Space Planner Estates & Capital Developments Location: Aston University Main Campus
Salary: £37,099 to £44,263 per annum Grade: Grade 08 Contract Type: Permanent
Basis: Full Time Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Tuesday 27 February 2024 Interview Date: Thursday 07 March 2024 Reference: 0062-24 Release Date: Tuesday 13 February 2024
We are seeking to appoint an experienced and highly motivated space planner to join the Estates & Capital Development team at Aston University.
Reporting to the Space Manager, the Space Planner will undertake a range of space planning, design and move management activities across the University including new furniture design and specification, re-planning of offices and student spaces and managing move projects, liaising with customers and suppliers. We provide generous annual leave of 43 days per annum, including statutory holidays, and are very flexible in our approach. We operate an agile working policy whereby you may work where best suits the activity, including working at home if desired, however attendance on campus is expected to be two days per week on average.
The successful applicant will have a relevant degree and be experienced in space planning and move management, ideally in a Higher Education or public sector environment, with the ability to use AutoCAD, CAFM systems and MS Office applications. They will be expected to work independently on their projects, with the ability to negotiate with a range of stakeholders and suppliers.
What we offer:
Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit: https: // www2.aston.ac.uk/about/inclusive-aston
We recognise the value of flexible working. Please contact the recruiting manager to discuss what flexible working options are available for particular roles.
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Space Planner (0062-24)
February 13, 2024
February 27, 2024
Architecture and Design,Business and Economics
About the employer
Aston University is a leading public research university in the UK. Established in 1966, The university campus is located on a green 60 acre, self-contained site in the center of Birmingham. Aston University is an internationally acknowledged center for education and research endeavor. The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate, apprenticeship, foundation, and executive programs across disciplines. It also offers arrays of online courses. All the programs offered at the university are designed corresponding to the trends and demands of the industry and business globally.
The various faculties and schools of the university include Engineering & Applied Science, Aston Graduate School, Languages & Social Sciences, Aston Business School, Life & Health Sciences, and Aston Medical School. The team of faculty of Aston University comprises highly qualified professors as well as experts from respective industries. Modern tools and logical approaches like case studies are adopted in teaching methodologies. Besides theoretical sessions, the university gives emphasis on the practical training of students. Skill development programs are carried out to inculcate dexterity for leading-edge technologies among students.
Aston University boasts a world-class infrastructure at the campus offering the finest learning experience. There are hi-tech laboratories, libraries, studios, and IT centers, and seminar halls at the campus supporting an environment for advanced knowledge. Aston University is a hub for world-leading research initiatives. To undertake the highest quality of research, the university has established advanced research centers. 78% of the research has been evaluated ‘World-leading’ by Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. The university has teamed up with universities and research institutes across the world for knowledge sharing and collaborative research initiatives. Further, the university maintains partnerships with the industry for sponsored research programs.
Aston is a university of global repute. Students across the world come to study at a prestigious university. The university considers all the aspects of students. It provides counseling, medical, legal (VISA and other), and other services to students. There are indoor and outdoor sports arenas, fitness centers, swimming pools, cafeterias, banks, and other facilities at the campus.
The university offers modern accommodation facilities to students. There are various student clubs at the university that organizes sports meets, music fests, dance competitions, literary fest, art exhibitions, and other events. All these events comprise cross-disciplinary participation that helps to build team spirits among students. Aston University offers various scholarships and study loans to students so that all can have access to education beyond any financial barrier. Aston University maintains a high record of placements. Students passing from the university are recruited by leading companies with high remuneration packages.