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Jacobs New Jersey Office Operations Leader in Morristown, New Jersey

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:

We are excited to announce a career opportunity to join us as our New Jersey Office Operations Leader (OL). Joining us, you’ll be a vital member of the Northeast Regional Management team in which we collectively build thriving communities, healthy cities and a brighter future. As the OL, you’ll partner with executive leadership and Sales Leadership to support delivering the northeast business plan, goals, and strategies.

By becoming part of our dynamic team, you’ll serve as a people leader and will be accountable as well as responsible for the following activities:

• Provide leadership and connectivity among the different elements of the Jacobs operational model including connectivity among the Sales, Operations, Project Delivery teams, while driving collaboration across Markets within in the Northeast Geography

• Deliver Gross Margin (GM) and Operation Margin (OM) based on the established Annual Business Plan for the Market Performance Unit (PU)

• Manage G&A based on the Annual Business Plan for the Market PU

• Supervise and provide staff leadership and management to the Group Leaders (GLs) and Mangers of Projects (MOPs) for the Market PU

• Support employee development and succession planning for staff within the Market PU

• Track and manage the total billable hours for the staff aligned to the Market PU

• Lead PU project resourcing decisions and coordinate staff resourcing, including augmentation using Global Design Centers (GDC) and Global Integrated Delivery (GID) staff on projects

• Support the Client Account Managers (CAMs) in the establishment and execution of the strategic recruitment to respond to market needs

• Work in partnership with the Sales Leadership team to develop and execute on the strategic direction and annual New Business In (NBI) plan for the market

• Collaborate with the CAMs in tracking the actuals versus plan for the NBI for the top ten pursuits in the market

• Drive improvement in client satisfaction and deliver projects to the satisfaction of both the client and Jacobs

• Coordinate with the Geographic Director of Projects (GDOP) and Legal, quality, and safety teams on risk mitigation measures

• Undertake the role of Designated Project Executive (DPE) or Principal in Charge depending on the nature of the project and the needs of the business for at least two of the top ten projects for the PU

• Contribute to the Northeast business planning and quarterly forecasting reviews.

• Work in partnership with the Human Resource (HR) partner and Talent Acquisition (TA) on recruiting and hiring of talent, talent retention, driving Inclusion and Diversity, and exemplifying and leading Jacobs Culture of caring throughout the Market PU

• Support Cross-Market integration for key programs

• Promote BeyondZero, quality, and safety programs to create an incident- and injury-free culture

Here’s What You’ll Need:

• Bachelor’s degree in a related field

• Proven relationships with New Jersey state and municipal agencies such as NJ Transit, NJDOT, NJ Turnpike Authority, etc.

• Experience managing a portfolio of projects and staff in the AEC industry

• Proven client development, leadership, and project delivery experience within the market

• Successful track record of being innovative and bringing a differentiated solution to a client

• Ability to lead through inclusion, inspiration, and innovation

• High degree of acumen and experience related to sales and sales tools and processes

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 (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

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.