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Graduate Communications and Stakeholder Engagement

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Jacobs is one of the world’s leading providers in technical, professional and construction services. We specialise in architecture, engineering and construction, operations and maintenance, as well as scientific and consulting. As part of the Jacobs Graduate Program, you will work on real projects, bids and tenders from the get-go. Gaining valuable work experience to build on your theoretical knowledge, our program provides you the opportunity to collaborate with a range of experts and industry leaders to help guide, mentor and shape your career.

About the opportunity

The Communications and Stakeholder Engagement discipline is playing an increasingly critical role in the delivery of successful engineering, infrastructure and construction projects. We are seeking a Graduate to join Communications and Stakeholder Engagement team at Jacobs. Communications and Stakeholder Engagement professionals play a key role in ensuring all project stakeholders and communities are well informed and engaged.

Your new role will require you to be a confident communicator. It will provide opportunities for you to work in a variety of contexts and projects across a range of sectors including transport, utilities, renewable energy and water. Based in our Melbourne office, a supportive team will mentor you in the industry standards required of a contemporary Communications and Stakeholder Engagement professional. You will become competent in a range of skills including the identification of project stakeholders, co-ordination, management and delivery of stakeholder and community communications, management of stakeholder needs and community enquiries, and the design, production and distribution of a range of communications across digital, written and verbal communication channels.

Ideally you will have studied for a degree which includes courses in either communications, journalism, corporate, government, public or community relations, social sciences, sustainability, policy, planning or project management with a view to establishing a career pathway in Communications and Stakeholder Engagement. Vital to your success in this role you will have exceptional interpersonal skills, an ability to manage relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, confidence with technology and strong attention to detail for records management, as well as superior verbal and written communication skills.

About you

At Jacobs our employees are highly sought after for their specialist knowledge and experience in a specific discipline, which allows you to build upon a deep understanding of what is possible and push the boundaries in search of ever more innovative solutions for clients. As a Graduate at Jacobs you will gain exposure to a range of disciplines, allowing you to build on the specialist knowledge you’ve gained at university.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have graduated in 2018 or 2019
  • Be technically inquisitive
  • Possess strong leadership skills
  • Can work independently and in a team
  • Communicate exceptionally well
  • Ask questions and challenge the norm
  • Be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident

Does this sound like you?

To be part of the Jacobs Graduate Program, apply today!

Please include the following documents so we can make an informed decision. Incomplete applications cannot be considered;

  • Resume / CV
  • Cover letter – tell us about yourself and in which specific discipline you have a passion, and where you see your career developing
  • Academic Record
  • Working rights - Scan/Copy of a Birth Certificate or Passport (Vevo check if applicable)

Why Jacobs

At Jacobs we value people. Having the right balance of diversity, career and lifestyle enables us to consistently deliver and exceed clients’ expectations.

Working alongside industry leaders, you will have the opportunity to develop your career working on key projects in an environment which encourages collaboration, knowledge sharing and innovation. To support your professional growth, Jacobs flexible working arrangements, extended leave options and a host of social, health and well-being events and initiatives will underpin our commitment to you. Rethinking how you work, our culture at Jacobs means it’s all about what you do, not where you are, which counts!

It’s a great time to join Jacobs. Achieve more with a global brand.

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.

Closed 8 months ago
Closed 8 months ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Communications, Government, Journalism, Operations, Planning and

  • Workrights:

    Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident,

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  • Closing Date:18th Dec 2019, 12:59 pm


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