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The Museum has an exciting opportunity for a professional to join the Public Engagement division as the International and Domestic Engagement Manager, leading the development and delivery of touring exhibition products and activities, and collaborations with existing and new partners across Australia and overseas.

Assisting the Program Manager in the day-to-day management of the section, the Manager, International and Domestic Engagement, works in collaboration with other Museum and external stakeholders to coordinate activities associated with the International and Domestic exhibition program. Along with the Program Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for setting, shaping and driving the strategic direction for both domestic and international activity.

The International and Domestic Engagement Manager is accountable for monitoring team progress and achievement of outcomes, supervising and managing the Travelling Exhibition Officer and the International and Domestic Engagement Support Officer. Other responsibilities include project management for high profile exhibitions and major projects, including managing contractors, developing budgets, implementing procurement strategies and schedules, as well as coordinating project meetings, chairing meetings and leading collaborative project teams.

The successful candidate will oversee and implement forward plans, budgets, contracts and strategy documents, and manage contracting and logistical support for the Museum’s domestic and international touring exhibitions. They will implement procurement procedures relating to the design, fabrication and installation of Museum touring exhibitions in accordance with Museum and Australian Public Service (APS) procurement guidelines.

The role involves working cooperatively with the other members of the International and Domestic Engagement team to plan and effectively manage the overall program. The Manager, International and Domestic Engagement, will develop and maintain productive working relationships with partner institutions, coordinating deliverables set out in Memorandums of Understanding (MOU), representing the Museum at internal and external meetings and forums, and maintaining a strong network of peer relationships within the industry.

This position requires occasional interstate and international travel, and assisting with the physical installation and de-installation of Museum exhibitions at host venues for travelling exhibitions.

For more information or to apply visit: APSJobs.