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Strategic Consultant - Degree Apprentice (Level 6)

Your Impact:

At Jacobs we’re all about Challenging Today and Reinventing Tomorrow! 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.

At Jacobs, we make the world smarter, more connected and more sustainable. Together, we’re pushing the limits of what’s possible. We stay ahead to create the new standards our future needs. How about a career that involves an opportunity to study alongside working for a company that is focused on the biggest challenges in the world today. The biggest questions spark our curious minds.

"A company that's moving onwards and upwards"

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At Jacobs, we solve the most important problems, the ones for the real world – making life simpler and more seamless along the way. We are excited to be looking for a Strategic Consultant Apprentice based in our central London office! You will work towards achieving a Level 6 Degree qualification in either Economics or related subject.

About the role

At Jacobs, you will work with the most talented professionals and thought leaders to shape the future of the global professional services sector as we deliver ground-breaking and life-changing solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.  

Strategic Consulting work collaboratively across all market sectors and throughout the infrastructure lifecycle from strategy, financing and economic advice, business case and planning advice, through to capital and operational delivery improvements across our clients organisations. ​

We are a diverse team who apply a collaborative consulting approach. ​​​Our ability to provide real and robust, deliverable solutions and trusted advice leads to better, more certain outcomes and greater sustained value for our clients. Our Strategic Consulting Group are made up with Economics, Asset Management, Lean Consulting, Data Analytics teams.

We help cities to grow sustainably and work behind projects such as preserving the Borneo forests, improving London’s resilience to flooding and the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. This apprenticeship is suitable for someone looking for a career as an Economist, Strategic Consultant, Financial Analyst, Researcher, Management Consultant, Policy Maker

Here's what you'll need:

Essential qualifications:

  • A Level Maths and/or Economics Grade B or above
  • Achieved a grade C/4 or above in at least 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) including Mathematics and English 

Desirable Skills & Characteristics:

  • An interest in infrastructure, urban growth and environment
  • Confident communications skills both spoken and verbal 
  • Strong numeracy skills 
  • Experience of using MS office packages; particularly Microsoft Excel and Word

You should be able to demonstrate that you are:

  • A well-mannered and professional individual with a positive ‘can do’ attitude. Proactive in nature who takes pride in ‘getting things done’ to a high standard.
  • Able to demonstrate a keen interest in a career in Project Management within the engineering & construction environment

The Essentials

Jacobs require innovation, whether that be technology enabled or not, it requires us to use our ‘Essential Skills’ as well as our technical skills and experiences to positively disrupt and innovate. It will be our Curiosity, Innovative thinking and Adaptability that allows us to embrace change, it will be our Empathy and Listening capability that allow us to truly understand our client’s requirements.

As we learn to automate some of the activities it will be these ‘Essentials’ that will allow us to offer competitive advantage over our clients and prepare us for the future. We believe that ‘The Essentials’ are the foundation for all of us, to equip us with not just the human skills that allow us to embrace change and bring world class innovation to our clients but also that allow us to explore and shape diverse and creative career opportunities in Jacobs.

Why Jacobs?

Recognised throughout industry as a benchmark of good practice our Early Careers Programmes offer a structured approach to Continuous Professional Development. You’ll benefit from learning will provide both the technical skills, behavioural competencies and business acumen you require to create your future.

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