Historic England is the public body that exists to champion and protect England`s historic environment.
We are seeking a Principal Adviser, Heritage at Risk (HAR), in the East of England. This role leads the local HAR Team and is central to our programme to secure the future of endangered historic sites, buildings and places in the region.
As Principal Adviser, the successful candidate will drive the delivery of the local Heritage at Risk strategy. This will include identifying sites at risk, negotiating with third parties to devise effective means of securing their future, and assisting in finding the resources to implement these. The role will also include management of some grants. As a member of the Local Leadership Team you will have a central role in the delivery of the East of England
s performance targets, and in ensuring that the HAR Teams work complements that of the larger regional team.
To be successful in this role you will have a sound knowledge of England`s historic environment and be committed to its conservation. You will have a creative approach to the management, repair and use of historic sites, buildings and places. You will demonstrate both the ability to manage a large, multi-disciplinary team, who have responsibility for a heavy caseload of sites on the HAR register, and substantial experience of project management in a relevant context.
The HAR team have achieved and exceeded their most recent targets, and we are now looking for someone to lead the team in building upon their success. The appointment will be permanent
We offer a wide benefits package including a competitive pension scheme, 28 days holiday, corporate discounts, free entry to English Heritage sites as well as the flexibility in your working day that creates a strong work-life balance.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview in the Cambridge Office.
If you have any queries with regards to the particulars of this role, please contact John Ette, Principal Adviser, HAR - South West via email: John.Ette [at] HistoricEngland.org.uk
To apply, please visit: https://www.historicengland.org.uk/about/jobs/vacancies/job/?ref=7847