Jacobs Section Manager - North Qld Civil and Urban Infrastructure in Cairns, Australia

Section Manager - North Qld Civil and Urban Infrastructure


Jacobs is a global provider of technical, professional and scientific services including engineering, architecture, construction, operations and project management. Our portfolio spans industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies. About the opportunity We are looking to appoint a Manager to lead, grow and manage the Civil & Urban Infrastructure Section to achieve the objectives of the North Queensland (NQ) Performance Unit Business Plan.

As the Section Manager your primary focus will be people and operational management, while maintaining a strong focus on service delivery to clients by undertaking lead roles on major pursuits and projects that lead to the ongoing growth of the NQ Civil & Urban Infrastructure Section.

Based in Cairns, you will report to the Director of Operations – North Queensland.

About you

To be considered for this role, you will have strong leadership skills including a strategic focus to lead the growth of the North Queensland Transport practice.

In addition, you will have:

  • A tertiary qualification in engineering (mandatory)

  • RPEQ

  • Chartered Engineer

  • An excellent understanding of / familiarity with local and national standards and codes

  • Knowledge of Safety in Design concepts

  • Project management knowledge and skill set

  • Experience in developing new clients, tender submissions

  • Demonstrated experience in managing a large and diverse team

  • Ability to articulate a clear direction

  • Previous operations management experience including profitability, scope growth, commercial management, corporate compliance and safety/risk management

  • Previous consulting experience is highly desirable

Why Jacobs

We reflect our clients’ diversity at Jacobs. We value inclusion and diversity as it energises our people and encourages creativity, collaboration and innovation. Our global culture of caring fosters a workplace where we value the safety, positive mental health, inclusion and belonging of all our employees. Joining Jacobs introduces you to a variety of established global employee networks dedicated to empowering employees to maximise their potential through engagement and development opportunities across all career stages.

One of the many ways we thank our employees for their dedication and hard work, is offering quality, flexible benefit options that keep you and your family, physically and financially healthy. You’ll have access to several employee benefits including professional/educational support, flexible work arrangements, salary sacrifice options, monthly social events or community involvement programs.

It’s a great time to join Jacobs as we actively nurture and support our diverse employee and client networks across all ethnicities and cultures. Achieve more and thrive with a global brand! Apply online by clicking on the link below.#LI-DO1

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-Cairns

Req ID: NOR0000O9