Electrical Engineering Department Manager

£70,238 - £78,807 PA
07 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Electrical Engineering Department Manager Job type: Permanent Full Time Location: Culham, Oxfordshire Salary: £70,238 - £78,807 PA (Including Market Premium Payment) dependent on experience plus industry leading benefits including an outstanding pension scheme. Closing date: 29th October 2017 Are you an effective leader with significant experience of managing large multi-disciplinary teams within an R & D environment? Accountable to the Chief Operating Officer, the Electrical Engineering Department Manager will be responsible for leading, managing and setting the strategic direction and delivery of the power supplies department who provide effective support to JET, MAST and other programmes within UKAEA. As Department Manager you will need to ensure you have the right skills and staffing levels to support the various programmes, whilst encouraging employee development and effective succession planning. You will need to have an understanding of the wider issues impacting the organisation and industry and work with senior staff to develop and implement the agreed capability and capacity strategy. As a Department Manager you will be responsible for reporting on KPI`s including progress, change, exceptions and budgets within Electrical Engineering. You will act as a role model to electrical engineers across the site and champion professional registrations from EngTech to CEng. You will regularly and effectively communicate key information to those directly and indirectly involved with the department and will play an active role on a wide range of UKAEA committees and initiatives. The UKAEA hosts and manages the JET nuclear fusion energy experiment on behalf of the EU and is also home to the UK`s MAST-U fusion energy experiment. UKAEA also works with industry and other third parties to develop new technologies currently in Remote Handling and Materials research. The culture at UKAEA promotes research, innovation and leading edge technological excellence, whilst investing in its people. Knowledge skills and experience Essential - Degree in a Scientific or Engineering discipline - Significant experience of managing large multi-disciplinary teams within an R & D environment - Proven leadership skills with experience in developing people - Experience in the design, commissioning and operation of large experimental facilities such as power supplies and high voltage plant - Ability to engage with multiple stakeholders including negotiation of budgets and contract scope etc. in the face of competing needs and, potentially, stakeholder positions - Extensive engineering/scientific experience in a technically complex environment with the ability to be the main (and formal) interface with the customer on all aspects of operation of a large experimental facility - Good awareness of safety aspects related to large experimental facilities - Passion for diversity and inclusion - Experience in budget management Desirable -Specific experience in fusion research, or in another nuclear field involving facilities at the industrial scale is highly desirable
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