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Client Project Manager

  • Organisation:The British Museum
  • Location:London, England
  • Salary:£42,804 per annum
  • Contract type:Permanent / Full-Time

It is an exciting time to join the British Museum’s Capital Planning and Programme Management Department in this role to deliver building construction projects that form part of the Museum’s Capital Plan and provide technical and professional advice to ensure that all work is carried out efficiently, to a high standard, and in accordance with legal and statutory requirements.

The British Museum is seeking to recruit one Client Project Manager on a permanent contract.

The role is responsible for managing building refurbishment contracts through all RIBA work stages, to time and budget. Projects delivered by the department range from high-profile front of house projects, renewal and refurbishment, to innovative infrastructure projects in a unique environment. There is also the opportunity to help deliver master-planning activity.

Our visitor facilities are just as important as the many working spaces including laboratories, workshops, study and storage spaces which make up our estate. Your role will be to ensure successful delivery of building projects and positively contribute both to our visitors’ enjoyment and our ability to conserve and display the many objects within our charge.

Educated to degree level, or equivalent, the successful candidate will possess a relevant professional qualification and will have demonstrable experience as a Project Manager in a large-scale organisation, and experience working within Grade 1 listed buildings. With experience of coordinating complex projects, you will be delivery focused and will be able to successfully manage budgets.

We are looking for a self-motivated and highly organised individual, who can maintain a flexible and creative approach to finding solutions for complex problems. As a strong communicator, you will be confident in diplomatically dealing with a variety of stakeholders including senior management.

Please see the attached Job profile for further information on the role responsibilities and essential requirements.

About the British Museum:

Founded in 1753, the British Museum’s remarkable collection spans over two million years of human history and culture. The Museum is one of the leading visitor attractions and its world-famous collection includes the Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon sculptures, Egyptian mummies, the Admonitions Scroll, and the Amaravati sculptures.

The Museum offers a competitive benefits package including:

  • Membership of the civil service pension scheme
  • Free entry to a wide range of museums and exhibitions
  • Participation in private and public Museum activities, including talks by leading curators from around the world and behind-the-scenes opportunities to learn how museums care for and manage their extraordinary collections
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Interest-free travel, bicycle and rental deposit loans
  • Professional and personal development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounts on food and gift shop purchases

Additional details:

For more information about this role, please see the job description.

If you have any additional needs that we should be aware of in order to support you with your application, please provide details to [email protected].

The British Museum is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all staff and job applicants. We aim to create a working environment in which all individuals can make best use of their skills, free from unlawful discrimination or harassment. We value the benefits that a diverse workforce brings to a Museum which represents world culture. The Museum is committed to ensuring that no job applicant suffers unlawful discrimination because of any protected characteristics. Our recruitment procedures aim to ensure that individuals are treated because of their relevant knowledge, skills and experience.

We are also currently piloting a flexible way of working that allows our employees to work remotely in a way that suits them and the organisation. We welcome questions and conversations at interview stage and how flexible working could work for you.

The Museum adheres to the HMG Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) for pre-employment screening of Civil Servants.

Application Closing Date: 12 November 2022

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