Head of Projects

  • Job Reference: 00016834-1
  • Date Posted: 9 August 2019
  • Recruiter: Historic Royal Palaces
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £70,000
  • Sector: Project Manager
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Head of Projects

Full time

Location to be determined but travel across all sites required

Historic Royal Palaces (HRP) is the charity responsible for managing the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, the Banqueting House, Kensington Palace, Kew’s royal buildings and Hillsborough Castle in Northern Ireland.  Visitor experience lies at the heart of our work - explaining the site’s history and championing best practice in conservation and design.

We are seeking a Head of Projects who will be an instrumental lead in shaping and delivering the major development projects in buildings and conservation that transform the sites in HRP’s care.

Along with project management expertise you will be expected to provide strong leadership within the Palaces and Collections Department and to the Projects team, so strong communication and coaching skills are essential to support the development and motivation of the professional and successful team of Project Managers, Quantity Surveyors and Project Support, acting as ambassador for their work.

You will have a professional qualification in a construction discipline as well as extensive experience of managing and delivering major projects and a team of professionals.

Find out more about the job and expected experience at www.hrp.org.uk/head-of-projects

Salary:                                 circa £70k plus all the HRP benefits

Closing date:                  15th September 2019

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