Jacobs Assistant Land Specialist in Manchester, United Kingdom
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.
Thriving communities. Healthy cities. A brighter future. What we do is more than deliver major projects, we work every day to make the world better for everyone. If you want to join a company invested in you and your success, join us as an Assistant Land Specialist. We want you to be empowered to deliver the boldest solutions for everyday living.
Our Land and Property team are involved in the preparation and delivery of all land management activities and statutory process associated with the delivery of major development projects across the UK.
You will have the chance to work on some of the most interesting and challenging projects, working with our exceptionally talented and successful Transportation team. Our impressive portfolio of work includes various National Highways schemes, Network Rail, National Grid, Local government schemes, Anglian Water’s Strategic Pipeline Alliance and HS2, along with an exciting pipeline of potential projects in the future.
We require enthusiastic individuals to join our growing Land and Property team where you will have every opportunity to make your mark and influence the continuing growth of Jacobs.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
• Previous experience working in land referencing on various schemes
• Attention to detail and able to work to a high level of accuracy
• Highly motivated and able to prioritise workload effectively
• Competent in MS Office (Word & Excel)
• Familiarity of working with GIS
• Familiarity with MS Project
The following personal attributes are critical to the success of the role.
• A proactive communicator and collaborator.
• Open minded and a diverse, forward thinker.
• Identifies and challenges the status quo.
• Customer focussed – listen, understand problems and offer solutions.
• Strong ability to plan and make optimum use of time.
• Pragmatic, tenacious and resilient.
Grow your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, flourish, and succeed.
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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