Project Manager

Historic Royal Palaces
Hybrid Working
£49,249 - £50,514 depending on experience
Closing date
31 Mar 2023

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Project Manager

Historic Royal Palaces is the independent charity that looks after the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, Kensington Palace, the Banqueting House, Kew Palace and Hillsborough Castle & Gardens.

Departments: Surveyor of the Fabric & Projects

Home Palace: Hampton Court Palace, HM Tower of London

Status: Established/Permanent

Salary: £49,249 - £50,514 depending on experience

Salary Rate: Per Annum

Days/Hours of work: Full time - 36 hours per week

We are searching for experienced and dedicated Project Managers to work with our specialist consultants and contractors on Building Conservation and Major Project work at our extraordinary sites. 

Reporting to the Surveyor of the Fabric (SoF) and Head of Projects, you will be part of a team of building surveyors and architects responsible for managing conservation and improvement works from feasibility, through design and construction, to project review. 

Major projects deliver on longer-term masterplans across sites, and range from visitor and staff accommodation, retail & catering, exhibitions and interior re-presentations to gardens’ restoration works. Prioritisation of building conservation projects is informed by the Quinquennial State of the Estate condition surveys. Project sponsorship, development of business plans, reporting to Project Boards and liaison with planning officers & the Historic England Inspectorate all form part of the role. 

Benefits include:

  • Hybrid working
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Generous Employers Pension Contributions (up to 11%)
  • Annual Pay reviews & Bonuses
  • Critical Illness Cover & Life Assurance
  • Family friendly policies and benefits
  • Staff discounts and membership to all palaces

About you 

The ability to work independently and deliver projects to time, cost and quality criteria is essential. A Building Surveying or Architectural Degree and professional qualification will be supported by relevant practical experience, including knowledge of conservation policy and contract administration. Good writing skills and a sound grasp of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel and Project) are required, and AutoCAD proficiency is preferred but not essential.

Closing date: 12th March 2023

We have adopted a hybrid model of part working from home and part working from site, we are open to discussing what best works for individuals and their work life balance whilst also delivering the business requirements.

Historic Royal Palaces is an equal opportunities employer and truly values a diverse workforce.  Applications are welcome from candidates regardless of their background.

You may have experience of the following: Project Manager, Project Management, Development Manager, Property Manager, Project Delivery, Buildings, Maintenance, Construction, Engineering, RICS, RIBA, etc.

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Our aim is to help everyone explore the story of how monarchs and people have shaped society, in some of the greatest palaces ever built.

We raise all our own funds and depend on the support of our visitors, members, donors, sponsors and volunteers.

Historic Royal Palaces was established by the government in 1989 in order to care for five royal palaces. We later became an independent charity and in 2014 took over the management of Hillsborough Castle in Northern Ireland.

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+44 (0)33 3320 6000

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