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.

Georgia Farquharson

Georgia writes across Woman & Home and Good to Know and specialises in all things royal. Previously labelled the "Queen of the royals," Georgia knows the whose who and what's what when it comes to the monarchy. When she's not eagerly following the royal family, Georgia enjoys shopping and self-care. She lives with this motto in mind; "if your dreams don't scare you, they aren't big enough."