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.
About the opportunity:
Jacobs has an ever-increasing portfolio of work across some of the UK and Ireland’s most high-profile projects and programmes. We are currently working across a range of sectors and projects including transport, water and energy for local, regional and national clients including government agencies, local authorities, utilities and energy companies.
We need to recruit an Education, Skills and Training professional. We are particularly interested in hearing from people with skills and experience across the following:
Local and National Government
Skills or outreach agencies
Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects and other major programmes and projects
What’s more important though is your ability and desire to deliver true partnership between education and industry so that’s why we are keeping an open mind about who you are and where you might be. That extends to options for part-time and temporary work too.
Wherever you are based, we understand that pursuing a new opportunity is a big decision, so we’re not asking for a commitment right now. Instead, why not simply register to start a discussion and see where it goes?
The successful person will join a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects both locally and internationally. You will work as part of a diverse and highly skilled team of social value professionals working with alongside planners, designers, technologists and engineers, providing education, skills and training support and advice to a wide range of clients. The main purpose of the role is to support the delivery of innovative education and skills programmes across a range of projects.
The role will include:
Day to day coordination and management of education programmes – acting as a client contact, ensuring programme delivery to timescales and budget, inputting into regular progress reporting, managing staff resourcing
Face to face delivery with young people, in schools and on construction sites – liaison between schools and industry, communicating effectively with a range of stakeholders including pupils, educational professionals, and industry professionals while delivering inspiring educational experiences to pupils of all ages
Development of digital and physical resources to support programmes – working with a range of different digital communication tools to produce high quality learning for pupils of all ages, linking to the Curriculum for Excellence and Education Scotland standards
Ability to understand and translate technical roles and concepts – working with technical roles and/or concepts to help pupils understand how they fit into the World of Work and what skills are required for their future careers
Work delivery, including work-winning - bid responses, identification and pursuit of work opportunities and management of resources
Planning and delivery of events - safety and wellbeing planning, logistics and development of materials
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Excellent interpersonal communication skills for a range of audiences and ages, with the ability to develop strong relationships with stakeholders
Experience developing and delivering educational, outreach and/ or skills initiatives
Broad understanding of educational frameworks, including the Curriculum for Excellence
Experience of working on infrastructure projects
The flexibility to travel to meet project demands
A degree or equivalent qualification in an appropriate discipline. A degree in technical disciplines that align with the business such as Engineering, Planning, Environmental Science or similar, will also be considered
Excellent organisational and time management skills
The ability to work well as part of a team
The willingness to embrace and grasp complex subjects quickly
A positive mindset with a willingness to embrace new ways of learning and working
An interest in researching, understanding and applying best practice in education in relation to industry educational outreach
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.
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.
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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.