Conservation Manager

Imperial War Museum Duxford
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Friday, 2 March, 2018 - 09:00

Contract Type: Fixed term, one year
Closing date: 2 March 2018, 9:00 am GMT

Purpose of the job
The purpose of the job is to plan and manage programmes to conserve collection material at all of IWM’s five branches or at local venues. This will include overseeing external conservation contracts, and managing a team of conservators and conservation technicians.
The post will also be responsible for one of the key conservation workflow strands in support of IWM’s projects. This role will include the recruitment and line management of additional contract staff to deliver projects.
The post is based at IWM’s Duxford branch but will occasionally be required to work at all branches as required.

Key duties
You will be expected to work independently as well as across different teams in order to contribute to and deliver the priorities of IWM - using your knowledge, skills, talent and potential to the best of your ability.
You will focus at all times on delivering excellent customer service, ensure value for money at all times while being professional, courteous and demonstrating the behaviours and attributes expected of all IWM employees. You will also adhere to all corporate standards, and use corporate systems as directed to ensure consistency of service, brand and operational standards.
You will be an experienced specialist in your area and take on broad responsibilities, working across departments effectively, working with individuals, partners and where appropriate volunteers.
You should be able to lead, manage and motivate your staff, partners and, where relevant, volunteers in order to get the best out of them
To identify and implement learning and development needs for both yourself and your team including volunteers, if appropriate.
You will be expected to comply with corporate standards, and use corporate systems, processes and procedures – and undertake any necessary training as directed.
Support and facilitate public access to our collection, expertise and knowledge.
Develop, partake in and produce accessible material and activities aimed at engaging, informing, educating and enthusing our audiences and potential audiences in the collection and our subject matter, and mission.

To Apply
Apply via the online application form by following the link below.
The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 9 am, 2 March 2018.
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 14 March 2018.