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University of Sussex

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Data Analyst / Data Officer to join the Masterplanning & Space Management team within the Estates, Facilities and Commercial Services Division.

You will provide space and occupancy data management support, informing and identifying ways of improving utilisation of space across the campus. You will make a significant contribution to the planning process and policy development through providing analysis and support on a wide range of space allocation and planning projects.

This role will suit an experienced Data Analyst / Data Officer with space planning background or candidates with strong experience in managing databases, profiling huge volumes of data, and co-ordination, support, and delivery of data projects.

Ability to read and interpret architectural drawings and / or CAD experience is essential.


About you 

You will have a degree in data analytics / data science or related field, or an equivalent professional qualification, or relevant knowledge and experience (strong expertise in working with databases / CAFM systems).

You will have the ability to deliver high quality work, with strong attention to details and focus on quality, adhering to relevant standards, processes, and methodology, to tight deadlines.

You will have good inter-personal skills and the ability to communicate clearly with the team, line management and stakeholders.

Ideally, you would be from the architectural / building services, space planning, construction, or property management background with a proven track record in a similar role within a large, complex business.


About our Division

The Estates and Facilities Division is vibrant and dynamic. We are continuously adapting to change and needs of our Students, Faculty, Visitors, and Permanent staff to deliver a great service. You can see our presence all around campus and we work behind-the-scenes to ensure an on-site positive experience for all. Over the last 5 years we have developed the East Slope, now we are working on the developing of the West Slope[EM1] : a mix of student housing and spaces for learning, socialising, and student wellbeing services. We are also thrilled to be working on Sustainability Sussex. Our vision is clear. Our strategic goal is for this University to be one of the most sustainable universities in the world.


Why work here…

Our University is situated just off of the A27, next to the beautiful South Downs where you will enjoy everything that our 150-acre campus has to offer. We are easily accessible by public transport; a 5-minute walk from the train station and bus stops within the campus. We have dedicated cycling paths and encourage our staff to cycle to work with our offering of a cycle to work scheme.

Sussex is a renowned, research-led International University and this is only possible because of the people that work here. Whether you are Faculty, Student, or a member of a Professional Services Team, it’s our people that make us great and we want you to be part of that.


The benefits that you will receive from day one:

  • Generous pension scheme available.
  • Purchase additional Annual Leave though our Scheme for a great home and work life balance.
  • Discounts of public transport, Cycle to work Scheme, and special rates in hotels in Brighton and the Sussex region.
  •  Discounts on high-street shops through our Rewards partner, along with a Cash back Health Plan.
  • Considerable discount on our on-site Gym Facilities because we care about our employees’ Health and Wellbeing

Please contact  Diana Mitich, Senior Manager, Masterplanning and Space Management  for informal enquiries.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students, and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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

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