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Foreman Electrician 

Salary:  £26,000 to £31,000 per annum (dependent upon experience)

37.5 hours per week

We are recruiting an experienced Foreman Electrician within the expanding Historic Ships Conservation team based in Portsmouth. The successful candidate will be part of a friendly, multidisciplinary team of museum professionals, conservators and maritime industry specialists committed to high quality professional work maintaining and conserving historic ships.

Key Opportunities

The majority of your time will be based on the Portsmouth ships – HMS Victory, HMS Warrior and HMS M.33 - with occasional travel to other ships posted at the Museum’s other locations in the UK, including Hartlepool and Belfast.

Overseen by the Conservation Works Coordinator, your work will ensure that the NMRN’s Historic Ships are able to operate effectively and safely. With these ships as public attractions, you will also engage with visitors about the important conservation work being undertaken. This role provides an excellent opportunity to those involved in interesting and challenging heritage work within historic ships.

Knowledge/Experience

The role does require the applicant to be qualified to City & Guilds 2360/2382 and inspection and testing certificate (2391). The applicant will possess working knowledge of IEE regulations and BS7671. They will be required to have previous proven experience in electrical maintenance, alarm systems, fire detection, emergency lighting, audio systems, Risk Assessments and Health & Safety. A Marine Electrical background is desirable but not necessary.

The Role Profile can be viewed atwww.nmrn.org.uk/jobs.

Applicants are asked to submit a CV and a statement indicating how their knowledge and experience match those specified. Applications should be forwarded to the HR Team at recruitment@NMRN.org.uk and are required by 4pm on  23 February 2018.

Interviews will be held week commencing 26 February 2018 at Portsmouth.

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  • Procurement Manager – Portsmouth

    Salary: £26,000- £31,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

    37.5 hours per week

    Permanent

    The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting an experienced Procurement Manager to join the Resources Directorate.

    This new role will develop a professional procurement framework to support the business development in a rapidly changing and growing organisation. Reporting to the Deputy Director of Resources, and working closely with project managers and heads of department, the post holder will have the opportunity to establish and manage a fully compliant, effective procurement mechanism that supports the diverse parts of the business. The post holder will also be a key point of contact in relation to complex contractual arrangements, ensuring that we maximize value of money at every opportunity.

    The successful applicant will be a key team member and will work on large scale, long term and exciting projects as well as contributing to improving our day to day business processes and delivering savings from contract reviews and reporting progress to management teams.

    Knowledge/Experience

    Applicants must have considerable professional experience in a procurement role, supported by a relevant professional qualification.

    Applicants will be expected to demonstrate their commercial awareness and depth of knowledge of standards, best practice and developments relating to procurement and contract management

    In addition, a breadth of understanding of public or charitable sector is desirable.

    Applicants should also be good communicators with the ability to engage with external and internal stakeholders in order to develop partnerships.

    Applicants are asked to submit a CV and a statement indicating how their knowledge and experience match those specified.

    The Role Profile can be viewed at www.nmrn.org.uk/jobs.

    Applications should be forward to the HR Team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and are required by 6pm on 4 March 2018

    The selection process will be held on a date to be confirmed.

  • Team Members - Portsmouth - £7.83 per hour

    Permanent / Fixed Contract / Casual positions

    The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting Team Members to join our Visitor Experience team at the National Museum of the Royal Navy Portsmouth.

    Permanent positions

    • 2 x 30hours per week (28 in off peak). Two week pattern, including every other weekend
    • 22.5hours per week (21 in off peak) Two week pattern, including every other weekend
    • 20hours per week. Two week pattern, 4 hours shifts daily including every other weekend
    • 7.5hours per week (7 in off peak) Every Sunday
    • 4 hours per week Two week pattern; week 1 4 hours Saturday, 4 hours Sunday, week 2 no shifts

    Fixed term contract 12 March-29 September 2018

    • 37.5hours a week. Two week pattern, including every other weekend
    • 30hours per week Two week pattern, including every other weekend
    • 22.5hours per week Two week pattern, including every other weekend
    • 18.75per week. Two week pattern, every Monday and Tuesday and every other Sunday
    • 5 x 8hours per week. 4 hours shifts every Saturday and Sunday
    • 6 x 20hours per week. Two week pattern, 4 hours shifts daily including every other weekend

    Casual Positions

    Various hours available to help cover annual leave and high peak times.

    This is an exciting opportunity for individuals to work in a variety of settings in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, from HMS Victory and Warrior to all four of our retail outlets on site. You will also be working in the NMRN galleries, on M33 and in our newest addition, our very own café on board HMS Warrior.

    Reporting to Duty Managers, these varied roles are pivotal in creating the NMRN’s vision to become the world’s most inspiring Naval Museum.

    Key Opportunities

    • To deliver an outstanding level of customer care to all of our users through demonstrating the core competencies and NMRN MARITIME values and behaviours.
    • To ensure visitors are welcomed, assisted, delighted, engaged and inspired.
    • To maximise income generation via ticket sales, guidebook and merchandise sales, café sales, gift aid conversion and other commercial activity.
    • To assist in the safety and security for visitors, staff and property.
    • To deliver unique, consistent and high levels of visitor experience and satisfaction, in line with the ethos and branding of NMRN.

    Knowledge/Experience

    Experience of working in a customer focused environment with retails and sales knowledge is essential

    Basic knowledge of Health and Safety and Security requirements and a willingness to learn more.

    Track record of delivering outstanding customer care

    Experience of working under pressure.

    Experience of communicating and engaging with a wide and varied audience.

    Please state your preference of vacancy from the list above when applying.

    Applicants are asked to submit a CV and a statement indicating how their knowledge and experience match those specified.

    The Role Profile can be viewed at www.nmrn.org.uk/jobs.

    Applications should be forward to the HR Team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and are required by 5pm on Wednesday 21 February 2018.

    The selection process will be held on Wednesday 28 February 2018.

    Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Permanent

  • Start date: March 2018
    Really exciting opportunities for exceptional people… Is this you?

    • -Can you deliver exceptional customer service?
    • - Do you like working in a fast-paced environment?
    • - Are you a great team player who loves working with people?

    Then the multi-award winning Mary Rose Museum wants to hear from you.


    We care passionately about the visitor experience encountered by each and every guest and aim to ensure that our team matches the quality on offer. We provide a proactive, friendly and professional welcome to around 400,000 visitors each year.

    The Role

    As a member of the award-winning Mary Rose team, you will act as an ambassador by sharing the enthusiasm and passion we represent. We are looking for people who consistently display high standards of customer service, care and communication. We expect you to be warm, welcoming and approachable to our visitors. 

    We are looking to recruit a number of Front of House Team Members in flexible and seasonal posts to help us deliver outstanding service to all our visitors. We have a wide range of opportunities in a variety of different roles, including visitor welcome and ticketing, museum gallery, events, tours, retail and learning.


    The Mary Rose is open seven days a week both during the day and evening and we would be asking our team members to be flexible in their working approach. We would be looking for those successful candidates to be in post from March 2018.

    Interested?

    Please email your CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a short covering letter explaining why you are interested in the position.
    Closing Date: 18th February 2018
    Initial Interviews: 21st February 2018

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  • Principal Heritage Advisor (HMS Victory)

    Salary: £26,000 - £31,000 per annum (dependent upon experience)

    37.5 hours per week – permanent

     The National Museum of the Royal Navy is the UK’s newest National Museum.  We are recruiting an experienced Principal Heritage Advisor within the expanding Historic Ships Conservation Team based in Portsmouth.  The successful candidate will be part of a friendly, multidisciplinary team of museum professionals, conservators and shipwrights committed to high quality professional work maintaining and conserving historic ships. The majority of your time will be spent on the HMS Victory Project, a 15 year long capital works programme designed to stabilise and conserve Britain’s most important historic ship.

    Key Opportunities

    • Work will include appraising the heritage impact of all proposed works affecting the fabric of the ship and No. 2 Dock, assisting in the implementation of the Conservation Management Plan for the ship and providing expert advice to colleagues and contractors on all matters in respect of heritage, conservation and impact assessment.

    • This team sits within the Heritage Directorate and focusses on ships within Portsmouth, but also works with other teams across the UK, including Hartlepool and Belfast.

    • Located within Portsmouth Historic Dockyard the role provides an excellent opportunity to be involved in interesting and challenging heritage work within historic ships. As part of an established and dynamic team, the post provides the opportunity to work as part of a unique project and gain experience in the field of historic ships’ conservation.

    Knowledge/Experience

    • This post does require someone with experience in heritage consultancy or a comparable role, who has demonstrable experience in producing Desk-based Assessments, Options Appraisals and Heritage Impact Assessments. Equally the individual should expect and have experience in physically working onsite alongside a changing team of contractors.

    If you are interested in this role we encourage you to view the Role Profile at www.nmrn.org.uk/jobs.

    Applicants are asked to submit a CV and a statement indicating how their knowledge and experience match those specified. Applications should be forwarded to the HR Team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.and are required by 4pm on Tuesday 27 February 2018.

    Interviews will be held on 7th and 8th March 2018 in Portsmouth.

  • Assistant Management Accountant – Portsmouth

    37.5 hours per week

    Salary: £26,000 - £28,000 per annum (dependant on experience)

    Permanent role

    The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) is recruiting an experienced Assistant Management Accountant to join the Resources Directorate.

    This new role will support the management accounting team in the delivery of comprehensive management accounting information, systems support, statutory returns, and the development of new business in a busy and rapidly changing environment.

    The successful applicant will be working within a small team that is responsible for the preparation of robust and sustainable budgets, forecasts and cash flow projections; expert and appropriately detailed financial management information, projections and models that support the needs of the business; and accurate and timely management and statutory accounts and returns.

    Knowledge/Experience

    Applicants must have a professional experience in a financial role and hold an AAT qualification or indicate progress towards an appropriate professional qualification (CCAB/CIMA). Applicants will be expected to demonstrate their systems control experience and ability to present, interpret and communicate financial information.

    In addition, a breadth of understanding of public sector and/or charity finance is desirable.

    Applicants should also be good communicators with a team ethic, and performance focused.

    Applicants are asked to submit a CV and a statement indicating how their knowledge and experience match those specified.

    The Role Profile can be viewed at www.nmrn.org.uk/jobs.

    Applications should be forward to the HR Team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and are required by 5pm on Friday 16 February 2018

  • Archaeological Data Manager (HMS Victory)

    Salary: £26,000 - £31,000 per annum (dependent upon experience)

    37.5 hours per week – permanent

     The National Museum of the Royal Navy is the UK’s newest National Museum.  We are recruiting an experienced Archaeological Data Manager within the expanding Historic Ships Conservation Team based in Portsmouth.  The successful candidate will be part of a friendly, multidisciplinary team of museum professionals, conservators and shipwrights committed to high quality professional work maintaining and conserving historic ships. The majority of your time will be spent on the HMS Victory Project, a 15 year long capital works programme designed to stabilise and conserve Britain’s most important historic ship.

    Key Opportunities

    • Work will include developing the Victory Information Model (VIM), a detailed 3D model of the ship linked to a database of relevant conservation information, archiving the documentary and digital information related to the HMS Victory Project, and developing standards and practices in archaeological archiving for historic ships within the NMRN collections.

    • This team sits within the Heritage Directorate and focusses on ships within Portsmouth, but also works with other teams across the UK, including Hartlepool and Belfast.

    • Located within Portsmouth Historic Dockyard the role provides an excellent opportunity to be involved in interesting and challenging heritage work within historic ships. As part of an established and dynamic team, the post provides the opportunity to work as part of a unique project and gain experience in the field of historic ships’ conservation.

    Knowledge/Experience

    • This post does require someone with experience in the use and development of archaeological archive and digital data management, including proficiency with Photoshop/AutoCAD and 3D modelling packages.

    The Role profile can be viewed at www.nmrn.org.uk/jobs.

     

    Applicants are asked to submit a CV and a statement indicating how their knowledge and experience match those specified. Applications should be forwarded to the HR Team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.and are required by 5pm on Thursday 1st March 2018.

    Interviews will be held on 12th and 13th March 2018 in Portsmouth.

     

     

  • ACTION STATIONS, LASER QUEST and BOATHOUSE 4
    Visitor Hosts


    Action Stations in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard has vacancies for Casual Worker Visitor Hosts who are required for immediate start. Duties will be front-of-house visitor services in Action Stations, assisting visitors with the interactive displays and staffing the Laser Quest Arena.
    Previous experience is not necessary as full training will be given, but applicants should have good customer service and communication skills, be articulate, courteous, eager to learn and willing to work as a member of a team.
    Rate of pay: £8.75/hour + holiday pay
    Please email your CV with a covering letter to Duty Manager at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    Closing date: Friday 26th January
    Interviews scheduled for: Monday 29th January

  • Permanent Attractions Visitor Host/Technician
    Salary £17,063.00 per annum plus enhancement of £2.00 per hour for Technician duties

    Portsmouth Naval Base Property Trust currently has a vacancy for a Permanent Attractions Visitor Host/Technician. This is a full-time permanent post and the successful applicant will work 5 out of 7 days, and be worked on an annualised hours system. A keen interest in the Technical aspects of the job is essential and any previous technical experience is welcomed.

    Main duties will involve:

    1. Acting as Duty Technician when required

    2. Acting as Conference Technician for special events when required.

    3. Acting as Projectionist for No.6 Cinema when required.

    4. Welcoming and orientating visitors and checking tickets on entry.

    5. Working on the Laser Quest arena, briefing and marshalling participants, operating the till and handling cash.

    6. Operating all Action Stations exhibits and displays and ensuring that participants are enjoying themselves safely.

    7. Operating the Mast Climbing Experience in BH4 when required.

    8. Assisting with workshops, corporate events, education visits, birthday parties and other events as necessary.

    9. Operating the cinema and running the Action Stations film, Command Approved.

    10. Keeping Action Stations clean and tidy and in a presentable state for visitors.

    11. Moving furniture to any designated area within Action Stations, in preparation for special events.

    To apply for this position, applicants should send a CV and covering letter to Duty Manager at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Closing date – Wednesday 31st January 2018
    Interviews scheduled for: Tuesday 6th February 2018

  • An exciting opportunity has risen to work in a brand new cookhouse in the heart of the historic dockyard, the position is on a variable contract, working Monday-Sunday with occasional evening work- If you think you’re the right person for the job, We look forward to hearing from you.

    Please send a covering letter and CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 02392 731 552.


    Key Responsibilities:

    Quality Standards

    • To ensure that legal and company requirements are adhered to in respect of Hygiene, Health & Safety, Employment Law, and Food Safety Law for all staff, visitors and customers
    • To report all accidents, breakages, losses, unsafe working conditions and any other irregularities
    • To ensure a standard of personal and general cleanliness and hygiene
    • To strive to continually exceed Customer expectations and provide excellent customer care
    • To be responsible for the preparation, service and presentation of food and beverages and other catering requests
    • To undertake any other reasonable duties as requested by management

     

    People Management

    • To ensure all employees in the unit adhere to the correct standards of dress and appearance as set out in Company handbook
    • CH&Co values
    • To ensure effective selling opportunities are supported by all staff having full product knowledge of all items available
    • To maintain a happy and helpful manner and attitude throughout your work


    Financial Contribution

    • To protect all company property in the unit and maintain all such property in a manner of good and safe repair.

  • Exciting opportunities for exceptional people…could this be you?


    Do you enjoy meeting new people and working in a team?


    Would you love to welcome visitors to the award-winning Mary Rose Museum?

     

    We are recruiting a number of new Volunteer Buggy Drivers to help us deliver consistently excellent customer service to all our visitors in a friendly and varied team. As part of being a volunteer at the Mary Rose, we will ensure you receive fully training, be invited to monthly meetings, receive regular communication and updates, as well as being invited to social occasions.


    We need people to deliver an exceptional world class experience in driving the Mary Rose Buggy which assists those with mobility needs get from the entrance of the Historic Dockyard to the Mary Rose Museum. We are particularly looking for those available on weekends but also recruiting throughout the week too.


    If you are interested in volunteering or would like any more information, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Exciting opportunities for exceptional people…could this be you?
    Do you enjoy meeting new people and working in a team?
    Would you love to welcome visitors to the award-winning Mary Rose Museum?
    Are you keen to learn?

    We are recruiting a number of new museum volunteers to help us deliver consistently excellent customer service and interpretation to all our visitors in a friendly and varied team. As part of being a volunteer at the Mary Rose, we will ensure you receive fully training, be invited to monthly meetings, receive regular communication and updates, as well as being invited to social occasions.

    We need people to deliver an exceptional world class experience in a combination of the following:

    Welcome and Orientation – in the visitor reception and the museum
    Retail – assisting in our busy museum shop
    Galleries – telling the story of the Mary Rose, her crew and artefacts
    Events – enhancing the exceptional events we deliver
    Education – helping to deliver workshops to primary and secondary pupils
    Buggy driving – running a shuttle service from Victory Gate to the museum to assist visitors who may find the walk a little far

    If you are interested in volunteering or would like any more information, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Boathouse 4 is located in one of the oldest and most historic parts of the Historic Dockyard. Few visitors realise that we have been building wooden boats here for hundreds of years.

    Would you like to join our team of volunteers?

    Do you love Portsmouth, Wooden boats and our Naval Heritage?

    Could you tell visitors the story of Boathouse 4?

    Boathouse 4 has been restored and is now open as a FREE attraction at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and we are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join our team


    Our volunteers get involved in;
    • The conservation and restoration of small boats from the Portsmouth Naval Base’s collection that come to us for repair or restoration.
    • Leading a daily tour of our workshop floor telling visitors about the work underway.
    • Telling our visitors about the significance and history of small boats in the Royal Navy and building boats in Boathouses 4,5,6,7.
    • Demonstrate aspects of woodworking/boatbuilding or rope making to visitors – Training can be provided.
    • Welcoming and interacting with our visitors.
    • Help with our ‘hands-on’ activities and workshops for all ages.
    • Crew our fleet of WWII boats.


    For an application form or more information please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • LOVE NAVAL HISTORY? SHARE IT WITH US!
    Volunteer at the National Museum of the Royal Navy

    We have an exciting opportunity for anyone wishing to volunteer with the NMRN.


    We are looking for front of house volunteers to engage with our visitors across our unique and historic attractions, these include:

    · HMS Victory

    The world’s oldest commissioned warship, Lord Horatio Nelson’s flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar.

    · HMS M.33

    One of only 3 Royal Navy ships to survive from World War One, served at the Gallipoli Campaign in 1915.

    · 36 HOURS: JUTLAND 1916 EXHIBITION (OPENS MAY 2016)

    Largest exhibition dedicated at the Battle of Jutland in the world

    · NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE ROYAL NAVY GALLERIES

    Housed in two Grade I listed buildings displaying artefacts from the beginning of the Royal Navy to the modern day.


    We welcome all ages and backgrounds (18+) to volunteer in our ships and galleries.

    Volunteering with us is a great way to meet new people, developing new skills, gain experience and taken on new challenges

    Please click here to find out more

    If you’re interested, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

     

  •  

    Boathouse 7 requires waiting staff to work in our busy cafeteria in the heart of Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
    Hours of work are predominately 9-5 including weekends, with some evening shifts.

    Overall purpose of the job


    Performing a variety of tasks associated with food service in a high volume cafe and delivering excellent customer service in the catering unit.
    Skills:
    • Enthusiasm to execute outstanding customer service
    • Communicate confidently with customer & exceeding visitor expectation
    • Ability to work within in a team and individually
    • Reliable/Flexibly
    • To complete unit specific tasks and sign off all associated paperwork
    • To attend team meetings as required
    • To operate the till in line with company operation and cash handling procedures
    • To maximize uptake and spend per head
    Experience preferred but not essential.

    If you think you are the person for the role in this busy, vibrant and friendly unit, we would like to hear from you.
    Please send your C.V along with a Covering Letter to :
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 02392 731 552.