Planning Officer Ref 8861

School/department: Planning
Hours: full time or part time hours  considered up to a maximum of 1 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). This role is a hybrid home/campus role with up to 50% of time workable from home
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 8861
Salary: starting at £34,304 to £ 40,927 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 16 June 2022
Closing date: 06 July 2022. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: To be confirmed
Expected start date: To be confirmed


Job description

The Planning team at the University of Sussex has a vacancy for a Planning Officer to manage the Academic Business Planning process. This is an exciting time for the University as a new Vice Chancellor joins us over the summer and our current strategic framework draws towards an end.

We have a beautiful campus in the South Downs, with cosmopolitan Brighton as our host city, but have also adopted a hybrid model of working which enables home working as well as time on-campus.

The Planning team is friendly and creative and this is a real opportunity for someone looking to move into or take their next steps in strategic planning within Higher Education.

Please contact Emma Dawson, Head of Planning (emma.dawson@sussex.ac.uk ) 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 8861 [PDF 179.49KB]

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 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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