Senior Project Manager (Infrastructure) Ref: 10553

School/department: Estates, Facilities and Commercial Services
Hours: Full- time or part-time hours up to a maximum of 1 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 10553
Salary: starting at £43,414 to £51,805 per annum, pro rata if part time. A market supplement (subject to biennial review) is available for this post, taking the total remuneration up to a maximum of £60,000.
Placed on:  05 January 2023
Closing date:  30 January 2023.  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 University of Sussex is seeking to make the appointment of a Senior Project Manager to lead on the delivery of campus infrastructure improvement projects across its estate portfolio.

Reporting to the Head of Capital Projects and as the lead for infrastructure improvement projects across the campus, the Senior Project Manager will lead a diverse range of civils, electrical, mechanical, utilities infrastructure project and decarbonisation projects to ensure that the University benefits from resilient, sustainable and efficient infrastructure and services to support it growing academic, research, enterprise and student activities.

We are seeking an individual that has demonstrable experience of leading complex infrastructure projects in a comparable context.  You will have strong technical skills and will be adept at managing projects from relatively small scale infrastructure replacement works to major infrastructure upgrades, preferably being delivered in live, operational high public footfall environments.

Please contact Nigel Rippon, Head of Capital Projects 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 10553 [PDF 110.27KB]

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

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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