National Programmes Manager (Sector Support)

Organisation: National Museums Scotland

Salary: £31,534 - £34,291 per annum pro rata


National Museums Scotland’s National Programme aims to share the National Collections across Scotland and to provide support to the wider Scottish museum sector. This permanent, part-time post (29.6 hours) will be responsible for the effective delivery of our National Advice and Training Programme: leading its content production in consultation with sector experts and in response to industry needs and providing strategic advice on its long-term development. This post will work alongside the National Programmes Manager (National Fund for Acquisitions) to proactively build and actively manage relationships and projects, internally and externally, that ensure effective delivery of our National Programmes.

We are seeking an experienced museums and galleries sector professional, with understanding and knowledge of best practice and policy issues affecting museums and the cultural sector today. You will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the sector, skills need, workforce development approaches and awareness of National Museums Scotland’s National Programmes. You will have highly effective communication and presentation skills and an ability to build relationships and facilitate discussions. You will have proven experience of planning and coordinating activities, managing multiple tasks at various levels and self-directing work where required. Ideally, you will have experience of developing and/or delivery advice and training content or event delivery. An understanding or experience of grant administration is desirable.

Application Deadline: Sunday 19/06/2022