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Junior Space Planner

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Work type: Continuing / Full time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Information Technology, Estate / Facilities Management

  • 35-hour week - Full time permanent role
  •  Kensington Campus location
  • $87,033- $92,843 + 17% super + Annual Leave Loading

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

About the Organisation

Estate Management (EM) provides a range of services and advice to all Faculties and Divisions on all campuses (excluding Canberra). It does this by providing campus planning, infrastructure planning, development, construction, refurbishment, maintenance and environmental management. EM also provides a wide range of logistic and associated services to ensure a safe and secure campus environment.


About the role

The Junior Space Planner (Space Administrator) will be responsible for the administration of the Space Management process coordinating space requests and tracking the status of options being considered to inform the space management team.

As the Junior Space Planner (Space Administrator), you will lead the coordination and implementation of the regular space and condition audit process, with consultancy or student teams. This will involve project planning, training and coaching of the team and verification of data prior to uploading to the space system by the IT-EM team.

A large element of this role will include detailed project reporting and problem solving. Given the current growth of UNSW and the limited space currently available at the Kensington campus, this will be an extremely fast paced role requiring initiative, resilience and the drive to go above and beyond to deliver.

The role of Junior Space Planner (Space Administrator) reports to the Senior Manager, Space and requires collaborative engagement with internal (Estate Management units) and external (Faculties and Divisions) customers. This role has no direct reports.

Please refer to the Position Description here for full responsibilities

About the Successful Candidate

  • Minimum 3 years industry experience and a degree in Building/Project Management or related discipline
  • Outstanding organisational skills and demonstrated ability to define and manage project timelines, actions and critical paths to keep projects moving forward productively and efficiently.
  • Proven initiative, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, with proven ability to establish effective working relationships.
  • Must be proficient in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience in space management systems such as ARCHIBUS and SISfm are preferred
  • Experience within a tertiary setting highly desirable.

To Apply: Please submit your CV and responses to the selection criteria via the online portal, direct applications will not be accepted.


Skye Logan

Talent Acquisition Consultant

E: * Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.

Applications close: Friday 22nd November at 11pm 

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UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity or Indigenous heritage. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.

UNSW partners with Australia’s leading diversity organisations, networks, and campaigns. Please refer to UNSW’s diversity offerings for further information on our flexible work and leave options, and support for carers (childcare, parent rooms, parental leave).

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