|Salary:||£49,962 per annum|
Programme Manager: African Histories and Heritage Programme
Collection Projects and Resources
Fixed-Term (5 years)
£49,962 per annum
Application Deadline: 12pm on 7 February 2022
The British Museum is seeking an experienced Programme Manager to plan and deliver an exciting and complex externally-funded research and public engagement programme in collaboration with curatorial and research staff. The African Histories and Heritage Programme will involve working with partners nationally and internationally in the development and delivery of innovative, collaborative projects with a focus on diverse African histories and heritage, including pre-colonial African histories and global connections, and shared African-British history and heritage.
In this role you will lead on strategic budget and resource planning, and the reporting and management of the programme and its projects. This will involve the development and delivery of operational, financial, contractual and governance frameworks to ensure successful collaboration and the timely delivery of the programme. You will be responsible for coordination of the programme and activities with partners, managing dependencies and the different priorities of collaborative partners.
You will have a track record of managing complex, multidisciplinary projects to time and budget, working in an Independent Research Organisation (IRO) in a higher education or museum environment. You will have excellent business planning, contract and resource management skills, and an understanding of relevant regulatory frameworks. A confident manager and facilitator, you will have proven experience of developing and maintaining productive collaborative relationships with stakeholders internationally, ideally including partners in Africa, and be able to demonstrate excellent communication, networking, negotiation and influencing skills.