Contract Manager Ref 1731

School/department: Estates and Facilities Management
Hours: full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 1.0 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). For further details regarding flexible working please follow this link -
Contract: permanent 
Reference: 1731
Salary: starting at £40,792 to £48,677 per annum
Placed on: 9 July 2019
Closing date: 28 July 2019.   Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: 9 August 2019
Expected start date: ASAP

Job description

The University of Sussex is seeking an experienced Contract Manager to join its Capital and Development Team within its Estates and Facilities Management Division.  This role will oversee the construction phase of major new residences projects which are being delivered via a long term partnership arrangement with Balfour Beatty.

The Contract Manager will play a key role in developing relationships with Balfour Beatty and monitoring the performance of the Contract by all parties including the performance by the University of its obligations.

The role will initially oversee the delivery of East Slope Residences up to completion and be involved in preparing for commencement of and then will oversee delivery of the West Slope Residences.

This is an important role within the University and with the combined contract value in excess of £300m these projects are of two of the largest University Accommodation Projects in the UK. The University is therefore looking for an experienced Contract Manager to join its growing Estates and Facilities Management

Download job description and person specification Ref 1731 [PDF 209.76KB]

How to apply

Download our professional services application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

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

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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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