South Western Federation of Museums and Art Galleries

Facilities Manager - National Musuem of the Royal Navy

This role will be focused on ensuring a fun, safe and effective environment for our visitors, staff and volunteers. The work will be varied, from managing our contractors, attending to building and facilities breakdowns and carrying out minor repairs.

Job Description:

• Develop and implement a program of planned maintenance to ensure the site remains safe, inspiring and enjoyable for our visitor’s staff and volunteers. • Manage relationships and service agreements with Contractors. • To use those ‘hands on’ skills to maintain our buildings and systems.

Knowledge/Experience The ideal candidate will be equally comfortable managing maintenance programmes, contractors and service agreement relationships, but also competent delivering ‘hands on’ minor repairs and maintenance. Applicants should have recent work experience in the building/general maintenance sector, both theory and practical. Those with an electrical background preferred but not essential. The candidate must be capable to act as the site Building Recovery Manager and take appropriate responsibility in the event of an Emergency or Incident at the Museum. A flexible approach to work is needed as this post works on a 7-day rota which will include working occasional weekends and responding to out of hours callouts as appropriate.

For further details, or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Marc Farrance, Museum General Manager on 01935 840565 ext. 2202. Alternatively email The role profile can be viewed at or by emailing Applicants are asked to submit a CV and a statement indicating how their experience and qualifications match those specified. Applications should be forwarded to the HR Team at and are required by 12 pm on 15th February 2019. Interviews will be held Thursday 21st February 2019 at Yeovilton.

Organisation name: National Musuem of the Royal Navy

Contact name: Gemma Bentley

Contact email:

Contact phone number: 2392894555

Contact website:

Type: Full-time (permanent)

Salary: £27,500

Location: Yeovilton

Deadline for completed applications: Friday 15 February 2019

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