A recent operational review of the UKbuildings business identified the need to provide greater continuity andconsistency in the way core disciplines operate and execute our projects.
The heads of each of the disciplines in theregional offices are responsible for the implementation of processes andinitiatives that are highlighted and owned by the UK Technical Leads.
At a project level and as we movetowards delivering large and complex multi-disciplinary projects, the technicalmanagement and leadership of our core disciplines is paramount.
Our Northern Studiowill require an inspirational structural engineering leader to guide, inspireand grow the local discipline teams and support the UK Technical Lead in thedevelopment of the National and European capability.
The Head of Discipline is also expected toact as a risk mitigation during the bid and delivery stage of projects.
The role will be based in our Manchester office.
The Head of Building Structures North will bereport to the Regional Director for the Northern Studio, and liaising closelywith the UK Technical Lead, playing a key role in driving the technicalcapability of the regional, national and European teams.
The role will provide a client facingstructural lead for the region and ensure that Jacobs maintains the highesttechnical standards, client service and levels of quality.
Line management of discipline Team Principals is akey function of the role, ensuring that team leaders are empowered andaccountable for the performance of their team and regional discipline, whilstat the same time encouraged to be bold in exploring new areas of technicalcapability and previously untested clients and sectors.
Scalable and sustainable growth, in both headcountand capability are key measures of the success of a Head of Discipline.
As a key member of the regionalleadership team, a Head of Disciplinewill collaborate with UK Technical Leadsto develop best practice both in discipline and across our multi-
disciplinaryteam, nurturing a culture of technical excellence and continuous professionaldevelopment. The candidate will also be responsible for :
Communicationsand Working Relationships
The Head of BuildingStructures North is a member of the Buildings Regional Leadership Team and willwork closely with other members of that team, including the Regional Director, UKTechnical Leads, Project Management.
Externally you will workclosely with external organisations and with our clients through all stages ofour relationship with them.
The Head of BuildingStructures North must be an excellent communicator, motivator and have wellrounded people skills.
The job holder will need to :
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.
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