Kew Gardens, Richmond, TW9 3AE


Collections Care


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

Contract type:

Contract Permanent


Full time


0208 332 3141

Records Manager

The Archives & Modern Records team manages both Kew’s historic record of activities and also recent records from across all departments at Kew. The records are varied and significant, reflecting Kew as a global resource for plant knowledge and the world’s leading botanic garden.
The management of Kew’s modern records is on the cusp of an exciting new era and the role of Records Manager is at the heart of that. You will play a leading role in developing and improving the records management service, working with colleagues from across Kew to understand the work they do and the information that they handle. You will take the lead on the implementation of Centris, Kew’s EDRMS, bringing about transformational change in how Kew’s records are managed and helping Kew to meet its legal obligations. You will deliver a high-quality service, provide guidance on records management, and develop and maintain retention schedules. The role includes line management of the Records Management Information Assistant and is an excellent development opportunity for an enthusiastic individual looking to take the next step in their career.

What we are looking for

A wealth of experience in an information management role
Experience of working with an EDRMS or demonstrable understanding of the principles of an EDRMS
Excellent communication skills and the ability to develop relationships with all levels of stakeholders
Strong project and time management skills
Full SharePoint training will be provided.

The salary will be up to £37,865 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 as well as free entry into a wide range of national museums and galleries.

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.

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