Jacobs Director of Operations - Project/Program Management and Integrated Project Services (Northern) in South Brisbane, Australia

Director of Operations - Project/Program Management and Integrated Project Services (Northern)


Jacobs is one of the world’s leading providers in technical, professional and construction services. We specialise in architecture, engineering and construction, operations and maintenance, as well as scientific and consulting. Our client portfolio includes industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

About the opportunity

The Director of Operations (DOO) is a leadership role in Jacobs Queensland’s Buildings & Infrastructure team. We are seeking expressions of interest from suitably experienced professionals to provide leadership and drive Jacobs’ objectives with respect to our people, our clients, growth, profitability, and continuous improvement.

Based in South Brisbane and reporting to the Executive Director of Operations, you will promote a culture of safety and delivery to be market leading within the relevant market sectors. The successful incumbent will set the strategic direction and align the business unit with the broader Jacobs’ business with regard to culture, delivery excellence, systems, processes and KPI’s. You will be instrumental in delivering projects that exceed both client and Jacobs’ expectations and developing and implementing improvement initiatives to maintain our market leading status.

Key areas of responsibility include:

  • Safety and wellness

  • Strategic direction

  • Client Engagement / Management

  • People Management

  • Operational Leadership

  • Full financial responsibility

Skills, abilities & experience required:

  • Proven track record as a leader

  • Demonstrated ability in winning and delivering successful projects

  • Extensive experience in Program and Project Management

  • Experience in delivering Integrated Project Services, in terms of cost, program and risk controls

  • Demonstrated experience delivering revenues with consistent and profitable growth

  • Experience with driving an Innovative approach to attract, retain, and develop industry’s top talent

To discuss the role in more detail please contact Donna O’Loughlin, Recruitment Lead - Northern Region 61 7 3026 8193.#LI-DO1

Why Jacobs

At Jacobs we offer rewarding careers with ongoing development opportunities, flexible working arrangements and a culture that is collaborative and inclusive. We believe in collaboration and knowledge sharing, from global virtual teams to local work sharing options.

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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.

Primary Location Australia-Australia Countrywide-South Brisbane

Req ID: NOR0000I1