Project Manager (HR Transformation) Ref 0346

School/department: Human Resources Division
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).
Contract: fixed term for one year
Reference: 0346
Salary: starting at £33,199 and rising to £39,609 per annum
Placed on: 14 November 2018 
Closing dateFriday 7 December 2018.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: week commencing 17 December 2018 to be confirmed to short listed candidates 
Expected start date: as soon as possible.

Job description

The University of Sussex is a leading research-intensive university near Brighton. We have both an international and local outlook, with staff and students from more than 100 countries and frequent engagement in community activities and services.

As Project Manager (HR Transformation) you The HR Project Manager will play an integral role in overseeing delivery of the HR Transformation Programme. Reporting to the Deputy Director of Human Resources, and working closely with the Director of Human Resources and the HR Leadership team, the role will blend both knowledge of HR process and best practice with a clear understanding and experience of applying project management techniques.

An experienced project manager, able to demonstrate the practical applications of project techniques and thinking, you will have experience of delivering change within Higher Education or a comparable, knowledge intensive organisation.  Highly organised, you will be able use your excellent communication and planning skills to drive the project workstream. 

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Keith Hart, Interim Deputy Director of Human Resources (Transformation and Business Services) on 01273 873397.

Download the full job description and person specification (0346) (PDF 121.96KB)

How to apply

Download our non-academic 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

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) 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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