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At Jacobs, we're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world's most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of approximately 52,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.
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Critical Mission Solutions
Your mission is our mission.
UK Field Services has over 50 years' experience working in the construction industry. Our core business is the delivery of projects and programmes in partnership with our clients. We have a wide and diverse pool of experienced resources using proven delivery systems and processes that are benchmarked as best in class.

We have a significant and growing role in supporting our Defence clients in the UK Submarine programme, comprising asset improvement, environmental upgrade, storage, new build and decommissioning projects.

Key Responsibilities include:
We are looking for talented and enthusiastic individuals who are keen to cement our existing expertise in delivering projects to our key clients and driving the growth of our business in this sector

  • Develop, control, monitor, analyse and report on schedule related aspects for designated projects within a Portfolio / Programme of Works.
  • Work with the Project Manager and the Project team to establish the project activities, durations and ensure that these reflect project scope, constraints, and commitments.
  • Challenge as necessary to ensure compatibility and compliance.
  • Interface with other departments regarding the project's activities which may have an impact and ensure these are correctly captured.
  • Maintain and control project baselines in line with company procedures and guidance.
  • Support and develop tender programmes
  • Support the Client business planning process.
  • Integrate 3rd party schedules and data into the overall project plan.
  • Contribute to progress meetings, as required, in support of the Project Manager.
  • Regular interfacing and integration with the project controls team to maintain an aligned financial position with the Project Plan.
  • Contribute to Lessons Learnt process throughout the project lifecycleEssential
  • SC Clearance
  • Project Planning / Scheduling Experience
  • Experience in Primavera P6
  • An Engineering / Project Management Qualification
  • A proven track record of successful delivery within the planning function
  • Experienced in planning programmes and portfolios of work.
  • Develop project plans throughout the project lifecycle including preparing for gate reviews and preparing information to support business case proposals
  • Ability to collaborate with the client to develop their requirements into an appropriate schedule for control purposes.
  • Ability to develop schedules as a lead role and as part of a wider project team
  • Manage stakeholder's requirements to understand, clarify and balance multiple interdependent stakeholder needs
  • Engagement and development of strong relationships with client senior managers, regulators and other stakeholders, including internal Jacobs management

    Our Culture
    At Jacobs 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 work with external organisations such as STEM, WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and Stonewall. We are also Disability Confident Committed; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.
    When you join Jacobs, you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values.
    To find out more about our networks, please visit our website; www.jacobs.com

    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.
  • Job Sector
    Finance
    Job Position
    Other
    City/Town
    Thatcham
    Address
    Thatcham, UK Show on map
    Location
    Reading
    Post date
    Closing date

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