Assistant Capital Projects Manager

Assistant Capital Projects Manager
Employer: Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales
Salary: Contract: 35 hours per week. Salary: Grade F: £31,068 - £38,186 per annum.
Location: St Fagans National Museum of History

To provide professional project management services to enable capital projects to be delivered within budget and timescale and to manage the maintenance and estates management function safely across the Museum’s property portfolio
Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

Job Specific

1. Responsible for assisting the management of capital projects and deputize for Capital Projects Manager and/or the Head of Buildings & Estates in his absence.

2. Assist in the management of Capital projects annual capital maintenance budget and monitor delegated capital projects ensuring projects are delivered to the required budget and expenditure timeframe.

3. Assist in the maintenance of the Contractor & Consultant appointment database.

4. Manage the procurement and appointment of related professional services providers ensuring compliance with Amgueddfa Cymru’s procurement procedure. Monitor the performance of appointed consultants and contractors.

5. Safely manage the development of delegated capital projects from inception to completion ensuring delivery of the agreed brief to budget and programme including the appointment of consultants and contractors as required.

6. Assist in the management of the Museum estates function including estates valuations, rates relief and appeals and procurement and management of related professional ancillary services.

7. Ensure compliance with related Health & Safety and CDM regulation matters in relation to all capital projects.

8. Assist in the development and maintenance of corporate/ departmental emergency planning, business continuity planning procedures and protocols.

9. Ensure maintenance and capital projects are environmentally sustainable.

10. Other reasonable duties commensurate with the grade.


1. To participate actively in supporting the principles and practice of equality of opportunity as laid down in Amgueddfa Cymru’s Equality & Diversity Policy.
2. To support the department’s compliance with Amgueddfa Cymru’s policies on Sustainability and the Welsh language.
3. To take reasonable care for the health and safety of yourself and other persons who may be affected by your acts or omissions and to comply with all health and safety legislation as appropriate.
4. As a term of your employment you may be required to undertake such other duties and/or times of work as may reasonably be required of you, commensurate with your grade or general level of responsibility within the organization.


1. The cost effective delivery and management of Amgueddfa Cymru’s essential maintenance projects. Controlling project budgets, achieving completion of programmes of work and achieving financial year end capital spend.

2. Protection and conservation of Amgueddfa Cymru’s collections. Interfacing with project stakeholders and incorporating provisions to safeguard collections during essential maintenance projects. Maintaining safety and environmental conditions and standards at all times to protect, conserve and permit the exhibiting of collections.

3. Health and safety policies and standards. Monitoring compliance of health and safety policies and procedures and attaining a zero record of health and safety incidents across the Amgueddfa Cymru estate relative to the delivery of essential maintenance projects.

The ability to speak Welsh or a willingness to learn is desirable for this post

Contract: 35 hours per week. Fixed term contract 12 months. Salary: Grade F: £31,068 - £38,186 per annum. Appointment will normally be to the minimum of the salary scale for this grade.

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