Manchester, GB
33d ago


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 74,000 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.

Jacobs has an enviable reputation in the UK and International Oil and gas, Chemicals, Life Sciences and Heavy Industry sectors as a result of a portfolio of high profile projects with clients that include Shell, Phillips 66, Dow Chemicals, Centrica , Sabic and our plans to add to this portfolio continues at pace.

Opportunity / Scope / Benefits will include the following :

  • Key Involvement in management / Roll out of EC&R UK BMS - A Key Project Delivery Office (PDO) Business improvement change programme.
  • Exposure to all parts of EC&R UK governance / Quality project support activities (Client surveys, Operational Project Reviews, Gate reviews, Audits , Project mobilisation, Quality Planning etc)
  • Involvement in supporting PDO Business Improvement activities.
  • Leadership exposure.
  • It is intended that the role is structured as a 6 - 12 month arrangement in order to gain full exposure and benefit of latter activities.

    Our Culture

    At Jacobs we have recently celebrated 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 :


    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.


    Essential : Technical Degree Educated MEng / BEng

    Desirable :

  • Chartered or working towards chartered status.
  • Oil & gas, Chemicals, Heavy Industry market sector experience.
  • Whole Project life cycle experience : Concept, FEED, Detailed design and Construction.
  • Good appreciation of Jacobs project execution Tools, Procedures, systems and governance.
  • Self-starter / Proactive
  • Good communications skills (Written and Verbal)
  • Good team player, but able to work under own initiative and take the lead on a project / Activity.
  • The position requires engineering / Construction knowledge and execution know how . It would be ideal for someone who has recently gained or is driving towards Chartered status.

    The role will require good verbal and written communication skills along with the ability to utilise active listening. As a self-

    starter you will be comfortable in working both as part of a team and have confidence to work autonomously on projects. Through the role there will be opportunity to enhance and develop strong organisation, influencing and leadership skills.

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