Records Manager

Records Manager
Employer: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Salary: £30,981 - £36,941
Location: London

Kew is the world’s leading botanic gardens, at the forefront of plant and fungal science, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a major visitor attraction.

We want a world where plants and fungi are understood, valued and conserved – because our lives depend on them.

We use the power of our science and the rich diversity of our gardens and collections to provide knowledge, inspiration and understanding of why plants and fungi matter to everyone.

Library, Art & Archives are responsible for organising and managing Kew’s paper collections and related electronic content in these three areas.

The Archives manage the institutional collection of Kew’s historic record of activities and also the organisation of the Modern Records, with the aim to develop best practice in record keeping for staff across the organisation, in accordance with national and international standards and legislation.

This will be an exciting time to join the team, as working closely with the IT department, we will be implementing a SharePoint based electronic document and records management system across the organisation. The post will have the opportunity to work across the business, with staff at all levels. With a postgraduate qualification in records management or archive administration (or equivalent), the post-holder will be expected to have demonstrable experience of working in a records management position, ideally with SharePoint.

An excellent understanding of records management and information legislation is essential. In addition the successful candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to develop relationships and engage staff at all levels with Kew’s records management policy.

The salary will be £30,981 - £36,941 per annum, depending on skills and experience

We offer a fantastic range of benefits including a broad range of Learning and Development opportunities, with access to the Civil Service training curriculum, generous annual leave entitlement for new starters, family friendly policies, a choice of competitive pensions and flexible benefits scheme.

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