Team Leader - open to part time and flexible working options

Taunton, Somerset
£33,287 FTE
23 Feb 2021
16 Mar 2021
Contract Type

Salary: £33,287 pa

Location: Taunton, Somerset

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: Part time, Full-time, Flexible working

Team Leaders are a challenging yet hugely rewarding role within the UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO), responsible for ensuring the management of resources and engaging team members to achieve successful outcomes for the business.

We are now looking to fill a minimum of three Team Leader roles within our Operations and Production divisions. As a Team Leader, you will be responsible for ensuring that your team delivers output to time, cost and quality standards for your functional area and that team members are effectively supported and developed.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Leading and managing staff within the team 
  • Planning and managing all work within the team, ensuring that weekly targets for cost, quality, quantity and timeliness are met
  • Reporting output metrics and issues to the Team Manager 
  • Supporting the Team Manager in embedding new processes and our ongoing digital transformation 
  • Deputising for the Team Manager as required

We are looking for candidates with some line management/supervisory experience and the ability to foster a positive team culture, particularly in times of change.  Experience of work scheduling/resource planning would also be beneficial.

On taking up the post, successful candidates will be required to undertake and complete the Level 3 Team Leader Apprenticeship, if they haven’t already undertaken this, or a similar line management development programme.

In return

UKHO is a great place in which to explore your career potential. While our projects are career-defining, the work/life balance that we can offer you is equally exceptional. From flexitime, flexible working, an award-winning office environment and a generous annual leave allowance of 34.5 days including public holidays, the opportunities open to you here are hard to beat.

About the UKHO

UKHO is an executive agency, sponsored by the Ministry of Defence. We work with a wide range of data partners to chart the world's oceans in order to develop and serve world leading software and data solutions to commercial shipping companies, navies and maritime organisations. Our products ensure safe navigation and global trade efficiency and support other marine activities including economic development, environmental protection, resource exploration and utilisation, scientific research and security and defence.

For a full job description, including the assessment criteria, please click the apply button to be taken to our website.

Closing date: 11:55 pm on Tuesday 16th March 2021.

UKHO embraces diversity and promotes inclusion and equality of opportunity. We are a Disability Confident employer, which includes offering a guaranteed interview to candidates with disabilities, providing they meet the minimum selection criteria.