0293-24 Technical Team Leader – Jobs at Aston

June 9, 2024

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College Operations (HLS)

Aston University Main Campus

£37,099 to £44,263
per annum
Grade:  Grade 08
Contract Type: 
Part Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Monday 24 June 2024
Interview Date: 

To be confirmed
Reference:  0293-24
Release Date:  Monday 10 June 2024

The College of Health and Life Sciences is seeking to appoint a Technical Team Leader. You will join a team of technicians who provide specialist technical support to the teaching and research facilities of Biosciences, Pharmacy, Neurosciences and Medicine. The successful candidate will be required to provide day-to-day management of the team and will undertake duties such as below:

  • Leading and Engendering a positive team working atmosphere
  • Coaching and Mentoring colleagues within the team
  • Organizing and allocating team workload
  • Providing guidance on career development
  • Managing and controlling a budget within set targets
  • Providing Health and Safety advice
  • Liaising with key stakeholders such as Heads of Schools, Programme Directors, Estates, Health and Safety
  • Providing support to teaching and research facilities 

The successful candidate will need to hold a degree in Biosciences, Chemistry or equivalent, and will need to have experience of working in laboratories. Experience in leading a team would also be beneficial for this role.

For further information, please contact Jiteen Ahmed (Head Of Technical Services) at j.ahmed4@aston.ac.uk.

Aston University is committed to the Technician Commitment and to supporting the career development of technical staff working across all disciplines. You will be supported to undertake a range of training and development activities including placements at other universities.

What we offer:

  • Aston University is a vibrant campus located within Birmingham city centre, which has excellent transport links via bus or train.
  • Dynamic working is possible for this role, which means working both on campus and from home depending on the activity. Further information on dynamic working can be found here.
  • Excellent training and development opportunities.
  • A generous annual leave scheme with 30 days bookable leave and a further 13 days of bank holiday and University closure days.
  • Everyday discounts to a number of activities and retailers.
  • Great family-friendly policies.
  • On-site gym and pool with discounted staff membership available.
  • Further information on our Benefits and Rewards can be found here.

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit: https://www2.aston.ac.uk/about/inclusive-aston

We recognise the value of flexible working.  Please contact the recruiting manager to discuss what flexible working options are available for particular roles.

If you require the job details document or an application form in an alternative format please contact the recruitment team at recruitment@aston.ac.uk

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