Estates Project Manager

Job Details:

Salary: £39.64k – £42.57k per annum

About us

Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an exceptional place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work.

Ours is an extraordinary educational environment and because we specialise in identifying and developing individual potential, you can be confident you’ll receive all the help and encouragement you need to build a rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

Our combined higher and further education offering is spread over campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield and we have some of the best university facilities in the UK, investing more than £200 million in facilities in the last 10 years.

We achieve outstanding results for our teaching and research and with more than 34,000 people choosing to study with us every year, we depend on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services staff.

Financially strong and seriously ambitious we offer our employees a family-friendly, rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

About the Role:

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager with a genuine passion for delivering exciting student environments to join a progressive Estates department. This post is part the Estate Development Team, who deliver a challenging portfolio or projects through effective planning & implementation each year across an estate comprising Tutorial, Commercial and Student Residence spaces.

You will be highly motivated and be able to demonstrate an outstanding level of Project Management skills acquired across multi-faceted organisations. They will have experience of working within a large organisation and have developed an in-depth knowledge and experience of construction project management.

A customer service ethos which matches the University’s values and behaviours is essential; outstanding communication, persuasion and influencing skills are a must, as is a passion for continuous improvement and a determination for excellence.

You will demonstrate an ability and genuine interest in keeping abreast of the external environment with regards to relevant construction industry and higher education developments.

You will have a minimum of HND in a relevant discipline and have excellent organisational, IT and project management skills.

So, if you are a confident, proactive and innovative Project Manager with significant experience of working in a busy Estates environment we would love to hear from you.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Whilst this role is eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker Route, we recommend that you assess your individual eligibility before applying for this position. Visit for more information.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect everyone who works for us to also share this commitment and to treat people with courtesy and respect.

Job Category: Construction
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: England

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