This is a truly exciting time to join the Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A) as Director of Finance and Resources. As the world’s leading museum of art, design and performance, the V&A aims to enrich people’s lives by promoting the practice of design and increasing knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of the designed world.
Alongside FuturePlan, the V&A’s ambitious development programme, and an internationally respected exhibitions programme, the V&A is focussing on increasing private and commercial funding sources and expanding its international reach as a global catalyst for the UK creative industries.
Based at the V&A in South Kensington, the post-holder will be responsible for the finances of the museum and the leadership of a multi-
disciplinary team which make up the Finance and Resources Division. This is a wide remit during a period of unparalleled change and significant expansion, including the recently announced £13.
5m plan to redevelop the Museum of Childhood and the development of V&A East’ as part of the East Bank legacy development in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, incorporating the consolidation of the V&A’s entire reserve collection from Blythe House in to a new Collections and Research Centre at Here East.
The successful candidate will need to be a proven Finance Director / CFO / COO or Director of Resources and will likely hold a proven track record of the oversight of other functions (for example IT and Procurement).
Key Requirements :
executive and external stakeholders, including the Department of Digital, Culture, Media & Sport
We welcome applicants from commercial and non-commercial backgrounds with an interest in working in the arts and cultural sector.
Recruitment timetable :
Full information here :
For an informal discussion, please contact Michael Quest at Allen Lane : 02030319638 / michaelquest allenlane.co.uk