Jacobs Project Manager - Rail - York in York, United Kingdom

Project Manager - Rail - York


Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and consultancy services for industrial, commercial and government organisations globally. With more than 77,000 people globally, our teams collaborate, innovate and create. Our people are proud to have been behind some of the greatest consultancy and engineering feats over the past 70 years. We foster a collaborative and inclusive environment for our people, and our partners, and we want you to be a part of our growing business.

The Rail and Geotechnical Business unit consists of over 875 people, with people located in virtually every office within the UK. The rail part of the business includes Network Rail, TfL and HS2 amongst its biggest clients, with the geotechnical business serving virtually every operating unit within BIAF as well as cross line of activities into the nuclear and mining sectors.

Taking the PM role in Rail projects would include the following activities:

  • Project management of multidisciplinary projects through several design stages.

  • Management of multi office set-up. This includes utilising our offices in other countries and different business units.

  • Managing client expectations and meeting their requirements.

  • Responsible for all project health and safety documentation.

  • Management of change to scope and budget/programme impacts

  • Responsible for the day to day management and delivery of projects to programme and budget.

  • Management of sub-contractors and all commercial activity ensuring complete understanding of the project requirements and contractual obligations

  • Working with strong Alliance behaviours and supporting and leading design teams with an interface with construction.

  • Upholding Jacobs core values, culture and processes.



  • Knowledge of the Rail industry, with project experience.

  • Strong communication and organisation skills.

  • Drive and determination to meet deadlines and for project success.

  • Strong commercial acumen.


  • Project Management qualifications eg PRINCE2/APM

Our Culture

At Jacobs we have celebrated over 10 years of our culture of caring - ‘BeyondZero’. We see safety differently - we strive to go BeyondZero by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.

We are committed to equality across our business and we promote STEM and WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) initiatives.

When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity. To find out more about our networks, check out our website: http://www.jacobs.com/join-us#grow-with-us

We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts.

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-York

Req ID: BIA0002RV