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Current Vacancies at Birmingham Museums

All current vacancies are shown below and are ordered by closing date.

Conservators

1x Full Time Conservator (37 hours a week)
1x Part Time Conservator (22.2 hrs a week)
Salary Band £21,000 – 28,000 per annum

Birmingham Museums Trust (BMT) currently has two vacancies for experienced, organised and enthusiastic object conservators to work within our Collections Care and Conservation Department. The post holders will provide a comprehensive interventive conservation service for the Trust and will promote best practice for the conservation of objects in the collections held across the Trust’s nine sites.

The core work programme will be the conservation of objects required for exhibition, capital projects and loans. The post holders would be expected to set up a conservation studio at the Museum Collection Centre, work with volunteer teams and support an income generation programme.

The successful candidates will have a recognised professional qualification in conservation. You will be a good team player, with the ability to work independently.

For more information please download the Conservator Job Description.

To apply download the application form - please specify which post or posts you are interested in.

Closing date: Thursday 17th April at 9am. With a proposed interview date of Friday 2nd May.

Please submit your completed application form to: recruitment@birminghammuseums.org.uk or by post to HR, Birmingham Museums, Millennium Point, Curzon St, B4 7XG.

For further information and queries please contact HR on 0121 202 2289.


Payroll Officer (Part Time, 22.5 hours a week)

£22,000-24,000 pro rata (actual £13,738-£14,594)

We are looking to recruit an experienced Payroll Officer to take ownership of the payroll in a multi-site professional organisation. The focus of the role is to provide accurate and timely information to the outsourced payroll provider, communicating internally with employees on all payroll, pension and related matters. 

You will have a recognised book keeping or payroll qualification such CIPP Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals and experience of working with an external payroll provider. You will also have a good working knowledge of tax, NI, pensions, childcare vouchers and other deductions, together with an understanding of the relationship between payroll and the finance function.  Ideally you will have knowledge and experience of administering the Local Government Pension Fund (LGPS) Scheme.

This is a part-time job for 22.5 hours per week. The hours can be worked in three full days or spread across four or five days. To a large degree the organisation can be flexible to meet the requirements of the individual.   

For further information please download the Payroll Officer Job Description.  

To apply download the application form.

Closing date: Wednesday 16th April at 9am

Please submit your completed application form to: recruitment@birminghammuseums.org.uk or by post to HR, Birmingham Museums, Millennium Point, Curzon St, B4 7XG.

For further information and queries please contact HR on 0121 202 2289.


Technical Manager 

Birmingham Museums Trust (BMT) is looking to recruit a Technical Manager to provide leadership, development and management to the Technical Team across our nine sites in Birmingham.

This is an exciting role, where you will have the responsibility for the strategic planning of all technical activities for BMT, along with the management of the Technical Team’s budget. With a good general education to degree level standard in Engineering (or demonstrable equivalent experience) you will also have experience of working in a museum or heritage attraction in a technical management role. Experience of line managing a team is essential, along with the ability to build a team and develop strong working relationships inside and outside the team to achieve common goals.

For further information please download the Technical Manager Job Description.  

To apply download the application form.

Closing date: Friday 25th April at 9am.

Please submit your completed application form to: recruitment@birminghammuseums.org.uk or by post to HR, Birmingham Museums, Millennium Point, Curzon St, B4 7XG.

For further information and queries please contact HR on 0121 202 2289.