Graduate Asset Management Consultant

York, United Kingdom Countrywide
16 Nov 2016
03 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Jacobs employ some of the UK's most experienced and skilled technical services professionals and has grown to over 7,000 people in locations across the UK.

At Jacobs we provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality, and we're looking for the most talented and passionate individuals out there to be our next generation of leaders.

Due to Economic, Regulatory and Safety constraints, asset owners across most sectors are now required to optimise the use of their assets on a whole life cycle basis balancing cost, risk and level of service, ensuring operational efficiency and maximising value.

This means that there is very high demand for asset management consultancy services, ie - strategic consultancy, GIS capture, asset modelling (including deterioration, long term behaviour, intervention strategy etc), decision support tools and data systems to support the above. In addition, owners are looking to embed these services into the design and implementation of Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) systems, such as Ellipse/SAP which will ultimately include all their business processes to maximise value and return on their asset investment with certainty.

The asset management team require a graduate with a suitable IT or computer science degree to assist them with:

• Object oriented systems design

• Relational database management systems (rdms) design and implementation

• Complex data manipulation

• Graphical user interface design and implementation
    Design of statistical predictive mathematical models

• Works under direction from senior team member

• Shares information with the team

• Community of Practice (CoP) member where relevant

• Participant in graduate program

• Knowledge of SKM structure, objectives and capabilities
    Demonstrates personal commitment to the team

• Reviews and checks own and others' work to ensure consistency and appropriate quality

• Work within a demanding high-quality culture and innovative approach
    Compliance with client specifications, relevant legislation, SKM standards, and instructions from senior team members



A degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Operational Research or a similar numerate subject


• Proactive and willing to take responsibility

• Good communication, report writing and presentation skills

• Collaborative approach with a strong team ethic

• Develops relationships on the basis of mutual trust and respect
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

• A high level understanding of descriptive statistics, probability and inference.

• Demonstrable experience of modelling, option analysis and optimisation.

• Ability to communicate complex mathematical concepts to colleagues and clients who may have little formal training in these subjects.

The following experience a bonus:

• Working with large volumes of data (analysis, matching, cleansing, migration)

• Database design
    MS Excel, Access, SQL, VBA, Macros

Start your journey with Jacobs

Jacobs Graduate Development Programme (GDP) is recognised throughout industry as a benchmark of good practice and is designed to fulfil the needs of all graduates, in addition to technical development needs specific to their particular discipline.

Graduates complete a series of competencies based upon business requirements, comprising the optimum mix of blended learning which complements chartership progression and provides them with the technical and business acumen required to advance their career. Additional benefits include:

• An invitation to attend our residential 'Graduate Conference' weekend in the Lake District to meet Jacobs graduates from across the globe and members of senior management

• Paid holidays of up to 32 days; inclusive of national and public holidays

• A broad flexible benefits package including the option to buy additional holidays, travel insurance, contributory pension scheme and the cycle to work scheme.

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