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Head of Finance and Administration

Want to help manage one of Denmark's largest museums?

Become a central part of ARKEN's management as finance and administration manager responsible for the museum's finances and administration, IT, shop and café.

ARKEN Museum of Contemporary Art is looking for an experienced and dynamic finance and administration manager who can contribute with both strategic financial management and effective organizational development. With a new strategy under implementation, the museum is in an exciting development phase where all processes and systems are being strengthened.

As our new Head of Finance and Administration, you will play a key role in the museum's further development and help guide and shape the future of contemporary art. Your overall responsibilities will be:

Strategic Financial Management: You will be given overall responsibility for the museum's financial management and get to work strategically and data-driven to support the museum's development journey.

Organizational development: You will need to develop and implement processes and procedures that support efficient workflows and service delivery.

Management: You will be part of the museum's senior management team and will refer to ARKEN's director, thus contributing to both the strategic and operational management.

To fit in well with the role and at ARKEN, you must want to work in a creative industry where there is a strong desire for innovation and changing creative projects, and you thrive in a position with many skills at play at the same time. In addition, emphasis is placed on these competences, among other things:

  • You have a relevant education, solid experience in strategic financial management and years of management experience.
  • You thrive on a mix of operations and business development and have experience in strategic planning and implementation.
  • You have strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and develop a diverse team at multiple organizational levels.
  • You have excellent communication skills and the ability to build relationships with a wide spectrum of stakeholders.
  • You see it as an essential management task to contribute to the good working environment with a respectful approach.

You can read more about the position and its requirements and about ARKEN as a workplace in job and personal profile here (PDF), where you will also find information about the recruitment process.
The position is applied for via genitor here.
The deadline for applications is May 27, 2024 at 9:00 a.m.