Jacobs Graduate Project Manager in London, United Kingdom

Graduate Project Manager


Jacobs employ some of the UK's most experienced and skilledtechnical services professionals and has grown to over 7,000 people inlocations across the UK.

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Business Unit Description:

We are looking for a Graduate Project Manager who can joinour growing UK Project Management Group and can grow their career in anexciting and diverse team.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

The Graduate PM will:

  • Be responsible for supporting resources that areassigned, managing project team tasksand for day to day liaison with teams and clients.

  • Assist the management/reporting requirements andthe delivery of the project to the required standard, on time and withinbudget.

Be challenged:

  • To work with clients and contractors with a diverserange of objectives in the definition of a successful project.

  • To meet company objectives that are not alwaysaligned with those of clients.

  • To comply with all relevant Legislation, Policiesand Procedures .

  • To work with a diverse range of specialists andengineering professionals.

Be creative:

  • To provide technical solutions that meet therequirements of clients.

  • To support and encourage the project team membersto devise technical solutions that meetthe requirements of clients.


  • You will hold or be finishing an MSc in ProjectManagement, and ideally you will also possess an engineering or constructionrelated degree.

  • You must submit a covering letter with your applicationoutlining why you are interested in this role and how your qualification andexperiences make you a suitable candidate.

  • You will know the principles of ProjectManagement, and have the ability to:

  • Effectively plan, monitor and control the work ofself and others taking account of the priorities of projects.

  • Plan, monitor and control the delivery ofprojects to clients.

  • Communicate with others and clients.

  • Report the commercial status of projects inaccordance with company methods.

  • Assist project delivery to the cost, the timeand the quality objectives of the company and clients.

  • Understand the factors affecting motivation ofproject team members and techniques for risk management.

  • With training become competent in MSOffice, MSProject, Earned Value, reporting Tools.

Start your journey with Jacobs

Jacobs Graduate Development Programme (GDP) is recognisedthroughout industry as a benchmark of good practice and is designed to fulfilthe needs of all graduates, in addition to technical development needs specificto their particular discipline.

Graduates complete a series of competencies based upon businessrequirements, comprising the optimum mix of blended learning which complementschartership progression and provides them with the technical and businessacumen required to advance their career. Additional benefits include:

  • An invitation to attend our residential'Graduate Conference' weekend in the Lake District to meet Jacobs graduatesfrom across the globe and members of senior management

  • Paid holidays of up to 32 days; inclusive ofnational and public holidays

  • A broad flexible benefits package including theoption to buy additional holidays, travel insurance, contributory pensionscheme and the cycle to work scheme.

Join Jacobs. We want you to grow…

Successful candidates will be asked to complete aBaseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be requiredto undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work;Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable tomeet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed orrejected.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who iscommitted to the safety and wellbeing of all.

Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-London

Req ID: BIA0000E6