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Senior Estate Planner

Estate, Environment & Transport

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £39,152 to £49,553 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Friday 31 January 2020
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1207719TD-R

Support the delivery of the estate strategy and effective space utilisation across the University, working closely with senior leaders to enable more effective space management. Be part of a world class university with a global reputation for academic excellence.

About us

The University of Southampton is an exceptional place whose people achieve remarkable things. We are a world-leading, research-intensive university, with a strong educational offering, renowned for our innovation and enterprise. 

Our strategy seeks to strengthen our reputation, increasing our national and international rankings to secure a position in the top 10 in the UK and top 100 internationally and we continue to build a reputation for delivering excellence and an exemplary student experience. 

We currently have over 17,000 undergraduate and 7,000 postgraduate students and seven campuses; five in Southampton, one in Winchester and an international campus in Malaysia. 

Estates and Facilities (E&F) provides a wide range of services to staff, students and visitors across all campuses including estate planning, engineering and maintenance, conferences and catering, domestic services, transport and security. 

About the role

Reporting to the Head of Estate Planning, we are seeking to appoint a new Senior Estate Planner. This is a newly formed role and requires an exceptional candidate to provide space planning expertise to achieve effective and efficient utilisation of the institution's estate in order to drive cost savings and support academic activity.

You will be responsible for the development and implementation of space management solutions and for improving space utilisation across the University. 

About you

You will need significant experience in an estates planning management role including project management in a large, complex organisation, and will have expert knowledge in estate planning and space utilisation.

You should be highly credible with senior management and adept at influencing, building relationships and communicating advice and solutions to others.

You will need to be resilient, capable of assimilating information quickly, accomplished at analysing data and have good attention to detail.

(Part-time working and/or job share may be considered for suitable candidates)

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Hannah Farrance (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2507. Please quote reference 1207719TD-R on all correspondence.

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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