We’re hiring! Heritage Manager

We are appointing a Heritage Manager to manage and administer the Development Phase of the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) funded ‘Brunel Museum Reinvented’ project (January 2020 – June 2021). A key aspect of the role will be ensuring a joined up and fully integrated approach between the capital and activity elements of the project. The successful candidate will provide inspired leadership for this exciting project, reporting to the Museum Director and the Museum’s Board of Trustees, to ensure that this phase of the project is fully delivered to time and budget. He/she will have proven experience of leading on multi-faceted heritage projects, and will act as the key point of contact for the NLHF, ensuring adherence to all NLHF frameworks and requirements, and ensuring that all documentation is managed accordingly.

The role will involve working closely with internal museum staff and volunteers as well as the externally appointed Design Team, QS, Exhibition/Interpretation Designer, the Activity Planner and the Business Planner. The successful candidate will maintain a close overview of the project plan, the programme, the risk register and the budget, as well as planning issues, acting as a point of contact, organising, attending and participating in project and stakeholder meetings; and compiling the information required for the NLHF Development Phase final report and Round 2 funding application.


Please send your CV, including details of two referees, and a covering letter (no more than 2 sides of A4) outlining your suitability for the position. Referees will only be contacted with your consent.

Applications should be sent by email to: [email protected] for the attention of Jane Stancliffe (Museum Trustee)

Closing date for applications: Midnight on Sunday 17 November