Programme Manager Ref: 5107

School/department: Professional Services, Information Technology Services
Hours: Full Time. Hours considered up to a maximum of 1 FTE / 37.5 hours.  Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Fixed term until 31 January 2022
Reference: 5107
Salary: Starting at £41,526 to £49,553 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 14 December 2020
Closing date:  15 January 2021.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
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.  Like all Universities, we are rising to the challenge to give our students the best education in these difficult times.

Within the new Sussex Projects (Professional Services) division, you will be part of a team delivering the University’s portfolio of projects. Initially working in the University’s Size and Shape Strategic Portfolio. This will include gathering business requirements, planning, governance, reporting, managing budgets, procurement, stakeholder engagement and ultimately ensuring that promised benefits are delivered.

The right candidate will have a great level of experience delivering programmes of work on time and on budget, working closely with business colleagues, 3rd parties and suppliers, while managing a diverse team. You will be confident, engaging and enthusiastic about your work and genuinely want to help facilitate successful delivery, whilst helping to provide insight into programme and projects for the university.

In return, you'll receive:

  • A 12 month full time contract
  • membership of a high quality pension scheme
  • 24 days holiday per annum, plus 6 minimum service days
  • Access to various schemes and campus offers

Please contact Julie Hamilton ( for informal enquiries.

Download the full job description and person specification (reference number 5107) (PDF XKB)

How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal details and equal opportunties form [DOC 108.50KB] 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.

Download our terms and conditions summary for Administrative Staff and Other related faculty [DOC 37.00KB]

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