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Jacobs Project Controls Expert (W/M/X) in Warsaw, Poland

Your Impact:

We are an international engineering company providing services in the field of technical consulting, design, and investment project management.

Our GDC Poland is made of skilled experts and professionals that support local and international projects from offices located in Krakow and Warsaw. They cover the following markets:

  • Advanced Facilities

  • Water&Environment

  • Transportation

  • Energy&Power

  • Cities&Places

  • Digital                                                                   

By working together in international teams and with different perspectives, we gain the experience that is our collective strength.

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To deliver a complete Project Controls capability to both internal and external stakeholders within Jacobs supporting the Head of Project Controls/PMO and managing, when necessary, utilizing Jacobs processes and procedures and tools. To support the seamless delivery of the projects.



  • For ensuring the delivery of security, quality, environment, safety and health performance in accordance with the requirements of Jacobs SQESH policy and SQESH management systems within all areas of this roles’ responsibility

  • For implementing best practice project planning policy, processes and procedures on projects

  • For accurately identifying, controlling, and forecasting the time scales and resource requirements of projects to minimize the likelihood of time overruns

  • For coordinating the flow of information to ensure that interfaces both within projects are effectively managed to optimize efficiencies

  • For developing and incorporating critical path, resource and program risk analysis into resource allocations and the monitoring and reporting of progress against that planned

  • For progressing programs, monitoring and reporting on project performance, highlighting deviations, providing early warnings and identifying and presenting project slippage recovery strategies

  • For summarizing data through the program hierarchy from detail to summary levels

  • For developing and managing a database to capture and identify work rate norms and trends, earned value and performance indicators

  • For responding to customer feedback on planning performance.


  • Work with and provide support for colleagues in project teams

  • Obtain buy-in to the schedule from the whole project team and co-ordinate

  • schedule interfaces between the different control and subcontract areas

  • Develop work breakdown structures in accordance with planning procedures and work instructions to meet the project’s needs.

  • Work closely with the project cost/ risk engineer and estimator to provide a seamless service to the project team

  • Develop and promote with others in the Jacobs planning management community:

  • Best Practice processes, procedures, tools and techniques and mechanisms for their practical application.

  • The highest degree of professional application in the planning discipline and working relationships

  • Undertake or Assist with the delivery of Interactive Planning sessions

  • Assist in the overall delivery of the project by the team

  • Assist continuous improvement of safety and performance

  • Assist mentor and support staff development

Here’s What You’ll Need:


  • Undertaking planning for the life cycle of a project. Experience of front-end planning and the design procurement and construction of a variety of facilities including major capital projects (Nuclear), Civil Projects, accommodation, infrastructure, manufacturing, research, and testing facilities in both conventional and hazardous environments

  • Demonstrate a good understanding of technical standards and regulatory requirements for the design and construction appropriate to both conventional and hazardous environments

  • Knowledge and use of earned value techniques

  • Understanding of the inter-relationships of multidiscipline design activities and their impact onto procurement and construction activities

  • Understanding of Construction contracts such as NEC Contract is desirable

  • Must have demonstrable experience of planning within related industries, i.e. engineering, construction, manufacturing, commissioning, or research projects within conventional and hazardous environments

  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and spoken Polish


  • Good technical skills including problem solving and decision making

  • Good oral, written and presentational skills with a particular aptitude for presentation of data for analysis and review

  • Good team working skills

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills to ensure effective communication to all levels to both internal and external personnel

  • Familiarity with standard office software including Project, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, and Outlook

  • A proven ability to manage team members and junior staff is desirable

  • Competence with proprietary planning software (ideally Primavera P6)


  • Interface with team to obtain information and commitment to formulating schedule whilst commanding respect from all stakeholders through technical and personal credibility

  • Good facilitator with excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills

We offer:

  • International working environment and unique company culture.

  • Personal development opportunities.

  • Friendly atmosphere in dynamic team.

  • Full time employment contract with salary corresponding to qualification.

  • Benefits package including medical care, insurance, sport activities and other.

  • Independent role and flexible working hours.

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, disabilities, 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. Find out more about life at Jacobs (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity) .

As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the criteria for a vacancy.

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 the team recruitmentpoland@jacobs.com