Principal Business Leader – Water Resources (NZ)
Flood Modeller
Wellington, New Zealand Countrywide,New Zealand
1d ago

Your Impact :

Based in Wellington we are looking to appoint Principal Consultant (Water Resources) for our New Zealand operations. The purpose of this role is to strategically position Jacobs for the successful procurement and delivery of water resources projects and programmes and to support delivery of these projects and programmes by providing project directorship, strategic oversight, and project delivery guidance.

Significant client engagement will be required, devoting efforts to activities which will provide visibility of project opportunities, and assist and advise Jacobs to strategically secure key projects and programmes within the market.

You will lead and mentor staff within the project environment, contribute to business and sales planning activities, and assist and advise on growth opportunities and innovation.

The role will also include performance as the Designated Project Executive (DPE) on projects for the successful achievement of the project objectives and meeting the project quality and financials obligations of the company.

If you have a passion for Client Management and Strategic growth, and are looking for an empowering organisation that will give you a platform to realise your professional goals and invest in your career development, we want to hear from you.

Here's What You'll Need :

  • Sound understanding of the water resources & water infrastructure industries
  • Networks within the water resources & water infrastructure industries
  • Strong project management and leadership skills
  • Commercially savvy, with well-developed ability to negotiate persuasively and resolve conflict through relationship and stakeholder management
  • Demonstrated project management experience.
  • Proven ability to organize, direct, and motivate a multidiscipline teams to develop strategic deliverables
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate complex concepts in easy to read and compelling text
  • Self-motivated with a willingness to take initiative and solve complex problems
  • Capability to negotiate with and influence others
  • Relevant tertiary qualification, or experience deemed equivalent
  • Jacobs. A world where you can.

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    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.

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    We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. First Nations peoples are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Jacobs aims to provide cultural safety at our interviews and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are invited to nominate for a cultural representative to participate on the interview panel, please let your recruiter know in your application.

    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.

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