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Site & Project Coordinator

British Museum


Posted 3 weeks ago

Join the British Museum's dynamic ECP team and contribute to shaping the future of world-class cultural spaces


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£38750 - £42351

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Bloomsbury, Orsman Road and Blythe House

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The British Museum, an institution that showcases world culture and history, is embarking on an ambitious phase of capital projects and master-planning activity. The Estates and Capital Projects (ECP) department is expanding its team to meet growing demands and enhance service quality. This is an exceptional opportunity to join an organization dedicated to preserving and interpreting humanity's shared heritage.

  • Logistical and operational support for CPPM Projects
  • Ensure CDM compliance across the Bloomsbury Estate
  • Manage access for contractors and consultants
  • Conduct British Museum site inductions
  • Coordinate with museum-wide communications for project work
  • Attend and report at events coordination meetings
  • Must hold a CSCS Card at Technical Supervisory or Supervisor level
  • GCSE or equivalent in English & Maths required
  • NVQ Level 3 in a construction-related discipline
  • Ability to prioritize tasks in consultation with senior staff

Benefits include membership in the civil service pension scheme, free museum entry, participation in exclusive Museum activities, generous annual leave, travel and bicycle loan schemes, professional development opportunities, and more. The British Museum champions equality and is committed to creating an inclusive environment. Flexible work arrangements are supported, and the Museum follows the HMG Baseline Personnel Security Standard for pre-employment screening.

For application support or to discuss special requirements, contact [email removed - click apply for more details]. We encourage a diverse range of applicants to bring their unique perspectives to our team.

Role Summary Site & Project Coordinator Estates and Capital Projects Full time Permanent. Working with other departments, the Estates and Capital Projects (ECP) Department is at the forefront of shaping extensive building and construction projects at the Museum and master-planning activity. A strategic review has identified the need to enhance and modify our service offer in response to the evolving needs and anticipated growth in capital activity, resulting in the creation of a range of new roles to complement the existing service. This will enable ECP to improve both the speed and quality of service while delivering a safe and carefully assessed capital programme. This change will optimise the way that we work with colleagues across the Museum as well as address the need for additional capacity and skill required in order to respond to increased volume with improved management controls.

The Role To provide increased logistical, operational and CDM compliant space support to the Operations and Logistics team to enable CPPM Projects to run smoothly and compliantly in both the museum and across the wider Bloomsbury Estate. Key Areas of Responsibility: Arrange access for contractors and consultants on site. Prepare and submit permit to work request forms in accordance with museum policy. Carry out British Museum site inductions for new contractors. Arrange for museum-wide communications in relation to upcoming project work, and create and deliver neighborhood mail-drops for external works. Attend events coordination meetings and report on upcoming works. Take meeting minutes of the Operations & Logistics Weekly co-ordination meetings.

Job Requirements CSCS Card to Technical Supervisory or Supervisor level. GCSE or equivalent in English & Math’s. NVQ Level 3 in a construction related discipline. Able to prioritise essential tasks in consultation with senior staff.

Benefits Membership of the civil service 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. Generous annual leave allowance. Interest-free travel, bicycle and rental deposit loans. Professional and personal development opportunities. Employee Assistance Programme. Discounts on food and gift shop purchases.

Application Details 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]. 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. We are currently piloting a flexible way of working that allows our employees to work remotely in a way that suits them and the organisation. We welcome questions and conversations at interview stage about how flexible working could work for you. The Museum also adheres to the HMG Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) for pre-employment screening of Civil Servants.


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