Project Manager – Bulk Materials Handling Specialist

Application ends: March 19, 2025

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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.

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, ports aren’t just structures but are ways we connect people and goods. Our Ports and Maritime Engineers help our clients to maximise their operational efficiencies, create jobs and provide an unprecedented mix of products and services across the GCC region.

We’re seeking a Project Manager – Bulk Materials Handling Specialist, who wants to deliver challenging projects that really make a difference. You will join an established and thriving Ports & Maritime practice and will work on port projects of all types such as new port developments, container terminals, general cargo terminals, dry bulk terminals, liquid bulk terminals, dry ports, shipyards and cruise terminals.

Based in the UAE, Jacobs’ operational hub within the GCC, as Project Manager – Bulk Materials Handling Specialist, you will have extensive experience in dry bulk projects, including terminal master planning, supply chain logistics, engineering design and material handling equipment specifications. You’ll have an opportunity to work as part of an integrated and forward-thinking team and we will ask you to advance innovation and collaboration with the Solutions & Technology function. As a key member of our growing Ports and Maritime practice you will be an integral part of our plan to continue expanding our business and help continue to make Jacobs, the industry-leader in the Ports and Maritime sector. In addition, your duties will be to:

  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate confidently and effectively with colleagues and clients.
  • Experience working with a broad range of project types (in particular dry bulk terminals) and sizes with diverse private and public sector clients.
  • Manage the successful delivery contract documents, design basis, technical specifications, and other client deliverables.
  • Work collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams across our client sectors, practices, and offices.
  • Assist in the development of technical approaches and fees for proposals and help grow our portfolio of maritime projects in the region.

Here’s What You’ll Need:
As a successful candidate you will have a degree in Mechanical Engineering. You will also possess: –

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in the delivery and management of maritime projects, preferably within the GCC region.
  • Candidates possessing knowledge of local clients, or other private and public clients involved with maritime projects are preferred but not required.
  • Strong and effective written, oral and presentation skills.
  • Able to complete tasks independently.
  • Adept at interpersonal relationship building and conflict resolution.

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally – and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share!

By supporting one another, we all succeed. With safety, accessibility and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

‘We live Inclusion’ is a key value at Jacobs, we are an equal opportunity employer and encourage candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. First Nations community members are strongly encouraged to apply.

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.