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At Jacobs, ports aren’t just structures but are ways we connect people and goods. We’re seeking a Port and Maritime Lead to help oversee the complex and the everyday project tasks for a variety of clients. This role will help you grow your career, but also grow client relationships and business development opportunities for Jacobs.
As Ports and Maritime Lead, you’ll have an opportunity to work on projects across the region with the support of a global team. By developing detailed scopes, reports, and schedules, you’ll help our teams achieve our client’s objectives.
You need to identify, secure, deliver and follow-up on Port & Maritime engineering services in Philippines and the wider region, seeking always to exceed agreed targets for client satisfaction, work winning and margin delivery. Engage high-level technical oversight and quality assurance from Port & Maritime directors/leaders in region, wider Jacobs’ global team and grow Jacobs’ share of the Port & Maritime market and engineering capability in Philippines.
You are expected to lead detailed discussions to scope out client’s requirements and expectations through effective listening, summarizing and questioning, understanding Jacobs’ market position and goals in Philippines and the wider Asia region, developing focus client relationship management through the life cycle of projects; pursuing opportunities from first spark, to award of contract, to successful project completion, working with wider regional Sales and Operations teams to help identify market triggers, drivers and opportunities.
Preparing of compelling proposals and presentations for engineering consultancy services, delivering engineering consultancy services as technical lead and/or project manager to achieve high client satisfaction, identifying and securing follow on opportunities through the quality and value of our engineering and client services, providing technical leadership and review of engineering consultancy services, within own area of competency, engage and work with technical directors and talent acquisition to help hire new Port & Maritime engineers into Philippines and co-ordinating all of the above with regional and country leads across disciplines and business groups.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Preferably Professional Engineer or Chartered Engineer Relevant degree in Civil or Maritime Engineering or similar associated subject. The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate most of the following skills and knowledge: High-level management/direction of projects with multi-disciplined design teams in engineering across the region. In-depth capability in Port & Maritime engineering and awareness of own limitations. Awareness of climate change and sea level rise implications for coastal areas, and experience with consideration of same in maritime planning and design.
Ideally you also need to have familiarity with all areas of coastal, maritime, and wider civil engineering practice and infrastructure development. Experience in the feasibility, planning, investigations, modelling, design, and construction of port, maritime and coastal engineering projects. Effective listener. Team player. Empathy and reconciliation of client, team and management expectations. Cross-cultural awareness. Commitment and motivation. Personal planning and organisation. Confidence in communication. Excellent presentation skills. High integrity/probity. Inspiring others through leading by example. Strong on-line communication skills via Teams and similar
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