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Manager of Projects (Water)

Company: Jacobs
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Our People & Places Solutions business reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.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.Your Impact:At Jacobs, we push the limits of whats possible and help reinvent tomorrow. Our work meaningfully improves the livability and connectivity of our local communities, with a focus on building and strengthening an equitable, diverse, and inclusive society.We have an exciting opportunity for aManager of Projects (MOP), Water,to join our leadership team inFlorida, as a result of our stellar growth and strong sales pipeline in Florida. The role will report to the Operations Leader and will have a group of Project Managers as direct reports. We want to hear from you if you have had previous success in a similar leadership role in Operations Management or you are looking for an exciting opportunity to make that next step in your career!Our flexible work schedules offer you the opportunity to work both remotely and in a Jacobs office. The location is flexible as the candidate can reside anywhere in the South Florida geography.The Manager of Projects (MOP) is a key member of the leadership team responsible for meeting or exceeding Gross Margin (GM) delivered for a portfolio of water infrastructure projects in South Florida, as well as for client management and satisfaction. As the MOP, your main responsibilities will be:

  • Provide inspirational leadership and career development for the aligned Project Managers, who will be your direct reports
  • Exemplify, promote, and lead Jacobs Values (We do things right, We challenge the accepted, We aim higher, and We live inclusion)
  • Ensure adherence to HSE requirements for all projects in their portfolio and aligned PMs
  • Ensure compliance with all Project Execution Group (PEG) /Quality policies, procedures, protocols and work instructions, and appropriate use of all mandated project tools
  • Review and approve proposal /project contract documents, risk and pricing
  • Conduct monthly Project Reviews on all portfolio projects and publish the project review report with critical issues and actions
  • Drive the delivery of budgeted gross margin (GM) for a portfolio of projects and aligned PMs. Enhance GM results through focus on change management, cash management, and delivery of high-quality, value-added services to our clients.
  • Provide portfolio quarterly forecasts and monthly estimates for delivered GM and gross revenue (GR) against the annual business plan.
  • Assist the project managers (PMs) and Client Services Leads (CSLs) with Client management and satisfaction
  • Lead recruitment and hiring of talent, and talent retention
  • Promote inclusion and diversity
  • Join our team and apply your knowledge, skills and experience to some of the most challenging and interesting projects and programs in the water and wastewater field.Heres What Youll Need:
    • Bachelor degree from a ABET accredited institution.
    • Strong inspirational leadership skills
    • Demonstrated project and portfolio management experience in a consulting engineering environment
    • Water market project delivery experience
    • Financial experience required along with demonstrated strong commercial and business acumen
    • Experience with contracts and risk management
    • Broad experience with project execution for various types of contracts
    • Demonstrated ability to drive accountability and compliance with procedures for planning, execution, and performance
    • Strong organizational skills
    • A collaborative and proactive communication style
    • Demonstrated experience coaching and mentoringIdeally, Youll Also Have:
      • Professional Engineering (PE) licensed in the State of FLAt Jacobs, were partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, youll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws ( and supplemental language ( .At Jacobs, were challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the worlds most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

Keywords: Jacobs, Fort Lauderdale , Manager of Projects (Water), Executive , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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