Project Officers 

Closing date: 
Sunday, December 4, 2022
Permanent / 37.5 hours
£29,715 - £34,040 (dependent upon experience)


We are looking for Project Officers to join our expanding team in Northampton during a period of sustained business growth based from the Northampton office. We have a diverse and interesting portfolio of exciting projects throughout the UK and an expanding client base.

The role will be based in the MOLA Northampton office and at project sites as required, so a level of flexibility to work away is required.

The Role:

The Project Officer will be responsible for medium to large projects primarily involving excavation and post-fieldwork analysis, reporting and publication but could also include evaluation, survey work and building recording.

The successful candidate will have proven extensive, relevant experience within commercial archaeology and good organisational skills in running archaeological fieldwork and post-excavation projects, with an ability to work to fixed timescales and deadlines. 

You will be able to provide evidence of clarity in both written and spoken communication and be able to liaise effectively with colleagues, clients and planning archaeologists and have a good understanding of archaeological project costing and budgets.

The ideal person will already be working in a project supervisory role, this could provide an ideal opportunity for someone looking to move to the next stage of their career. 

Training and mentoring will be provided for the right candidate who has the ambition to move their career forward as part of MOLA’s commitment to career development.

Membership of the CIfA is preferred at ACIFA level or above. 

A full clean driving licence is essential for this role as regular travel will be required. 

Want to find out more?

You can apply via our recruitment portal on the MOLA website.

For full details of the required competencies and experience, please download the Job Description and Personal Specification.

All applicants must have the right to work in the UK without restrictions.  Proof of eligibility will be required prior to commencement.

MOLA promotes diversity and equality of opportunity at all levels, and welcomes applications from people regardless of sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, age, or religion or belief.

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