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  • 50,000 - 100,000 employees

Jacobs Graduate Project Manager - Adelaide


Jacobs Project Management Team is responsible for the delivery of projects in the Built Environment.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job

Application dates

Applications Close
25 Sep 2018

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Accepting International Applications
Qualifications Accepted
Aerospace Engineering & Aviation
Civil Engineering & Construction
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mining Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Computer Graphics & Animation
Data Science
Building & Construction

Imagine the Possibilities 

Ideas can come from anywhere that’s why we want you to join our Graduate Program! 

Jacobs is a global provider of technical, professional and scientific services including engineering, architecture, construction, operations and project management. With 74,000+ employees in 230+ locations around the world, we serve a broad range of companies and organizations, including industrial, commercial and government clients across multiple markets and geographies. As part of the Jacobs Graduate Program, you will work on real projects, bids and tenders from the get go. Gaining valuable experience to build on your theoretical knowledge, our program provides you the opportunity to collaborate with a range of experts and industry leaders to help guide, mentor and shape your career. 

Jacobs Graduates are well supported with professional and personal development programs in place to ensure you have the opportunity to be the best you can be. You will be part of the Jacobs Future Network which is a global program designed for early career professionals. The employee-led network helps members see the opportunities available at Jacobs, feel connected to the company and their global colleagues, gain exposure to leaders, and helps you to shape and fulfil your career aspirations. 

About the Opportunity: Graduate Project Manager 

Jacobs Project Management Team is responsible for the delivery of projects in the Built Environment. Our consultants are a highly respected team that deliver complex and technically challenging local and national projects. In this role you will be required to assist the Project Manager with running medium to large projects and on smaller projects run the project yourself with the necessary support and coaching from a Project Manager or the Project Director. Typical responsibilities will include developing and implementing the necessary project plans and processes to establish the project procedures, then directing the project team on the delivery requirements and monitor the project performance to determine if any mitigation plans need to be developed and implemented. 

About You 

At Jacobs we value people. Having the right balance of diversity, career and lifestyle enables us to consistently deliver and exceed clients’ expectations. Working alongside industry leaders, you will have the opportunity to develop your career working on key projects in an environment which encourages collaboration, knowledge sharing and innovation. To support your professional growth, Jacobs flexible working arrangements, extended leave options and a host of social, health and wellbeing events and initiatives will underpin our commitment to you. 

The successful candidate will: 

  • Have completed your degree by January 2019 
  • Be technically inquisitive 
  • Possess strong leadership skills 
  • Have the ability to work independently and in a team to learn from another perspective 
  • Ask questions and challenge the norm 
  • Be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident 

Does this sound like you? 

To become a Graduate at Jacobs, apply today! Please include the following documents so we are able to make an informed decision. Incomplete applications cannot be considered; 

  • Resume Cover letter – tell us about yourself & in which specific discipline you have a passion in and where you see your career developing 
  • Academic Record 
  • Working rights - Scan/Copy of a Birth Certificate or Passport (Vevo check if applicable)