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Jacobs Area Engineering Manager in Warrington, United Kingdom

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent.

In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships. We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.

About the Opportunity

The Area Engineering Manager (AEM) is a senior leadership role that requires extensive cross-discipline knowledge of value realisation of engineering design of systems and plant with a mind set for construction and commissioning in a nuclear environment.

The project is currently in pre gate 1 (Strategic Outline Case) there is a requirement to develop a schedule and estimate for the delivery of the Appraise and Select phase up to (Outline Business Case). Upon completion of the SOC the AEM will be required to mobilise a team and deliver the Appraise and Select scope to develop a single preferred solution for the project for OBC.

Typical responsibilities:

  • Lead and advise all parties from the project team on the design processes and decision making using their own demonstrable experience in delivery with significant interpersonal skills.

  • Lead the delivery of the engineering & technical plans

  • Interfacing with design teams and stakeholders

  • Managing teams that are remote is likely to be a necessity.

  • Lead & direct multi-disciplinary engineering teams (responsible for; estimating, scheduling, forecasting & production of the agreed design deliverables)

  • Development of safety cases(s) including attendance of HAZOPs, safety assessment & production of substantiation documentation

  • Ensure status and performance of work is reported accurately and in a timely manner

  • Plan for the onward delivery of the project

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Extensive post-graduate industrial/ practical experience of designated skill set possibly within the nuclear industry but certainly within a related transferrable industry

  • Degree qualified and Chartered Engineer (or equivalent)

  • Significant experience working in an engineering design environment

  • Experience working within a regulated and quality assured system (preferably nuclear)

  • Knowledge and understanding of governing laws, regulations and standards for nuclear industry (equivalence from other industries will be considered)

  • Evidence of design capability and leading a multi-discipline team.

  • Ability to work within NEC3 contractual mechanisms and effectively manage milestone delivery and KPIs.

  • Extensive experience developing estimates and schedules for new projects

Our Culture

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more. (https://careers.jacobs.com/life-at-jacobs/)

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here. (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity?_ga=2.1062705.1096535124.1626879887-1704311048.1575562676)

We partner with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.com to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role

If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact Maciej.Siembiga@Jacobs.com or contact the team (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2) .

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