Current Vacancies

Ship Keepers, National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth
Salary:  £7.20 per hour 
Part-time, permanent role – various hours available (4 hour morning shifts – 7.00 am – 11.00 am)
 
The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for part-time Ship Keepers to join the Historic Ships team within the Heritage Directorate. 
 
This is an exciting opportunity to be a vital part of the daily cleaning and care of HMS Victory, contributing to the long-term conservation of the vessel.  
The Ship Keepers will provide daily cleaning on the ship, directed by the Conservator and Assistant Conservator, to protect the historic interior and the display spaces on board and to help maintain the highest standards of cleanliness on board.
 
Team work is a key part of this role to ensure that the NMRN’s historic vessels are maintained and operated to a high and safe standard.
 
 
Key Opportunities
 
 
To contribute to the cleaning and maintenance of HMS Victory, a nationally and internationally important historic vessel.
 
To work as a key member of a new team within the Heritage Directorate.
 
To gain practical experience working within a historic structure, using conservation-approved materials.
 
 
Knowledge/Experience
 
 
Previous experience in cleaning and a flexible approach to working schedules along with a basic knowledge of Health and Safety.
 
 
Experience of working in a museum or historic building would be an advantage, but is not essential.
 
 
 
For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Diana McCormack on 07763 145 877
 
Applications should be forwarded to hr HR Team at recruitment@NMRN.org.uk and are required by 12 pm on 29 July 2016.
 
Interviews are likely to be held Tuesday 2 August 2016 in Portsmouth.
 
 
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Events Manager – National Museum of the Royal Navy, Gosport  
Salary:  £20,000 per annum
37.5 hours per week 
 
The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for an Events Manager within its Trading Company, to lead their Events Team across two Gosport sites.
 
Both sites are unique and include a Second World War submarine where guests may be married or dine on-board and an atmospheric 18th century Grand magazine that can seat over 100 guests for dinner.
 
This is an exciting opportunity to manage an Events Team to deliver high quality private events, as well as initiate and develop revenue generating functions. 
 
We are looking for an Events Manager who can work on their own initiative and inspire their teams with passion and drive, to deliver wonderful experiences to a variety of discerning clients.
 
Key Opportunities
 
• Working in unique heritage environments assisting on all location based events, delivering targeted income.
 
• To work with the Trading Manager and the Corporate Sales Manager to develop exciting new potential revenue streams.
 
• To manage the operational team and the coordination of resources to ensure events are adequately staffed. 
 
• Ensure the Trading Company significantly contributes financially, reputationally and in terms of customer satisfaction to the NMRN.
 
• Be part of a team offering wonderful events in unique venues.
 
Knowledge/Experience
 
Applicants must be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, be able to work to tight deadlines and be able to work well within a team with some experience of delivering successful events. 
 
Applicants need to have knowledge of Health and Safety requirements and a willingness to learn more.
 
For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Bryan Davies on 023 9272 7583 
 
Applicants are asked to submit a CV and a statement indicating how their knowledge and experience match those specified.
 
Applications should be forwarded to the HR Team at HR@NMRN.org.uk and are required by 4pm on Thursday 21st July  2016.
 
Interviews are likely to be held on Wednesday 3rd August 2016 in Gosport
 
 
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Finance Officer – National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth
Salary:  £11,000 per annum 
Permanent role – part time 18.75 hours per week, Monday to Friday, hours to be flexible for the right candidate
 
The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for an experienced Finance Officer to join our Finance team.
 
The work will involve managing a finance email in box, dealing with supplier invoices and the distribution around the organisation along with inputting to our finance system.
 
Providing reports and analysing data will be required on a regular basis. 
 
Other key tasks include raising sales invoices, credit control, dealing with various queries and recording and distributing grant information to internal and external bodies.
 
Knowledge/Experience
 
The successful applicant will be self-motivated, proactive, innovative and have a strong sense of team spirit.  They must also have excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise a busy and fast paced workload. 
 
The successful applicant will have experience of working within a finance environment and be competent using Excel, a knowledge of using pivot tables a benefit.
 
They must also have experience of processing journals, bank reconciliations and other basic finance duties.
 
 
For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Lynn Wearn on 02392 727567
 
Applicants are asked to submit a CV and a statement indicating how their knowledge and experience match those specified.
 
Applications should be forwarded to the HR Team at recruitment@NMRN.org.uk and are required by 12 pm on 22nd July 2016
 
The selection process will be held in Portsmouth on a date to be confirmed
 

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Assistant Conservator, National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth
Salary:  £19,000 - £22,000 per annum (dependent upon experience) 
37.5 hours per week - permanent
 
The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for an Assistant Conservator to join the Historic Ships team within the Heritage Directorate. 
 
The Assistant Conservator is a new role and will play a key role in the daily maintenance and upkeep of HMS Victory, and will contribute to conservation of other historic vessels including HMS M.33 and HMS Alliance.
 
They will work closely with The HMS Victory Ship Keepers and the Conservator to help maintain the highest standards of cleanliness on board.
 
Team work is a key part of this role to ensure that the NMRN’s historic vessels are maintained and operated to a high and safe standard.
 
Key Opportunities
 
• Opportunity to gain practical experience of a wide range of conservation tasks, both preventive and interventive.  This will include assisting with environmental monitoring, implementing Integrated Pest Management strategies, conservation cleaning within complex historic spaces and maintenance of display material on board.
 
• Working within the Historic Ships team and Heritage Directorate, supporting the conservation of our historic vessels.
 
• Opportunity to contribute to the conservation of our nationally and internationally important collection of historic vessels.
 
Knowledge/Experience
 
A professional conservation qualification at degree level or equivalent is required for this role.  
 
Knowledge of best practice approaches to preventive and interventive conservation of a range of materials, with an awareness of conservation ethics. 
 
 
For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Diana McCormack on 07763 145 877
 
Applicants are asked to submit a CV and a statement indicating how their experience and qualifications match those specified.  
 
Applications should be forwarded to the HR Team at recruitment@NMRN.org.uk and are required by 4 pm on 27 July 2016
 
Interviews will be held Friday 5 August 2016 in Portsmouth.
 

HMS Hermes returning from the Falklands