Area Technical Managers - Scotland

Royal National Lifeboat Ins titution (RNLI)

Area Technical Managers - Scotland


Royal National Lifeboat Ins titution (RNLI), Oban, Argyll and Bute

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 weeks ago, 3 Jul | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 8a28f1652ccd47908c1c5a35aef74e39

Full Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for an Area Technical Manager to join our Regional Technical Team in the Scotland operating region of the RNLI. This role will cover the area from Mallaig to Helensburgh.

The Regional Technical Team team will support the RNLI by working collaboratively across Lifesaving Operations and Engineering & Supply to ensure the effective maintenance of RNLI assets and equipment. A particularly important relationship in this role will be with the corresponding Area Operations Manager., As an Area Technical Manager, you will manage a team of Technicians responsible for the availability, serviceability and compliance of all RNLI assets and equipment.,

  • Responsible for the safe, efficient, and effective delivery of preventative and corrective maintenance in accordance with RNLI policies, standards, and external legislation.

  • Ensure the safe operation of RNLI assets and equipment by working collaboratively with Lifesaving Operations colleagues.

  • Recruit and line manage a team of specialist technicians and carry out managerial assurance checks to ensure all regional technical team activities are completed in accordance with RNLI policies and procedures.

  • Support technical colleagues with their continuing professional development through the management of the training and development requirements of the team ensuring the appropriate licences and certification are held by the team to undertake RNLI operation activities.

  • Develop key face to face relationships to foster operational engineering 'ways of working' with internal and external stakeholders.

    You'll be an effective team manager with a pragmatic approach to problem solving and a calm approach to a busy workload. Able to communicate at all levels, you'll also be willing to travel as part of the role, spend evenings away from home and go afloat with our Lifesaving Operations teams.

  • To be an Area Technical Manager you will need:
  • HNC/D or Republic of Ireland (ROI) NFQ Level 6 in Engineering, or equivalent.

  • Full driving licence

  • Level 5 Cert in Team Leading or equivalent experience.

  • Considerable proven experience of technical systems and experience implementing, delivering, and maintaining technical assurance and compliance.

  • Considerable proven experience of strategic implementation and support.

  • Demonstrable experience in driving continuous improvement.

  • So, if you consider yourself to be an experienced engineering manager, with a passion to ensure our fleet of boats and equipment are always maintained to a high standard, please apply via the button shown below.

    This post requires a valid driving licence.

    Our purpose is simple, to save lives at sea. For 200 years, our crews have been risking their lives to save those who are in danger of drowning.

    £40,315 to £47,429 (depending on experience)
    A vehicle will be made available to carry out your duties