Technical Team Leader (Closed)
This post is now closed
Faculty/Directorate: Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Grade: Grade F
Salary: £35,326 to £38, 587 p.a.
Contract Type: Permanent – Full Time
Closing Date: 19th June 2022
De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally minded and culturally rich university with a strong commitment to the public good. It strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment that champions difference and celebrates success.
Faculty / Directorate
Home to four specialist schools – Leicester School of Allied Health Sciences, Applied Social Sciences, Leicester School of Nursing and Midwifery, and Leicester School of Pharmacy – the Faculty educates and develops professionals who make a significant difference to lives, health, wellbeing, communities and society. The dedicated facilities are designed to replicate current practice and feature industry-standard equipment, enabling staff and students to undertake life changing projects to improve health and social care.
Working as a team leader under the direction of the Technical Services Manager you will provide a comprehensive and efficient technical support service for students and staff. You will proactively manage your team (comprising laboratory support workers, laboratory assistants, technicians and senior technicians) to efficiently support laboratories and clinical practice areas in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. You will manage budgets and ensure compliance with Health & Safety Legislation.
We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual with significant management experience. The role requires excellent communication and organisational skills in order to lead a team of laboratory and clinical practice based technical staff.
You should be educated to degree level or with equivalent work experience, preferably in a science related subject. You should be able to manage budgets, prioritise workloads and think creatively to solve problems. You must have a good knowledge of health & safety legislation relating to teaching laboratories and the ability to promote a positive health & safety culture.