. What we do is more than a job, we work every day to make the world better for all. Everything we do – is more than projects outlined in proposal requests. They’re our challenges as human beings, too.

At Jacobs, we’re transforming intangible ideas into innovative solutions designing the future - today. Be part of it – apply to join Jacobs today…

What you’ll be doing:

Our Graduate Consultants work across a range of disciplines including Transport Planning, Project Management, Strategic Consulting, Digital Factory, Economic Appraisals on some of the most iconic and diverse projects across the UK.

So whether your degree is in Transport Planning or Computer Science, Geography or Economics – then the Jacobs Graduate Development Programme can offer an unrivalled experience.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with people from graduate to senior management levels

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

  • Digital readiness – ability to adapt to technological innovations

  • Awareness of stakeholder engagement and associated issues and the ability to engage at all levels of the business from Exec to Operations

  • Willing to become comfortable with practice at successfully managing/delivering facilitation of sessions, giving presentations and in the longer term coaching teams and individuals.

  • Strong analytical thinking ability and problem-solving skills

  • A willingness to learn and experience a range of different projects, working with multi-disciplinary teams

  • Full (written/verbal) English proficiency and ability to convey information to people clearly

  • Proficient use of MS Office (Excel, Word, Power Point)

  • Motivated and enthusiastic with a personal drive for high quality work, continuous improvement and the application of lessons learnt

  • Good report writing skills

  • Awareness of stakeholder engagement and associated issues and the ability to engage at all levels of the business from Exec to Operations

  • Previous exposure to consultancy environment

Ideally, here’s what you’ll also have:

  • Proven communication skills; both verbally and written

  • Demonstrated a previous interest in working in the Consultancy/Planning/Construction/Engineering Sector

  • Full driving licence

We want you to have unlimited learning opportunities and space for growth in order for you to work towards the next stage of your career.

The Essentials

Jacobs require innovation, whether that be technology enabled or not, it requires us to use our ‘Essential Skills’ as well as our technical skills and experiences to positively disrupt and innovate.

It will be our Curiosity , Innovative thinking and Adaptability that allows us to embrace change, it will be our Empathy and Listening capability that allow us to truly understand our client’s requirements.

As we learn to automate some of the activities it will be these ‘Essentials’ that will allow us to offer competitive advantage over our clients and prepare us for the future. We believe that ‘The Essentials’ are the foundation for all of us, to equip us with not just the human skills that allow us to embrace change and bring world class innovation to our clients but also that allow us to explore and shape diverse and creative career opportunities in Jacobs.

Why Jacobs?

Recognised throughout industry as a benchmark of good practice our Graduate Development Programme offers a structured approach to Continuous Professional Development. You’ll benefit from learning that complements chartership progression that will provide both the technical skills, behavioural competencies and business acumen you require to create your future.

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.

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)

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.com to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role

If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2) .

Your application experience is important to us and we’re keen to adapt to make every interaction even better. We welcome feedback on our recruitment process and if you need more from us before deciding to join Jacobs then please let us know. (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2)

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At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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