Section Leader - Project and Program Management (NZ)
Auckland, Auckland
2d ago

Your Impact :

When it comes to delivering a brighter, smarter tomorrow, our Project and Program Delivery Solutions team is at the heart of the solution.

From the pre-construction phase to construction to post-construction, we partner seamlessly with our clients to coordinate and safely and successfully deliver projects and programs.

Our collaborative and flexible teams work across diverse markets and geographies delivering bespoke solutions to our clients’ most complex problems through a combination of significant experience and expertise and leading-edge technology ensuring we deliver on tomorrow, together.

Jacobs is looking for a dynamic person to provide inspirational leadership and drive operational excellence across our Project and Program Delivery Solutions (PPDS) business in New Zealand.

The Section Leader supports the Director of Operations and provides leadership to their Section. In this role, you are accountable for the performance, growth, motivation and development of the PPDS team.

In conjunction with your technical role, you will provide consistent leadership and role modelling of Jacobs’ core values, fostering an inclusive and diverse culture across your Section that embodies Jacobs’ Culture of Caring and prioritises the health and wellbeing of your people.

You will set clear direction and provide a strong role model regarding client focus and responsiveness and your developing client relationships will help to ensure we can identify and anticipate client needs and ensure our recruitment, retention and development programs reflect this need.

You will support your team to be engaged, resilient and adaptable, and inspire them to strive for innovation while maintaining outstanding project delivery, responsible and proactive commercial management, and making disciplined investment decisions.

You will support your team to ensure it can thrive in a global setting, encouraging cross-geography relationships in order to maximise the benefit to our clients and our people of global delivery.

Here’s What You’ll Need :

  • You will hold relevant tertiary qualifications and significant industry experience within a similar consultancy environment.
  • You will demonstrate the ability to work at an operational and strategic level and have a solid background in leading and motivating teams, project delivery, client relationship management and a strong technical and commercial background across our key service areas.
  • Your engaging communication skills, coupled with a passion for delivering high quality outcomes for your clients and your team, will ensure your success in this role
  • As the leader of a high-performing, delivery focused team, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with a wide range of talented individuals.

    This role is perfect for someone seeking the next step in an already brilliant career. Our team benefit from rewarding careers, ongoing learning and development opportunities, a collaborative environment and flexible work practices that focus on wellbeing.

    Jacobs. A world where you can.

    From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you.

    Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength.

    We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

    With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential.

    You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place.

    No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals all at a single global company.

    We live Inclusion’ is a key value at Jacobs, we are an equal opportunity employer and encourage candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply.

    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 .

    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.

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