Collections and Development Manager

Warwickshire County Record Office, Priory Park, Cape Road, Warwick, CV34 4JS
Part Time salary £32,972 - £34,428 pa, Full Time salary £42, 806 - £44, 697 pa
31 Aug 2018
26 Sep 2018
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Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Part Time

Heritage and Culture Warwickshire oversees Warwickshire County Council’s award winning arts, archaeology, learning and community engagement, archives and museums services.

The Role

28.5 hours per week

This role is responsible for the leadership and direction of the accredited archive and museum services and financial oversight of HCW’s operating budget. The post holder will work alongside the Operations and Development Manager to manage and sustain HCW. We are looking for an exceptional person with the skills and experience to build on our strong track record in income generation, outstanding collection care, prudent budget management and innovative funding bids.

Key Requirements

The post holder will seek dynamic partnership and volunteer opportunities to ensure the services meet current and future service demands.

This is an exciting time to join the team with; a newly refurbished Market Hall Museum, digital preservation plans in place and finalists in Warwickshire’s team of the year thanks to Conservation’s work reducing our environmental impact. The team is strong and motivated. There are forthcoming challenges as all county council services consider how to meet future financial constraints. Nonetheless, Heritage and Culture Warwickshire is resilient, with commercial contracts, in-house digitisation, online engagement infrastructure and a great reputation.

For further information please see the attached Job Description & Person Specification.

Additional Information & How to Apply

If you would like further information or to discuss the position and its responsibilities please contact Stuart Ikeringill, Heritage and Environment Manager at

Closing Date: 24 September 2018

Interview Date: 8th October 2018

To apply for this vacancy please click on the ‘Apply’ button.

Our method of application is online, you will also be required to upload a supporting statement of how you meet the essential criteria.

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Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire

It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).

Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You get all Bank and public holidays off, plus all staff are given an extra day of holiday over Christmas.

As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a host of enhanced family friendly policies and some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.

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Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification

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