Vacancy: Technical Services Manager (Engineering) at London South Bank University

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Technical Services Manager (Built Environment & Architecture)

Job title: Technical Services Manager (School of Engineering)- REQ8615

Job reference: REQ8615

Date posted: 06/03/2023 

Application closing date: 31/03/2023 

LocationLondon Salary: £49,130 to £57,557 per annum, inclusive of £4,716 London Weighting per annum. 

Contractual hours: 35 

Basis: Full Time 

Job category/type: Management

The University is currently looking for an outstanding technical services manager, to oversee the provision of support for the School of Engineering and ensure this is delivered to the highest standards across its portfolio of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Design, Chemical Engineering and Computer Science & Informatics.

Key to this role will be the direct liaison with senior managers and academics to ensure that the schools delivery needs are understood and met, effectively leading their own team to support, inspire and develop technical excellence, and building positive collaborative relationships with colleagues throughout the LSBU group.

About you

You will have significant technical knowledge of working on, and effectively delivering projects in a higher education or professional environment.

You will have gained substantial expertise within your own discipline, and have the confidence to proactively lead and manage, or grow and develop technical teams as required.

You will have excellent organisational skills, and be able to confidently, and coherently convey complex information to a variety of audiences.

Exciting work you will do

This is an opportunity to have a positive impact across several engineering disciplines. You will work closely with your colleagues to deliver the best outcomes for our vibrant mix of undergraduate, postgraduate and apprenticeship programmes.

You will actively contribute to our many extracurricular activities, the wide range of research projects, and our growing portfolio of enterprise.

You will lead and inspire our team of experienced technicians, and contribute to the ongoing programme of development in our excellent facilities so that our students, staff, and research communities can operate at the highest levels.

The skills and experience you will need to be successful.

Your bachelor’s degree, or professional experience will be in a closely aligned Engineering discipline.

You will have significant experience of taking the lead in a senior technical role, delivering effectively on projects of varying complexity.

Details about the role

Applicants must complete the online application form, fully addressing the main activities and the selection criteria (A – F) from the job specification for this post.

Full instructions for the process can be found on the LSBU vacancy website.

Please follow these instructions carefully and in full to ensure your application is submitted.

You will receive an email confirmation that your application has been received.

Note – CVs should NOT be submitted and will not be accepted as an application.

Application Closing Date: Midnight on Friday  31st March 2023     

Interviews Week Commencing: Tbc

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Please Note: The Job Reference number for this post is REQ8615.

Employment Visa: Under the UK Governments PSB scheme this role meets the criteria to be sponsored by LSBU for a Skilled Worker Route (SWR) application.

Please be advised that currently LSBU will only support the Certificate of Sponsorship for any employment visas and will not support the payment of the employment visa for the offered candidate and/or dependants.

Recruitment Process: The email account you use to apply will be used for recruitment communication.  Please ensure that you use an email account that you regularly monitor. 

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early, should we receive sufficient applications.