Vacancy: Technical Facilities Manager at Queen Mary University London (Closed)

By 18th April 2023 May 2nd, 2023 Closed Vacancies

Technical Facilities Manager


Location:  Mile End

Faculty/Service: School of Physical and Chemical Sciences

Salary: £51,048 – £56,921 per annum (Grade 6)

Closing Date:  30/04/23

Reference:  QMUL32480


About the Role

The School is seeking to appoint a Technical Facilities Manager to oversee the management of the technical facilities within the School including oversight of effective and efficient provision of technical support for the purposes of teaching, research and commercial partnerships. The post holder will lead a multidisciplinary team of technical staff and play an important role in the strategic planning for the workshop and laboratories and development and growth of technical staff and space provision for the School. The post-holder will work collaboratively with colleagues within the School and wider University to ensure the effective delivery of their objectives.

About You

Candidates should be educated to degree level or equivalent and have considerable experience of working in a laboratory environment at a senior level. knowledge and experience of supporting research and teaching and a proven track record of managing technical staff are also essential to the role.

The post is a full-time, permanent appointment with a start date of June 2023 or soon thereafter

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

About the School

This post is based within the School of Physical and Chemical Sciences, consists of two distinct research departments delivering world-leading research high-class teaching: Chemistry and Physics & Astronomy.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Mile End Campus. It is a full time (35 hours per week), permanent appointment, with an expected start date of June 2023. The starting salary will be Grade 6, in the range of £51,048 – £56,921 per annum (pro-rata), inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to (David Boyle, School Manager (

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 30th April 2023.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.