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Records Management Specialist - Inventory Manager

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Records Management Specialist - Inventory Manager

  • Location:

    Milton Keynes

  • Sector:

    Knowledge & Information Management

  • Job ref:

    ML - 2653

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  • Contact:

    Daniel Rose

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Records Management Specialist (Inventory Manager)

Permanent – Full Time

Milton Keynes

£30,243 + £1,750 Discretionary Bonus

Monday to Friday

37.50 hours a week


About the company


Sue Hill Recruitment are delighted to be working on behalf of Restore PLC, who are a support services company that provide archives and records management services to workplaces in the Public and Privates sectors. They are presently working closely with a Government department across the UK. They are seeking to recruit a Records Management Specialist (Inventory Manager) to join their small team in Milton Keynes.


What you’ll be doing

The project is in support of compliance with the Public Records Act in relation to the release of records to The National Archives (TNA). Specific volume and accuracy targets must be met.


The position will give successful candidates experience of working for a prestigious and high-profile organisation.


Main responsibilities


•       Manage the departments inventories of records

·        Organise the Restore team to verify the accuracy of the inventory by checking all physical records held at their storage locations (Milton Keynes, London, East Kilbride and Swadlincote)

·        Contact and visit locations to verify what is held there

·        Maintain and update the inventories throughout the year as required

•       Cataloguing paper records to The National Archives standards

•       Listing paper and digital records in preparation for selection decisions


Why you’ll be hired

To be considered for this role you will require:


•       You must be a qualified archivist, records manager or information specialist. The definition of ‘qualified’ includes an MA or Postgraduate Diploma in Archives or Records Management accredited by the Archives and Records Association (ARA) or equivalent qualification.

•       Experience of project management

•       Excellent written and oral communication skills

•       High standards of personal organisation to manage a varied workload with the ability to respond to changing priorities

•       Experience of cataloguing to prescribed standards

•       A methodical approach, close attention to detail and high standards of spelling, grammar and punctuation

•       Confident using Microsoft Excel



•       A knowledge of world history or politics of the modern period

•       Competence in one or more foreign languages

•       Familiarity with TNA cataloguing guidelines


Successful candidates will be required to undergo security vetting to DV level before taking up the position, a process which takes approximately 6 months. To be eligible for DV clearance applicants must be a British citizen and have lived in the UK for at least five out of the past ten years, at least one year of which must be 12 consecutive months.

It is desirable for the successful candidate to have their own transport as the site is not served by public transport. Free parking is available on site.