Space Planner

Job Description

Space Planner/Analyst

Salary:  £25,482 – £29,515 per annum – Grade 5


The University of Plymouth hasa reputation for high quality, internationally-leading education, research andinnovation. Our Estate is a multi-site operation withmore than 130 buildings and 200,000sqm of space, featuring an exciting range oflearning, research, social and commercial environments.


We continue to build on anoutstanding student experience and recognise that the physical setting in whichthis takes place is critical. Joining the Space and Property Team at anexciting time, you will play a key role supporting the delivery of the newEstates Strategy, to provide world class facilties and spaces for the benefitof learners, researchers, colleagues and visitors.


You will be required tocollate and analyse spatial data, develop processes and guidance to improvemanagement control, provide scenario modelling for space changes, and overseethe implementation of a wide range of space change across the University.


The success of this role willassist with improving the quality of our space management processes, dataanalysis and reporting, the utilisation of space across the estate and todeliver world-class, stimulating and innovative spaces.


With strong analytical skills you will have alogical and highly organised approach to tasks, with an ability to thinkcreatively and challenge the norm to resolve problems. You will be highlyfocused with great attention to detail and keen to make your mark, working withguidance but also taking the lead on projects as they are assigned to you. You will need to organise and prioritiseworkloads with adaptability and flexibility to meet time pressures and projectdeadlines, using your own initiative at times. You should have stronginterpersonal skills to develop effective working relationships, be able tocommunicate clearly and effectively using a number of formats.


Experience in a similar role or background inproject supervision, design or spatial planning will be beneficial.


Please demonstrate how you meet the essentialcriteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experienceelements of the job description in your supporting statement.


For an informal discussion to find out moreabout the role then please contact Joe Jonesby email by telephone on 01752 588465


Interviews are likely to take place week commencing17th December 2018 and you will be notified if you have beenshortlisted or not.


This position will commence February 2019


Closing date: 12 midnight, Monday 10th December 2018


We offer acompetitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We alsooffer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.


This is a full-timeposition working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis.


The University of Plymouth is committed toequality of opportunity, promoting a diverse and inclusive culture,demonstrated through our commitment to the gender equality Athena SWAN Charterand as a Stonewall diversity champion. All applications will be judged solelyon merit, however, we particularly welcome applications from groups currentlyunder-represented in the workforce, for example black and minority ethnicgroups.


University of Plymouth holds a TEF (TeachingExcellence and Student Outcomes Framework) Silver by the Office for Students.