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Section Leader & Principal - Water Resources

Jacobs Posted: 20/11/2020
Type:  N/A
Disciplines:  Industrial Engineering
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Our People & Places Solutions business - reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomises the "why" of what we do - the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology - we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

About the opportunity
The Section Leader (SL) for our Water Resources group, based in South Brisbane, supports the Water Director of Operations and provides people and technical leadership to the Central (Ade), West (WA) and Northern (Queensland) Water Performance Unit.
As a Section Leader you will cultivate innovative team behaviours that drive vision & purpose to ensure we identify and anticipate the needs of our clients. You will support the Water Resources 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.
Secondary to the Section Leader role, will be your Principal Water Resources role where you will contribute to the delivery of technically complex water resources projects and programs across multiple markets including transport, mining, oil and gas, and public utilities.
This is a great opportunity for an experienced water resources practitioner with a passion for people leadership and strong business acumen.

About you
Key requirements for the role:
  • Experience engaging with industry to identify emerging market trends and drive a culture of big-picture thinking.
  • Capability driving team environments to bring solutions and technology to the forefront of client needs.
  • Ability to boldly engage with clients and ensure our team is inspired to challenge traditional ways of solving problems - strive for innovation and maintain and outstanding client experience.
  • Sound market knowledge, client relationships, and ability to find, bid, win, and deliver water resources projects.
  • Relevant Engineering degree (or equivalent) and RPEQ Accreditation will be viewed favourably.
  • A passion for people leadership and leading with an inclusive mindset
  • Strong business acumen with proven ability to develop and lead business strategy and planning activities.

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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.
Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed - today and into tomorrow.
Applications close on Friday 4th December 2020.
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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Organization: PPS
Work Locations: AU - Brisbane Cordelia Street, Level 7, 32 Cordelia Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101, South Brisbane, 4101
Capabilities: Water Resources and Ecosystems Management

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