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Estates Administrator (Ref:013)

Salary range: 
£24,174 to £27,116 per annum

Full time, permanent

An exciting opportunity to work within the Estates Department at the University of Suffolk is now open for applicants. The Estates department are responsible for the physical infrastructure of the University and manages a property portfolio totalling 31,500 m2 at the Ipswich waterfront and immediate surrounding area.

The department’s responsibilities include Property Management, Facilities Management, Project Management, Health & safety Management, Sustainability, Environmental Management and Security.  The department consists of a small, yet diverse, highly qualified, dynamic professional and experienced team and we welcome applicants who would like to join us in growing, supporting and developing the current team.

Reporting to the Services and Maintenance manager, the role for administrative support assistant will offer finance oversight of the department budgets, service partner client support, management reporting and oversight of the help desk operations, as well as supporting the day to day operations of the Facilities Management section of the department.

Closing date: Monday 20th September, 5pm

Interview date: w/c 27th September

We are actively committed to growing and supporting a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all backgrounds and communities. We particularly welcome applications from black and ethnic minority candidates and from candidates with a disability who are currently under-represented within our workforce. 

We consider flexible working requests for all our vacancies.

How to apply:

  1. Read the Guidance Notes and Privacy Notice
  2. If you think you might need a visa to work in the UK, please check your eligibility here BEFORE you apply for the role.
  3. Fill in the Application Cover Sheet
  4. Fill in the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
  5. Attach a curriculum vitae and a covering letter setting out clearly how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the post

Please return them as Word (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) attachments by email to including the post title and reference number in the email subject heading.

If you a have a disability and need to use a different method to apply for the role then please contact our recruitment team so we can make the adjustments to the process for you.

After submitting your application, if you have not heard from us before the interview date shown, please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview.

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