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Senior Manager, 2D Conservation

  • Organisation:Royal Museums Greenwich
  • Location:Kidbrooke, London, England
  • Salary:£38,702 Per Annum
  • Contract type:Permanent / Full-Time

Royal Museums Greenwich (RMG) is a collection of diverse historical sites.  The sites are the National Maritime Museum; Cutty Sark; the Royal Observatory; and the Queen’s House.  Each of this site has a unique identity and a common purpose to serve our communities, through sharing our collections and expertise.  We are a place to explore the sea, space, art and history, and our new strategy ‘Charting Our Course’ puts our people at the core of its success.

You will be joining an established team who have made conservation skills and practise a key part of RMG’s public offer, both at our main visitor sites and at our collections and conservation facility, the Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre. You will be working to expand this offer, supporting the 2D conservation studios (paper, textiles, paintings, and frames) to develop and deliver the short- and long-term strategic approach to conservation at RMG.

Job Purpose

This role requires an experienced conservation manager with a passion for providing and promoting access to collections and conservation skills. The Senior Manager, 2D Conservation will provide strategic leadership in opening up conservation practice while ensuring our globally significant collections receive the highest professional standards of care, conservation and use.

The Senior Manager, 2D Conservation will support the Head of Collections Services by providing collaborative and effective day-to-day management of work across 2D conservation disciplines. They will be empowered to work with accountable autonomy, and will ensure that communication, regular reporting and transparent decision-making are central to their approach.

Terms and Conditions

  • Core hours of work will be 36 per week, 9.00am – 5.00pm, Monday to Friday, with an additional hour to be worked as agreed upon with management.
  • The post-holder will be subject to additional pre-employment checks in line with Known Consignor criteria.
  • In return we offer a culture encouraging inclusion and diversity, pension, 25 days annual leave (rising to 30 after 1 year), training and development, an environment with flexible working options, as well as the opportunity to contribute to the Museum’s ‘Charting our Course’ content strategy.

Please read the job description by clicking ‘find out more’ below before applying.

This advert is due to close Sunday 27th November.

With interviews provisionally scheduled w/c 5th December.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to our work at Royal Museums Greenwich, as we are a museum for everyone. We want to foster a spirt of inclusion, collaborative working, innovation, and valuing people as individuals whose lives have been shaped by different experiences. Therefore, we welcome applications from everyone. We also actively work with disability confident scheme and ask that you let us know if there are any adjustments you need during the interview process.

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