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Jacobs Principal Surveyor 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

The Geomatics Principal Surveyor will be working closely with the relevant Technical Director and Business Unit Director.

Key Responsibilities

  • Contributing to our business development activities and raising our brand – keeping existing client relationships and winning new internal and external work.

  • Monitoring financial performance and generating timely invoices of projects.

  • Developing and maintaining a technically capable resource pool.

  • Improving and sustaining our technical advantage through effective knowledge management and facilitating and developing innovative ideas to assist in Value targets.

  • Developing relationships with Jacobs PM’s, DD’s, BUD’s, DO’s and VP’s, to develop a good working relationship, understanding their target markets, being aware of prospects being pursued and letting them know where technical advantage can be gained.

  • Developing the external collaborations that will be necessary to help us achieve our business ambitions; with other consultants to complement our skill base and universities that can help us secure / develop the technical skills we need, in particular through new and innovative approaches to learning.

  • Working towards establishing Jacobs amongst the technical leaders in eyes of clients, improving their perception of us through our technical brand and demonstrating that we can add value aligned to their needs.

  • Understanding the clients longer term strategic ambitions and the problems they will face, looking ahead for solutions, focusing our resource training/equipment investments accordingly.

  • Providing direct support as Senior Technical Advisor during bids and project delivery, to ensure effective management of technical implementation and risk during the project lifecycle.

  • Raising awareness of the emerging technologies that we should be embracing and developing that will be of use to our clients, and in turn improve our contacts with their developers, providing them with our insight as to how we see the market needs developing in the longer term.

  • Ideally establish a public profile for technical excellence by publishing papers and participating in external professional activities and encouraging the same in others.

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field

  • Substantial technical surveying expertise

  • Professional Membership of a relevant Chartered Institution

  • Experience in identification of, and marketing to clients

  • Ability to build strong stakeholder and client relationships

  • Experience with registration and 3D modelling software

  • Team management background

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)

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.

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