Training Development Consultant x 2 Ref 10714

School/department: Doctoral School, Research & Enterprise Service
Hours: Full-time.
Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Location: Falmer House / Hybrid
Contract: Fixed term until 31 July 2023
Reference:10714 & 10715
Salary: starting at £ 35,333 to £ 42,155 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 27 January 2023
Closing date: 14 February 2023. Applications must be received by midnight of this date.
Expected Interview date: to be confirmed
Expected start date: to be confirmed

Job description

We are seeking candidates for two fixed-term positions to develop a suite of training content for an institution-wide programme of postgraduate researcher (PGR) supervisor training.

You will work as a team, building on data already gathered and supplementing this with subject-specific insights from your own experience and research of sector best practice to devise a combination of content to be delivered via an online module and content to be delivered in a workshop setting, all with an eye to the sustainability of both the content and its delivery.

You will engage with stakeholders across the institution via a variety of channels to ensure the development of content which is both informative and engaging, including working with a dedicated Task & Finish group of representatives from key stakeholder groups.  

Please contact Prof. Jeremy Niven (Dean of the Doctoral School; 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 10714 [PDF 200.15KB]

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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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