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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.

We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defense, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

It's our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed -today and into tomorrow.

Jacobs are recruiting for a Primavera Administrator to Join our EDF framework delivery team.

The Critical Mission Solutions line of business supports our key client EDF with regards their nuclear fleet in the UK and has an annual turnover in excess of £40M. This is a key role within our Project Management Resource team which is spread across our UK network. You will be part of a large client lead team at EDF's head office in Barnwood, this role will support multiple projects within their UK wide project portfolio.

The Primavera Administrator is part of the Primavera Business Support Team within the CTO Programme Office Infrastructure Group. The role delivers support services and infrastructure maintenance for users of Primavera (P6), including monthly & ad-hoc reporting, maintaining overall system integrity, daily operations and development activities.

In addition to this, maintaining processes, tools and ensuring compliance with EDF Nuclear Generation policies and standards through stakeholder engagement, change control and ad-hoc activities will be key requirements of the position.

Key Responsibilities

  • General administration and support to users, within specified Service Level Agreements

  • New user / licence administration, including new starters & leavers

  • Setup and maintenance of coding and data structures within Primavera P6 system

  • Respond to emergent issues and take appropriate steps to ensure system availability is in line with Service Level Agreements and user expectations

  • Adhere to any change control processes regarding schedules, baselines and milestones. Ensure Planners are following EDF Energy Nuclear Generation policies and standards by supplying audit reports to the relevant CTO Programme Office Group Heads

  • Deal with general queries on the above

  • Provide cover for others in the department as and when required and where appropriateTHE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE THE FOLLOWING SKILL

    About you:

    Knowledge and Skills

  • Excellent MS Office skills and working knowledge of Primavera P6 and/or relational database software

  • High level of numeracy and excellent analytical skills, including use of appropriate IT tools

  • Ability to work well with stakeholders both inside and outside of the immediate team

  • Ability to use own initiative and resolving problems in a timely manner

  • Task management skills, focused particularly on delivering business as usual support services

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience of formal Project Controls roles, processes and tools desirable


  • P102 Primavera P6 Professional Fundamentals qualification essential

  • P106- P Primavera P6 Professional Advanced qualification essential

  • P106-A Primavera P6 Application Administration qualification essential

  • Expert in use of Primavera P6, MS Excel

  • Experience with Oracle or other SQL relational databases desirable

  • Experience with IT Service Management systems desirable

  • Knowledge of SAP, Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing & Workflow solutions desirable

    For you:

    - A competitive reward package.

    - Work life balance

    - We offer flexible working; we have core and flex hours in all our permanent office locations.

    - Family friendly benefits - maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave.

    - International opportunities - As a 52,000 strong community of colleagues operating in 60 countries you will have access to international career opportunities.

    For your peace of mind:

    We offer life assurance benefit on top of a contributory pension scheme, as well as income protection and private medical benefit. - To support you throughout your career you will have access to an Employee Assistance programme, which can offer anything from financial advice to mental health support and counselling sessions.

    For our communities:

    We give back to our communities, we have a matched funding community investment programme. In our global business our people are showing commitment and courage to care for the communities we operate in. You can do this by supporting causes and raising funds for charities that are important to you, your colleagues and your local area.

    Note to applicants:

  • This advert is not an exhaustive list of the responsibilities & activities that the job holder may be required to undertake. A full job description is available on request.

  • Travel costs for non-local candidates are not paid.

  • You may be expected to attend client site normal working hours Monday to Friday - 40hrs per week:

  • Please provide a travel plan to Gloucester to undertake this role including salary expectation and current notice period in your cover Letter with your application

    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.

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