Smart Cities Consultant

at  Jacobs

Dubai, دبي, United Arab Emirates - 00000

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Immediate06 Aug, 2022Not Specified07 May, 2022N/AMulti Disciplinary Teams,Architecture,Climate,Economic Impact,Economics,English,Sustainability,Planners,DevelopmentsNoNo
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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.
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Your Impact:
At Jacobs, we are building a Technology Enabled solutions team as part of Strategic Consulting, working to apply digital expertise to some of the most ambitious urban and infrastructure developments around the world.
In Technology Enabled solutions we work with clients to establish their digital infrastructure needs, then develop place-based digital strategies by exploring the assets required and benefits they can bring key stakeholders. We support the design, deployment cybersecurity and operation of networks, Smart City platforms and operational technology. In this emerging business area, we work with cities, local authority and developer clients, leading telecom operators and investors, manufacturing clients, IOT providers and campus owners – all those in need of defining and deploying connected places through the following 4 verticals.


We are looking for a Smart Cities consultant who is able to focus on details and see the big picture. You will be joining a team who is delivering digital transformation in cities, regions and developments, supporting Clients on major projects globally across multiple sectors. This is an exciting opportunity to join a high-performing team in a rapidly growing market, realize real change and contribute to revolutionary change on a city scale.
As a Smart Cities Consultant, you will be tasked with working across the Smart City project lifecycle, from the analysis of qualities of place, to the identification and design of smart services, to planning for and driving their implementation. A successful candidate will be able to evidence an excellent capability in applying advanced techniques such as user-centric design on real-life problems as well as presenting outputs in visual forms, infographics and/or dashboards. You will need to collaboratively engage with engineers, urban designers, city stakeholders and industry professionals to develop solutions and agree outputs
You will be responsible for building your personal brand and developing relationships internally and with clients to help us share knowledge and deliver best practice, you will also be called upon to help colleagues develop their digital awareness, sharing their own knowledge to help others.
Here’s What You’ll Need:


  • Degree qualified with engineering, architecture or economics specialized
  • Experience delivering strategies and projects for cities, regions, developments, and communities to help the harness the potential of digital technologies.
  • Experience of working with national or local government bodies and/or with property and infrastructure companies
  • Analytical and Numerical skills are a strong advantage
  • Expertise in both relevant technologies (such as 4G/5G communications, IoT, big data/analytics) and their business, social and economic impact
  • Excellent communication, including both oral and written English
  • Experience working in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Experience and knowledge of digital master planning and related themes such as sustainability and climate change
  • Experience working with planners, urban designers, and other built environment design disciplines
  • Experience of networking and ability to build client relationships


Please refer the Job description for details


Min:N/AMax:5.0 year(s)

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Degree qualified with engineering architecture or economics specialized



Dubai, United Arab Emirates