Head of Masterplan and Masterplan Project Director

Head of Masterplan and Masterplan Project Director
Employer: Science Museum
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per annum
Location: London

The Science Museum Group (SMG) is all about inspiring futures and its museums are a key national resource. With unparalleled collections in the fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine, the Group is uniquely placed to draw people of all ages to engage with science in an inspirational and informal way.
We are recruiting for an Interim Head of Masterplan to carry out this role for six months before moving to a Masterplan Project Director role. As Interim Head of Masterplan, you will lead the existing team of Client Project Managers, holding a wider programme view of all Masterplan projects to ensure coherent planning and uniform methodology across the department. You will also manage the contract and performance of external construction Project Managers whilst in this position.
Upon moving to the Masterplan Project Director role, you will work collaboratively and proactively with other Project Directors and Heads of Department to deliver projects. You will coordinate the scope and sequence of activities, develop briefs, budgets and programmes, identify dependencies and risk, and provide expert technical advice to stakeholders. You will report to Senior Directors and Trustees on progress on a monthly basis, ensuring all governance requirements are met.
You will have experience of managing capital projects and complex programmes, with an understanding of projects combining construction and exhibition design. You will have worked with professional design teams and display excellent communication skills, with the ability to engage and motivate individuals at all levels towards shared goals.
We offer excellent benefits, including a company pension scheme, BUPA medical and dental care, an annual season ticket loan and numerous staff discounts.
For more information on the role and how to apply please view the Vacancy Information Pack.

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