Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • London

Description

Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. Providing a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional, and construction – and program - management. Our 77,000+ employees in 400+ locations around the world serve a broad range of companies and organisations including industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

During our 125 years in the UK, we have been involved in some of the biggest and most challenging projects, delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to the country’s most critical issues, from access to clean air and safe water, civil and national security and safeguarding mobility.

That’s because Jacobs is much more than just a traditional engineering company.


Ranked No. 1 by Fortune’s 2019 World's Most Admired Companies…

Source - http://fortune.com/worlds-most-admired-companies/list/filtered?industry=Engineering, Construction&sortBy=industry-rank


Our Environment, Maritime & Resilience business provides a focus for advising our clients on sustainability issues including renewable energy, low carbon economies, impacts of climate change and waste and resource management. Our environmental capabilities comprise of in excess of 1000 staff based predominantly in the UK, but with reach into the Middle East and in India.


We currently have an opportunity for a Stakeholder Engagement & Communications Professional to join our team in London .

The primary purpose of the role is to support the delivery of comprehensive and innovative communications, public consultation and stakeholder engagement for a major rail client. This is a permanent full-time position.


With some experience in stakeholder engagement and community relations, you will have examples of how you have supported the delivery of communications for infrastructure projects. This will include working with external stakeholders as well as multi-disciplinary project teams.

You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interact with people at all levels and building strong relationships, both internally and externally. We need to be proactive and anticipate potential issues and work to resolve these quickly.


The role will include:

Supporting communications and engagement activities;

Building relationships with internal and external stakeholders;

Helping to produce editorial copy, press releases, reports, presentations, publications and engagement supporting materials;

Responding to public enquiries

Event management


Qualifications


Essential Criteria

Experience in an engagement or communication discipline;

Outstanding written and verbal skills;

Excellent organisational and time management skills;

Strong organisation skills and attention to detail


Desirable Skills

A degree or equivalent qualification in communications, public relations or similar discipline;

Relevant work experience which demonstrates your knowledge of communications and engagement;

Experience in infrastructure or major projects


Our Culture


At Jacobs we see safety differently - we strive to go ‘ BeyondZero ’ by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.


We are committed to equality across our business and we work with external organisations such as STEM, WISE ( Women in Science & Engineering ) and Stonewall . We are also Disability Confident Committed ; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.


We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts.


When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks , centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values.


To find out more about our networks, please visit our website; www.jacobs.com


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.


JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

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