Richmond-upon-Thames, London, TW9 4DU


Collections Care



Contract type:

Contract Contract


Full time



Conservation Manager - Digitisation

Digitisation projects are a key part of The National Archives (TNA)' business, access and preservation strategies. They involve multiple departments working interdependently to bring a project together, and allow us to build valuable partnerships with external clients and companies. This role has an impact on the ability of the organisation to deliver large scale digitisation projects, many of which have a strong commercial benefit. Maintaining the balance between the preservation needs of the collection and the commercial aspects of the project, this role is crucial in facilitating the smooth running of these projects to ensure timely delivery while upholding the professional reputation of TNA.

You will manage a digitisation preparation team to deliver the conservation and document preparation requirements of The National Archives’ digitisation agenda. You will also take the lead on end to end project planning of digitisation operations in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders, providing guidance on conservation treatments, timescales and appropriate scanning equipment and processes. You will have awareness of budgetary implications and impacts of decisions or recommendations. You will assist in collating and assessing financial/operational data in order to support the Senior Conservation Manager - Digitisation.

We are offering 1 permanent role and 1 FTA for 2 years.

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