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Vacancy for Senior Touring Exhibitions Operations Manager

Natural History Museum of London

Natural History Museum London

Job title: Senior Touring Exhibitions Operations Manager

Organisation: Natural History Museum of London

Type: Full-time position

Salary: £39,072 – 43,000 p.a.

Location: London, England

The world is changing and so are we. Help us make an impact for future generations.

The natural world is changing quickly under the influence of human behaviour and we’re making critical choices at a time when people are more disconnected than ever before from nature. As a world-leading scientific institution and an awe-inspiring, iconic visitor attraction, the Natural History Museum is powerfully placed to help individuals, governments and society at large make better decisions for the future.

Touring Exhibitions plays a key role in the global reach of Natural History Museum generating soft power opportunities and connecting Natural History Museum to Museums worldwide through a range of temporary exhibition partnerships.

Job description

As our Senior Touring Exhibitions Operations Manager, you will oversee the planning and delivery aspects of the touring exhibitions programme, from content creation to venue operations. Working closely with internal teams and external suppliers to execute projects on time, you will focus on ensuring that they are to budget and to international quality standards. You will also manage the relevant venues, guaranteeing that receive premium-level operational support and that we minimise operational spend to ensure a profitable touring programme.

As a key advisory contact on key projects around the museum, you will share your expertise from touring and general exhibition practice such as the national programmes, new initiatives and launch of new exhibitions.

The successful candidate will have significant logistics/operations experience, including large scale manoeuvres and handling of museum/specialist collections. This will be teamed with significant project management and programming experience, with Practitioner level PRINCE2, MSP, AGILE, PERT qualifications or other recognised methodology. You should also consider that substantial international travel will be required for this role.

Application instructions

For a full job description and to submit an application, please visit:

Closing date: Monday 22 July 2019

Interviews expected: Wednesday 7th and Monday 12th August 2019.

Should you not be available for the expected interview dates, please disclose your availability within your covering letter.

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