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Jacobs Deputy Construction Manager in Sellafield, United Kingdom

Critical Mission Solutions

Challenging Today. Reinventing Tomorrow.

We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defense, 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.

Design your 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'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent.

In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay, free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships.

We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

About the Opportunity:

The BEP Joint Venture project will safely design and deliver a Plant and the works in accordance with the requirements of the contract to enable conditioning of wastes from the various donor plants, carried out in line with the Employer’s needs and to the satisfaction of stakeholders in the Box Encapsulation Project (BEP).

The Deputy Construction Manager is accountable to the Joint Venture Construction Manager for the execution of the construction activities on the project. This role is site based but will require occasional travel to offices and premises in other locations at times. The peak construction workforce is estimated at circa 350 operatives, made up of JV partner and specialist sub-contractor resource, alongside a construction team of up to 50 personnel.

The Deputy Construction Manager leads the ‘Zero Harm’ culture throughout the whole construction life cycle of the BEP Project alongside the BEP JV HSE Team and are accountable for the following:

• Accountable for the coordination of all construction activities.

• Ensure the right people, with right skills at the right time to optimise overall project performance

considering both technical and behavioural competence to meet the needs of the programme

• Assign roles and responsibilities for all Construction direct reports aligned to the wider project organisation

• Lead, manage and motivate the Project Construction Team through implementation of best practice and

ensure a ‘zero defect ethos’ is installed in the project delivery team

• Ensure delivery teams comply with all construction quality management processes and procedures.

• Understand requirements of Site Licence Conditions

• Deliver the construction works to the budget set by delivery management, in accordance with the

programme to meet performance outputs

• Ensure all site activities are undertaken safely and responsibly, and in accordance with the CDM

Regulations meeting all internal targets towards ‘Zero Harm’

• Review of engineering design documents, method statements and procedures for HAZCONS and


• Review and input to the general site safety ethos in line with the BEP vision and charter including SIP

• Review and input to construction contractual arrangements, stipulating the minimum standard that the

construction operations must meet to be allowed to work on site

• Manage the interfaces between the BEP DT construction operations and the Sellafield construction


• Deputies for the Construction Manager at the BEP JV Management

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here's What You'll Need:

  • Growth centric mindset with a focus on teamwork and relationships.

  • Several years experience in leading multidiciplinary teams and a track-record for delivering great outcomes on projects.

  • Experience leading teams with diverse national and cultural backgrounds.

  • Experience with projects subject to high degrees of regulation desirable.

  • Educated to HND level of equivalent.

  • Ability to operate Navisworks to review model and usual Microsoft office packages

Our Culture

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs.

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here.

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.com to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role

If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team .

Your application experience is important to us and we’re keen to adapt to make every interaction even better. We welcome feedback on our recruitment process and if you need more from us before deciding to join Jacobs then please let us know.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s 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.