The Queen is hiring! Find out how you can earn £38,000 working at Buckingham Palace

Ever dreamt of working at Buckingham Palace? Find out how you could be in with a chance of helping oversee the Palace's first major refurbishment since the 1950s...

The Queen is looking for a Planner to work closely with the current team in the Programme Management Office.

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The successful candidate's main job will be overseeing the ten-year refurbishment plan - set to cost a whopping £369 million. A project set to "preserve the palace for years to come" and ensure it is "fit for the future".


The listing details more about the huge-scale renovation the successful applicant will be working on and says, "Buckingham Palace is currently undergoing a ten-year programme of works to overhaul its infrastructure - including electrical cabling, plumbing and heating - for the first time since the 1950's. A dedicated in-house Programme Management Office (PMO) oversees delivery to ensure the building is fit for purpose for the next 50 years."

To be in with a chance of being successful, you’ll need to be a "good communicator" and comfortable working on projects that are "large scale" when it comes to "duration and complexity". You'll also need to have experience in a construction project environment.

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The job, originally posted to LinkedIn and within the "working for us" section of the Royal Household's website, will pay up to £38,000 dependant on experience and is a permanent position based at Buckingham Palace.

If construction's not your forte the Royal Household are also hiring a Personal Secretary to HRH Princess Alexandra - based at Thatched House Lodge - Sous Chef at Buckingham Palace and a Restorer of Upholstery - based at Windsor Home Park.


But what is working at Buckingham Palace really like? Reviews on Glassdoor suggest the palace is a "fun, friendly and exciting place to work."

Given how esteemed the Royal Household is, it's no surprise another former employee said it was a "demanding, yet fulfilling experience."

Think what you've got it takes? See their other available vacancies here.