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Robotics Safety and Field Trials Manager


Grade 6 £30,502 - £36,386 p.a

Closing date

Mar 24, 2023 12:00PM


Are you a pro-active and enthusiastic individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment? We are looking for a Robotics Safety and Field Trials Manager to support research in the Oxford Robotics Institute, Department of Engineering Science in central Oxford. This vacancy is externally funded and is fixed term for 1 year in the first instance.


A key aspect of this role is organising practical activities and trials on behalf of the Oxford Robotics Institute. Working alongside the group's academics, engineering and admin teams as well as researchers, you will be responsible for planning field trials, visits and research demonstrations


Your tasks will be varied and include; devising logistical plans, being point-of-contact for activities, organising insurance, completing risk assessments, being an active member of the trial team, and being the safety lead as necessary.


You must have proven experience of planning and scheduling to ensure complex activities are coordinated as well as experience of supporting or coordinating practical projects or activities. Previous experience or an awareness of Health & Safety to maintain a safe working environment.


Informal enquiries may be addressed to Laura O’Mahony - 


Only applications received before midday on the 24th March 2023 can be considered. You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement (describing how past experiences fit with the advertised position), CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.


The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology.

Contact name

Laura O'Mahony

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