Estate Office

Estate Development Officer


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University of Nottingham Ningbo China is seeking to recruit an Estate Development Officer 

Your Responsibility 

Your key responsibilities include: 

  • Managing projects for the Estate Office at UNNC campus, from planning to implementation. This includes coordinating with internal and external parties, conducting feasibility studies, evaluating designs, preparing tender documents, supervising contractors, ensuring compliance with regulations and safety standards, and maintaining project documentation.

  • Awareness and knowledge of space management, including campus plot plans, building drawings, classroom/open space layouts, and usage statistics for optimization.

  • Knowledgeable about campus operations, such as building utility systems and HVAC capacity, to inform project implementation and maintenance. Collaboration on planning and maintenance work should consider comprehensive factors like furniture, curtains, spares, electrical equipment, cabling, and plumbing.

  • Staying current with engineering and environmental sustainability practices, continuing professional development, participating in training programs, understanding the University's project management process, enhancing digital skills, and being willing to take on additional tasks as needed.

About You 

  • You should have Bachelor degree or equivalent from civil engineering, electrical engineering, Interior Design, Project management and etc., Master degree would be ideal. 

  • You should have At least 3 years relevant work experience in construction, design or related sectors,   

  • You should have excellent oral and written communication skills in English, to enable the identification and understanding of staff/student requirements;

  • Member of a recognised building/construction related professional body and qualification of project management would be ideal.

About Us 

Join a unique British University in China. The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) was the first Sino-foreign university to open its doors in China. Located in Ningbo, this award winning campus offering a UK style education has grown to establish a student body of over 9,000 in just 20 years.  

Your Remuneration, Benefits and Support 

This is a permanent post that you will be offered a fixed term contract initially of 3 years with a probation of 6 months with University of Nottingham Ningbo China. We are committed to providing competitive employment packages while supporting the wellbeing of our staff to help them reach their full potential.  

How to Apply 

Applicants should submit an application via our on-line application system at:

Only on-line applications made at ( ) will be accepted. Referees will be contacted prior to interview and interviews will take place in Ningbo China.


If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Department, Tel: +86 0574 8818 0000 (Ext. 8066). Email:    

Equality and Diversity 

University of Nottingham Ningbo China is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff. It is our intention to ensure that job applicants and staff are treated solely on the basis of their merits, abilities and potential, regardless of gender, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, age*, socio-economic background, disability, religious or political beliefs, trade union membership, family circumstances, sexual orientation or other irrelevant distinction. 

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