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Jacobs Asset Change Manager in Wokingham, 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

We have an exciting opportunity for an Asset Change Manager to join our Delivery and Construction Framework. We currently have a number of projects in the design development stage, to allow the projects to progress through to construction, management of the clients Asset Change process is required.

As a part of the delivery of engineering projects, consideration must be given to changes made to fixed equipment and structures to ensure there are no consequences which will affect safe operation and condition of surrounding assets to impact the safe running of the site. Our client has a defined process to control this sequence, the successful candidate will work within the process to manage a successful outcome.

The successful candidates will be responsible for guiding engineering project through defined document control and management processes to ensure a smooth transition to construction through inviting stakeholders for their input, compiling documentation and presenting the information, reviewing input to achieve a successful result.

The candidate will be flexible, knowledgeable, willing and able to function both within the team and independently as required. This role carries excellent career prospects and candidates are welcome from all experience levels.

Typical Responsibilities:

  • Management of the asset change process throughout its lifecycle from identification of requirement to client advisory board approval and closeout.

  • Confidence in operating defined document control and management processes.

  • Building and maintaining engagement relationships with client teams and governance boards and a confidence in communicating.

  • Become proficient in the Asset Change Request process and enable knowledge sharing with wider project management team.

  • Develop an understanding of the categorisation selection procedure based on ACR knowledge material.

  • Have a basic understanding of design and construction project management elements and critical path workflow.

  • Be able to work within multiple programmes and confidently meet expected dates of completion and be prepared to engage with stakeholders on a regular basis regarding multiple ACR applications.

  • Develop a basic understanding of the correct safety case categorisation for the facility in question and support the iterative close out and handover of the project.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • You should be a sole UK national with the ability to obtain SC (Security Clearance)

  • Degree qualified in appropriate engineering or management subject preferred.

  • Willingness to complete the clients in house ACM training modules.

  • Understanding of managing a team to influence a successful outcome including recognition of efficiencies in a process to implement change

  • Understanding of administration delivery processes and their governance

  • Awareness of quality procedures will be provided in-postSuperior interpersonal skills are required to enable effective interaction with clients, seniors and peers while working in a “Team” environment

  • Able to build and maintain effective internal and external working relationships.

  • Strong organisational skills, attention to detail and quality are required along with a process improvement-oriented mindset

  • Capable of effective multi-task working, identifying, and managing priorities and working to challenging time scales

  • Must possess good listening/ communication skills enabling requests to be assimilated and converted into action plans.

Desirable (Not essential):

  • Evidence of experience project administration delivery.

  • Evidence of experience within a similarly highly regulated nuclear environment.

  • Experience of managing cross-functional teams in a highly regulated environment.

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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