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Jacobs Land Specialist in Manchester, 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:

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 a Land Specialist. We want you to be empowered to deliver the boldest solutions for everyday living.

Our Lands and Statutory Process team (L&SP) 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.

With opportunities in Manchester, London and Cardiff, 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 Highways England schemes across the country, National Grid, Local government schemes, A465, 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 L&SP team where you will have every opportunity to make your mark and influence the continuing growth of Jacobs.

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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

• Client facing experience

• Highly motivated and able to prioritise workload effectively

• Competent in MS Office (Word & Excel)

• Familiarity of working with GIS

• Project Management qualification (APM PMQ, APM PQ, etc.)

• Extensive land referencing experience on highways schemes

• Advanced knowledge of statutory process

• Familiarity with MS Project

• Advanced GIS knowledge

Personal Attributes

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.    

Why Jacobs?

We clear the way for inventive thinking so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

Our Culture:

We’re invested in you and your success. 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.

We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative.

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.co.uk 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.

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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