Jacobs Consultancy: Sr. Consultant- Environmental/Social

Jacobs Engineering Houston , TX 77020

Posted 3 months ago

Recognized as a leader in the EPC industry and ranked as the #2engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine, weprimarily serve the oil & gas, refining & petrochemical and chemicalsindustries providing engineering and construction of some of the world'slargest refinery and petrochemical complexes. Our services include execution ofmajor revamps and grassroots projects across petroleum refining, gasprocessing, liquefied natural gas, and associated offsite and environmentalfacilities worldwide.

At Jacobs we provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality, and we're looking for the most talented and passionate individuals out there to be our next generation of leaders.

Jacobs Consultancy is seeking Consultants to work within our Petrochemicals Practice. Successful candidates will be key members of the team providing consulting services and contributing to business development activities across the full range of the chemical and petrochemical industry. Expertise in

particular chemical value chains, such ammonia, ethylene, syngas-based processes, is essential for the Senior Consultant position.

We currently have an opportunity for an International Environmental/Social Senior Consultant within our Jacobs Consultancy team based in our Houston office. This opening is to join the global environmental team within Jacobs Consultancy to support the Jacobs Energy, Chemicals and Resources line of business in the Americas region.

The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • The role will primarily involve supporting the global Jacobs Consultancy environmental team in international lender's technical advisor roles, lender's environmental and social roles, environmental due diligence and other bespoke environmental and social assessments as required. The role requires international travel in North and South America and possibly globally, as necessary.

  • The successful applicant will have a proven track record in project management, client management, business development and delivery of projects to overseas clients. Ideally experience will have been gained in projects for major financial and lender institutions.

  • We are looking for someone with a minimum of fifteen years professional experience, however we will consider all applicants based on merit.

The role will involve the following:

  • Take ownership for project success: delivery of target quality, cost management and customer satisfaction. Proven management of and delegation to teams of consultants.

  • Execute projects through teamwork with other internal Jacobs Consultancy and Jacobs Engineering teams and lines of business and, where required, with external organizations.

  • Have appropriate level of environmental and/or social knowledge to be able to effectively lead discussions with clients and facilitate workshops in support of task delivery.

  • Building long term relationships with clients.

  • Identifying Jacobs' pull-through opportunities which have positive impact on client business performance.

  • Support the wider Jacobs Consultancy team business development strategy and take initiative to identify and develop new clients.

  • Develop commercial proposals to meet client needs.

  • Use an understanding of client business to tailor services for maximum positive impact.

  • Take responsibility for maintaining high utilization performance; proactively seeks assignments.

  • Effective communication to peers and clients.

  • Participates and presents at meetings with clients.

  • Values and utilizes the diverse background and skills of people for the attainment of company goals.

  • Participates in projects through teamwork with other departments and with outside organizations.

  • Proactively makes knowledge readily accessible.

  • Present technical papers and publish articles at appropriate industry conferences or other relevant events.

  • Have a strong personal safety ethic; proactive in identification of and closure of issues; and measures safety performance.

  • BSc/MSc or equivalent in a relevant discipline.

  • Chartered Status through a relevant professional organization.

  • Have proven client facing experience and managing client and/or other partner relationships.

  • Have good professional network and associated connectivity and pull-through opportunities through the organisation.

  • Ability and desire to travel throughout North and South America (and globally if required) to work on short term assignments overseas and be an experienced independent traveller on business.

  • Experienced in undertaking environmental and/or social due diligence for lenders, finance institutions and/or private companies.

  • Comprehensive working knowledge in the safeguard policies of international lenders and export credit agencies.

  • Have an environmental and/or social track record of working in the chemicals, oil and gas and energy sectors.

  • Have excellent (written and verbal) communication including technical report writing skills.

  • Multi-country international experience and additional language skills (French/Spanish/other) will be advantageous.

Other Essential Functions

  • Based in Houston or Chicago office (but other locations considered)

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

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