Conservation Manager, The Mary Rose Trust

Conservation Manager, Mary Rose trust, closes 12 March

The Mary Rose Trust are looking to appoint a conservation manager.

The Mary Rose Trust is responsible for the care of the only recovered 16th Century warship, the Mary Rose, and her unique collection of 19,000 artefacts. A state-of-the-art new museum in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard will open later this year. It will represent the very best in 21st Century architecture and construction and provide a beautiful and secure environment for the finest collection of 16th Century artefacts in the world.
We are looking for a Conservation Manager to be responsible for a small dedicated team who care for the ship and her contents and to oversee the final stage of conservation of the hull (controlled air drying). You will ensure the provision of specialist advice, training, guidance and services in archaeological conservation for the Mary Rose Trust, as well as stimulating integrated research and publication. You will develop best practice and help raise awareness of our maritime heritage by promoting and widening access to the practice and benefits of archaeological conservation.

Along with a substantial track record of relevant work experience, research and publication, you will need a qualification such as a post-graduate degree (or equivalent experience) in archaeological conservation or chemistry or materials science. Comfortable with managing multi-disciplinary teams, you must have a genuine talent for developing and encouraging people.
For full job description and details please contact Sally Tyrrell, HR Manager ( or 023 9275 0521. Applications should be made in writing, including full CV, to be returned by Monday, 12 March 2012.
Further information on the project can be found via
Salary – £32,000 to £40,000 depending on qualifications and experience.
closing: 12th March 2012 
Contact email:
Phone: 02392 750521