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Operations and Logistics Manager (Construction)

British Museum


Posted over 30 days ago...


Join the British Museum and play a pivotal role in the evolution of its historic estate as an Operations and Logistics Manager.


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£46742 - £51088

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Bloomsbury, Orsman Road, Blythe House, BM_ARC

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In-person- Bloomsbury United Kingdom,London United Kingdom,London United Kingdom

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Expires at anytime

Organisation summary: The British Museum, a guardian of history and culture, houses a collection that is a testament to over two million years of human heritage. As one of the world's leading visitor attractions, the Museum is home to iconic artifacts such as the Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies. Engage with humanity's shared history while contributing to the Museum's dynamic building and construction projects.

  • Role Summary:
    • Manage construction coordination and logistics across the Museum Estate and outstations.
    • Improve onsite health and safety and compliance.
    • Enhance stakeholder relationships and communication.
    • Line manage a team of Site and Project Coordinators.
  • Role Requirements:
    • A degree or equivalent experience in construction supervision, management, or safety regulation.
    • Membership or willingness to work towards NEBOSH.
    • Experience in building construction/process/logistics and ability to read drawings and Autocad.
    • Experience in people management and managing external contractors.
    • Strong communication skills and problem-solving abilities.
    • Computer literacy, proficient in MS Office suite.
  • Benefits:
    • Generous annual leave allowance plus additional privilege days and bank holidays.
    • Membership in the civil service pension scheme.
    • Free entry to various museums and exhibitions.
    • Exclusive Museum activities and behind-the-scenes access.
    • Interest-free loans for travel, bicycle purchases, and rental deposits.
    • Professional and personal development opportunities.
    • Employee Assistance Programme.
    • Discounts on food and at the gift shop.

The organisation - The British Museum The British Museum is at the forefront of shaping the extensive building and construction projects at the Museum and master-planning activity. Founded in 1753, the British Museum’s remarkable collection spans over two million years of human history and culture. The Museum is one of the leading visitor attractions and its world-famous collection includes the Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon sculptures, Egyptian mummies, the Admonitions Scroll, and the Amaravati sculptures.

The role - Operations and Logistics Manager (Construction) The post holder will manage the coordination and logistics of construction activities primarily across the Museum Estate in Bloomsbury, and on occasions the outstations. They will also work on improving on site health and safety and compliance, enhancing key stakeholder relationships and communication. The post holder will report to the Programme Manager for Planning and Logistics and will be required to line manage a team of Site and Project Coordinators and Projects Coordinators.

Job requirements With a degree or equivalent experience in a construction supervision, management or safety regulatory environment, the successful candidate will be a member of (or show a willingness to work towards) NEBOSH. You will have previous experience in building construction / process / logistics with ability to read drawings and Autocad. You will also have previous experience of people management including experience of managing external contractors. You will be a strong communicator with ability to take ownership of and to solve problems. You will be computer literate and proficient in MS suite.

Benefits The Museum offers a competitive benefits package including: Generous annual leave allowance of 25 days (rising to 30 days after 10 years’ service), plus 2.5 privilege days, and bank holidays. Membership of the civil service defined benefit pension scheme. Free entry to a wide range of museums and exhibitions. Participation in private and public Museum activities, including talks by leading curators from around the world and behind-the-scenes opportunities to learn how museums care for and manage their extraordinary collections. Interest-free travel, bicycle and rental deposit loans. Professional and personal development opportunities. Employee Assistance Programme. Discounts on food and gift shop purchases.

Applications details For specific details on job purpose, key areas of responsibility and person specification, please refer to the job description. If you have any additional needs that we should be aware of in order to support you with your application, please provide details to [email removed - click apply for more details].


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