Engineering Technical Manager (Parcel Hubs) - National

Date: 23-Nov-2021

Location: Leeds, GB, SN3 5TG

Company: Royal Mail Group

Job reference number 228981

Engineering Technical Manager (Parcel Hubs) - National

Circa. £54,500 dependant on location and experience. Bonus of upto 18% with 27.5 days holiday

Full time


Location Flexible - Based out of nearest office (flexibility for some home working. Travel will be required on occasion to sites)


Royal Mail has an exciting opportunity to join the Deployment and Integration Team as an Engineering Technical Manager. You will be responsible for technical contracts and project management aspects of major automation programmes, initially focusing on two major new parcel hubs based in the Midlands and North West.


About the role


Reporting directly in to the Engineering Project Manager Lead, you will be responsible for developing the main contractual components of automation supply contracts, providing technical oversight of the tender process and providing technical supplier management to deliver projects to agreed timescales. Initially this will be working on our two new parcel hubs, but the role will require flexibility to work on other projects.


You will work with internal and external project teams to plan and report on contract progress, providing weekly updates to senior Royal Mail Managers and ensuring areas of concern are highlighted early in order to create least impact on the contract progress.


About You


To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following skills, experiences and qualifications:



  • Excellent project management and planning skills, with regular use of Microsoft Project
  • Strong communication skills with previous experience of communicating and building relationships with a range of stakeholders, both internal and external. Will need to deliver important information to a wide range of audiences with varying degrees of understanding
  • Able to conduct detailed data analysis, apply systematic problem-solving techniques and effectively prioritise available resources.



  • Experience of managing the deployment of large-scale automation projects, delivering the project to tight deadlines
  • Experience of producing technical contract documents for automation procurement (e.g. SoR, SoW)
  • Excellent knowledge of automated processes, equipment & machinery
  • Good knowledge of cost versus risk and change management theories to develop and deliver strategies and business models


Qualifications (all are desirable dependent on previous experience):

  • Recognised Qualification in an Engineering, Technical or Scientific Discipline (Level 6 or 7 e.g. BSc, MEng) or equivalent
  • Recognised Accreditation from an Institution or Professional Counselling Body (Incorporated or Chartered Level)
  • Recognised Qualification in Health & Safety Management (IOSH)


About Us


At Royal Mail we connect companies, customers and communities across the country, delivering a ‘one-price-goes-anywhere’, universal postal service to more than 30 million addresses. As one of the UK’s leading companies, we are focused on being recognised as the best delivery company in the UK and across Europe.


We are an inclusive employer with equality, diversity and fairness at the heart of our values.  We welcome applications from individuals from all different backgrounds and are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all of our job applicants.




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Closing Date: 9th December 2021. Please note, this advert may close early if the appropriate number of applications has been reached.


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