Job opportunities (23.9.2022)


Estates M&E Supervisor, Natural History Museum

We are a world-class visitor attraction and leading science research centre. We use the Museum's unique collections and our unrivalled expertise to tackle the biggest challenges facing the world today. We care for more than 80 million objects spanning billions of years and welcome more than five million visitors annually and 17 million visits to our website.  
Today the Museum is more relevant and influential than ever. By attracting people from a range of backgrounds to work for us, we can continue to look at the world with fresh eyes and find new ways of doing things.
The Museum has secured investment from the UK Government to build a new science and digitisation centre at Thames Valley Science Park, a science and technology hub on the University of Reading campus. The purpose-built centre will house much of the Museum's collection and will include laboratories, digitisation suites, collaborative research spaces, conservation labs and workspaces.
We employ 900 staff in a variety of roles, all united by our vision of a future where people and planet thrive. We need everyone to have the passion and drive to help us with our mission to create advocates for our planet and inspire millions to care about the natural world.

About the role
As part of the Estates, Projects and Masterplanning department, the role assists the Technical Services and Compliance Manager in ensuring the NHM estate operates a safe, efficient and fully compliant working environment by ensuring building services undergo Statutory inspections and are fully compliant with relevant legislation, Health and Safety law and insurance inspections.
The role contributes to the auditing of Hard Services FM contract provision and subcontracted services, assisting with weekly and monthly meetings and producing monthly reports on performance, progress and recommended improvements. This will include auditing of contracted PPM and reactive works against KPIs and SLAs, monitoring quality, service and organisation. You will act as liaison between FM partners and NHM stakeholders across NHM Science, Engagement and Corporate Services groups to understand and improve services corelation with business and welfare requirements.
The role provides guidance for projects and contracted works across the Estates, Projects and Masterplanning department, acting as intelligent client for capital and infrastructure projects in relation to high voltage, electrical, BMS, HVAC and access infrastructure. You will contribute to project briefs and specifications to align outcomes with existing mechanical and electrical plant, compliance and efficiency strategy, and extract O&M recommendations for appropriate inheritance by the business-as-usual FM operation.
The role works with the FM service providers and NHM Health and Safety unit to prioritise and manage compliance risks, particularly any issues highlighted by internal or external (BSI) audits contributing to retention of the Museums ISO accreditation in Health and Safety or Environmental Management.
The role will be primarily based at the South Kensington site, however there will be an expectation that the post holder will attend the Natural History Museum at Tring at least once a fortnight.

Head of Museum Events, British Museum

As one of the most famous institutions in the UK, the British Museum requires leading expertise to continually develop, progress and pioneer change. With a variety of exclusive benefits including membership of the civil service pension scheme and competitive training opportunities, the Museum is an exciting and unique organisation for developing your professional career.

This is an exciting opportunity within our Events department to deliver an effective programme of events to support fundraising, generate income and aid the Museum's reputational development. This involves managing all British Museum related events within gallery spaces and events hosted by corporate members and sponsors. You will also be expected to lead, build and train a competent and effective events team.

Assistant Collection Manager: Storage and Moves (Large Objects), British Museum

Responsible for the preparation, movement and storage of objects as part of a major storage move project, with a particular focus on large 3D objects.

This role is primarily technical. Problem solving is a key aspect of the role, and a flexible approach to working is essential.

The post-holder will be expected to work at the Museum's off-site store at Blythe Road, Hammersmith. There may also be occasional work at the main Museum site at Bloomsbury.

Head of On-Site Visitor Experience, THE ENGLISH HERITAGE TRUST 

The Head of On-Site Visitor Experience is an exciting role within the Historic Properties Department of English Heritage. Working across departments, you will champion exemplary visitor experience at our properties, driving the consistent and continual improvement of our offer and service. You'll be responsible for developing and updating English Heritage's Visitor Experience Strategy in a way that builds on the success of the current strategy whilst also taking it to the next level. You can be based in one of our regional office locations (York, Bristol, Swindon, London), or be a homeworker.

Senior Learning Curator, Young Peoples Programmes, TATE 

We are looking for a Senior Learning Curator, Young People's Programmes to lead an ambitious creative learning programme for diverse young audiences at Tate Britain and Tate Modern.

You will be responsible for setting the strategic direction of young people's programmes and lead a team to develop innovative and high quality creative learning experiences for young people aged 15-30. You will contribute to embedding co-production practices with young people at Tate, and a holistic offer of public programme and digital communications for Tate Collective, Tate's free-to-join membership scheme for young people aged 16-25.

To be successful in the role you will have extensive experience of devising creative learning experiences with and for young people. You will have experience of leading a busy team, and working in complex environments with multiple teams and partners. You'll be a confident communicator and be able advocate for young peoples programmes and creative learning at Tate and beyond.

Tate aims to attract and retain talented people from all backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian, ethnic minority, and/or disabled applicants as these groups are currently underrepresented in the cultural sector and in the Learning department.

Successful candidates will have access to a range of benefits, including 25 days annual leave entitlement, rising to 27 days pro rata after 3 years of service; an extra day off for your birthday each year; a cycle to work scheme; opportunities for blended and flexible working; free access to Tate exhibitions and other museums and galleries; Life Assurance; and a 'Defined Contribution' pension scheme with generous employer contributions. Successful candidates who are already members of the Civil Service Pension Scheme or have recently left the scheme may be eligible to remain as members of this scheme instead.

Technical Lead, BRITISH LIBRARY 

This is a high profile and exciting role where you can make a real difference to national services and local delivery. The Single Digital Presence is a major strategic programme funded by Arts Council England and being delivered by the British Library. We will develop a brand new national website to represent all public libraries across the country and what people most love about them.

You will have experience in assessing technology options and approaches, confident working with modern technologies and standards, and you will feel comfortable leading technical teams and guiding the way they work. You will have experience in creating and optimising development processes while working on an emerging, iterative product, as well as the ability to explain technical choices to non-technical team members.

As the Technical Lead, you'll shape this exciting new service alongside a head of delivery, product manager, interaction designer, content strategist and a user researcher, as well as with strategic partners and agencies when required. It's essential that you enjoy working in a multi-disciplinary team, have experience in developing digital products and services, and are enthusiastic about the prospect of influencing the future of the library sector. Public library users are among the most diverse universal service users in the UK, benefiting from free access to reading material, Wi-Fi, tech, business support, children's activities, literacy development, health and wellbeing offers and much much more and we're passionate about their ability to change lives.

This is a fixed term post to March 2024, with the possibility of extension, subject to future funding.