Head of Technical Services

University of Glasgow – School of Engineering

College of Science and Engineering

Vacancy Ref: 024227

Salary: £51,630 - £58,089 per annum

The School of Engineering is looking for a Head of Technical Services, who will lead and shape the strategic direction of the School’s Technical Services. Through leadership of the technical management team, the post-holder will develop and deliver the highest level of quality technical services in support of the School’s strategic objectives for research and teaching.

Ideally you will be professionally qualified with a relevant Honours degree, with a broad range of professional leadership experience in strategically important specialist areas, or be able to demonstrate the necessary strategic competencies required to undertake the duties associated with this level of post having acquired the necessary professional knowledge and leadership experience in a similar or number of different specialist role.

With your extensive knowledge of the regulatory framework applicable to role, you will have demonstrable knowledge and experience of a broad range of functional and technical areas e.g. M&E, laboratory, service operations, and evidence of effective cross-functional collaboration to deliver professional support services.

We will be looking for extensive experience of service operations management and leadership and a track record of leading and influencing strategic planning and decision-making and successfully implementing strategic initiatives alongside proven success in delivering business cases for large capital projects involving complex and collaborative building development and improvement projects.

This position is full-time and open-ended, with a salary between £51,630 - £58,089 per annum.

Closing Date: 26 March 2019

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