Intern - Project Controls - London
London, United Kingdom , United Kingdom
2d ago

About us :

Jacobs isone of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrumtechnical, professional and consultancy services for industrial, commercial andgovernment organisations globally.

With morethan 77,000 people globally, our teams collaborate, innovate and create. Ourpeople are proud to have been behind some of the greatest consultancy andengineering feats over the past 70 years.

We fostera collaborative and inclusive environment for our people, and our partners, andwe want you to be a part of our growing business

Description :

This is a 3-month summer internship starting June / July 2019 to support the Project Controls Function in our Major Programmesand Projects Group.

As a project controls intern you will be a confidentcommunicator, willing to engage with project personnel at all levels of ourorganisation.

You are required to provide administrative and analytical supportto various projects in our portfolio to enable senior leadership teamsunderstand project delivery performance, risk exposure and profitability.

With the guidance of lead project controls staff, you will gainan understanding of the core disciplines of the project controls function toinclude estimating, planning and scheduling, contract management, costmanagement, earned value management, risk management, document control andreporting.

You will have excellent IT, organisational and data managementskills and with guidance be responsible for the collection, analysis andreporting of key project performance and financial data in accordance withproject timelines, contract obligations and financial cycles.

To be successful in this role, you will need to be aself-starter who enjoys a deliverables approach to work and able to interactwith all levels of staff in a fast-

paced environment. Training will be providedon all systems and analytical tools in use. You will participate in ourinduction, safety training and job-

related training as and when required.

Core Skills

You must have a keen interest and core skills in developing dataanalytics products and relational-databases using advanced Excel functionalityand queries using VBA, SQL or equivalent.

You must be passionate aboutmonitoring and analysing project performance and generating visual andgraphical outputs to communicate this to others.

Responsibilities will include but are not limitedto :

  • Costspend and forecast analysis
  • Scheduleperformance analysis
  • Earnedvalue analysis and risk analysis
  • Invoicingand debt control analysis
  • Contractand sub-contract performance analysis
  • Preparationof project, contract and business performance metrics and reports
  • Presentation & Templates

  • ProducingPowerPoint presentations
  • PreparingMeeting minutes
  • PreparingTemplates in MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Visio, Project, OneNote,SharePoint
  • Improvingexisting data analysis tools and templates
  • Qualifications

    You must be currently in your penultimateyear at university studying for an undergraduate

    degree in construction management,engineering, project management, finance or related


  • Fluentin written and spoken English
  • OtherEuropean languages are an advantage
  • Excellentwritten and verbal communication skills
  • Stronganalytical skills and problem-solving skills
  • Timemanagement and strong organizational skills
  • Flexible,adaptable and responsive to change
  • Location & Travel

    Your home office base is London and travelto other Jacobs, client, partner and project offices may be required, so flexibilityto travel is essential.

    Travel expenses will be reimbursed in line with ourcorporate expense policy.

    Our Culture

    At Jacobs we have celebrated over 10 years of our culture ofcaring - BeyondZero’. We see safety differently - we strive to go BeyondZeroby putting the health, safety and well-

    being of our employees first ineverything we do. We are committed to equality across our business and wepromote STEM and WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) initiatives.

    Whenyou 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, checkout our website :

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

  • Successful candidates will be asked to complete a BaselinePersonnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required toundergo various checks including : Identity, Right to Work;
  • Employment / EducationHistory and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associatedcriteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

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

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