Finalist Programmes Officer Ref 8550

School/department: Careers and Entrepreneurship
Hours: Full-time or part time hours considered up to 36.5 hours per week – requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Permanent
Reference 8550
Salary: starting at £30,497 to £34,304 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on:  27 May 2022
Closing date: 24 June 2022 (applications must be received by midnight of the closing date)
Expected Interview date: TBC
Expected start date: ASAP

Job description

The Careers and Entrepreneurship team supports students to develop their employability from their arrival at the University to graduation and beyond. Support includes a range of opportunities under our Career Lab programme which is designed to develop students’ skills, experience, connections, and confidence throughout their time at Sussex.

We are seeking candidates with experience of planning and delivering projects or programmes. Candidates must have strong organisational, relationship-building and communication skills, a demonstrable commitment to helping University students to develop their employability and a ‘can do’ drive to deliver despite challenges.

Please contact Andrea Wall, Employer Engagement Manager, at, 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 8550 [PDF 131.33KB]

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 [DOC 119.50KB] 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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