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Senior Conservator, Science Museum Group

Senior Conservator, Science Museum Group

Do you have the passion to care for museum collection objects?

Science Museum Group’s Collection Services underpin the care and management of our unique objects. Within this function, Collections Care are tasked with practically treating objects and providing professional expertise on minimising deterioration of our collections.

Part of this group, the Science and Industry Museum is embarking on an exciting masterplan to redevelop buildings and galleries across the historic site. This means moving parts of the collection from Manchester to the Group’s National Collections Centre at Wroughton in Wiltshire for safekeeping during redevelopment.

As Senior Conservator for the Air and Space Gallery Project, you will manage the decant of the gallery, ensuring movement and packing of this unique collection follows best practice to meet strategic and statutory requirements.

Joining us, you will bring experience of remedial conservation treatment to collections items, images or objects, championing conservation positively and with enthusiasm. You will also bring experience of team management and leadership, with the ability to plan and project manage a complex project to tight deadlines.

You will be offered excellent benefits including 24 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays, the ability to join our excellent, contributory, Greater Manchester Pension Scheme, an annual season ticket loan and numerous staff discounts whilst developing your career in a world class museum group.

Please visit our website for further details