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Project Manager

Employer
Jacobs
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
18 Jan 2022

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Here in Ireland, with offices in Dublin, Cork and Belfast, our growing Water, Energy & Environment team boasts an extensive portfolio working on high profile, challenging projects, providing multidisciplinary solutions to water, wastewater, environment, flood management and energy clients both here and in the UK. From feasibility studies and planning, to design, construction management and operations and maintenance, we bring together the talent and expertise necessary to deliver success.

We currently have opportunities for Project Managers ideally with relevant sector experience to join our Water, Energy & Environment team, based in our Dublin, Cork or Belfast Offices. Successful individuals will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

Project Managers within our team undertake a key role in understanding and delivering on our client requirements. You will be required to work with and lead multi-disciplinary teams to deliver projects within agreed timeframes and budgets and to exceed our clients' expectations. As an individual we would look to you to show experience in leadership, delivery performance, excellent communication skills combined with being a team player. The knowledge, skills and experience we value are varied as we continue to develop diverse teams.
  • You will have proven project management experience gained across a range of projects in a multi-disciplinary environment.

    You will have experience of managing teams to drive high levels of performance in a complicated environment. You take ownership of your team's performance and encourage others to excel. Through your experience you will be able to demonstrate your expertise in contract management, client relationship management, team and resource management, risk management and programme control.

    As a technical leader you deliver complicated work, train and develop more junior staff and take responsibility for review and assurance of others' deliverables. You are commercially astute with an strong understanding of services in the Utilities business and are able to drive growth through commercially viable innovation, targeted sales and excellent delivery.

    With a sound understanding of project management principles and application, you will have:
  • A good understanding of current health, safety and welfare legislation
  • High quality degree relevant to the environment, water, or construction sectors
  • Working towards or Chartered or Incorporated through a relevant Professional Institution
  • Good understanding of the technical work undertaken in the environmental/water sector
  • Able to operate autonomously, with authority, skilled in developing and building relationships
  • Demonstrable knowledge of working with private and public sector clients
  • Proven ability of working under a range of contract forms
  • Demonstrable knowledge of undertaking earned value analysis on projects
  • Demonstrable knowledge of writing project quality and delivery plans


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.

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.

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.com to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role

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 .

Your application experience is important to us and we're keen to adapt to make every interaction even better. We welcome feedback on our recruitment process and if you need more from us before deciding to join Jacobs then please let us know.

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