Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Programme – Consulting

Nationwide. Multiple vacancies. Open to all STEM.

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The world needs innovators and problem solvers who turn challenges into greater opportunities.

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.

Why not 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? 

Reinventing tomorrow

We're united in our drive to dream big. And as the world's thinkers, visionaries and doers, we're always pushing beyond.

We are looking for the brightest most innovative graduates to join us to Challenge Today and Reinvent Tomorrow.

Our graduate programme offers you the chance to develop your technical, consultation and environmental skills alongside developing key business and leadership skills such as business development, people leadership, business management and digital. With dedicated leadership support, an agile approach to learning and developing and a carefully planned rotational programme we will help you develop your skills and follow your passions and develop hands-on experience in the breadth and depth of our amazing business. 

Whatever your discipline and aspirations, the Jacobs Graduate Development Programme offers an agile and diverse first step towards a challenging and rewarding career. What we do is more than a job, we work every day to make the world better for all. Everything we do – is more than projects outlined in proposal requests. They’re our challenges as human beings, too.

At Jacobs, we’re transforming intangible ideas into innovative solutions designing the future - today. Be part of it – apply to join Jacobs today…

What you’ll be doing:

Our Graduate Consultants work across a range of disciplines including Transport Planning, Project Management, Strategic Consulting, Digital Factory, Economic Appraisals on some of the most iconic and diverse projects across the UK.

So whether your degree is in Transport Planning or Computer Science, Geography or Economics – then the Jacobs Graduate Development Programme can offer an unrivalled experience.

Here's What You'll Need:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with people from graduate to senior management levels
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Digital readiness – ability to adapt to technological innovations
  • Awareness of stakeholder engagement and associated issues and the ability to engage at all levels of the business from Exec to Operations
  • Willing to become comfortable with practice at successfully managing/delivering facilitation of sessions, giving presentations and in the longer term coaching teams and individuals.
  • Strong analytical thinking ability and problem-solving skills
  • A willingness to learn and experience a range of different projects, working with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Full (written/verbal) English proficiency and ability to convey information to people clearly
  • Proficient use of MS Office (Excel, Word, Power Point)
  • Motivated and enthusiastic with a personal drive for high quality work, continuous improvement and the application of lessons learnt
  • Good report writing skills
  • Awareness of stakeholder engagement and associated issues and the ability to engage at all levels of the business from Exec to Operations
  • Previous exposure to consultancy environment

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

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

Why Jacobs?

Recognised throughout industry as a benchmark of good practice our Graduate Development Programme offers a structured approach to Continuous Professional Development. You’ll benefit from learning that complements chartership progression that will provide both the technical skills, behavioural competencies and business acumen you require to create your future.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • All grades
  • Multiple UK Locations

Disciplines accepted...

  • Acoustics
  • Architecture
  • Building Services
  • Building Surveying
  • Civil
  • Construction
  • Construction Management
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Geotechnical
  • Infrastructure
  • Project Management
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Structural
  • Transport Planning
  • Water/Hydrology

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