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Property, Asset and Energy Manager

British Museum


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Elevate your career at the British Museum, managing the estate and supporting sustainability in a world-renowned cultural institution.


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Bloomsbury, UK

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In-person- Bloomsbury United Kingdom

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The British Museum, an eminent institution preserving human history, art, and culture, invites applications for a pivotal role in property and asset management. This role is integral to the Museum's operations, which welcomes around 6 million visitors each year and is embarking on an exciting new masterplan and critical projects.

Role Summary:

  • Oversee the property and asset management function for the British Museum estate.
  • Source specialist advisory services and develop Property and Asset Management services for stakeholders.
  • Monitor the Museum's real estate, advise on acquisitions and disposals, and contribute to the Museum's Sustainability Strategy by reducing energy consumption.

Role Requirements:

  • Strong management skills with oversight of properties, budgets, and personnel.
  • In-depth knowledge of legislative building requirements and Building Information Management.
  • Experience in client-side Property Management of high-profile, public-facing capital projects.
  • Adaptable to fast-paced, changing environments with a proven track record of meeting deadlines.
  • Prior experience in managing teams and projects.


  • Generous leave allowances and civil service pension contributions.
  • Professional and personal development opportunities.
  • Work in the heart of London at the World Conservation and Exhibition Centre.
  • Access to private and public Museum activities and free entry to various museums and exhibitions.
  • Interest-free season ticket loan and discounts on Museum dining and shopping.

The British Museum promotes equality, values diversity, and ensures a discrimination-free recruitment process. Committed to the BPSS standards, the Museum seeks candidates whose experience and skills align with the role's demands.

Join the British Museum in this unique new role supporting a new programme of masterplan and critical projects while supporting the museum to around 6 million visitors annually. This is a crucial role, involving working closely with senior stakeholders, supply-chain partners, and the support teams across the museum.

The role: To manage the property and asset management function for the British Museum estate including sourcing of specialist advisory services and the development of Property and Asset Management services for a range of stakeholders. The post holder will be required to develop services to establish a system of monitoring and reporting of the Museum’s real estate and making recommendations for acquisitions and disposals. You will be responsible for reducing energy consumption across the British Museum Estate and will play a key role in supporting the Museum’s Sustainability Strategy.

Job requirements: You will have excellent management skills, maintaining oversight of the properties, budgets, several professionals. Working on highly technical projects, you will have a keen knowledge of legislative requirements for buildings, Building Information Management, and ideally have an understanding of building conservation. You will have strong experience of client-side Property Management of high profile, public facing Capital Projects in a leading public institution or similar large organisation. You will work well in an environment which is susceptible to changes. Working in a fast-paced environment, you will ensure that deadlines are met. As a managerial role, you will have had prior experience managing teams and projects.

Benefits: The Museum offers a competitive benefits package including: Generous annual leave allowance (25 annual leave + 2.5 privilege days), Generous civil service pension (employer contribution of 27.1%), Professional and personal development opportunities, including further education programme opportunities (funding and study leave) aligned to role’s responsivities and department service offer, Working in the heart of Bloomsbury, London in the new World Conservation and Exhibition Centre (WCEC), Participation in private and public Museum activities, including talks by leading curators from around the world and behind-the-scenes opportunities, Free entry to a wide range of museums and exhibitions, Interest-free season ticket loan, Discounts on food and gift shop purchases.

Additional details: The British Museum is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all staff and job applicants. We aim to create a working environment in which all individuals can make best use of their skills, free from unlawful discrimination or harassment. We value the benefits that a diverse workforce brings to a Museum which represents world culture. The Museum is committed to ensuring that no job applicant suffers unlawful discrimination because of any protected characteristics. Our recruitment procedures aim to ensure that individuals are treated because of their relevant knowledge, skills and experience. The Museum also adheres to the HMG Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) for pre-employment screening of Civil Servants.


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