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Jacobs Section Leader - Cross Sector Solutions Australia & New Zealand in Melbourne, Australia

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:

Bold solutions for a brighter future. #LI-LM1234 #ANZPower

An underground cable connection that’s transforming Germany's electricity grid for good. A wind farm in Australia that’s producing power for thousands of homes. Innovative solutions spanning renewable and thermal generation, energy networks and storage. When it comes to powering sustainable solutions for tomorrow, the future of energy depends on us.

Jacobs Power Solutions Group is looking for a dynamic individual to provide inspirational leadership and drive operational excellence across our Cross Sector Solutions business unit. The Cross Sector Section works collaboratively across various important markets, providing services such as distribution (HV and MV) network engineering and design, along with earthing and bonding engineering and design. The sectors of interest include power for rail, water, mining, industrial clients (at these voltage levels).

This role will assume leadership of Australia and New Zealand Cross Sector Solutions business and will be directly responsible for a team of Electrical Design Engineers, Earthing Engineers, Project Managers and Digital Engineers.

As a Leader you will cultivate innovative team behaviours that drive vision and purpose to ensure we identify and anticipate the needs of our clients. You will support the Future Power Solutions team to be engaged, resilient and adaptable, and inspire them to strive for innovation while maintaining outstanding project delivery.

Secondary to the Section Leader role, will be your Principal role where you will contribute to the delivery of technically complex Cross Sector Solutions projects and programs across multiple markets including rail, water, mining and industrial.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Experience engaging with industry to identify emerging market trends and drive a culture of big-picture thinking

  • Capability driving team environments to bring solutions and technology to the forefront of client needs

  • Ability to boldly engage with clients and ensure our team is inspired to challenge traditional ways of solving problems – strive for innovation and maintain and outstanding client experience

  • Sound market knowledge, client relationships, and ability to find, bid, win, and deliver future power solutions projects

  • Relevant Engineering degree (or equivalent)

  • A passion for people leadership and leading with an inclusive mindset

  • Strong business acumen with proven ability to develop and lead business strategy and planning activities

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.

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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