HERITAGE AND CULTURE
Operations Manager – Historic Buildings
NS8 £24,491 - £25,991 per annum, Pay Award Pending
30 Hours Per Week, Permanent
Newark and Sherwood District Council is situated in the historic market town of Newark, in the heart of Nottinghamshire. We’re proud of our vast district and our national attractions including the National Civil War Centre, the Castle, Southwell Minster and Sherwood Forest. We’re easily accessible by both road and rail and we boast some of the nicest parks and green spaces in England. We’re an ambitious, forward thinking Council with strong values and a culture of doing our absolute best to serve our customers.
We are now recruiting for an Operations Manager – Historic Buildings. You will focus on helping people to enhance their lives through history, culture and the arts.
You will be part of the team ensuring the smooth delivery of the cultural programme, events, exhibitions and daily operation across Newark Castle, the National Civil War Centre and the Palace Theatre, Newark.
Within the Operations Team, you will be responsible for historic buildings management. This will involve conservation management, interpretation of historic sites, asset management liaison and line-managing the cleaning team. The ideal candidate will be a strong team leader, with a background of operational management in a heritage setting.
This is an exciting time to join the team, as you will have a role in developing plans for Newark Castle, in the exciting transformation project (https://www.newark-sherwooddc.gov.uk/newarktownsfund/) and will work with colleagues to encourage more people to engage with the Council’s heritage across Newark.
We offer a competitive salary, enrolment in the local government pension scheme; a final salary scheme where the employer contributes a hefty 17% of your gross salary, a generous annual leave entitlement that increases with service, a whole host of family-friendly benefits and discounted membership at one of our 4 gyms in the district.
For an informal chat or more information, please contact Rose Maxwell, Senior Operations Manager on 01636 655733.
Veterans/family of forces/ex-forces, those in care/care leavers, and candidates who declare disabilities (as defined by the Equality Act 2010) will be guaranteed interviews provided they have demonstrated that they meet the essential criteria of the post as detailed in the Person Specifications on their application forms.
Closing Date – 12:00 noon, Wednesday 2nd February 2022.
Interviews – week commencing 7th February 2022.
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.