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Graphics Specialist
£24,500p.a. - £27,500p.a (dependent on experience, plus staff benefits – details on request)
Permanent (Full time)

Office Location: City of London

A Graphics Specialist is required for a heritage consultancy based in central London, who specialise in Archaeology and Historic Buildings.

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic and well-motivated with thorough technical knowledge. Ability to use AutoCAD, Esri ArcMap (GIS software) and Adobe Design software (InDesign/Illustrator/Photoshop etc.) is highly desirable, as is any previous experience producing graphics within the heritage sector.

Whilst we are advertising a general graphics role, there is potential scope to focus on Archaeology graphics (with more CAD/GIS use) or Historic Buildings graphics (with more Adobe Design work) if applicable and dependent on experience.

Key tasks could include:
• Preparing various plans to illustrate reports using a mix of AutoCAD, ArcMap and Adobe Design software.
• Working with Client’s site plans, site photographs, CAD data, LiDAR data and a multitude of historic maps.
• Preparing professional reports by using Adobe In-Design to layout text and images, working closely with Heritage consultant’s text and input.
• Preparing PDF documents and plans for client issue. (Good knowledge of Acrobat required)
• Preparing and printing scaled drawings, including plans for fieldwork.
• Maintaining/updating graphics software templates if required.
• Provide support to Heritage Graphics Manager and wider heritage team with general graphics duties.

Key skills and abilities include:
• Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel etc. and IT in general.
• Ability to produce high quality drawings to a tight timescale.
• Ability to present graphical information clearly and accurately.
• A good standard of Maths and English.
• Excellent level of communication.
• Good management of time/workload

The successful candidate would be responsible for assisting with producing graphic material for a growing Heritage team, so the role will require good communication skills and an ability to work in a team environment.

If you would like to apply for this role please send your CV, covering letter and examples of relevant graphics work to Luke Wayman (email above) by Friday 30th November.

Closing date: Friday 30th November 2018
Heritage Action Zone Project Manager
Southwark Council
£35,772 - £42,552
5 years fixed-term contract

Southwark Council has secured funding from Historic England to deliver and manage the Walworth Heritage Action Zone (HAZ) programme. The HAZ programme is a national initiative led by Historic England and delivered in partnership. There is a coordinated Historic England capacity building grant which will 80% fund the appointment of a dedicated HAZ Project Manager with 20% funding from the council. This person will be responsible for the implementation of the 5-year delivery programme of projects and to champion heritage matters within the HAZ area. A key element of the role will be to manage and co-ordinate programmes of work or other activities related to the HAZ.

Based within the Council’s Design and Conservation Team and at Historic England in central London, you will work with professional colleagues across the council and Historic England, as well as HAZ partners. You will be responsible for the everyday management of the HAZ initiative and set out the necessary reporting and liaison structure. You will contribute to and work with other partners to deliver the projects identified in the HAZ Delivery Plan to agreed budgets and timescales.

You will also manage, develop and coordinate community events, exhibitions and meetings. You will be required to undertake independent research and present reports on your work, and will need to work with partners to develop initiatives to resolve at “risk” buildings and areas, including scoping a potential PSICA scheme supported by D&C officers.

The job requires an enthusiastic, self-motivated person, with excellent communication and negotiation skills, to shape the project and drive it forward. This will require extensive experience and knowledge of project management and good understanding of issues relating to management of the historic environment and working with community groups. You will be supported and advised by Historic England and the council officers in the D&C team but should be a person with the ability to operate independently and strategically, make decisions and work across a wide range of sectors. You will need to negotiate with and support partners and stakeholders across all levels of responsibility.

Interview date: 16 November 2018.

Find out more and apply online

Closing date: Sunday 4th November 2018
Geomatics Officer
Cotswold Archaeology
£23,857 – £28,733

Location: Milton Keynes

Cotswold Archaeology is seeking to recruit a Geomatics Officer to assist the Principal Geomatics Officers and Geomatics team from our office at Milton Keynes.

The role will include digital field survey, data capture, data storage / management, training, quality assurance and configuration of survey equipment. Proven experience of Leica GPS/TST data capture is essential as well as knowledge and experience of CAD and ESRI ArcMap. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrable expertise in building survey and GIS (ArcMap, Catalog and Arcgis Online, ArcGIS for server). Ideally candidates will have experience of laser scanning, photogrammetry and photography.

The successful candidate will be based at our Milton Keynes Office.

For an informal discussion about this role please call Jonathan Bennett on 01285 772632


You can find out more about CA, and download a job description and application form at

Please submit a completed application form, CV and covering letter by email to careers [at] or by post to HR Department, Cotswold Archaeology, Building 11, Kemble Enterprise Park, Cirencester, Glos GL7 6BQ before 5pm on Monday 22nd October.

Closing date: Monday 22nd October 2018
Senior Archaeology and Heritage Consultant
JBA Consulting
Exceeds CIfA minima

We ( are seeking to recruit a Senior Archaeology and Heritage Consultant on a permanent basis to our expanding Archaeology and Heritage team. The role will be based in our office in the World Heritage Site of Saltaire, Shipley on a full-time basis, although alternative nearby office locations and working hours may be considered for the right candidate.

As part of our dynamic environment and planning team, you will have the opportunity to work on exciting and varied across the public and private sectors. Our environment team has a national remit which will provide the successful candidate with an interesting and challenging workload. As a rapidly growing business stream within the organisation you will be in a position to influence the development of a quality focussed service. We work across the historic environment and projects will encompass archaeology, historic buildings and historic landscapes.

You will be supporting the Principal Archaeologist in the delivery of planning related heritage work including project management, the completion of research and field visits, the preparation of DBAs, WSIs, ES chapters and other advice, contributing to project solutions and stakeholder liaison. There will also be opportunities to contribute to strategic business development, supervision of fieldwork and mentoring staff and QA of reports.

You will ideally have private sector consultancy experience already or be moving from a senior public sector or commercial fieldwork role and looking for new and exciting challenges. You will have an aptitude for learning, excellent communication skills and be able to work effectively as part of a team and independently. We value professional accreditation and candidates should be an Associate or Member of CIfA and/or IHBC or willing to work to towards accreditation.

Core Skills and Experience

• A degree in Archaeology, Heritage Management or other relevant subject, or equivalent experience
• Demonstrable experience in the commercial archaeology and heritage sector
• Experience of preparing, or making significant contributions to, archaeological and heritage reports, including desk-based assessments, Heritage Statements, ES chapters and WSIs
• Understanding of the UK planning system and key legislation, policy and guidance
• Experience of assessing and working with archaeology, historic buildings and historic landscapes and assessing effects on the setting of heritage assets
• Experience of tendering and business development including the preparation of fee proposals and project costs
• Excellent written and oral communication skills, with experience of talking to a variety of audiences
• Ability to work effectively independently and within teams
• Membership of CIfA and/or IHBC at Associate level or above, or willingness to become accredited
• Driving licence

Desirable Skills and Experience

• Knowledge and understanding of geoarchaeology and palaeoenvironmental archaeology
• Knowledge and understanding of marine and inter tidal heritage issues
• Supervision and oversight of archaeological fieldwork
• Experience of line management and quality assurance of reports

For further information please contact Kirsten Holland t: 01274 714269

Please visit: for further details of the position and how to apply. Closing date: 31 October 2018.

Applications will be reviewed and interviews arranged as they are received.

Closing date: Wednesday 31st October 2018
Aerial Imagery Analyst
Air Photo Services Ltd
Negotiable within our established scales, dependent on experience, PCIFA/ACIFA level post
6 month initial probationary contract which on successful completion will lead to a permanent position and career progression following appraisal for the right candidate.

Location Swindon SN2, Wiltshire, UK
Air Photo Services is a leading provider of interpretation and mapping from aerial imagery (aerial photos, satellite images, multi spectral and Lidar data) for heritage, legal and environmental applications in the UK commercial and Public sectors.

We are seeking to appoint an Aerial Imagery Analyst to join our growing team.

Air Photo Services provides timely, commercially aware, academically informed, aerial imagery analysis to heritage and legal professionals, Local Authorities, utilities, developers and consultants. We are currently working on major national infrastructure projects, land and planning legal cases, minerals extraction and development sites throughout the UK. We place a high emphasis on co-operative team working and building strong partnerships with our client base through provision of excellent service. We enjoy a friendly, informal, but highly productive commercial consultancy environment.

Appropriate ongoing training and CPD will be provided either in-house or externally as applicable to requirements.

About you
• Degree or equivalent qualification in archaeology or a related discipline, comprehensive understanding of UK Archaeology.
• Can demonstrate knowledge of and interest in further learning about all archaeological and historical periods, and interest in learning the analysis of, and mapping from, all types of aerial imagery including airborne laser scan (Lidar) data.
• Able to independently conduct detailed aerial imagery investigations with reference to a wider team and company director.
• Understands commercial archaeology in the UK and the relevant legislative and planning frameworks.
• Aware of the needs and priorities of commercial clients, or willing to learn rapidly.
• Full stereoscopic and colour vision.
• Experience of undertaking site-specific, landscape, and infrastructure projects using aerial sources.
• Proven ability to write concise and accurate analytical reports.
• Proven ability to work with digital and paper based maps and co-ordinates and grid references.
• A good communicator who can demonstrate written and spoken UK English skills to a high standard and has good numeracy literacy and IT skills with an eye for detail.
• Excellent and flexible time-management skills.
• Proven experience using QGIS or similar for recording site attributes, analysing data and geo-rectifying aerial images.
• Proven data management skills and ability to conform to and augment established systems.
• Very importantly, a flexible and tolerant team worker with a desire to deliver the highest level of client care.
• Analytical and independent thinker able to apply relevant knowledge ‘outside the box’ to professional challenges.
• Enjoys research projects, investigation, and developing relevant methodologies, and is willing to learn further skills within a structured CPD plan.
• A clean driving licence and access to own vehicle for work purposes is desirable.
• Commitment to gaining or extending CIfA membership.

We offer
• Salary negotiable dependent on experience + benefits
• 20 days paid holiday with length of service increments (excluding statutory holidays and additional concessionary days at Christmas as appropriate to workload).
• Company pension scheme compliant with current pension legislation.
• Structured fully funded training and opportunities for career progression.
• Supported application and 100% of CIfA subscription fees.

Please send a CV and covering letter describing how you match the position requirements to : Nereide Gilhead at admin [at]
Interview Date November 2018
Start Date January 2018

Air Photo Services is an Equal Opportunities employer. All applications are judged on the relevant skills and experience of the candidate, and not by gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, religion, belief, age, nationality (other than where work permits may be required), or ethnicity. You must meet the requirements to live and work in the UK which have been set by UK Visas and Immigration within EU regulations. Reasonable adaptations will be made at interview and in the workplace for candidates and employees who are differently abled but meet the skills criteria for this position – please let us know how we may assist you at interview or at work.

Closing date: Tuesday 30th October 2018
Chair, Board of Trustees
Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological Trust

The Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological Trust (GGAT) is a charitable company with the stated object of educating the public in archaeology. The Trust provides strategic and development control advice to twelve unitary local authorities in south Wales, advises a wide range of other statutory bodies, maintains the Historic Environment Record for the area, carries out outreach in the communities of south Wales, and undertakes archaeological work under contract. The Trust currently employs twenty-two staff, has a cohort of long and short-term volunteers, and a budgeted turnover for 2018-2019 of £785,000.

GGAT is seeking a new Chair to provide leadership to the Board of Trustees in developing the strategic direction of the Trust to ensure that it can continue to deliver its object effectively at a time of potential challenge and change.

Further details including a full job description and person specification can be found at (

Interested candidates are warmly invited to submit a CV with a short covering statement of why they are interested in the role, and to submit these by 31 October 2018. Interviews are likely to be held in Swansea in mid-November. Advice on methods of application submission is also provided at the above link.

Closing date: Wednesday 31st October 2018
SWAT Archaeology
Competitive salary (above the recommended CIfA recommended pay scales)

We are seeking experienced archaeologists at all levels of CIfA membership for long term employment on exciting sites across Kent and Sussex

A competitive salary is being offered which will be above the recommended CIfA recommended pay scales.

Archaeological sites we require archaeologists on include:
Peacehaven, East Sussex
Bexhill, East Sussex
Stone Cross, East Sussex
Ashford, Kent
Sittingbourne, Kent
Charing, Kent
Lenham, Kent
Aylesham, Kent
Aylesford, Kent
Margate, Kent
Manston, Kent
Broadstairs, Kent
Gillingham, Kent
Canterbury, Kent
Newington, Kent
Sturry, Kent
Iwade, Kent
Dartford, Kent
Faversham, Kent

Apply to:
Dr Paul Wilkinson MCIfA, SWAT Archaeology
info [at]
SWAT Archaeology.The Office.School Farm Oast, Graveney Road, Faversham, Kent ME13 8UP Closing date: Sunday 28th October 2018
Graduate Archaeologist, Exeter, Nottingham, Shrewsbury or Stirling
SLR Consulting
Competitive basic (meets CIfAs recommendations) plus excellent benefits

Are you an Archaeology (or related subject) graduate seeking to develop a career in a busy discipline which forms an essential part of the Development Planning process; and which offers fantastic scope to progress? SLR is currently seeking a Graduate to join its CIfA-registered Archaeology team in Shrewsbury, Nottingham, Stirling or Exeter.

SLR’s Archaeology team undertakes projects including consultancy and design advice for planning, design of mitigation strategies for preservation in situ, site investigation, desktop, historic building and landscape surveys; EIAs, CMPs, expert witness; interpretation, publication, and display. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to assist with these projects across a diverse range of sectors; in association with and with the guidance and mentorship of our team of recognised industry leading professionals.
Along with a competitive salary, all SLR staff enjoy a comprehensive range of benefits including healthcare, life cover, pension, travel insurance and much more; and its family friendly policies ensure that we can help our staff manage the needs of their career with the demands of family life.

SLR is committed to developing talent within the business, and alongside on-the-job training and development provided by our in-house industry leading experts, we also have a study assistance policy designed to ensure that our staff can continue to develop their professional career through further relevant qualifications as appropriate.

Duties and responsibilities will include the provision of a range of assistance including:
• Assistance with research relating to project sites
• Collation of information for reports, desk studies and applications
• Assistance with the preparation of information for tenders, fee proposals and scope of works for potential jobs
• Undertaking site based work which will involve travel and transportation of kit to/from site, and physical activities associated with archaeological site investigations and excavations
• Assisting clients with enquiries relating to sites in the absence of more senior team members

Candidates should be able to demonstrate:
• A relevant Archaeology, Heritage or related degree ideally including field based site investigation elements, and an interest in pursuing CIFA (or equivalent) membership
• Articulate verbally and with written work
• Good IT skills, ideally including knowledge/use of GIS software
• Survey skills
• Landscape archaeology and/or historic building experience
• Full driving licence

SLR Consulting is an equal opportunities employer. Further details of our Equal Opportunities policy are available upon request.
For further details and to apply please visit and follow the links.

Closing date: Wednesday 31st October 2018
Associate grade Archaeologist, Guildford
SLR Consulting
Competitive salary (meets CIfAs recommendations) plus excellent benefits package

SLR’s Archaeology & Heritage team operates across its European office network from several of its UK offices, including Shrewsbury, Nottingham, Exeter and Edinburgh. Its main function is to advise clients, design and implement schemes, and undertake baseline surveys and analysis to produce reports in support of planning applications, Environmental Impact Assessments, or compliance in order to discharge planning conditions.
Our clients have found great value in our assistance in delivering their projects whilst demonstrating how the Historic Environment and Cultural Heritage can be protected as part of a carefully designed scheme.

SLR is currently seeking a high calibre candidate to join our existing team to act as a consultant and market our Archaeology and Heritage service, focusing on the South-East of England and Wessex but also operating nationally. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to both design and deliver new and existing projects for current clients, as well as having a major role in developing our presence and client base within the region.
Ideally based within our Guildford office, the role will involve promotion of our Heritage presence and workload across the South East region offices (including London and Maidstone)
Along with a competitive salary, all SLR staff enjoy a comprehensive range of benefits including healthcare, life cover, pension, travel insurance and much more; and its family friendly policies ensure that we can help our staff manage the needs of their career with the demands of family life.

Working as part of SLR’s European Archaeology & Heritage team, the successful candidate will have a fantastic opportunity to develop and grow its existing presence within the South East region and Wessex from both a technical and commercial perspective. As well as leading on delivery of a portfolio of existing projects, they will have the opportunity to help shape the future growth of the team/business within the region.
Duties and responsibilities may involve:
• Undertake business planning and marketing of SLR’s heritage service and actively develop opportunities with both new and existing clients in Guildford, London, Maidstone and related urban centres; and work with other SLR discipline leads to maximise business opportunities across all disciplines
• Direct and undertake projects for conservation, management and investigation of the historic environment
• Estimate fees and costs, prepare tenders/fee proposals, set budgets and exercise financial control over projects
• Research , and analyse heritage issues as part of SLR client schemes
• Advise clients and colleagues within SLR of archaeological aspects of schemes, heritage legislation, best practice standards, and appropriate response
• Negotiate with clients and regulatory organizations over scope of work
Prepare written and verbal reports as stand alone or multi-disciplinary studies

Candidates should be able to demonstrate:
• Proven capabilities in a comparable Archaeological organization, including technical delivery, financial and client management and business development
• Relevant Degree level (or higher) heritage based qualification and thorough knowledge of current legislation and guidance
• Experience of successful project delivery in market sectors including minerals, housebuilding, road schemes, infrastructure, regeneration and energy
• Technical experience to include design of archaeological investigations, heritage studies, baseline surveys, EIA/Conservation Management Planning, historic buildings surveys, aerial surveys/photography, cultural tourism
• Full driving licence

SLR Consulting is an equal opportunities employer. Further details of our Equal Opportunities policy are available upon request.
For further details and to apply please visit and follow the links.

Closing date: Wednesday 31st October 2018
Expressions of interest from self-employed archaeologists wishing to be considered for fieldwork contracts in the midlands
Archaeology Warwickshire

Archaeology Warwickshire are seeking expressions of interest from self-employed archaeologists wishing to be considered for fieldwork contracts in the midlands.

Archaeology Warwickshire is a dynamic provider of a wide range of commercial heritage services. Our reputation for proficient archaeological solutions and efficient, professional delivery has resulted in a high demand for our services.

We are looking for skilled, motivated, and mobile archaeologists with considerable experience in a wide range of British archaeology to undertake fieldwork both as part of a team and independently. We are particularly keen to receive expressions from archaeologists with a proven track record in undertaking and reporting on watching briefs, and/or supervising evaluations and/or directing excavations with report production to publication standard. We are also keen to expand our network of experienced historic building recorders and IHBC qualified built heritage consultants.

Archaeology Warwickshire is a CIfA Registered Organisation and we expect to pay over and above the salaried equivalent CIfA minima and BAJR approved rates (including the necessary uplift for sickness and holidays), and in return we expect to get professionalism, integrity and commitment.

Applicants should provide a minimum of two contactable referees; prove their self-employed status (or commitment to become so); provide evidence of their insurance and hold valid CSCS cards. Membership of CIfA is highly desirable.


For an informal and confidential chat call Stuart Palmer on 01926 412278, stuartpalmer [at]

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