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Site Quality Surveillance Manager at Jacobs

Site Quality Surveillance Manager

Jacobs Bridgwater, Somerset Full-Time
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At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.  With more than 55,000 people in 40 countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent. 
In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships. We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.

About the Opportunity 

The Site Quality Surveillance Manager  is responsible for ensuring that NNB perform surveillance in an effective manner in its role as the Intelligent Customer, Licensee and Principal Contractor. The Site Quality Surveillance Manager  will set out the strategy and arrangements to provide direction for the Surveillance team. The Site Quality Surveillance Manager  will work with the Surveillance Leads (NEC Supervisors) to assess whether the pre-defined level of surveillance is correct and will recommend adjustments where necessary so that NNB satisfy the requirements.

Principal Accountabilities 

  • Develop and maintain the HPC Construction Surveillance Strategy to be consistent with NNB requirements.
  • Develop and maintain the NNB arrangements that describes how Surveillance is performed by the NNB surveillance team for onsite and offsite construction activities
  • Provide guidance and support to the Construction Delivery Leads and NEC Supervisors in developing Surveillance Programmes & Guidelines which are consistent with the principles set out in the strategy and complying with the NNB arrangements
  • Ensure a risk based surveillance adjusted according to the performance and risks of the construction activities followed and provide guidance to the surveillance team on applying a graded approach whilst implementing the Surveillance Programmes
  • Monitor implementation of the Surveillance Programmes that are currently being used in order to confirm whether the NNB surveillance team is complying with the required frequencies for surveillance
  • Monitor the achievement of Key Performance Indicators for Surveillance and determine improvements needed to meet/exceed the targets.
  • Ensure an analysis of the supplier performance based on the surveillance findings.
  • Provide training to the NNB surveillance team on the surveillance strategy and arrangements as required
  • Ensure consistency between the arrangements and IT system for surveillance (QCFC)
  • Monitor the management of Inspection Requests from contractors by NNB surveillance team
  • Represent Quality in several site based meetings and in interaction with the regulator for surveillance topics

Further information about this role will be available at the first interview stage.


  • At least 10-15 years of experience of working as a Quality Control Professional in large projects
  • Understanding of planning and performing inspections on contractor works from a Client/Third Party Inspection Agency perspective in a construction, engineering or industrial context.
  • Ability to interpret codes, standards and technical specifications
  • Be able to write informative, concise and meaningful reports
  • Possess excellent organisation and communication skills


  • As a minimum, applicants will be educated to degree level or equivalent.
  • Previous experience working in the nuclear or a similarly regulated industry would be highly valued
  • Knowledge of French can be an advantage

Our Culture

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs.

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here.

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent.  For greater online accessibility please visit to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role
If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team.

Your application experience is important to us and we’re keen to adapt to make every interaction even better. We welcome feedback on our recruitment process and if you need more from us before deciding to join Jacobs then please let us know.


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