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Graduate Risk Manager

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We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defence, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

It's our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

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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.

Our ES&T business - we are invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defence, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project. It is our challenge as human beings, too. That is why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

It is our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

What you’ll be doing:

At Jacobs, we’re transforming intangible ideas into innovative solutions designing the future -today. 

Our programme is recognised as one of the best in our industry and is accredited with several professional science and engineering institutes.

It consists of two years’ development towards chartership, followed be a three-year career development phase. The programme is structured to provide you with the necessary technical skills and business acumen to advance your career.

As a Graduate in Risk Management, you will work with an array of stakeholders and project teams to deliver risk management strategies to inform decision making for projects and programmes. The role of risk management involves the facilitation of risk reviews with project teams to identify, assess and mitigate risks to ensure the successful delivery of projects on time, whilst meeting their budget, quality and performance requirements. You will use a variety of qualitative and quantitative analysis techniques to provide increased predictability to budgets and schedules.

For all graduates following our programme, we offer:

  • On-the-job training, with opportunities to develop wider technical and project delivery skills by working alongside experienced professionals
  • A strong mentoring culture, with each graduate assigned a dedicated mentor, a graduate buddy and a line manager/ supervisor to ensure they are supported in their personal and professional development
  • At least one UK rotation, with opportunities to work on customer sites as well as in our offices.

 Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • You must have a minimum 2:2 Bachelor’s degree with demonstrable project experience (i.e. through a summer placement or job). This can be a predicted grade if you are applying in your final year of study.
  • A technical or engineering degree is not strictly required for role. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong numeracy, analytical acumen and computer literacy; awareness of good data visualisation principles
  • You must be able to demonstrate a passion for your chosen subject that goes beyond the ordinary and have a genuine interest in nuclear energy and/or the defence sector.
  • You must be prepared to work anywhere in the UK at any point in the scheme, with a number of rotations
  • You must have experience of working in a technical and/or customer facing environment (for example summer job/ placement)
  • You must have the right to work in the UK before you apply for this position. Minimum security checks will need to be satisfied and for some roles additional security clearances will be required.

Ideally, here’s what you’ll also have:

  • Proven communication skills; both verbally and written
  • Demonstrated a previous interest in working in the Engineering Sector
  • Full driving licence

We want you to have unlimited learning opportunities and space for growth in order for you to work towards the next stage of your career.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:2 and above
  • Multiple UK Locations

Disciplines accepted...

  • All STEM disciplines

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