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Jacobs Senior Project 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

Jacobs has worked for more than 40 years to guide Sellafield’s safe decommissioning, waste management and environmental remediation. Program and Project Partner (PPP) are responsible for design and engineering.

The role could be undertaken by a Senior Project Manager with strong engineering experience or a Project Engineering Manager with strong commercial acumen and stakeholder management skills.

You will have a unique opportunity to be part of a team which will be directly responsible for change in a highly-regulated industry, which will invest up to £7bn over the next two decades

  • The role is a direct report to the Senior Project Manager for Engineering on the Replacement Analytical Project building.

  • Is a member of the lot 2 wider leadership team

  • The role will encompass the building of a team of 3-5 Engineering personnel supporting the major project Baseline estimating work who will become direct reports.

  • Responsibility for the relationship and integration of Jacobs work with other partners in establishing the MPB.

  • The broader interfaces will encompass the balance of the engineering resources on the project (hundreds), the Central services team who provide governance and support and the stakeholders within Jacobs who will agree the incentivized price.

  • The ability of the candidate to drive behaviours and operate collaboratively and support the shaping of the PPP into a single cohesive delivery organization (rather than 5 separate Lot holders) should be seen as of equal importance to delivery of the scope of work.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Demonstrable qualifications and or in-depth experience and capability across Project Management, Engineering and Construction fields suitable to the seniority and responsibility of the position and project.

  • Experience of Major Projects, ideally including experience of the Sellafield governance approvals and stakeholder environment.

  • Experience of pricing work, significant bids to clients, or delivery of significant projects to time and cost in a commercial environment.

  • Experience of Engineering delivery across the project lifecycle and across all engineering functions including security and safety case. (does not require an engineering specialism or deep technical knowledge – but needs sufficient experience to lead in an engineering environment)

  • Good understanding of engineering maturity particularly around HazopII and detail design gate.

  • Understanding of the challenges of project delivery across the lifecycle. i.e. from design through to commissioning and handover.

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 about life at Jacobs. (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)

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