How to apply
Full details of the application process, please download the Resilient Heritage Project Manager Brief or visit our website: www.ss-shieldhall.co.uk/tender_opportunity_project_manager
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The Solent Steam Packet Ltd is seeking to appoint a consultant Project Manager for our Steamship Shieldhall – Steaming Towards a Resilient Heritage project. The project is funded through a Resilient Heritage Grant from the National Lottery Heritage Fund.
Note that the Project Manager will be appointed on a consultancy basis. The consultant will not be an employee of TSSP. It is anticipated that the project will be delivered within an 18 month timeframe
Steamship Shieldhall is the country’s largest operational steam-powered cargo ship and is recognised as one of the UK’s most important historic vessels. When she came to the end of her working life in 1985, she was rescued from the scrapyard and ultimately moved into the ownership of The Solent Steam Packet Ltd (TSSP).
TSSP returned Shieldhall to operational condition in 1991 and operates a full programme of excursions throughout the summer months as well as offering steam experiences and opportunities for learning and engagement.
Shieldhall is located at 110 Berth, Western Docks, Southampton.
The Solent Steam Packet Ltd
SS Shieldhall is owned and operated by The Solent Steam Packet Ltd, a charitable Community Benefit Society. TSSP is a volunteer-led membership organisation.
Steamship Shieldhall – Steaming Towards a Resilient Heritage project
In April 2019 TSSP was awarded a Resilient Heritage grant by the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) towards the costs of our Steamship Shieldhall – Steaming Towards a Resilient Heritage project. This project will explore the challenges we face in keeping Shieldhall afloat and operational into the future. The project will include:
Job Description: Resilient Heritage Project Manager
The Project Manager will work alongside key members of the TSSP team to deliver the Steamship Shieldhall – Steaming Towards a Resilient Heritage project.
The Project Manager’s tasks will include:
It is anticipated that the project manager will need to commit an average of 4 days per month to ensure the successful completion of the project. It is recognised that the actual number of days committed per month may vary from month to month depending on the demands of the project at any time.
The project manager will be expected to attend site (Shieldhall) at least twice per month, usually on a Wednesday which is the ship’s main volunteer work day. On occasion the work may require the project manager to attend the proposed consultation visits with other heritage ships operators.
Experience & Qualities
The successful consultant must be able to demonstrate suitable experience and skills in the following areas:
Fees & Timescale
There is a total maximum fee for this work of circa £29,000 including all expenses but excluding VAT.
The contract for this work is anticipated to run from June 2019 and is not expected to exceed 18 months in duration.
How to Apply
For the full brief and details of how to apply, please download the Project Manager Brief or visit our website.
The deadline for receipt of applications is 5.00pm on Monday 10 June 2019.