NATIONAL TRUST

NATIONAL TRUST City Corner, Hinton Parva, Swindon SN4 0DH, UK
Feb 19, 2019
Summary We're leading an exciting period of change and improvement at the National Trust to make our IT services better and to continue to deliver upon our strategic goals. We're continuing to grow beyond our 5.4 million members and want to enable outstanding service and experience for our staff, volunteers and supporters. As Head of I.T. Delivery you'll be a big part of these changes. What it's like to work here We provide the best possible working environment for you throughout the building whilst also promoting and fostering a sociable Heelis Community. Do great things for us and we'll do great things for you and your career. Heelis is our central office based in Swindon, SN2 2NA. What you'll be doing You'll be accountable for the end to end delivery of IT services to our user community. This includes the delivery of IT programmes and ongoing enhancements to existing services. You'll shape the appropriate approach to get the desired outcomes, delivering using agile collaborative service teams. You'll be responsible for managing project resources throughout the portfolio of services IT provide, in line with Trust strategic priorities. You'll manage stakeholder and sponsor communications, providing effective reporting across the organisation. You'll be accountable for delivering projects and change to the very highest standards through effective planning, prioritisation and communication. You'll be managing capacity across IT and the wider Trust to ensure scarce resources are utilized effectively, and are available to implement change when needed. Implementing agile delivery of user centric services across the Trust, ensuring we achieve our vision - that IT will equip the Trust with the technology and information services we all need to do our jobs confidently. Please read the full role profile attached. Who we're looking for Experience of diverse PM, Program Management of multiple projects, BA roles and increasing leadership responsibilities across major and multiple complex projects and programs IT PM experience working on migration, Integration, Major Systems upgrade projects is essential. Experience in complex, multi-site delivery projects Strategic thinker can exploit opportunities to align to our strategies. Strategic Direction - creates a vision for own area, supported by plans, roles and objectives. Excellent leadership and management skills with the ability to inspire and coordinate diverse teams fulfilling multiple concurrent demands to time, cost and quality. Ability to build a positive team climate, set clear objectives and readily share information. Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills, written and verbal including the ability to communicate with people at all levels. Planning and organising - prioritize workload for the team and build plans. Ability to negotiate, influence and manage expectations of executive board members and senior leadership teams. Self-motivated with the enthusiasm and drive to ensure activities are completed. The package Benefits Benefits include flexible working whenever possible plus free parking at most locations. You'll be entitled to discounts in high street stores and cinemas, National Trust shops and NT cafes, and have free entry to NT properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18). Your health and wellbeing is important to us and is supported through generous annual leave and the option to buy additional days (minimum contract length applies), a cycle to work scheme, subsidised health cash plan and confidential access to a free support service 24 hours a day should you need it. Your future financial health is helped by an employer matched - up to 10% of basic salary - contributory pension scheme and you can further your career with training and development tailored to you. All of this and the opportunity to give something back to your community with up to 5 days of paid volunteering per year !
NATIONAL TRUST City Corner, Hinton Parva, Swindon SN4 0DH, UK
Feb 17, 2019
Summary Our remarkable collections are held across hundreds of properties in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. They include outstanding internationally important textiles, decorative arts, furniture and paintings and other works of art, as well as highly significant industrial, photographic, archaeological and archival collections. As part of an on-going investment into our curatorial expertise we now have an exciting opportunity for a Head Curator to lead our team of national curatorial specialists. Our ambition to curate at a national scale and develop our research priorities has seen us provide more investment to our collections, and this critical role will help to bring this important work to fruition. What it's like to work here Our properties include around 250 historic sites open to visitors; (comprising 145 accredited museums), they are internationally renowned for their beauty and the significance of their historic collections. However, we continually seek to improve their research and interpretation, raise standards of curatorship and presentation, and develop innovative approaches to providing sustainable access to visitors, scholars and researchers. We also look for new ways to develop our staff and volunteers knowledge, skills and confidence, to engage our visitors with the fascinating stories which these collections can tell about our houses and their former occupants. You will lead a team of National Specialists, building on our existing expertise and further developing our curatorial training across the organisation. You will provide inspirational leadership to a team of specialists and advisors who have responsibility for paintings, libraries, furniture, gardens, textiles, photography and decorative arts. This is a nationally focussed role, as such we are flexible on the location, but you will be based out of our Head Office in Swindon, you'll be expected in Heelis for around 2 days a week What you'll be doing As the Head Curator, you will lead your team by engagement and support with cataloguing projects, acquisitions, advisory service, and policy work as well as through continuing professional development. You will develop an energetic culture of collaboration and innovation, working across the whole structure of the Trust, connecting property teams with central specialists and volunteers. You will lead for research, supporting the reputation of the National Trust through professional publications, national public programming and wider curatorial engagement. You will help identify national research priorities in collaboration with the research team, and lead by example, undertaking research and sharing best practice nationally. You will take the inspirational lead on generating and supporting projects that deliver outstanding curatorial research, particularly where we can create opportunities to better understand our collections, broaden our knowledge and skills within collections care and interpretation and challenge disciplinary silos. You will work closely with the Head of Collections Management to ensure we have consistent collections standards and appropriate accreditation across the organisation. Who we're looking for In order to be successful in this role you will need to have: Strong leadership skills and good experience of line management The ability to motivate, inspire and lead teams, including senior curatorial professionals Expertise in the curatorial profession with relevant qualifications (Subject specialist Masters Degree and or Doctorate) or equivalent experience Excellent communication and influencing skills and the ability to manage a wide range of stakeholders Significant experience of building and developing strong relationships Experience of budget and project management and clear planning processes A collaborative and innovative approach to curatorial interpretation Extensive experience in commissioning and undertaking academic research The package Salary from £60,000 to £65,000 based on experience and fit for the role. Benefits Benefits include flexible working whenever possible plus free parking at most locations. You'll be entitled to discounts in high street stores and cinemas, National Trust shops and NT cafes, and have free entry to NT properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18). Your health and wellbeing is important to us and is supported through generous annual leave and the option to buy additional days (minimum contract length applies), a cycle to work scheme, subsidised health cash plan and confidential access to a free support service 24 hours a day should you need it. Your future financial health is helped by an employer matched - up to 10% of basic salary - contributory pension scheme and you can further your career with training and development tailored to you. All of this and the opportunity to give something back to your community with up to 5 days of paid volunteering per year !
NATIONAL TRUST England, UK
Feb 15, 2019
Full time
Summary We're leading an exciting period of change and improvement at the National Trust to make our IT services better and to continue to deliver upon our strategic goals. We're continuing to grow beyond our 5.4 million members and want to enable outstanding service and experience for our staff, volunteers and supporters. As Head of I.T. Delivery you'll be a big part of these changes. What it's like to work here We provide the best possible working environment for you throughout the building whilst also promoting and fostering a sociable Heelis Community. Do great things for us and we'll do great things for you and your career. Heelis is our central office based in Swindon, SN2 2NA. What you'll be doing You'll be accountable for the end to end delivery of IT services to our user community. This includes the delivery of IT programmes and ongoing enhancements to existing services. You'll shape the appropriate approach to get the desired outcomes, delivering using agile collaborative service teams. You'll be responsible for managing project resources throughout the portfolio of services IT provide, in line with Trust strategic priorities. You'll manage stakeholder and sponsor communications, providing effective reporting across the organisation. You'll be accountable for delivering projects and change to the very highest standards through effective planning, prioritisation and communication. You'll be managing capacity across IT and the wider Trust to ensure scarce resources are utilized effectively, and are available to implement change when needed. Implementing agile delivery of user centric services across the Trust, ensuring we achieve our vision - that IT will equip the Trust with the technology and information services we all need to do our jobs confidently. Please read the full role profile attached. Who we're looking for Experience of diverse PM, Program Management of multiple projects, BA roles and increasing leadership responsibilities across major and multiple complex projects and programs IT PM experience working on migration, Integration, Major Systems upgrade projects is essential. Experience in complex, multi-site delivery projects Strategic thinker can exploit opportunities to align to our strategies. Strategic Direction - creates a vision for own area, supported by plans, roles and objectives. Excellent leadership and management skills with the ability to inspire and coordinate diverse teams fulfilling multiple concurrent demands to time, cost and quality. Ability to build a positive team climate, set clear objectives and readily share information. Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills, written and verbal including the ability to communicate with people at all levels. Planning and organising - prioritize workload for the team and build plans. Ability to negotiate, influence and manage expectations of executive board members and senior leadership teams. Self-motivated with the enthusiasm and drive to ensure activities are completed.
NATIONAL TRUST United Kingdom
Feb 14, 2019
Full time
We're looking for a Head of Urban Places to take on a new role - to lead our Urban Places programme. It'll be your job to shape our direction and to lead our delivery. It's an exciting and ambitious programme working at the heart of our strategic aims and focus, across the whole organisation. The Head of Urban Places is a senior leadership role; you'll be the senior point of contact for the strategy, managing various teams working on the programme. You'll need to understand how cities work, and how to get things done, at pace, within the frameworks of a large city. You'll be our lead in all aspects of stakeholder management with local authorities, local leadership and community groups and support. You'll influence these stakeholders so that the Trust can extend its core purpose - looking after places of natural beauty and historic significance - to these urban areas, without us needing to take full ownership and management of each space. You'll work out how to connect our external partners with our multiple internal sponsors and stakeholders in each region. You'll provide clarity and a sense of direction, all with a light touch. You'll be comfortable building relationships with the leaders of our existing partners, such as NLHF, Historic England, local authorities and RSPB, as well as new Partners, such as Greater London Authority, political figures, British Library, among many others… and you'll understand who else we need to partner with to achieve our aims. You'll also be able to identify new opportunities for fundraising and grants, as these projects are all in need of individual funding. We'll need you to be able to highlight funding routes and income streams, and be comfortable approaching the appropriate contacts in order to acquire the funds. In order to be successful in this role you'll need to be able to demonstrate that you have: Partnership building experience - the ability to build new, and develop existing, partnerships Senior stakeholder management expertise, for internal and external stakeholders Experience of managing senior leaders and influencers, such as trustees and executive teams Negotiating and influencing skills - you'll need to be able to influence across the spectrum, from community to senior political figures Experience of working in a complex organisation, with a large geographical remit The ability to work at pace, and be decisive. You'll need to lead for the delivery of the programme A strong understanding of our objective, to help our urban places in the face of development and growth in our cities Experience with fundraising, both identifying the right contacts, as well as asking for financial support
NATIONAL TRUST City Corner, Hinton Parva, Swindon SN4 0DH, UK
Feb 13, 2019
Summary We're leading an exciting period of change and improvement at the National Trust to make our IT services better and to continue to deliver upon our strategic goals. We're continuing to grow beyond our 5.4 million members and want to enable outstanding service and experience for our staff, volunteers and supporters. As Head of I.T. Delivery you'll be a big part of these changes. What it's like to work here We provide the best possible working environment for you throughout the building whilst also promoting and fostering a sociable Heelis Community. Do great things for us and we'll do great things for you and your career. Heelis is our central office based in Swindon, SN2 2NA. What you'll be doing You'll be accountable for the end to end delivery of IT services to our user community. This includes the delivery of IT programmes and ongoing enhancements to existing services. You'll shape the appropriate approach to get the desired outcomes, delivering using agile collaborative service teams. You'll be responsible for managing project resources throughout the portfolio of services IT provide, in line with Trust strategic priorities. You'll manage stakeholder and sponsor communications, providing effective reporting across the organisation. You'll be accountable for delivering projects and change to the very highest standards through effective planning, prioritisation and communication. You'll be managing capacity across IT and the wider Trust to ensure scarce resources are utilized effectively, and are available to implement change when needed. Implementing agile delivery of user centric services across the Trust, ensuring we achieve our vision - that IT will equip the Trust with the technology and information services we all need to do our jobs confidently. Please read the full role profile attached. Who we're looking for Experience of diverse PM, Program Management of multiple projects, BA roles and increasing leadership responsibilities across major and multiple complex projects and programs IT PM experience working on migration, Integration, Major Systems upgrade projects is essential. Experience in complex, multi-site delivery projects Strategic thinker can exploit opportunities to align to our strategies. Strategic Direction - creates a vision for own area, supported by plans, roles and objectives. Excellent leadership and management skills with the ability to inspire and coordinate diverse teams fulfilling multiple concurrent demands to time, cost and quality. Ability to build a positive team climate, set clear objectives and readily share information. Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills, written and verbal including the ability to communicate with people at all levels. Planning and organising - prioritize workload for the team and build plans. Ability to negotiate, influence and manage expectations of executive board members and senior leadership teams. Self-motivated with the enthusiasm and drive to ensure activities are completed.