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Position at Tate: Conservation manager - Paintings, frames and workshop

Monday, January 11, 2016 - 10:35

Opportunity type:Permanent, Full-time 

Working hours:36 hours per week 

Salary:£34,680 per annum 

Location:London - Tate Britain, Millbank 

Closing date:18 February 2016 at 17:00 

This is an exciting opportunity to work with some of the key artworks in the world, joining Tate’s Collection Care division in the new role of Conservation Manager, Paintings, Frames and Workshop.

Tate’s Conservation department brings excellence and innovation to the care of Tate’s historic, contemporary and modern art collections, from Turner and the Pre-Raphaelites to Louise Bourgeois and Ai Wei Wei. 

As a member of the Conservation Management Team, you will work with the Head of Conservation in the strategic planning and leadership of the department. You will co-ordinate the delivery of Tate’s public programme and be responsible for the operational planning, management and development of the Painting, Frames and Workshop team. 

You will lead the development of the conservation specialisms within the team, supporting research and development in standards of care and working to raise the profile of Conservation internally and externally. 

To be successful in the role, you will have a museum or gallery background with a professional qualification in Conservation and experience within your specialism. You will be an experienced manager, with a track record in leading and developing teams and establishing a collaborative and high performing culture. Your excellent interpersonal, communication and project management skills will enable you to manage people, budgets and resources effectively. 

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