South East Meica (West) Team Leader - 10954

South East
Farnham , Reading , Romsey , Wallingford , Worthing
Romsey Office, Guildbourne House, Kings Meadow House, Red Kite House, Goldcrest House
Staff Grade 6
Full Time
The Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation, Control and Automation Team Leader (MEICA) is responsible for leading and managing a specialised group of mechanical and electrical engineers. The Team Leader is accountable for the quality and delivery of specialist MEICA works by this team. Following our recent ISO55001 accreditation, we are working closely with external contractors to develop a world class asset management organisation.
The role is also responsible for assuring standards, monitoring the quality and advising on the requirements to meet specialist MEICA technical, safety, legal, environmental and operational requirements across the geographic areas covering a very diverse range of assets. The MEICA team also work with the wider business to deliver a large programme of repairs and maintenance to assets through contractors
As a Supra Area Meica Team Leader you will also be part of a national network of peers and national assurance teams. An ability to work with and contribute to these virtual teams is vital.
Travel between different offices across the South East of England and occasionally across the country is required. A lease car is provided.
We take care of our employees, offering an impressive career average pension scheme and 27 days’ holiday. We also have flexitime working.
The SE MEICA (West) team is a new pan-area team, of approximately 13 staff, covering Thames and the Solent and South Downs Areas. The team is based in a number of offices across the two Areas. We manage, maintain and modify all mechanical and electrical equipment on behalf of the asset owners, working closely with our internal partners and framework contractors. We work very closely with the SE MEICA (East) team.
We are looking for someone who has relevant leadership experience. In addition you must understand, and be able to communicate, the important issues in the management of MEICA assets.
You will be an experienced line manager with a MEICA engineering background. This experience will be gained through a combination of formal qualifications and experience.

A working knowledge of MEICA asset management systems, such as computerised maintenance management systems (CMMS) will be an advantage. You will also be a professionally recognised mechanical or electrical engineer holding either Chartered or Incorporated status.

You should also be able to demonstrate relevant experience in the following areas:-
• Leading people
• Manages change
• Influencing and persuading others
• Focusses on customers and partners
• Incident Management
For further information about this role, the team and working with the SE Meica (East) team please contact Dr. David Jennings SE Meica Team Leader
Telephone 07825 255 714.

17/06/2019, 23:55 hours

Basic Check
Leads People
Provide an example of when you have provided leadership that inspires and motivates others to achieve their personal goals and the goals of the organisation you work for.
Delivers Results Through Others
Provide an example of when you have led the team to deliver results on time, to required standards and in line with organisational processes and procedures?
Develops People
Provide an example of when you have developed a team, describe how you identified their development needs, what actions you took to develop the team, what support did you seek to achieve your goals and those of the business?
Builds and Sustains Relationships
Provide an example of when you built and developed working relationships to achieve business objectives. What and how did you overcome the challenges you faced?
MEICA Technical Advice and Design
Provide an example of where you have been asked to provide specialist electrical or mechanical engineering advice and had successfully influenced others?
• What was the situation?
• How did you know you were giving the correct advice
• How did you ensure the recipient understood what you were saying and were able to act on your advice
• How do you explain technical points to non-technical person?
MEICA Technical Advice and Design
Describe a time when you were responsible for the maintaining or assuring engineering standards.
What was the situation?
What actions did you take to ensure that standards were maintained and or improved?
How did you demonstrate the success of your approach?
Full driving licence
You will be a professionally recognised mechanical or electrical engineer holding either Chartered or Incorporated status from a recognised awarding body. .
If you are applying from the Civil Service please note that the Environment Agency is not a part of HM Civil Service and you would not be a Crown Servant in the event of being appointed. Therefore, you will not be eligible for continuous service. For applicants who currently work in local government or other bodies listed in the Redundancy Payments (Continuity of Employment in Local Government etc) (Modification) Order 1999, you may be eligible for continuous service for the purpose of calculating any future redundancy payment. If you are unsure of your status then you should contact your own HR Team.

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