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Head of Group - Controls & Instrumentation (Derby)

University of Sheffield - Nuclear AMRC

Location: Derby
Salary: £51,630 to £58,089 per annum, with potential to progress to £67,317 per annum (Grade 9)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 18th March 2019
Closes: 25th April 2019
Job Ref: UOS021992
 

Contract Type: Open-Ended

Faculty: Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre Group

Location:

i-Hub
Infinity Park Way
Infinity Park
Derby
DE24 9FU

Salary: Grade 9

£51,630 to £58,089 per annum, with potential to progress to £67,317 per annum.

We have an exciting opportunity to join the AMRC group as a Head Of Group for Control & Instrumentation for the Nuclear AMRC.

As a Head of Group based at our new Nuclear AMRC – Midlands Facility in Derby, your role is to lead the Control & Instrumentation team. This is a new core theme for the Nuclear AMRC, which represents significant cross-sector research and development opportunities to enhance the nuclear supply chain’s competitive position.

You will be an integral part of the leadership team reporting to the Programme Director Midlands and will provide strategic direction for the Control & Instrumentation Group, aligning this with the overall direction of the Nuclear AMRC. Working closely with senior members of staff within the group, you will also engage with key external contacts to build the Nuclear AMRC’s profile and professional network.

You will have/are able to:

  • An honours degree in a relevant technical engineering degree, or equivalent research experience.
  • Proven experience with high-integrity C&I systems in hazardous industries, e.g. Nuclear, Chemical, Aerospace, Oil & Gas, Rail etc.
  • Proven track record of bringing in area based project work and providing Partners with confidence and value from their engagements.
  • Confidently represent your organisation to a diverse range of stakeholders. Including delivery to local SME’s.
  • Effective leadership skills, managing resources aligning the day-to-day work and goals of the team with the organisation’s strategic vision.

In the role you will be responsible for the strategic development, application and industrial exploitation of new Control & Instrumentation technologies, retaining and improving on the Nuclear AMRC’s global reputation for outstanding research. This great opportunity will allow you to grow the Control & Instrumentation Group’s capability (skills, technology, digitization, hardware and software expertise) to advance the field of Research in relevant industry sectors. We operate in a culture based on mutual respect, where all contributions and ideas are valued, in an environment that is supportive and encouraging, and enables talent to develop and achieve.

About the University

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

To find out what makes the University of Sheffield a remarkable place to work, follow @sheffielduni and @ShefUniJobs on Twitter for more information.

   
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