Senior Project Manager x 5

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.

The University investing £200 million to maintain our position as one of the world’s leading academic institutions to attract and work with the best and brightest minds and is looking to grow its Project Management Team.

Your new role

This is an amazing opportunity for any experienced Senior Project Manager to join a growing Team. You will have the experience and passion to help support the successful delivery of projects as diverse as the technical fit-out of a major redevelopment on Campus including a innovative library, the implementation of moderns systems supporting research, teaching and remote working and cloud infrastructure initiatives. You will play a key role in the University achieving its strategic aims by ensuring these crucial projects meet their objectives on time and on budget.

What you’ll need to succeed

The right candidate will have considerable experience of delivering multiple concurrent projects, ensuring they stay on time and on budget.  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.

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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