Director of Finance and Resources

circa £95,000
Closing Date:
17 June 2024
Closing Time:
10:00 AM
Interview Date:
03 July 2024

Director of Finance and Resources
circa £95,000 per annum

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Museum’s leadership team as our Director of Finance and Resources. The successful candidate will play a critical leadership role in the ongoing transformation and financial resilience of the Museum. A strategic senior finance leader, you will be a key adviser to our Chief Executive, our Audit, Resources and Risk Committee, and our Board of Trustees in delivering our ambitious Strategy 2030. You will also drive innovative strategies to develop our HR, Estates and IT priorities.

An experienced senior finance professional, you will lead our multidisciplinary resources team and colleagues across the organisation to develop and improve the Museum’s performance. You will share our pledge to reduce our carbon emissions and our deep-seated commitments to equity, diversity and inclusion.

We are proud to be a National Museum, sharing globally important stories, while rooted in our communities. Our great people are essential to our visitors-first ethos and we offer a generous package of benefits including excellent holiday entitlement and hybrid working opportunities.

The Royal Air Force Museum is a National Museum, a Government non-departmental public body (NDPB) and a registered charity, with a vision to inspire everyone with the RAF story – the people who shape it and its place in our lives.

We have two public sites in London and the Midlands and are funded through government Grant in Aid and self-generated income from fundraising and our trading company.

To apply:

• Please download the Director of Finance and Resources Candidate Brief below by clicking on the ‘Download Job Description’ tab.

• Please provide your current CV with a two-page covering letter (in Arial 11pt font) outlining the reason for your interest in the post and provide specific examples that demonstrate how you meet the competencies in the role description. The shortlisting process will give greater weighting to the essential competencies as detailed in the person specification section. Completed applications should be sent to with ‘Director of Finance & Resources’ on the subject line.

• Closing date for applications: Monday 17th June 2024 (by 10.00am).

• Selection and interview day will take place (in person) on: Wednesday 3rd July 2024.

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