Assistant Project Manager (Estates and Sustainability), Plymouth

Plymouth Marjon University
Plymouth, Devon
Grade 6, £28,929.00 - £35,308.00
Closing date
10 Jun 2023

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Job (Function)
Project Management
Contract Type
Full Time


Assistant Project Manager (Estates and Sustainability)

1.0 FTE / 35 hours per week; Grade 6, £28,929.00 - £35,308.00

Office based at our Derriford Campus

Who we’re looking for:

  • You must have a degree in a construction related subject (Architectural Technology, Architecture, Building Surveying, Engineering) and have at least one years relevant experience since obtaining your degree.
  • You must be able to prepare architectural CAD information.

What you’d be doing:

  • You will be responsible for the management of construction related projects, including writing specifications and producing drawn information for smaller projects to directly supervise. works.
  • In addition, for larger projects, you will be responsible for the preparation of Employers requirements information and procuring consultants.
  • You will be required to work with other members of the Estates and Campus Development team, Academic and Professional staff and students, as well as consultants, contractors and suppliers to ensure the successful delivery of projects.
  • As part of the team, you will contribute to creating a campus environment where students, staff and visitors feel welcomed, encouraged and safe.

You’ll need to enjoy:

  • The challenge of working on a diverse range of projects, including building refurbishment, external environmental schemes, sports facilities and space planning.
  • Collaborating with a range of people to ensure the successful outcome of projects.
  • Being flexible in your approach to cope with the variety of tasks you will be required to deal with.

Where you’ll work:

In this role, you’ll be based in the Estates and Campus Development team, on our campus in the north of Plymouth.

In order to be successful in this role, you will be required to work on site full-time. Following completion of a successful probationary period you may be permitted to work a maximum of one day per week from home, subject to the requirements of the role.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Peter Kay, Project Manager (Estates and sustainability)

Supporting our people:

At Marjon, we are firmly committed to supporting every member of staff who works for us. If you join us, you’ll find we are an inclusive, supportive but ambitious community, absolutely centred on the success of our students. Every one of us is proud to be part of Marjon, proud of our students and what they achieve and proud of our long heritage of fighting for social change.

 Benefits Include:

  • A minimum of 28 full-time equivalent days holiday entitlement (including bank holidays) plus annually agreed Christmas closure dates over the festive period.
  • Generous pension contributions.
  • Access to our Balance programme of health and wellbeing activities that aims to help you to look after your physical health, nutritional health, mental health and social health.
  • Flexible working options and ability to apply for parental leave and time off for dependants.
  • A fair sick-pay scheme for those who fall ill during their employment.
  • Discounted gym membership at our state-of-the-art facilities.

We are keen to hear from a diverse range of applicants to support our goal to realise every individual’s potential. We are a ‘Disability Confident Employer’: candidates who declare a disability and who demonstrate on their application that they meet the essential criteria will be included on the shortlist. If you are considering relocating, you can read more about Plymouth here.

Closing date: Monday 29 May 2023 (at 11:59pm)

Interview date: Monday 12 June 2023

Apply online:

Please note, we will only consider applications submitted direct to the University via the above website. We do not accept applications or CVs submitted via third parties.


If you have any issues with applying online and need additional support including reasonable adjustments with the application process, please contact the People Team on

It is sometimes necessary to close vacancies before the closing date. If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted.

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