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Jacobs Principal Geospatial Consultant in London, United Kingdom

Your Impact:

Every day in the Geospatial team at Jacobs we use our technical expertise to answer client problems, but what makes us different from our competitors?

  1. We are a large team of over 100 Geospatial professionals who are currently restructuring to line up our capabilities and skills. As part of the Digital team at Jacobs, we work alongside our Factory developers, coders and data scientists, and our Incubation team who foster innovation and bring turn new product ideas into reality. We have support and investment from the business to change the way things are done.

  2. We support flexible and agile careers. This doesn't just mean a mixture of working from home and in the office, it’s a more fundamental shift within Jacobs that will encourage people to develop in technical roles, sales, project management, operational leadership, commercial and product growth. If you are ambitious about career development in the Geospatial industry, we have a lot to offer.

  3. We're looking outward. Traditionally we've focused on cross-sell work, supporting other teams within Jacobs to deliver to clients. Now we are also at the forefront of developing products and services to sell direct to external clients, aiming to make Jacobs Geospatial a market leader.

This role can be based in any of the following Jacobs offices across the UK and Ireland where you will join a team of established geospatial specialists: Belfast, Dublin, Cork, Leeds, Manchester, York, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Birmingham, Cardiff, Bristol, Reading, London.

Jacobs offer a hybrid approach to work location, which combines working from home and time in the office with your team.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Experienced in leading large-scale GIS project delivery, costings and resourcing.

  • Evidence of engagement with external clients, internal clients, framework managers, and sales teams through previous geospatial role.

  • High level of technical expertise in ESRI products or in other GIS software, programming languages and software development, FME or CAD products.

  • Experienced in GIS systems integration and implementation of Enterprise GIS.

  • A problem solver with a good degree qualification in a relevant discipline or equivalent evidence of continued professional development.

  • Knowledge of the engineering, environmental or utilities sectors is an advantage but not essential.

  • Ready to bring new ideas and challenge the accepted.

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.

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) .

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