Current Vacancies

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Cook / Chef – Fleet Air Arm Museum (Yeovilton, Somerset)
Salary:  £16,575k pa to £20k per annum (dependent upon experience)

37.5 hours per week - Permanent

The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for a Cook / Kitchen Chef to join the Food and Beverage team at the Fleet Air Arm Museum (Yeovilton, Somerset).

This is an ideal opportunity to play a key role in the catering offer at The National Museum of the Royal Navy both through events and the on-site Café. The cook will prepare the day to day menu offered within the Café each day as well as assisting the team to deliver specific Special Event and Corporate Hospitality Catering arrangements.

Key Opportunities

The cook will help the Museum develop its food and beverage offer. The cook will provide a creative approach to delivery of our standard menu.

Knowledge/Experience

Able to demonstrate an understanding of excellent customer care principles, combining these with the ability to lead and motivate whilst driving performance and efficiencies.

Minimum Two years’ experience in a high pressure catering environment delivering a high standard of food service (served as cook as a minimum).

Desirable - NVQ Level in Food Preparation; Basic Food Hygiene Certificate; at least part completion of NVQ Food Service.


For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Marc Farrance on Tel: 01935 842622 or marc.farrance@nrmn.org.uk 

The Role Profile can be viewed here.

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 4pm Wednesday 27 September 2017.  

Interviews will be held week commencing 2 October 2017 in Yeovilton, Somerset.

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Marketing and PR Manager, HMS Caroline, Belfast
Salary:  £26,000 - £31,000 salary per annum (dependent upon experience) P2 scale

37.5 hours per week – Permanent


The history of the Royal Navy is the history of our nation, play your role in securing the future of this unique heritage for generations to come.

The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for a Marketing and PR Manger to join our busy marketing and communications department in Belfast.

We are the newest National Museum and have expanded massively over the last five years, attracting over 1 million visitors to our destinations and attractions.  Our expansion continues and we need a dynamic, creative and experienced Marketing and PR Manager to help us grow.  The NMRN tells the story of the four fighting forces of the British Royal Navy.  World famous attractions in our family of museums include HMS Victory in Portsmouth, HMS Caroline in Belfast, HMS Alliance in Gosport and Europe’s largest collection of naval aircraft in the Fleet Air Arm Museum in Yeovilton.

This is an exciting new opportunity to help lead the Museum’s marketing and communications at a senior level during a time of opportunity and change. 

The right candidate will have a unique chance to deliver strong and effective marketing for its latest new attraction HMS Caroline in Belfast. You will be expected to take the lead on creating and delivering innovative marketing and digital campaigns that build audiences, revenue and get people talking.  Exceptional experience of how to improve our reach, engagement and commercial growth, with a readiness to bring the latest innovations in lines with our business objective is crucial to this role.

Key Opportunities
• Develop and implement marketing and communications, plans and campaigns to deliver budgeted visitor numbers and revenues at HMS Caroline.
• Plan and implement public relations programs designed to create, develop and maintain the consumer facing profile of HMS Caroline and work with the appointed PR agency to deliver a favorable and authoritative public image for NMRN.
• Research, analyse and evaluate the competitive market environment.  Monitor threats and opportunities and amend actions where necessary, to ensure brand/income generation development.
• Maintain and develop travel trade relationships and maximising business opportunities through targeting potential new trade customers. Represent HMS Caroline at travel trade workshops and organise FAM visits.
• Position the NMRN brand at a local level and work closely with the Deputy Head of Marketing to raise the profile of the brand nationwide.

• Manage Marketing Assistant

Knowledge and Experience

• Evidence of B2C MarComms background in the leisure/tourism/ heritage sector.
• Working with and managing the input of outside and third party agencies.
• Experience of working independently, whilst managing time effectively and prioritising workload against agreed budgets and deadlines
• Experience of working with the groups and travel trade sectors.
• Able to implement and manage financial records, agency accounts and administrative systems
• Familiar with relational databases and experience of adherence to brand guidelines
• Experience of managing teams: a team player and strong leader
• Strong organizational skills with an ability to prioritise work and use own initiative


For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Jamie Wilson 02890 454484 (Belfast) or Dean Martin 0239 289 4554 (Portsmouth)

The Role Profile can be viewed here

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 6 pm on 27 September 2017.

Interviews will be held in Belfast on the week commencing 9 October 2017.

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Engagement and Learning Officer, Yeovilton based

Salary:  £22,000 per annum (£8,800 actual pro-rata salary per annum)

15 hours per week – Temporary (fixed-term) November 2017 to November 2018

The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for an Engagement and Learning Officer to join the Engagement and Learning team within the Heritage Directorate on a fixed term contract.

This is a varied and stimulating post dealing with schools, colleges, youth groups, community engagement and informal family audiences.   Our learning activities have a particular emphasis on STEM subjects and history but include a broad range of workshops and learning resources for a variety of audiences.

Key Opportunities

• Develop and deliver workshops for museum audiences including school workshops.

• Take part in a broad range of other activities such as family sessions, early year’s activities, volunteer management, evaluation and marketing and giving outreach talks.

• Be part of a team delivering formal and informal learning within unique heritage environments. 

Knowledge/Experience

The applicant will need to have relevant experience in the education and / or the heritage sector, be familiar with the national curriculum and understand the needs of schools and colleges. We need an inspirational and creative person, able to deliver hands-on workshops that build the knowledge and skills of our learners.

For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Julia Morris on 01935 842610 or Julia.morris@NMRN.org.uk


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 Friday 27th September 2017. 

Interviews will be held w/c 16 October 2017 in Yeovilton.

 

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Curator (HMS Warrior Collections), based in Portsmouth

Salary:  £22,000 per annum

37.5 hours per week – temporary (fixed term – 9 months)

The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for a fixed term Curator (HMS Warrior Collections) to join the Collections & Exhibitions team.

This is an exciting opportunity to work directly with the archives, images and artefact collections of HMS Warrior, a new edition and key part of the National Museum. We are looking for a dynamic, motivated and adaptable team member to deliver a key collections management and digtisation project with these collections as part of the ‘HMS Warrior 1860: Revealing the secrets of Shipwrights and Sailors’ project.

The ‘HMS Warrior 1860: Revealing the secrets of Shipwrights and Sailors’ project will make the archives and collections of HMS Warrior available to the public for the first time through various activities including releasing collections and personnel information of ‘Old Warriors’ online.

Key Opportunities

• Opportunity to lead on delivery of a key collections management & digitisation project.

• Play an integral part in integrating the collections of HMS Warrior into the collections of the National Museum of the Royal Navy.
 
• Chance to enhance and improve collections management practices including documentation, preservation and storage of the HMS Warrior collections.

• Contribute to the creation of a new online portal for our collections including promotion through social media

Knowledge/Experience

Experience of working with collections in the Heritage sector and a broad understanding of industry standards. 

Experience of delivery small or medium collections management or digitisation related projects.

Ability to work confidently under own initiative on a range of tasks simultaneously with a degree of autonomy, within a busy working environment. Comfortable working with and directing volunteers on various tasks.

To view the Role Profile please click here.

For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Amy Adams on 023 9289 1370 ext 2003 or amy.adams@nmrn.org.uk

 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 4 pm on Friday 6 October 2017.

Interviews will be held week commencing 9 October 2017 in Portsmouth.

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Facilities Manager, based in Hartlepool with very occasional travel to other NMRN locations

Salary:  £22,000 - £27,000 per annum

37.5 hours per week, permanent - willing to consider part-time hours


The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for a full-time Facilities Manager in Hartlepool - working with and closely supporting the Historic Ships and Visitor Experience teams’ onsite as well as the local site management team.  However, consideration will also be given to part-time hours.

This is an exciting new role reporting to the Head of Health, Safety and Property and will play a key role in supporting the NMRN’s vision to become the world’s most inspiring Naval Museum. NMRN Hartlepool offers a fascinating experience including HMS Trincomalee, historic artefacts and a superb insight into life onboard and on the dockside ashore.

This role will be focused on ensuring a fun, safe and effective environment for our visitors, staff and volunteers. The work will be varied, ranging from managing our contractors, to attending to building and facilities breakdowns and carrying out minor repairs and maintenance duties.

Key Opportunities

• Develop and implement a program of planned maintenance to ensure the site remains safe, inspiring and enjoyable for our visitor’s staff and volunteers.

• Manage relationships and service agreements with Contractors.

• To use those ‘hands on’ skills to maintain our buildings and systems.

Knowledge/Experience

The ideal candidate will be equally comfortable managing maintenance programmes, contractors and service agreement relationships, but also competent delivering ‘hands on’ minor repairs and maintenance.

This role will involve some on call/ out of hours working as required to support the NMRN operation and deal with unplanned failures and events.


For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Mark Carberry, Head of Health, Safety and Property on 023 9298 9676 or mark.carberry@NMRN.org.uk

The Role Profile can be viewed here

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 12 pm on 27 September 2017. 

Interviews will be held w/c 9 October 2017 in Hartlepool.     

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Chef – Fleet Air Arm Museum (Yeovilton, Somerset)

Salary:  £16,000 to £19,000 

37.5 hours per week - Permanent

The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for a Kitchen Chef join the Food and Beverage team at the Fleet Air Arm Museum (Yeovilton, Somerset).

This is an ideal opportunity to play a key role in the catering offer at The National Museum of the Royal Navy both through events and the on-site Café. This will include preparing the day to day menu offered within the Café each day as well as assisting the team to deliver specific Special Event and Corporate Hospitality Catering arrangements.

Key Opportunities

To help the Museum develop its food and beverage offer. Providing a creative approach to menu design and subsequent delivery.

Knowledge/Experience

Able to demonstrate an understanding of excellent customer care principles, combining these with the ability to lead and motivate whilst driving performance and efficiencies.

Minimum Two years’ experience in a high pressure catering environment delivering a high standard of food service (served as cook as a minimum).

Desirable - NVQ Level in Food Preparation; Basic Food Hygiene Certificate; at least part completion of NVQ Food Service.

To view the role profile please click here 


For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Marc Farrnace on Tel: 01935 842622 or marc.farrance@nrmn.com 


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 Mon 17th Sept. 

Interviews will be held on 28th Sept (tbc) in Yeovilton, Somerset.

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Health & Safety Advisor, Portsmouth with some travel to other NMRN locations in the UK

37.5 hours per week, (will consider part time)

Salary: £26,000 to £30,000

 

The National Museum of the Royal Navy’s (NMRN) is recruiting for a Health and Safety Advisor.
This exciting new role reports to the Head of Health, Safety and Property and will play a key role in the NMRN’s transformation as the world’s most inspired Naval museum.

The post could suit a wide range of candidates from newly or part qualified H&S professionals to those with more experience looking to apply those skills in a more unique environment.

The role will be challenging, applying good health and safety practice to a fleet of historic ships and buildings and ensuring the safety of visitors, staff and volunteers. Very much an ‘on the ground’ role actively defining and implementing pragmatic safety solutions.

The role whilst based at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, will involve some travel to and support of all NMRN locations and ships (currently Belfast, Hartlepool, Yeovil and Gosport).

Key Opportunities:

To assist in the development and implementation of robust H&S policies, and initiatives across the museum group that are proactive and sympathetic to the unique environment of the National museum.

To prepare and/or present accurate, timely and appropriately detailed reports on Health and Safety matters to senior management teams, project teams and committees as required, to inform continuous improvement of services.

To support the delivery of a program of training for Health and Safety to ensure that a safety culture is encouraged amongst employees and volunteers.

To input into projects that affect our health and safety environment.

Experience/Knowledge

A suitable H&S qualification (NEBOSH General certificate or equivalent)

Suitable knowledge of current H&S legislation and its practical implementation.

Ability to build relationships with other teams within NMRN and the wider environment.

A practical and pragmatic approach to the application of H&S in the workplace.

Strong communication skills

Experience of designing and delivering training.

For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Mark Carberry , Head of Health, Safety and Property, on 023 92 989676, or markcarberry@nmrn.org.uk

To view the role profile please click here 


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 4pm on 21st September 2017.

Interviews will be held week commencing 9th October 2017.

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Collections Movement and Storage Manager, Portsmouth based

Salary: £30,000 - 41,000

37.5 hours per week – temporary (fixed term – 3 years)

The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for a fixed term Collections Movement and Storage Manager to join the Exhibitions and Collections team. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to gain additional experience and knowledge through working with the collections across the NMRN and contributing towards the creation of the ‘new’ Royal Marines Museum and a new ‘Centre for Discovery’ through the SeaMore project.

The SeaMore project will help to create the newest single National Collection through a new ‘Centre for Discovery’ as well as bringing the stories and collections of the Royal Marines together with the wider Navy in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

The Exhibitions and Collections Team is a dynamic team who care for the collections of the NMRN held in galleries and stores. We also support other teams and external groups through object loans, providing historic information about items in the collections and leading on elements of larger projects that directly affect collections.

Key Opportunities

• Chance to create and implement the long-term strategy for storage and collections care in a National Museum.
• Opportunity to lead the planning and preparation of the collections moves for the NMRN’s biggest project - SeaMore.
• Experience working with an exceptionally wide variety of collections from buttons and badges to Naval guns and vehicles.
• Be part of a close-knit team working to maximize access to the newest National collection.

Knowledge/Experience

Experience of working within the Heritage sector and able to demonstrate a good understanding of professional museum standards. 

Ability to work confidently under own initiative on a range of tasks simultaneously with a degree of autonomy, within a busy working environment.

For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Nick Hewitt on 023 9289 1370 ext 2043 or nick.hewitt@NMRN.org.uk

To view the Role Profile please click here.

 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 4 pm on 1 October 2017.

Interviews will be held week commencing 23 October 2017 in Portsmouth.

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Curator (Devonport), based in Devonport
Salary:  £22,000-27,000 per annum (pro rata)

Part time (18.75 hours)  - Permanent


The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for a Curator (Devonport) to join the Exhibitions and Collections team within the Heritage Directorate.

This is an exciting opportunity to work directly with the archives, images and artefact collections of a new National Museum. We are looking for a dynamic, adaptable and motivated team member to help care for our wonderfully varied collections, and provide quality public access to the long history of the Royal Navy which is represented within them.

Key Opportunities

• Opportunity to work in the development stages of building a National Museum.

• Play an integral part in integrating the historic collection at Devonport Dockyard into the collections of the National Museum of the Royal Navy.
 
• Be a key member of the team developing, managing and improving a new system of public access to our collections.

• Contribute to the creation of a new online portal for our collections including promotion through social media.

• Chance to enhance and improve collections management practices including documentation, preservation and storage of the collections at Devonport.

Knowledge/Experience

Applicants must have experience of working with collections in the Heritage sector and a broad understanding of industry standards. 

Ability to work confidently under own initiative on a range of tasks simultaneously with a very high degree of autonomy within a busy working environment. Comfortable interacting and working with stakeholders and various members of the public.

For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Nick Hewitt, 02392 891 370 ext. 2043 nick.hewitt@nmrn.org.uk

 Applicants are asked to submit a CV and a statement indicating how their knowledge and experience match those specified.

To view the Role Profile please click here.

Applications should be forwarded to the HR Team at Recruitment@NMRN.org.uk and are required by 4 pm on 1 October 2017.

Interviews will be held w/c 16 October 2017 in Devonport.

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HMS Hermes returning from the Falklands