Network Services Manager Ref: 6015

School/department: IT Services  
Hours: Full time.  Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Fixed Term (2 years)
Reference: 6015
Salary: starting at £41,526 to £49,553 per annum
Placed on:  22 July 2021
Closing date: 11 August 2021. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: TBC
Expected start date: As soon as possible

Job description

The University of Sussex has embarked on a digital transformation journey that will impact every member of our community.

Building on the University’s unique heritage and as part of our Sussex 2025 Strategic Framework, IT Services is embracing new technologies and fostering a culture of innovation. 

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic technology leader to drive and manage best practice use of our network estate and security environments that benefit the experiences of our students.

As a highly visible manager, you will be working in a technically hands on capacity, whilst steering the capabilities of your team and forging relationships with business stakeholders, service owners and external third parties. Great technical and people skills will be key to success.

We are a community of over 18,000 students and 2,100 staff. Our beautiful green campus is situated on the edges of the South Downs National Park and within easy reach of the vibrant city of Brighton and Hove.

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

Download job description and person specification Ref 6015 [PDF 293.72KB]

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If you require visa sponsorship from the University of Sussex to undertake this role, you can find further information on our Visa page or contact to discuss your personal circumstances and whether you meet the criteria

How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 110.00KB] 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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