Senior Project Manager
Leeds, GB
11d ago


JACOBS is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers oftechnical and management services. We offer a full-spectrum of consultancysupport to commercial, government and industrial clients across many sectors.

It is a leading service provider in planning and environmental consultancy andadvice, supporting projects at all stages from initial conception through toconstruction and maintenance, across the UK and internationally.

At Jacobs we provide the resources to turngreat ideas into reality, and we’re looking for the most talented andpassionate individuals out there to be our next generation of leaders.

Our Environment, Maritime and Resilience business provides a focus foradvising our clients on sustainability issues including renewable energy, lowcarbon economies, impacts of climate change and waste and resource management.

Our environmental capabilities comprise of in excess of 1000 staff basedpredominantly in the UK, but with reach into the Middle East and in India.

To meet our growing UK business needs and future development aspirationswe are looking for an experienced Project Manager.

The successful individualwill support a range of projects for clients in major public and private sectororganisations and will becomepart of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects andinternational opportunities.

Applications are welcomed from candidates who areseeking reduced hours contract s andthose returning from a career break.

We offer flexible working patterns andwill discuss these options and the support available with candidates atinterview.

Responsibilities :

You will be managing projects for local authorities, watercompanies and major infrastructure clients and you will also work with otherdisciplines within the group to deliver projects for key frameworkclients.

  • Project management on a variety of water environment and engineering programmes and projects, taking responsibility for the safe delivery of our projects to meet programme and budget requirements, whilst maintaining high quality standards.
  • Contract administration, including invoicing, forecasting, schedule management,QA documentation.
  • Ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of your project team
  • Planning and scheduling work
  • Identifying and managing risk and change
  • Reporting on performance
  • Chairing internal and client project meeting
  • Management and development of less experienced colleagues in the team
  • Identify and pursue new business opportunities within existing contracts and support sales opportunities across the wider business.
  • Essential :

  • High quality degree relevant to the water environment
  • Proven project management experience in environmental / water project
  • Chartered or Incorporated through a relevant Professional Institution
  • Good understanding of the technical work undertaken in the water environment sector
  • Experience of project managing a a variety of project types and sizes acrossa range of sectors
  • Able to operate autonomously, withauthority, skilled in developing and building relationships
  • Experience of working private and public sector clients
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to identify client requirements and scope wider business opportunities
  • Ability to use Microsoft Project to write and manage project schedules
  • Experience of working under a range of contract forms, in particular NEC
  • Experience of undertaking earned value analysis on projects
  • Experience of writing project quality and delivery plans
  • Desirable :

  • APM Project Management Qualification or PRINCE2 Practitioner
  • Ability to use Primavera to write and manage projectschedules
  • Experience of leading and winning new tender opportunities
  • At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges.With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in arange of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment whereyou can learn, grow, and thrive.

    From our competitive benefits program to ourHealth and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe thatyou’ll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

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

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

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