Junior Project Manager Ref: 6997

School/department:  ITS, Sussex Projects
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 36.5 hours per week. (50/50 campus / home working)
Contract: permanent 
Reference: 6997
Salary: starting at £30,497 rising to £34,304 per annum
Placed on:  10 November 2021
Closing date:  3 December 2021. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: week commencing 6 December 2021
Expected start date:  4 January 2021
This vacancy is only open to those currently employed by the University. 

Your new company
The University of Sussex is a leading higher education and research institution. The first of the new wave of UK universities founded in the 1960s, receiving its Royal Charter in 1961, Sussex is a successful, growing University with a top-20 place in the major UK higher education league tables. The University has a beautiful and diverse estate located in Falmer, to the east of Brighton and Hove. It is situated in the South Downs National Park and has amongst its buildings a core heritage estate designed by Sir Basil Spence.

Your new role
An amazing opportunity has arisen for a Junior Project Manager. Within the new Sussex Projects (Professional Services) division, you will be part of a team delivering the University’s portfolio of projects. Working initially, with the ITS Operations Team you will provide project management support for service improvement work and small projects.

What you'll need to succeed
The right candidate will have experience of supporting successful projects, working closely with project teams, business colleagues and third party suppliers, to co-ordinate pieces of work. You will be confident, engaging and enthusiastic about your work and genuinely want to help facilitate successful delivery.

What you'll get in return
The University offers a compelling employer proposition including a positive approach to flexible working, significant investment in staff wellbeing and development, a very generous pension scheme and annual leave allowance, and access to campus facilities.

What you need to do now
If you are interested in supporting the University of Sussex meet its vision of being A Better University for a Better World, then this role is for you. 

For an informal discussion about the role please contact:  Julie Hamilton julie.hamilton@sussex.ac.uk

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 the full job description and person specification (reference number 6997) (PDF 110KB)

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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 profservicesrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as google.docs 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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