• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Your Impact:

We have exciting opportunities for Strategy & Transformation Consultants to join our growing business, with roles based across the UK.

Our Business Unit

Strategic Consulting is a global division within Jacobs’ People & Places Solutions line of business. Within the UK & Ireland, the division is made up of six agile Practice Groups, including Strategy & Transformation Solutions.

The division works collaboratively across all market sectors and throughout the infrastructure lifecycle. We deliver projects at all stages from strategy, organisational set up, financing, business case, economic & planning advice and design through to construction, operation and maintenance across the UK and globally. We support our clients in the delivery of through-life value. ​

We are a diverse team who apply a collaborative consulting approach. ​​​Our ability to provide real, robust and deliverable solutions with trusted advice, leads to better outcomes and greater sustained value for our clients.

Specifically, our Strategy & Transformation Solutions practice works with clients to deliver great outcomes with a people-centric focus on the design of vision, strategy, operating models and organisational design, driven by sustainable, benefits-focused transformation. We also function as internal management consultants to the other Jacobs business units.

The Roles

Our Strategy & Transformation Consultants work across many of the most high-profile and largest infrastructure programmes and projects across the UK. You will typically support our clients to define and deliver value-yielding improvements across their businesses through the clear definition of outcomes, organisational design, transformational change, process development, integration and collaboration, programme management and stakeholder engagement.

You will also be engaged in developing businesses cases for funding and transformation activities, moving into delivery of those business case programmes / projects. The role requires the writing of engaging reports, the development of effective recommendations and efficient delivery approaches.

This role often involves the design and facilitation of workshops for our clients and stakeholders to problem solve, explore solutions and achieve buy-in and support for the agreed outcome.

You will be required to lead small teams (frequently cross-discipline Jacobs teams that may include client colleagues) towards successful delivery of both client and Jacobs’ outcomes and support that team through mentoring and coaching. You will also be required to actively engage in the development and growth of the business unit as well as personal and team development of colleagues.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Strategic and analytical thinkers with strong problem-solving skills
  • A mindset to constructively challenge the accepted norms and always seek a better way
  • Experience in defining and delivering strategies to achieve value
  • Experience of delivering successful organisational change and transformation
  • Experience of leading teams
  • Experience of operating in a programme / project environment with multiple stakeholders, including operating in cross-business teams 
  • Motivated and enthusiastic people with a personal drive for high quality work, continuous improvement and the application of lessons learnt
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement, presentation and communication skills
  • Strong commercial and business acumen
  • Exposure to business development and growth/sales
  • Previous consulting experience in the infrastructure sector
  • Qualified to degree level in a relevant subject (relevant experience or other qualifications will be considered for the right candidate)
  • Why Jacobs?

    We clear the way for inventive thinking so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

    Our Culture

    We’re invested in you and your success. Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees.

    We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative.

    As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role.

    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.

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