Senior Technical Manager - BSMS Ref: 9903

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School  
Hours: Part time or full time hours considered up to 37.5 / 1FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). Minimum FTE for flexible working would be 0.8FTE. Most of the work time will be based on-campus.
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: permanent 
Reference: 9903
Salary: starting at £43,414 to £51,805 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 23 November 2022
Closing date: 09 January 2023. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: TBC
Expected start date: ASAP

Job description

This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated, experienced, hard-working individual to advance their career in technical management, especially within the medical research field.

The Senior Technical Manager will provide leadership and professional operational management of core technical service in the Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) to ensure the delivery of high quality, effective, flexible support to students and academics. Working to ensure that technical operations in BSMS run smoothly on a day-to-day basis. This post will be part of a wider University wide Technical Management group and provide line management of Psychology technicians to ensure consistency in good practice.

The role will call for change and project management experience, excellent interpersonal skills, and a dedication to providing excellent customer service, compliance and health & safety support.

Please contact Robert Fowler for informal enquiries.

The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics (STEMM) at Sussex.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 9903 [PDF 199.26KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

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How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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