ECS Technical Manager at the University of Southampton

Location:  Highfield Campus

Salary:   £44,263 to £56,021

Full Time Permanent

Closing Date:  Wednesday 03 July 2024

Interview Date:   To be confirmed

Reference:  2780924FP

Do you want to play a major role in inspiring the next generation of students in a world-class University? 

This is an exciting opportunity to join the School of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) as a Technical Manager to support education activities. 

As a Technical Manager you will be responsible for managing and coordinating specialist technical ECS teaching laboratories, supporting the strategic growth of student numbers by allocating resources, procuring specialist equipment and consumables, managing space and technical requirements to meet teaching demands across the School, and training staff and PhD students in the optimal use of teaching facilities. 

Successful delivery in this role will significantly contribute to protecting the capital investment in ECS teaching facilities and to deliver the maximum educational value from them.

You will provide technical advice and support to the Head of School and Deputy Head of School Education. This includes playing a major role in the development of new teaching facilities, using knowledge of best practice and industry standards. 

You must have substantial experience in a relevant technical field, with ability to apply technical knowledge to evaluate complex problems and recommend solutions and plans of action. You must have experience of successfully planning and managing major new projects or significant new activities. 

The School of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of its continued commitment to improving equality for women in science and engineering. ECS provides a unique, friendly and supportive environment. We have a range of staff development programmes and a mentoring and wellbeing schemes. For more details, visit:

The University of Southampton is committed to sustainability and has been awarded the Platinum EcoAward. With access to onsite childcare facilities and a childcare vouchers scheme, our comprehensive benefits package also includes a contributory pension scheme, generous holiday allowance, subsidised health and fitness facilities, a cycle-to-work scheme and a range of discounts. University of Southampton holds a Silver Athena Swan Award.

The University of Southampton is in the top 1% of world universities and in the top 10 of the UK’s research-intensive universities. 

For more details contact Mr David Oakley or Mrs Dorota Sikorska

We believe equality, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a welcoming, vibrant and successful organisation. Having a diverse workforce, inclusive of people of all ages and beliefs, from different racial, educational and social backgrounds opens up a wealth of possibilities, makes us more creative and accelerates our impact on society. We welcome applicants that value the diversity of our community and are willing to play their part in supporting the mission of inclusivity. 

As a university we aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We believe that we can only truly meet our objectives if we are reflective of society, so we are passionate about creating a working environment in which you are free to bring your whole self to work. With a generous holiday allowance as well as additional university closure days we are committed to supporting our staff and students and open to a flexible working approach.

Apply by 11.59 pm GMT on the closing date. For assistance contact Recruitment on +44(0)2380 592750 or quoting the job number.