Project Manager (Estates/Property/Construction)

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  • SALARY & BENEFITS £38,088 per annum
  • INDUSTRY SECTOR Public Services
Job Description

The Natural History Museum (NHM) is a world-class visitor attraction, leading science research centre and commercial event space. We use our unique collections and unrivalled expertise to tackle the biggest challenges facing the world today. We care for more than 80 million specimens, both in our London and Tring museums, spanning billions of years and welcome more than five million visitors annually.

We are at a pivotal moment in our history as we launch a new strategy setting out our role as the natural world faces increasing threats. Building on our world-leading collection, global reputation for science and as one of the world’s leading visitor attractions, the NHM has ambitious plans leading up to the 150 anniversary of the opening of the Waterhouse Building in 2031, making this a truly exciting time to be part of the NHM team.

About the role

We are looking for a Buildings Project Manager to lead (from initial proposal to competition) on a range of capital energy, engineering and construction projects, including the Museum’s options for future energy provision, estates infrastructure and refurbishment projects. Ultimately this will contribute to the delivery of elements of the Museum’s Strategy, focusing on energy provision, capital, minor capital and improvement plans.

As a point of liaison and ‘Intelligent Client’ for projects across the Museum programme, you will actively engage on all estate matters, particularly in relation to integration with existing infrastructure and services, and forward maintenance planning. You will also prepare detailed specifications for tendering to external contractors and prepare briefing documents for external consultants.

About you

The successful candidate will have significant experience of planning and delivering buildings projects in a complex environment. You will have the ability to deal with multiple stakeholders and to plan and manage works within the broader Museum context, taking into account the impact on operations and on visitor experience and ensuring delivery of the service to the highest possible standards.

Closing date: 09:00 on Monday 2 March 2020

Interviews expected: 13 March 2020

To apply, please visit and upload your CV with a covering letter, which clearly outlines how you meet our person specification.