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Subject: Position at Imperial War Museum

Position at Imperial War Museum

From: Andy Holbrook <aholbrook>
Date: Friday, October 20, 2006
Care Projects Manager
Imperial War Museum
Permanent Post

Closing date: Noon, 6 November 2006
Salary: UKP22,820 to UKP27,892 pa

The Imperial War Museum is seeking to appoint a Care Projects
Manager to develop policies, procedures and strategies to improve
the care of the collection by upgrading storage facilities.  The
post holder will also be responsible for the development and
implementation of a programme of projects to achieve improvements in
collections care.

Responsibilities will include:

    Working with the Collections Care Manager, to develop and
    implement a rolling five year Storage Strategy to achieve
    improvements in collections storage.

    Developing, monitoring and delivering projects as part of the
    Storage Strategy, covering storage enclosures, storage furniture
    and storage spaces, in accordance with IWM project management

    Developing and monitoring spending budgets and producing
    quarterly management reports on project progress.

    Managing contracts for moving the Collection, installation of
    new furniture, as necessary to facilitate storage projects.

    Working with stakeholders, establish policies and procedures for
    the handling, protection, packing and transport of items between
    the museum's sites and in museum transport to external

    Working with the Collections Care Manager and departmental
    staff, to produce annual funding bids for storage projects, as
    part of the strategy, including impact analysis

The post holder will be required to travel to all IWM branches
including travel between London and Duxford (where the majority of
IWM collections are held) on a weekly basis.

We are seeking a candidate with either a Postgraduate qualification
in Museum Studies or a Collections Care qualification and two years'
experience of working in a museum, archive or library storage
environment. The candidate will have experience of planning and
delivering a project plus the ability to build good working
relationships swiftly with a broad range of people.

A Full job description can be found at
and information about how to apply can be found at

For a discussion about this position, please contact Andy Holbrook
<aholbrook [at] iwm__org__uk>.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Midday, 6 November

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 14 November 2006

The Imperial War Museum is committed to a policy of Equal

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