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Jacobs Senior Project Manager in Wellington, New Zealand

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’re helping our clients innovate and grow by designing, engineering, and executing the construction of their various facilities that are changing our world. Our talented experts create exceptional spaces across the world through our creative blending of human need, environmental stewardship, value creation, science and art. We believe that built environments should reflect the context, history, cultures, communities, and the natural environment while incorporating advances in technology.

Whilst busy delivering on a wide range of premier built environment projects, we are seeking to grow our team through the addition of a Senior Project Manager with Infrastructure experience.

Responsible for managing and delivering projects medium to large scale projects in the NZ Performance Units to the agreed commercial, schedule and quality in accordance with Jacobs GSOP’s and systems.

The right candidate will further strengthen our existing PM offering, through their proven ability to support complex projects, to foster team and client relationships, and to support repeat and future work-winning through successful project delivery and exceeding our clients’ expectations.

Based in our Wellington team, this role will focus on supporting projects – but brings exciting opportunities to connect to and serve our broader Jacobs business across ANZ and beyond. This role within our dynamic, collaborative and highly-skilled team offers the right candidate unbounded opportunities to grow their career – and to make an enduring impact through a senior role key in delivering the challenging and exciting Social Infrastructure.

You will support your team to be engaged, resilient and adaptable, and inspire them to strive for innovation while maintaining outstanding project delivery and making disciplined investment decisions aligned with the Focus 20/100 client strategy.

  • The Project Manager – is responsible for working as part of a team to provide project and design management services to the clients in the sectors.

  • Business Development and Working with clients to secure future work.

  • Design Management

  • The Project Manager – must have a good understanding in managing complex engineering design packages.

  • Responsible for implementing Jacobs QA procedures and Client QA requirements. Monitoring and reporting of project progress, risks and issues.

  • Hands on project and design management including civil, mechanical, electrical and structural engineering disciplines.

  • Management of time, cost, budget and change management.

  • Facilitate the production of documentation to enable construction. Ensure project work complies with the project scope of works, statutory/regulatory requirements and client standards.

  • Support field work of clients and their contractors during commissioning. Managing the review of drawings and documents by Senior Designers and Engineers in various groups.

  • Meet commercial outcomes by managing own hours and budgets, and where applicable hours and budgets of other team members.

  • Reporting and monitoring of project financial performance.

  • Preparation of cost estimates and drawing lists for projects.

  • Mentor and develop more junior colleagues.

  • You will support your PU to ensure it can thrive in a global setting, encouraging cross-geography relationships in order to maximise the benefit of global delivery to our clients and our people.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

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. With safety 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 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 Network – find out more about our employee networks here (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity) .

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. First Nations peoples are strongly encouraged to apply. Jacobs aims to provide cultural safety at our interviews and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are invited to nominate for a cultural representative to participate on the interview panel, please let your recruiter know in your application.

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.