University of Brighton

University of Brighton

Space Planning Assistant (Placement)

Space Planning Assistant (Placement) Accommodation, Development & Planning Location: Brighton - Moulsecoomb

Salary: £23,144 to £25,138 per annum Contract Length: 12 months Closing Date: Monday 27 May 2024 Reference: ES5120-24-168

We are pleased to offer this placement year or graduate opportunity to enable University of Brighton building construction/ architectural design students or graduate to expand on their knowledge of space management and building maintenance in a complex environment.

You will predominantly assist the Space Management and Project Managers/Surveying teams in the design, planning, allocation and management of all space throughout the University. More specifically, you will capture, challenge and interpret space change requirements, developing and implementing innovative space planning and interior design solutions to the estate and assisting the team to deliver the projects required to support this, seeing your plans become a reality. You will also assist with the planning, design and delivery of maintenance and alteration projects.

To succeed in the role, you will have a knowledge of effective administrative procedures, databases and spreadsheet packages and of design software such as CAD. The ability to communicate in an understandable way with a particular ability to explain complex procedures and processes is essential, as is detailed and accurate presentation and finishing skills.

Further information on the qualities we are looking for can be found in the job description. The post is full time and is available for one year.

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The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage male applicants and all those from Minority Ethnic backgrounds. The university is underrepresented by these groups at this job grade.

For the vast majority of our roles, we operate an agile working system with time split between working on campus and at the employee's home. It is the University's expectation that home working will take place within the UK.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.

Job details


Space Planning Assistant (Placement)


University of Brighton


United Kingdom


May 10, 2024

Application deadline

May 27, 2024

Job type



Architecture and Design,Engineering

About the employer

Founded as the Brighton College of Art in 1858, the University of Brighton attained the university status in 1992. It is a quadri-campus public university.  The Faculty of Arts & Architecture and School of Pharmacy & Biomolecular Sciences are the subsidiaries of the University of Brighton. It currently holds a student strength of more than 20,000. The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate, apprenticeship and top-up programs. M. Phil, Ph.D., and professional doctorate degree courses are also offered.

With campuses in Brighton and Eastbourne on the south coast of England, the university is multi-disciplinary in its approach. The broad academic departments include subjects like Applied Social Sciences; Architecture & Design; Art; Business; Computing, Engineering & Mathematics; Education; Environment & Technology; Health Sciences; Humanities; Media; Pharmacy & Biomolecular Sciences; and Sport & Service Management. Also, it maintains Doctoral College; Language Institute and Medical School.

The University of Brighton is the storehouse of several valid academic research programs, designed for solving practical problems and improving the lives of the general public. The institution is known to prepare its students for handling real-life problems by imparting training through its activities and curriculum. There are career centers in the university, guiding and mentoring students to acquire jobs based on their individual skills.

The university has several scholarship facilities for both national and international candidates. It offers University International Scholarships, Sports Scholarships, and Merit Scholarships. The yearly end-of-the-year assessments are taken into consideration for awarding scholarships.

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