Technical Director - HVDC

Posted 12 January 2023
Job type Permanent
DisciplineCivil Engineering

Company's Benefits

  • Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Parental Leave

  • Return to Work Policy

    Return to Work Policy

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Mentorship Program

    Mentorship Program

  • Breastfeeding Rooms

    Breastfeeding Rooms

  • Sponsorship Program

    Sponsorship Program

  • Leadership Development Program

    Leadership Development Program

  • Coaching Program

    Coaching Program

  • Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

    Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

  • Internal Women's Networking Group

    Internal Women's Networking Group

  • Equal Pay Initiatives

    Equal Pay Initiatives

Job Description

​At Jacobs, our Power Solutions team is geared towards providing a more integrated approach offering end-to-end service to support our clients in energy networks, thermal generation, renewable generation and storage solutions space.  We are helping our clients meet the challenges faced in countries and cities across the globe, providing innovative solutions from replacing conventional thermal power plants with renewable energy to developing demand side management strategies.  

By joining our team, you’ll have the opportunity to deploy your technical skills and develop solutions to solve our clients’ challenging energy needs in our emerging Asia Power team.

As a Technical Director HVDC, you will work closely with our operations, sales, and technology teams as we expand our energy transition portfolio with a particular focus on APAC, and supporting HVDC project delivery in geographies readily serviced from Singapore.

You will engage with our clients, develop holistic concept plans and solutions, then take these through subsequent stages to provide for full execution of the solution.  

Your primary responsibilities will focus upon providing advisory, resource assessment and concept project solutions for HVDC project development and technical delivery as part of our Power team.  You will be supporting Jacobs deliver advisory and services across the wider energy transition sector where HVDC may be one of the energy production or storage opportunities on offer.  You will collaborate with our Technical Leadership, Operations, Client Account Managers and sales professionals on pursuits of strategic importance to the firm, and in the internal promotion of energy as a possible solution for our existing multi-sector client base.  You’ll be expected demonstrate collaboration and high levels of communication and problem-solving skills.

Your role will include the following activities:

Develop Jacobs’ capabilities and reputation in Asia and the rest of APAC, develop the internal understanding of HVDC within Jacobs – particularly with Client Account Managers, representing Jacobs at selected events and conferences.

Prepare papers with others in Jacobs, partner organizations, or clients, Foster collaborative teamwork amongst our growing HVDC team in APAC, and with global skill centers that can support our projects. Support the progressive growth of our HVDC team by identifying skills needed / available to enhance our service delivery, and support recruitment activities

Deliver projects that enhance Jacob’s reputation, Reservoir engineering, drilling, resource assessment, project development concept planning in relation to HVDC studies. Deliver technically excellent studies and consultancy services. Enhance our reputation with clients through strong service delivery. Maintain compliance with Jacobs QA procedures, including the deliverables review QA process (Global skills are available to support).

Drive business development and be responsible for work winning, identify the next opportunities and support the win of the opportunities Contribute to business planning for the wider Energy Transition team in Jacobs. Monitor market trends and project opportunities. Prepare unsolicited proposals for target clients, bid preparation and submittals as required, support sales leads, client account managers, and project managers in the delivery of financially successful proposals. develop and maintain strong key client relationships. Develop client relationships so as to act as a trusted advisor to a select group of Jacobs key clients across the public and private sector.  Support Client Account Managers to proactively identify opportunities that can raise our profile and reputation with clients. promote safety culture within the organization and with our clients. Be engaged in the safety culture of Jacobs and promote safety in all aspects of project delivery.

Proactively manage the HSE requirements on projects. Travel within APAC as may be required for client interaction, representation at events, or project delivery. International travel may also be required.

Here's What You'll Need:

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, master’s degree is also preferred.

Experience in HVDC projects both local and international  Advanced Understanding of EPCM project phases and management. Understanding of and ability to follow Company & Client policies and procedures.  Understanding HSE regulations and construction standards

Advanced Understanding commercial terms involved on EPCM projects. Ability to develop appropriate corporate strategies. Thorough understanding key business drivers and of all functions on EPCM contracts. Ability to analyze, edit and present management reports and provide analysis on base-line excursions from norm. Ability to review/develop and communicate appropriate project strategies

Ability to utilize Company support resources. Ability to assess personnel’ performance, identify potential, and implement cost control measures

Jacobs. A world where you can. 

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed. 

 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.    

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. #ASIAID #PHREC