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Jacobs Scheme Project Manager, East Sussex Highways in East Sussex, United Kingdom

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs 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.

Your Impact:

Job Purpose

Project management of design and delivery from cradle to grave of a wide range of projects from transformational business improvements to cyclical highway maintenance services to scope, time, cost, quality, specification, safety and environmental requirements.

Key Tasks and Accountabilities

• Manage schemes & programs of work on a day-to-day basis from concept, feasibility, design, construction, handover and Final Account including managing; CDM regulations, Scheme sign off, Asset data and H/S files, defects.

• To manage budget, programme, resources, issues and risks and ensure all East Sussex Highways (ESH) online systems are regularly updated.

• To ensure that Early Warnings, Compensation Events and other contractual information are raised to the client via QS through ESH online system, CEMAR, as per the agreed process.

• Ensure the projects comply with health, safety and environmental regulations and that issues of health, safety and environment are paramount to the projects.

• Ensure that the projects deliver the required products at each stage of the project lifecycle, to the required standard of quality, and within the specified constraints of time and cost.

• Report on project progress.

• When the project permits plan and attend public consultation events and analyse consultation results and provide feedback to the client.

• When the project permits prepare County Council Lead Member/Planning Committee reports and present reports at County Council meetings.

• Identify and implement process improvements. Establish the project organisation: define roles, responsibilities and deliverables for all team members.

• Assist Collaborative Planning Manager (CPM) in coordination of the project where required. Update other Scheme Project Managers on new works, in liaison with Integrated Planning Manager, agree and manage resources where it is clashing, collate lessons Learnt for further review with CPM and logging.

• Liaising with Integrated Planning Manager to ensure a compliant programme.

• Coordinate and ensure Principal Contractor is carrying appropriate inductions early in the delivery process.

• Hold regular collaboration, design review and progress meetings with the project teams, CPM and other stakeholders.

• Communicating and updating customer and client regularly.

• Manage and administer consultant and supplier contracts.

• Ensure materials, and Sub-Contractor invoices are processed in time by commercial department.

• Attend any Directors reviews as may be required.

• Comply with all personal development and continued professional requirements (CPD) as required. Ensuring a project team (QS, Networks Representatives, Supervisor/Scheme Manager, SHE, Stewards, COMM’s Representative) are set up early on.

• Ensure roles/responsibilities and lines of communications are properly defined and established respectively at the start of the project.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

• Experience of personal responsibility for managing highways maintenance and management projects and working in a large, complex, safety focused and integrated highways services organisation(s), and delivering to time, budget and quality.

• Degree qualification and or appropriate professional qualifications in project management are highly desirable.

• Technical experience relevant to the type of project is also required and this will vary from one project to the next.

• Knowledge of NEC contract an advantage.

Why Jacobs?

We clear the way for inventive thinking so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

Our Culture:

We’re invested in you and your success. Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees.

We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative.

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit ( to view and access our roles.

As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role.

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact the team here ( .

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.

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 more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.