Team Manager

TWI - The Welding Institute - Condition and Structural Health Monitoring (CSM Wales)

TWI, formed in 1946, is a world-leading not-for-profit research and technology organisation with a turnover in 2016 of £80m, from bases in the UK, South East Asia, India, the Middle East, Central Asia and the USA. Over 900 staff provide expertise in joining and fabrication, material science and structural integrity. Services include generic research; contract R&D; technical information; engineering services and advice; standards development; and training and qualification services.

The Integrity Management Technology Group is expanding due to significant order growth therefore; we are seeking a talented and experienced individual to join us in this fast-moving environment.

You will contribute to internationally renowned work on established and emerging Structural Health and Condition Monitoring processes, techniques and procedures. You will strengthen the core skills of an innovative team and be responsible for project management, preparation and negotiation of contract proposals, R&D and innovation management.

Job description and role duties:

The Condition and Structural Health Monitoring section (CSM) has grown its business by attracting funding through UK, Regional and EU projects and is now expanding to the regional office in Wales. CSM are seeking a talented individual to lead the new team to underpin and drive technical excellence and an expanding business within various industrial sectors.

The Team Manager will fulfil responsibility within part of the CSM section, based in Wales, with an objective to strengthen the expertise of the team by:

  • Developing the business in the field of the CSM,
  • Maintaining the target income level,
  • Building a team culture and healthy communication with CSM Cambridge,
  • Assisting the team to deliver UK and EC funded collaborative projects, providing advice and making the required initiatives,
  • Managing project deliverables and technical reporting.

Applicants must have demonstrable experience in the areas listed above. Experience with business development activities such as tender preparation and negotiation in addition to knowledge and skills in the following areas are essential:

  • Project management experience and networking abilities,
  • Proven entrepreneurial skills (negotiation, expectation management, business development),
  • Knowledge of SHM, risk analysis, fitness for service, inspection and monitoring,
  • Knowledge of operations and maintenance within different industrial sectors.


The successful candidate will be located in TWI offices with world-class facilities in Wales.

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