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Technical Operations Manager
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: BMH-015977

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 16/12/2020

Salary: £32,816 to £40,322 per annum, depending on relevant experience

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Biology, Medicine & Health

Division: FBMH Faculty Office Administration

Hours per week: Full Time

Contract Duration: Starting as soon as possible for 12 months

School / Directorate: Faculty Office - BMH

The Faculty of Biology, Medicine & Health provides an integrated structure to deliver a truly translational approach to the life sciences, ensuring smooth research pathways - from pure discovery science through to clinical application and patient care. 

The Faculty has a large group of highly skilled and capable Technical Support Staff that are integral to a diverse range of research and teaching. 

This exciting opportunity is for a period of maternity cover for 12 months. The position will support and develop the Technical Staff (~ 20-30) and to manage the technical space within the upper two floors of the Michael Smith (Biomedical) Building. The position will be part of a team of 20 Technical Managers across the Faculty. 

We are looking for an experienced and capable Technical Manager that already has a proven ability in successfully managing Technical Staff and technical space. The area to manage is large so you will be expected to be organised and efficient in your time management. In addition to the Technical Staff, you will also need to interact with a large number and range of other staff including; Academics, Estates, Compliance & Risk etc. Therefore effective communication is essential. The role will require someone with a proactive approach and demonstrable experience of problem solving. 

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Blended working arrangements may be considered

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Peter Crowe, Faculty Head of Technical Services

General enquiries:

Technical support:
Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.


The closing date for this job has now passed.