Assistant Project Manager

University of Sussex

School/department:  Estates, Facilities and Commercial Services
Hours: Part time (21.9 hours). Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: Permanent
Reference: 20845
Salary: starting at £32,411 to £36,333 per annum, pro rata if part-time
Placed on:  16 June 2023
Closing date:  04 July 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 an Assistant Project Manager to support the delivery of campus infrastructure improvement projects across its estate portfolio.

Reporting to the Head of Capital Projects the Assistant Project Manager will provide support to the Capital Projects Team and be allocated to one or a number of diverse ranges of new build, refurbishment, long term maintenance and infrastructure projects to ensure that the University benefits from excellent, resilient and sustainable estate infrastructure to support its’ growing student, academic, research, and enterprise activities.

We are seeking an individual that has experience of providing support to teams on complex projects in a comparable capital projects context or a recent qualification in the Project Management field.  You will have strong personal and administration skills and will be agile at managing your workload and delivering specific tasks. You will have a positive and creative “can do” approach.

Please contact Nigel Rippon, Head of Capital Projects [email protected] 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 20845 [PDF 228.46KB]

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

  • “This role may be eligible for sponsorship. For a job to be eligible for sponsorship it needs to be assigned an eligible SOC code & meet minimum salary requirements and be full time. Please contact [email protected]  so they can check if this role can be assigned to an eligible SOC code and meets the minimum salary requirements. You can also consult our Skilled Worker Visa Information page  for further information”

How to apply

Download our professional services application form – Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB]  and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOCX 65.11KB]  and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to [email protected]

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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