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Conservation Manager

£31,000 per annum
Closing Date:
Closing Time:
9:00 PM
Interview Date:
Friday 18 May 2018


Conservation Manager
Full-time basis
Salary c£31,000 per annum
Colindale, NW London

The Royal Air Force Museum is a National Museum that tells the story of the RAF through its people and collections.

Our Conservation Manager role is an exciting new opportunity to lead a dedicated team within the Museum’s Collections Services department. This team will play a leading role in the continuing transformation of the RAF Museum as it marks the centenary of the Royal Air Force.

The post holder will manage the development and delivery of conservation projects and facilities at the Museum’s London site. In support of the Museum’s collections development and exhibition programmes they will manage a range of activities to ensure the preservation of collections whilst promoting wider public access to the RAF story and greater volunteer engagement.

A relevant conservation or engineering qualification or demonstrable experience in managing and preserving aircraft or other large industrial objects within a heritage, commercial or military environment are essential. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of conservation or engineering standards.

The post will be based in Colindale, NW London. Some weekend and evening working and travel between Museum sites and to other institutions in the UK and overseas will be necessary.

To apply:

• Please see attached the full job description.

• Please send us your CV and cover letter to with ‘Conservation Manager’ on the subject line.

• Closing date for applications:  Sunday 6 May 2018 at 9pm

• Interviews will take place on:  Friday 18 May 2018

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