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Jacobs Sales Support Administrator (Saudi National) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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, you will work with the most talented professionals and thought leaders to shape the future of the global professional services sector as we deliver ground-breaking and life-changing solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. With more than $12 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 50,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional, construction and program management for business, commercial, government and infrastructure sectors.

Our people improve lives and connect communities through transformative transport, water, built environment and power projects. We are innovators and problem solvers who turn challenges into greater opportunities. Visit www.jacobs.com to see how you can make a difference.

About the opportunity

As a result of continued growth, we are looking for an experienced Sales Support Administrator You will support Subject Matter Experts as they develop value propositions that will position to win work. You will own the quality and presentation of our submissions and work with the teams to determine the best approach and style of response.

You work under the direction of more senior team members with some degree of autonomy and with an expectation to proactively own and complete the assigned tasks. Key functions of this role include knowledge management coordination, document formatting according to brand guidelines and providing additional required support to Jacob’s Growth & Sales Operations organization.

All members of our team are expected to be self-starters who develop creative solutions to tackle challenges; are team players ready to support each other; continuously learn and have a vested interest in the success of Jacobs. Each day presents different activities and opportunities as you help position Jacobs for success in our sales efforts.

Our team are agile, driven, highly organized, and resilient individuals with a passion to win. We operate in pressured, fast-paced environments but have created a close-knit community where we constantly support each other, and share knowledge, best practices and lessons learnt.

An enthusiasm for working in driven and disciplined teams, with a motivation to overcome hurdles and obstacles to find solutions is essential for success. This role requires drive, diligence, and a curious, inquisitive nature to develop innovative solutions to respond to our clients’ and society’s greatest challenges.

  • Work with designated response teams members to develop opportunity response plans (compliance matrix) in alignment with our Relationship Based Sales (RBS) process.

  • Collaborate with senior team members to develop Capability Statements, presentations, and White Papers.

  • Support sales processes and close-out procedures to comply with governance and audit requirements, across various gates and review stages.

  • Build understanding of the Jacobs business by reading our corporate, regional, and market qualifications, and researching our industry sectors, clients, competition.

  • Develop your knowledge and skills in working within core Sales Systems and Tools and use the same for research and analysis purposes (e.g., Salesforce, SharePoint, Regional/Global Knowledge repositories, online facilitation tools).

  • Conducts client, competitor and market research as required in support of client and/or opportunity strategy development.

  • Promotes use of our proposal collaboration tool (SharePoint) and is responsible for managing its content.

  • Work with designated response teams members to develop opportunity response plans (compliance matrix) in alignment with our Relationship Based Sales (RBS) process.

  • Updates/maintains non-opportunity specific/additional sales qualification and reference materials (including résumés, project descriptions and organization charts) in designated information management systems

  • Ensure that all sales documents comply with our Corporate Identity Program and client confidentiality requirements.

  • Assist sales management for the preparation of weekly/monthly sales reports.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Key attributes for the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Strong work ethic and proactivity, self-motivation, initiative, and leadership

  • Basic business acumen

  • Prepared to step outside of your comfort zone

  • Ability to positively deal with unexpected change

  • Ability to manage and discuss doubt during challenging times

  • Work regime flexibility and accepting there are periods of intense working

  • A strong desire for success and the elimination of failure

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills with stakeholders at all levels of the business

  • Patience, positivity, and resilience

  • Enjoys team camaraderie whilst is also being able to work independently

  • Previous sales experience is desirable, but not essential. All grades and technical and professional backgrounds are considered. Full in-boarding to Growth & Sales and on-the-job training is provided.