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Jacobs Digital Advisory Lead, APAC (can be based in any major Jacobs office in APAC) in North Sydney, 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:

Jacobs is on a path of major transformation from an engineering, design and construction professional services provider to a global solutions advisor and provider, with Digital capabilities at the core. We understand how the power of Digital and data can be leveraged to help solve the world’s most critical challenges.

From shaping the safer cities of tomorrow, to protecting against climate change – we’re combining diverse talents with deep client domain experience, and digital intelligence to deliver solutions that connect people and places with the means to work smarter and live better, and make an enduring, positive difference in the world.

As such, this role is a key pillar of the Jacobs APAC Digital Strategy and will have a central position in engaging our clients at the highest levels to understand and support their aspirations.

In this role the successful person will provide leadership to the Digital Advisory group to promote growth and performance., working with the Operations teams to further build the Digital Advisory ‘brand’, and cement Jacobs’ position as a leading firm in this space. This role is an essential part of cross sector engagement with relevant Client Account Managers, Market Directors and Operational Leaders to deliver and contribute to high quality and innovative advisory solutions for Jacobs’ clients. You will leverage your global networks to identify and put forward Jacobs’ unique capabilities and resources whilst also applying them locally.

This role builds Digital Advisory capabilities and capacity to address the strategic needs of our clients and to successfully deliver our projects. Broadly speaking, the core capability areas are closely aligned to Jacobs deep domain expertise, across multiple sectors, combining into: ‘Smart, Connected and Secure Spaces’ and ‘Digital Intelligence’ – both related to the built environment and infrastructure at the core.

As an illustration, some in-market advisory offerings would include: Strategy and Business case development; Digital roadmaps; funding and financing models, baseline (current state) maturity assessments, Digital operating models, Cyber security (working closely with Cyber Lead), Enterprise and process architecture.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Ability and previous experience and/or exposure to growing a Digital Advisory capability

  • Growing and developing profitable workload pipelines, enhancing client relationships and supporting capability/capacity build within teams.

  • Exposure to roles responsible for defining and building capability: working closely with other business groups (Sales, Operations etc.) to address the strategic needs of our clients and to successfully deliver our projects.

  • Experience in areas such as the following:

  • Digital consulting / advisory delivery, and practice building

  • Implementing and supporting clients in enhancing their own digital maturity

  • Ideation and creation of innovative Digital services, solutions, and products (i.e design thinking, customer experience, ideation, lean startup etc)

  • Data analytics and visualisation

  • Design, operations and maintenance of digital infrastructure (intelligent transport, smart and secure places, digital utilities etc)

  • Scoping, designing, developing, acquiring, implementing, operating and upgrading solutions and services

  • Selecting, implementing, operating and upgrading operational technologies (process control, IT/OT integration, comms networks)

  • Implementing cyber security measures (policies, standards, architecture etc)

  • Ability to develop & maintain a deep understanding of global and regional technology advances, industry trends and best practice. Ensure that Jacobs is at the forefront of these developments and that they are leveraged and applied consistently to win work and deliver it successfully.

  • Good interpersonal skills who develops others and has the ability to build strong client relationships.

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, accessibility 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. ‘We live Inclusion’ is a key value at Jacobs, we are an equal opportunity employer and encourage candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. First Nations community members are strongly encouraged to apply.

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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