Senior Project Manager Ref 8356
School/department: Sussex Projects, ITS Division
Hours: Full Time, 1 FTE. Hybrid working arrangements will be in place whereby the role holder will be expected to work on campus 50% and at home 50%.
Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Salary: starting at £42,149 to £50,296 per annum
Placed on: 13 April 2022
Closing date: 23 May 2022. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: to be arranged
Expected start date: to be arranged
Your new company
The University of Sussex is a leading research-intensive university near Brighton. The Falmer campus is a beautiful work location, and the south coast is a much sought-after lifestyle choice. We have both an international and local outlook, with staff and students from more than 100 countries and frequent engagement in community activities. This is an exciting time to join the University as it embarks on delivering pioneering projects aimed to improve the experience of both students and staff.
Your new role
An amazing opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Project Manager to join Sussex Projects team. You will be working in a busy environment delivering University’s key projects focused on improving the student experience. Working closely with the University’s wide stakeholder community, the Senior Project Manager will be responsible for managing projects predominantly within the Education & Student Portfolio, ensuring effective and efficient delivery on time and on budget.
What you’ll need to succeed
You will have considerable experience of successfully delivering multiple concurrent projects. The Senior Project Manager will be working closely with business colleagues, 3rd parties and suppliers, while managing a diverse team. You will be a role model; confident, engaging and enthusiastic about your work and genuinely want to help facilitate successful delivery, whilst helping to provide insight into successful projects for the university.
What you’ll get in return
The University offers a compelling employer proposition including a positive approach to flexible working, significant investment in staff wellbeing and development, a very generous pension scheme and annual leave allowance, and access to campus facilities.
Please contact Paul Gunnell (P.A.Gunnell@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.
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