Regional Manager (OA South)

Oxford Archaeology
Closing date: 
Sunday, August 1, 2021
£50 to £60k


Oxford Archaeology is one of the largest independent archaeological practices in Europe. Our size and reputation ensure that we work on the most exciting and varied range of projects, and can offer real opportunities for long term employment and career development.

The position:

Oxford Archaeology is looking to appoint a Regional Manager based in Oxford to take the lead in all areas of practice and to lead and motivate staff to ensure project delivery and high standards within the Oxford office. The Regional Manager will report to the Chief Executive Officer and will sit on the Corporate Management team.    

This is a crucial role ensuring the compliant and efficient running of the branch; the successful applicant will demonstrate sound financial awareness to enable financial planning, managing and delivering the branch budget, to meet commercial targets and help deliver the strategic objectives of the organisation. The successful applicant will also demonstrate a good understanding of a wide range of archaeological operations; working with the Regional Management Team (which includes the Head of Fieldwork and the Head of Post-excavation) they will enable the successful delivery of projects as well as leading and motivating the teams.

The Regional Manager will demonstrate a personal and professional commitment to developing and maintaining our regional professional profile and will demonstrate exceptional communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills to enable effective communication with clients, staff, the public and other stakeholders. 

The application and interview process 

Applications will be required in writing with a full CV (comprising qualifications, career history and publications) and an accompanying letter setting out why you are suited to the role and what benefits you can bring to the post. 

For further enquiries concerning the post, contact the current Regional Manager, Ken Welsh:

Completed applications should be sent by email to Stacey Farrell

( by Sunday 1st August with the subject header: ‘OAS Regional Manager job application’. 

Interviews will take place either on Teams or at Janus House, Oxford in the week commencing 9th August. You will be asked to begin with a 10 minute presentation on the particular challenges faced by OA South and why you think you have the relevant skills to tackle them.  

For further information about the role and Oxford Archaeology please visit:

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