Records Manager

Deadline: Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 00:00
Employer: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
Contract Duration: Permanent
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: £30,981 - £36,941 per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Records Management Team.

We're looking for a Records Manager to implement improvements to the records management procedure and practice across our organisation.

The role will work towards the implementation of our electronic records and document management solution (Centris) at Kew and manage the operation of the Modern Records service, both paper and electronic.

Library, Art & Archives are responsible for organising and managing Kew's paper collections and related electronic content in these three areas.

The Archives manage the institutional collection of Kew's historic record of activities and also the organisation of the Modern Records, with the aim to develop best practice in record keeping for staff across the organisation, in accordance with national and international standards and legislation.

This will be an exciting time to join the team, as working closely with the IT department, we will be implementing a SharePoint based electronic document and records management system across the organisation. The post will have the opportunity to work across the business, with staff at all levels. With a postgraduate qualification in records management or archive administration (or equivalent), the post-holder will be expected to have demonstrable experience of working in a records management position, ideally with SharePoint.

An excellent understanding of records management and information legislation is essential. In addition the successful candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to develop relationships and engage staff at all levels with Kew's records management policy.

The salary will be £30,981 - £36,941 per annum, depending on skills and experience

We offer a fantastic range of benefits including a broad range of Learning and Development opportunities, with access to the Civil Service training curriculum, generous annual leave entitlement for new starters, family friendly policies, a choice of competitive pensions and flexible benefits scheme.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your application through the online portal, by clicking 'Apply for this job'.

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post.