- Project Delivery Assistant (level 2)

Collections Management
Application Form
36hrs net per week
Fixed term
IWM Duxford
£17,594 per annum

Project Delivery Assistants are responsible for the accurate, timely location and movement of collections, to and from IWM locations, to agreed schedules and standards. In addition, the team are working to progressively make the collection more usable through projects that document, digitise and improve the condition of the collection.

To undertake movement of items to and from store, the IWM Research Room and between branches to agreed schedules. This will, on occasion, include the moving licenced and hazardous objects as part of the IWM collections. Locations must be updated as set out in the Museum’s Location Policy and Procedures.

 To undertake object inventory documentation.

 To assist in the delivery of core corporate projects as agreed with Head of Project Delivery. Activity will be divided across the team into Projects and will include, for example, support of:

  • To undertake inventory, basic documentation and exit processes,
  • Overseeing processing of digital access digitisation orders,
  • Collection movement projects,
  • Supporting exhibition installations at all IWM branches
  • Reorganisation of storage areas, including undertaking enclosure projects, as defined by media requirements and storage environment to an agreed schedule,
  • Contributing to the housekeeping, cleaning and maintenance of collection items and storage areas,
  • Integrated Pest Management (e.g. pest trap checking, quarantining/treatment of infested collections),
  • Environmental monitoring (e.g. assisting in maintenance of system identifying environmental exceptions to the Care staff),
  • Basic condition checking of collections (e.g. identifying paper requiring minor repairs, minor repairs on library books).
Literate and numerate – GCSE English and Mathematics at grade C or above.

Proven ability to manage and meet deadlines, and to deal with a demanding workload

Experience of working in an environment where items are accounted for, sorted in alpha numeric order, moved and located accurately on a database following corporate policies and procedures.

Experience of working in a team.

 A good understanding of the importance and requirements of Health and Safety at work (further training can be provided)

Willingness to travel to other IWM branches

To Apply

Apply using our online portal. 

Please note we do not accept only CV’s, you will be required to fill in an online application form.

If you have any queries please contact us at recruit@iwm.org.uk

 The closing date for receipt of applications is 9 am, Wednesday 28th August 2019.

 Interviews will take place on Friday 6th September 2019. Please note that the interview date has been specifically chosen according to the availability of the panel. You are advised to keep this date free if you are interested in this vacancy. We are unable to reschedule interviews.

 We regret that if you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date your application, in this instance, has been unsuccessful.

IWM is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunities