Senior Project Manager (Minor Works) Ref 6866

School/department: Estates, Facilities and Commercial Services
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).
Contract:  Permanent 
Reference: 6866
Salary: starting at £42,149 to £50,296 per annum
Placed on: 17 November 2021
Closing date:  09 November 2021.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: TBC
Expected start date: As soon as possible

Job description

This vacancy is only open to those currently employed by the University.

The University of Sussex is seeking to make the appointment of a Senior Project Manager to lead on the delivery of estate improvement projects across its estate portfolio.

Reporting to the Deputy Director of Estates (Capital & Development) and as the lead for estate improvement and minor works projects across the campus, the Senior Project Manager will lead a diverse range of refurbishment, alteration and maintenance projects to ensure that the University benefits from high-quality estates and facilities provision to support it growing academic, research, enterprise and student activities.

We are seeking an individual that has demonstrable experience of leading complex refurbishment and modernisation projects typically in the £300k to £1m value range.  You will have strong technical skills and will be adept at procurement and managing projects that are delivered in live, operational high public footfall environments.

Please contact Francine Hill, Deputy Director of Estates at 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 the full job description and person specification (reference number 6866) (PDF XKB)

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

Visa Sponsorship Queries:    

This role may be eligible for sponsorship. If you require visa sponsorship from the University of Sussex to undertake this role please consult our Skilled Worker Visa information page for further information. If you want further advice on sponsorship eligibility please contact 

Please note that this position may be subject to ATAS clearance if you require visa sponsorship.

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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