Contract Advisor Ref 20124

School/department: Estates, Facilities and Commercial Services
Hours: Full time up to a maximum of 1 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 20124
Salary: starting at £36,333 to £43,155 per annum, pro rata if part time  
Placed on: 24 April 2023
Closing date: 19 May 2023. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: To be confirmed
Expected start date: To be confirmed

Job description

The University of Sussex is seeking to make the appointment of a Contract Advisor to lead on the delivery of FM services within its existing East Slope student accommodation properties and during the development and completion of the new West Slope properties.

The post holder will report to the Head of Service Delivery, working under broad direction to enable the post holder to manage their own work and that of their team members, to achieve their agreed objectives. The role holder will play a key role as part of the Divisional leadership team in supporting the achievement of the strategic and operational goals of the University, Professional Services & the Estates Division. The post holder is expected to work collaboratively across the University and with key stakeholders to deliver single team working that efficiently and effectively supports the achievement of those goals and objectives.

We are seeking an individual that has demonstrable Contract Management, ideally in a Facilities Management environment.

We are seeking an individual that has demonstrable Commercial experience of revenue budgets with a value of £0.5m +.

Please contact Scott Noble, Head of Service Delivery for informal enquiries.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 20124 [PDF 120.63KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

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How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOCX 65.11KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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