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Jacobs Technical Director - Digital Delivery, Transport ANZ in Perth, 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:

At Jacobs, we push the limits of what’s possible to make the world more connected and sustainable. For our Digital Delivery team, that means using new technologies to make our environment better for today’s communities and tomorrow’s.

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. You will work with valued clients, supporting their digital transformation journeys as necessary, assisting strategic bids, and being a visible industry leader in digital delivery. You will develop best practice and ensure a consistent approach to digital delivery execution across the ANZ region.

You will strategically lead the Digital Delivery initiatives in ANZ, promoting best practice and contributing to the further development and delivery of the ANZ Digital Delivery strategy. In your role as Digital Delivery Lead, you will lead by example, defining the Digital Delivery implementation on projects, reviewing contracts, resources and budget, supporting projects as necessary: performing project set ups, promoting best practice, using standard resources and improving digital delivery workflows.

You will contribute to technology and content management in line with Jacobs business’ interests and protecting its intellectual property. You will review ANZ projects in collaboration with the Digital Delivery Leadership Team and will be responsible for project information management processes.

On projects, you will work closely with project managers, design managers and discipline leads, and inspire them to strive for innovation while maintaining outstanding digital delivery. You will support Project Directors, Project Managers and Digital Delivery technical leaders, developing their capability and teaching others as necessary.

Based in any of the ANZ Jacobs offices and reporting to the Director of Operations and the Regional Solutions Director for Digital Delivery (APAC), you will work closely with Jacobs sales team and jurisdiction leadership to define the Jacobs offering and ensure Jacobs thrives in a global setting, encouraging cross-geography relationships in order to maximise the benefit of global integrated delivery to our clients and our people.

What kind of leader will you be?

You will establish and promote a highly visible and uncompromising culture of safety, integrity and quality, enhanced with technical reputation with Clients regionally and globally through innovative solutions and performance excellence. Under your stable and composed leadership, your team will be engaged, resilient, and adaptable, remaining flexible and focused in a changing, competitive environment. You will engage and excite clients through the development and promotion of thought leadership activities relevant to key client needs and ensure your people are inspired to challenge traditional ways of doing things and strive for innovation while maintaining outstanding client service. Key leadership competencies:

Key Leadership competencies:

  • Values Differences: Extensive experience driving a culture of inclusive, high-performing integrated teams. Demonstrated ability and commitment to maximizing the power of diverse thinking and perspectives by creating a culture in which differences are shared, celebrated, and incorporated into business activities.

  • Customer Focus: Demonstrated experience articulating and role modelling clear expectations for client responsiveness, client orientation, delivery efficiency, and solution innovation.

  • Builds Effective Teams: Demonstrated leadership capability and demonstrated experience influencing teams and empowering, supporting, mentoring, and holding them to account to ensure that they can thrive in a global setting. Previous experience utilizing resources from across the organisation to create best for project outcomes.

  • Business Insights: Evidence of an understanding of market trends and key financial drivers to contribute to and drive sound commercial decision making.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Degree and/or postgraduate qualification in a relevant field of study such as civil engineering or BIM.

  • Strong experience in civil structures will be highly valued.

  • Significant consulting experience required including digital engineering, BIM and information management systems, policies and procedures.

  • Strong communication skills to articulate a clear technical direction with good social, networking and presentation skills.

  • Significant discipline/ industry presence, recognised and valued by Jacobs clients.

  • Membership and participation in a recognised professional institution/organisation.

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.

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