Assistant Director, Strategy and Planning




Contract type:

Paid (£50k+)
Application Deadline: 
Dec 2017

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This is a 15 month fixed term contract to cover maternity leave.

This post is at the centre of IWMs operation and has oversight of, and responsibility for, key governance functions. The overall purpose of the job is to provide the Executive Director of Collections and Governance, the Director-General and the wider senior management team support in leading and delivering strategic initiatives, ensuring that opportunities that impact all IWM are being taken advantage of, enabling IWM to best meet its key priorities and achieve business change.

The Assistant Director of Strategy and Planning is responsible for managing the corporate planning process, maintaining oversight of IWMs governance, risk management, performance reporting as well as leading the Programme Office. The Human Resources function and responsibilities also report into and through the Assistant Director of Strategy and Planning.

Importantly this post oversees the Museums stakeholder and partnerships strategies, building advocacy messaging and supporting the effective operation of key stakeholder relationships including with DCMS.

The Assistant Director of Strategy and Planning will establish good internal communications practice across IWM, to build staff understanding, effectiveness, commitment and loyalty and has a key role in building culture change at IWM.

To Apply

Apply online via our website

Please note we do not accept CVs, you will be required to fill in an online application form.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 9 am, Monday 4 December 2017.

Interviews will take place on Friday 15 December 2017.

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.

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