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Digital dossier senior project manager

Digital dossier senior project manager

locationLondon, UK
ExpiresExpires: 25/08/2022
Archives / Library / Data
Fixed term contract
£31,000 to £40,000 per year

Closing date: 24th August 

Salary: £36,565

Contract: fixed-term for 30 months


The National Gallery is seeking to appoint a pro-active and knowledgeable individual to help deliver its Digital Dossier Programme (DDP).

This ambitious research infrastructure and knowledge-enabling change programme is a key element of the ‘Research for Public Benefit’ pillar of the National Gallery’s 2021-26 Strategic Plan.

A range of projects are scheduled to begin under the programme’s initial phase, to be delivered by April 2025 (30 months), as part of the Gallery’s bicentenary celebrations. The post-holders will work across DDP project streams, under the direction of the Programme lead.



The Digital Dossier Project (DDP) Project Manager will manage and deliver key DDP projects, to tight deadlines and within budget, supporting the Digital Dossier Programme

All work packages have been scoped and costed, however, there may be a degree of additional planning, scheduling, design, and implementation

The role will be responsible for this review and accountable for delivering a specific portfolio of projects, as part of the overall DDP

Whilst taking direction from a central delivery roadmap, the role will work independently and own their own individual sub-roadmap

The role will also host and attend project meetings, coordinating all parties (internal & external) to ensure the complete and on-time delivery of all agreed activity


Knowledge, skills, experience

  • Demonstrable ability to act as an independent project lead
  • Demonstrable understanding of digital production and data wrangling
  • Demonstrable understanding of Collections Management methodologies and of collections expertise
  • Positive attitude and clear communication of digital and audience-centric approaches to non-expert stakeholders
  • Demonstrable experience of working with innovative, agile and project management tools (Monday, Asana) and techniques
  • Positive attitude and clear communication of digital and audience-centric approaches to non-expert stakeholders
  • Ability to manage competing stakeholder requirements
  • Demonstrable professional written and oral communication skills
  • Proven ability to communicate technical information to a non-technical project members and stakeholders
  • Demonstrable ability to deliver complex projects in a coherent manner
  • Proven experience of working with cross functional project teams and working as part of a wider technology team
  • Proven track record in successful implementation and adoption of new technologies and new ways of working
  • Demonstrable ability to manage operational risk effectively and ensure strong security measures within any change process


We welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are under-represented in the creative industries.

Please make sure that you state in your application that you found this role via Creative Access.

Salary range

  • £31,000 to £40,000 per year