Section Leader Water Resources


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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.

What is the role?

Jacobs is looking for a dynamic person to lead our Water Resources Teams across the Southern and Eastern regions of Australia, and New Zealand. They will be responsible for:
  • Leading and contributing to strong business performance outcomes (project delivery, market positioning and work winning)
  • Coaching and mentoring staff with an aim to support professional development
  • Providing technical input and overseeing the quality of outputs
  • Delivering high quality solutions and outcomes that meet client expectations
  • Driving successful delivery of projects on time and to budget
  • Integrating with Jacobs’ business to position the team for success
About you
To be considered for this role, you will have strong leadership skills and a strategic focus to deliver long term profitable growth with Jacobs. In addition, you will have:
  • Relevant qualifications
  • Significant experience on large projects (desirable)
  • Experience managing a team of people (as a project team leader and/or as a team manager)
  • Breadth of experience across multiple technical disciplines
  • Experience in water resources, hydro-geology or catchment management
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.
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.