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Assistant IT Technician, Portsmouth

Salary:  £16,575 per annum

37.5 hours per week – Monday to Friday
Permanent

The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for an Assistant IT Technician to join the IT team at the National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth.

This is an exciting opportunity to support the IT team by acting as first line support – setting up new computers, installing software, troubleshooting PC / software/ hardware problems such as printers, etc and to help support the Audio Visual (AV) equipment across all museums, such as projectors and interactive displays.

Key Opportunities

• To learn more about IT and to develop your skills across a wide range of competencies.

• Work within a varied role offering vital support to the business working within a unique heritage environment.

• Support the implementation of new IT projects and the transition from Windows 7 to 10.

• Be part of a small friendly team.

Knowledge/Experience

Applicants must demonstrate a keen interest in developing their IT skills, working across a virtual Windows environment with other off the shelf applications to support, across a geographically diverse organisation.

Previous experience of IT is essential, be that through an existing role, or through a qualification gained through College / University. In addition, the ability to organise and prioritise workload, meet changing demands and comply with tight deadlines is essential.

To view the role profile please click here

For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Phil George, Head of IT, on 02392 891370 extension 2044 or email on phil.george@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 5pm on 5th February 2019.

Interviews will be held on 14th February 2019 in Portsmouth.

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Learning Officers, Fleet Air Arm Musuem, Yeovilton

£9.00 per hour

Casual Positions

Various hours available to help cover school bookings and family learning activities during holidays.

The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting Casual Learning Officers to join our Learning team at the Fleet Air Arm Museum site in Yeovilton.

This is an exciting opportunity for individuals to work alongside an internationally recognised naval aviation collection, as well as out in the community to deliver exciting and engaging learning activities to school children and families.

Reporting to the Learning Manager at Yeovilton, this role is pivotal in delivering the NMRN’s vision to become the world’s most inspiring naval museum.

Key Opportunities

• To deliver exciting, fun learning activities for schools children and family visitors, demonstrating the core competencies and NMRN values and behaviours.

• To ensure visitors are delighted, engaged and inspired.

• To work with audiences beyond the walls of the museum though community outreach.

• To work with volunteers and develop best practice in museum learning.

• To deliver consistent and high levels of visitor experience and satisfaction, in line with the ethos and branding of NMRN.

Knowledge/Experience


Experience of working with formal learning and informal learning groups

Experience of delivering learning outside of the classroom

Knowledge of formal learning curricula

A broad understanding of naval history and naval heritage or a willingness to learn

Experience of communicating and engaging with a wide and varied audiences.


For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Elliott Bailey on Elliott.Bailey@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 5pm on Friday 1st February.

The selection process will be held on week commencing 11th February in Yeovilton.

 

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Duty Manager – Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton

Salary:  £20,000 (16,000 pro rata) per annum 

30 hours per week - Permanent

(A flexible approach to work is needed as this post works on a 7-day rota which will include regularly working weekends).


This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is looking for a management role to deliver a first class visitor experience at our unique Yeovilton attraction.

Reporting to the General Manager, this varied role is pivotal in creating the NMRN’s vision to become the world’s most inspiring Naval Museum.

Key Responsibilities

• Ensure all visitors are delighted and connect with our compelling stories across our Yeovilton site.

• Provide expertise that enhances the visitor experience and contributes to our desire to be the world’s most respected Naval Museum, underpinned by a spirit of enterprise and adventure.   

• Leading and empowering the team of staff and volunteers to be a positive role model helping those around them adapt to a changing world and innovative ways of working.

• Working with Advocates and supervisors to support the development of staff and volunteers and encouraging creativity for visitor engagement opportunities.

• Helping to deliver our targeted income and seeking to maximise revenue opportunities across the site.

•  Lead and motivate site based teams to support these exciting adventures and opportunities.

Key Opportunities

• Work closely with the General Manager and other Duty Managers and the Visitor Engagement Team with the ability to make a real difference to the visitor experience.

• Contribute towards achieving KPIs to build business resilience.

• Lead and develop a visitor focused staff and volunteer team.

• Get involved in project work.


Knowledge/Experience

Applicants must be able to demonstrate a desire to lead a team in a fast paced customer focused environment with a good understanding of both customer service, customer care principles, thinking commercially and a willingness to help colleagues and learn more. 

To view the role profile please click here


For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact the General Manager on 01935 842622 or marc.farrance@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 4pm on Mon 4th Feb.  The selection process will be held w/c 11th Feb at the Museum, Yeovilton, Somerset.

 

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Facilities Manager, based at Yeovilton (Fleet Air Arm Museum) with very occasional travel to other NMRN locations.

Salary:  £27,500 per annum 

37.5 hours per week, permanent.

The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for a full-time Facilities Manager at the Fleet Air Arm Museum - working with and closely supporting the Heritage and Visitor Experience teams’ onsite as well as the local site management team.

This is an exciting role reporting to the General Manager and will play a key role in supporting the NMRN’s vision to become the world’s most inspiring Naval Museum. The Fleet Air Arm Museum, Somerset is Europe's largest naval aviation collection of helicopters and fixed wing aircraft, the flying arm of the Royal Navy.

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.

Applicants should have recent work experience in the building/general maintenance sector, both theory and practical. Those with an electrical background preferred but not essential.

The candidate must  be capable to act as the site Building Recovery Manager and take appropriate responsibility in the event of an Emergency or Incident at the Museum.

A flexible approach to work is needed as this post works on a 7-day rota which will include working occasional weekends and responding to out of hours callouts as appropriate.

 

To view the role profile please click here


For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Marc Farrance, Museum General Manager on 01935 840565 ext. 2202. Alternatively email marc.farrance@nmrn.org.uk

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 15th February 2019. 

Interviews will be held Thursday 21st February 2019 at Yeovilton.

 

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Shipkeeper (Cleaner) Portsmouth

Salary: £7.83 per hour (National Living Wage)

Hours offered will be dependent upon the needs of the business.

The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting for a casual Shipkeeper (Cleaner) to join the Historic Ships team within the Heritage Directorate, working on our historic ships, including HMS Victory, HMS M33 and HMS Warrior in Portsmouth and occasional working on HMS Alliance in Gosport.

This is an exciting opportunity to be a vital part of the daily cleaning and care of our important historic vessels, contributing to their long-term conservation. The role works in a supporting capacity to the Shipkeepers, covering annual leave and periods of sickness or other absence, with occasional shifts in support of big project works. The Shipkeeper will provide daily cleaning on the ship, directed by the Conservators, to protect the historic interiors and the display spaces on board and to help maintain the highest standards of cleanliness on board. 

Attention to detail 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 our collection of nationally and internationally important ships.

• To work as a key member of an important 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.

To view the role profile please click here

For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Diana Davis on 02392 989786 or Diana.Davis@NMRN.org.uk

  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 noon on 1st February 2019. Interviews will be held on 14th February.

 

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Evaluation and Bookings Administrator - Portsmouth

Salary £16,575-£18,288 (£13,260 - £14,630 pro rata)

30 hours per week, permanent

The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting a Bookings and Evaluation Administrator to join the LEAP (Learning, Engagement, Access and Participation) team at the National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth.

This is an exciting opportunity to provide administrative support for our LEAP team. The role will include liaising with our trade and bookings teams to ensure we follow a smooth and efficient booking process for learning workshops, gathering and processing evaluation data, general administrative support for the LEAP team and ensuring that we are compliant with GDPR when handling and processing data.   

You will be an experienced administrator with experience of using computerized booking systems and a high level of skill in using Excel and Outlook. 

Reporting to the Head of Access and Participation this role will help us in achieving the NMRN’s vision to become the world’s most inspiring Naval Museum.

Key Opportunities

To work in a varied role offering vital support to the business working within a unique heritage environment.

To provide vital support in developing and implementing clear, smooth systems that assists the work of the LEAP team around data collection and bookings.

To work in a multi-site organization, supporting remote teams from the central headquarters.

Knowledge/Experience

Applicants must enjoy administration work and be competent across a range of administrative tasks operating Windows-based software, with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Applications should have a methodical approach, an attention to detail and experience of using computerized bookings systems.

The ability to organise and prioritise workload and balance competing demands is essential. An interest in museums and/or arts administration would be an advantage.

To view the role profile please click here

For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Trudie Cole on trudie.cole@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 5pm on Thursday 17th January 2019. The selection process will be held on Thursday 7th February 2019.

 

 

 

 

HMS Hermes returning from the Falklands