Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Project Manager (German speaking)

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Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. Providing a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional and construction- and program-management. Our 50,000+ employees in 400+ locations around the world serve a broad range of companies and organisations, including industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

During our 125 years in the UK, we have been involved in some of the biggest and most challenging projects, delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to the country’s most critical issues, from access to clean air and safe water, civil and national security and safeguarding mobility.


About us.

We are currently looking for a Graduate Project Manager who is fluent in German. We are currently working on one of the largest infrastructure projects in Germany and this role will ultimately be supporting the Project Management team on that project.

The successful candidates will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

Working as an integral part of dynamic and agile teams, your primary job responsibilities would be:


  • Production and maintenance of project schedules
  • Report Actuals v Plan, identifying and explain variances.
  • Attend project meetings and present schedule data as directed by the Project Manager.
  • Liaise with the Cost Manager to enable the Project Schedule to be Cost Loaded.
  • Provide schedule data input to monthly Project Manager's reporting.
  • Production and maintenance of project risk and opportunity registers
  • Facilitate project risk/opportunity reviews
  • Support the Project Manager to ensure all risks are appropriately mitigated.


  • Fluent in German
  • 2.1 Degree qualified in Project Management, Engineering Management or Construction Management
  • In your cover letter, please state which location you are interested
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Positive and professional approach.
  • Problem solving and the ability to work within a dynamic team.
  • Enthusiastic, inquisitive and confident, with an appetite to learn and personal focus on delivery/getting things done.
  • Proficient in MS Office.
  • Extensive knowledge of Excel and similar packages.
  • Ability to pass defence security vetting.


  • Knowledge and experience of project controls software including MSProject, Primavera P6, ARM.


How to Apply

Job ID Number: HR 00000E
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Glasgow
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Construction Management
  • Project Management

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