Section Leader – Water Engineering

South Brisbane, Australia Countrywide
14 Oct 2016
27 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Jacobs is one of the world's leading providers in technical, professional and construction services. We specialise in architecture, engineering and construction, operations and maintenance, as well as scientific and consulting. Our client portfolio includes industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

About the opportunity

The Jacobs Water Engineering team in Queensland is renowned for the excellence of our technical consulting and project delivery expertise. The Acting Section Leader - Water Engineering role is a 12 month parental leave cover where you will play a significant part leading and managing a group of professionals within the Water and Environment Operations Centre. Based in South Brisbane and reporting to the Director of Operations, the primary area of focus is people and operational management, as well as being a technical lead within the Brisbane office.

About you

You will have significant leadership experience and a demonstrated background in client management. Key selection criteria for this position include the demonstrated ability to:

  • Promote a culture whereby the principles of Jacobs BeyondZero, Values & Business Ethics are embedded in our teams and recognized by our clients
  • Maximise resources and performance to meet client and project pipeline expectations
  • Lead a Section of direct reports in the business - including attract, retain and develop top talent to position Jacobs for sustained growth
  • Satisfy client expectations during project delivery within Section
  • Manage financial and overhead targets
  • Drive accountability, provide clear direction and create an environment where staff are motivated to meet the Operations Centre and Area objectives
  • Local market understanding will be viewed favourably
  • Degree qualified

Why Jacobs

At Jacobs we offer rewarding careers with ongoing development opportunities, flexible working arrangements and a culture that is collaborative and inclusive. As part of the Jacob's APAC team you will have access to a wide range of lifestyle benefits and corporate discounts. We believe in collaboration and knowledge sharing, from global virtual teams to local work sharing options. Achieve more with a global brand. Apply online by clicking on the link below or call Michelle Duffy, Recruitment Lead - Northern Region +61 7 3026 7998 for further information.

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.