Our Museum Project Manager

Reference No.ML8387 Location:Poole, Dorset Salary:£34,788 - £37,849 Benefits:Local Government Pension Scheme, Flexitime. Main duties:

We need an experienced heritage and capital project manager to steer the project from the inception of the development phase to the reopening of the Museum at the end of the delivery phase. You will lead a small project team (Engagement Officer and Collections and Engagement Officer) and manage a multi-disciplinary design team.

Poole Museum’s visitor numbers have doubled since the previous redevelopment in 2007 and it is already Dorset’s most visited free attraction. The project will provide new facilities will meet the needs of our audiences, redisplay our important collection of ancient boats and ships, and conserve and reveal the most important medieval commercial building in the country. This is a great opportunity to work for the new BCP Council to deliver one of its flagship cultural projects.

The post is temporary to Autumn/Winter 2021, when we will hear whether our application for NLHF round 2 funding has been successful, with the hope that it will be and the post will continue until the successful completion of the project in 2023.


Interview date:10/02/2020 Closing date:31/01/2020 Job Description:
  • Post Ref: ML8387
  • Department: Destination & Culture
  • Salary details: £34,788 – £37,849
  • Employment Status: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Contract Type: Temporary
  • Closing date: 31 January 2020
  • Interview date: 10/11 February 2020

This is a superb opportunity for an experienced project manager to lead an exciting £3.4m National Lottery Heritage Fund-supported project which will transform Poole Museum into a major visitor attraction and community hub by 2023.

Full details and application form are online. If you require any further information, or would like an informal chat, please contact Michael Spender on 01202 262609


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