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Strategy and Partnership Adviser - Archaeologist
Lake District National Park
£26,584 - £31,697 pro rata (18.5 hours per week)


Location: Murley Moss, Kendal

Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2017, standing proud as the largest national park in England and with more than 18 million visitors every year, the Lake District National Park is loved all over the world.

We’re now looking for someone to join our historic environment team who is creative, enthusiastic and inspiring and wants to assist with the management, protection, recording and interpretation of the archaeological heritage of the Lake District National Park.

The duties of this post include the maintenance and enhancement of the Lake District Historic Environment Record (LDHER), including a unique opportunity to develop the LDHER as it develops over the next year. You’ll have experience of databases and geographical information systems and to be able to respond to enquiries and consultations, including agri-environment schemes. Knowledge and understanding of planning legislation, in order to comment on planning applications and policy will also help you make a full contribution to the team.

We run the Lake District Archaeology Network, a network of 70 amazing volunteers who undertake archaeological work across the National Park, including surveys, conservation work and research. Helping to maintain the Network and undertaking outreach work with our committed and informed volunteers is a rewarding element of this post. Experience in delivering outreach, working with volunteers and the public and using social media will be welcome as we wish to build on recent initiatives and projects.

The post holder will also work closely with the Lead Strategy Adviser: Historic Environment, assisting in our work to reduce the number of sites on the Heritage at Risk register. Helping to organise conservation work and developing projects and external funding bids to conserve, record and interpret the archaeological heritage. Experience of Heritage Lottery Funded projects and practical conservation work will help you succeed in this part of the role.

For an informal chat, please contact Eleanor Kingston, Lead Strategy Adviser: Historic Environment on 01539 792712. For more info and how to apply, please visit www.lakedistrict.gov.uk/jobs We would encourage you to apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application is considered, once sufficient responses are received for this post we will close this vacancy.

Closing date for applications is 12:00 noon on 16 July 2018.
Interviews will be held on 24 and 26 July 2018.
Please note we are unable to accept CVs.

Closing date: Monday 16th July 2018
Verlucio and Environs Project
Historic England
Varying salaries


We are recruiting seven roles, twelve posts in all (see below) to join our Archaeological Projects team in contributing to fieldwork and post-excavation on the Verlucio and Environs project, a multi-disciplinary research project in a nationally significant Roman landscape around the Roman small town of Verlucio. Roles vary from six to nine weeks’ and will be based on site in the Bromham/Sandy Lane area, followed by post-excavation processing and recording of finds at Fort Cumberland (PO4 9LD).

Joining us, you will continue your own development, working alongside colleagues who believe that continuously developing their expertise is central to their success. You'll receive good quality self-catering accommodation during the fieldwork and then whilst at Fort Cumberland accommodation will be provided and subsistence costs will be covered. We also offer a wide benefits package including a pension scheme, 28 days holiday (pro rata) plus Bank holidays, corporate discounts and free entry into English Heritage sites.

Due to the short length of contracts, we are open to your application as a secondment from your current employer via unpaid leave, subject to written confirmation from your employer following a contract offer from us. You will be required to take leave during the Fort Cumberland work period, rather when completing fieldwork. Interviews to be held on 23rd July.

Senior Excavation Supervisor (8 week FTC – October 2018 £24,541) ref 8582.

Excavation Supervisors (x3 posts, 7 week FTC – October 2018 £22,310) ref 8580

Finds Supervisor (9 week FTC – October 2018 £22,310) ref 8592

Environmental Supervisor (9 week FTC – October 2018 £22, 310) ref 8590

Project Archaeologists (x4 posts, 6 week FTC – October 2018 £20, 374) ref 8584

Finds Archaeologist (6 week FTC – October 2018 £20,374) ref 8586

Environmental Archaeologist (6 week FTC – October 2018 £20,374) ref 8588

For full JD/PS and on-line application form please go to https://historicengland.org.uk/about/jobs/vacancies/ No CVs please. Closing date 3rd July (midnight)

Closing date: Tuesday 3rd July 2018
Skills Training Officer
Perth and Kinross Heritage Trust
£25,000 per annum
FULL TIME, 1-YEAR FIXED-TERM CONTRACT


Pension provision: up to 6% salary contribution.

PKHT is a charity established in 1988 with the aim of conserving and promoting archaeology and architectural heritage in Perth and Kinross for the benefit of residents, visitors and future generations. Our Strategic Plan 2017-22 identifies ‘supporting the sectoral skills base through delivering skills training’ as a key priority.

We wish to appoint a conservation professional on a one-year fixed-term basis to help us deliver our existing skills training projects, including boat building, traditional building skills training and an archaeology field school, and to lead on the development of a project plan and funding package for a 3-year training programme to run from 2020-22.

You will have a relevant qualification in historic building conservation or a related discipline, and a sound understanding of best practice in training and the historic environment, ideally with membership of IHBC or an equivalent organisation.

You will also have experience of fundraising, ideally within the third sector, and good project, budget and resource management skills along with a sound understanding of skills training in the heritage sector.

Based in Perth, the post offers an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience within a small, but dynamic organisation and while a 1-year, fixed-term contract, there is the possibility of extension to manage the 3-year programme in due course.

Terms and Conditions: 36 hour week/min. 25 days’ annual leave and flexible working. For an informal discussion call David Strachan Trust Director on 01738 477081.

Job Description and person spec: www.pkht.org.uk
Application is by covering letter, c.v. and relevant case study to be supplied with application (max 300 words/two photos) to: David.Strachan [at] pkht.org.uk

Closing date for applications: 5pm on Friday 13 July 2018.
Interviews will be held on: 25 July 2018.

Closing date: Friday 13th July 2018
Consultant or Senior Archaeologist
Waterman Group Plc


Location: Bristol, Redhill or London offices

Waterman Group is a leading international multi-disciplinary engineering and environmental consultancy, providing sustainable solutions to meet the planning, engineering design and project delivery needs of the property, infrastructure, energy, and environmental markets. Waterman Infrastructure & Environment are currently recruiting for a Senior Archaeologist to join our Heritage Team, based out of one of our southern regional offices.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced archaeologist to develop their career within a registered CIfA heritage consultancy, working alongside other multi-disciplinary environmental colleagues in a dynamic business. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of high profile UK projects that cover both public and private sector schemes and developments. You will provide senior level support in the production of heritage baseline and impact assessments, and the design and management of archaeological projects. You will also have the opportunity to mentor and development junior staff across various offices in the UK in line with Waterman’s ‘One Team’ culture.

You will need to be degree qualified in a heritage related subject. Have at least 4* years’ commercial and/or consultancy experience, and a sound knowledge of British archaeology and the UK’s national planning policy framework. You will have excellent oral and written communications skills, able to think strategically, be a creative problem solver and manage the pressure of multiple demands on your time and resources. Key to this role will be the ability to develop confidence and trust in your relationships with clients, stakeholders, statutory consultees, contractors and colleagues alike.

The successful candidate will be able to show they can work positively in a variety of demanding environments, have commercial acumen, work with multi-disciplinary teams with different goals, identify and manage HSE risks and be pro-active in developing business opportunities and providing technical support for the team. You will also be an Associate Member of CIfA or working towards this accreditation. Experience in writing several or all of the following types of reports is essential: Environmental Impact Assessments, Heritage Statements, Archaeological Desk-based Assessments, Historic Landscape Assessments, Scheduled Monument Consents, Listed Building Consents and fieldwork design briefs.

A full UK driving licence is required and you must be willing to travel throughout the UK.

Waterman provide a competitive salary (exceeds CIfA salary criteria), a comprehensive range of both ‘voluntary’ and ‘anytime’ benefits’ to match your lifestyle choice and a friendly working environment with a strong team spirit. We also pride ourselves on having great career progression opportunities.

Waterman is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity.

Please email covering letter and CV to careers [at] watermangroup.com
All applications will be treated in confidence.

*where a level of experience is indicated, this is a guideline only and represents the amount of time we would usually expect a candidate to accumulate the requisite level of experience. This does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.

Closing date: Friday 27th July 2018
Project Manager – PCA London
Pre-Construct Archaeology
£33,000-41,000 (subject to experience) + other benefits


Are you looking for a challenge? Would you relish working in a busy office managing the delivery of multiple archaeological projects across various locations?

PCA London are looking for one or more experienced Project Managers to work within our busy office providing professional advice and services across London and the South East. The role would be ideally suited to someone familiar with a variety of archaeological environments and periods.

Pre-Construct Archaeology Limited is a provider of archaeological and heritage services across the UK. It is one of the largest and fastest growing commercial heritage practices and operates from seven offices. It is also a partner within COPA, a vehicle for delivering infrastructure projects across the UK. Pre-Construct Archaeology is a CIFA Registered Organisation (23), and has various other professional accreditations.

The post(s) will be based at our Brockley premises. Necessary training will be provided as required.

Essential requirements:
• Proven ability in the management and delivery of a wide variety of archaeological/heritage projects within the UK commercial sector
• Field & office based experience
• Tendering & management of projects from inception to delivery
• Experience of interaction with statutory bodies, clients, agents & curatorial staff
• CSCS card
• Ability to work to deadlines
• Flexible approach to projects and work
• Teamwork experience

Desirable:
• Experience of managing projects in an urban environment
• Experience of managing infrastructure projects
• Proficiency in the use of common software packages
• Use of GIS
• CIFA membership
• SMSTS, NEBOSH or similar relevant professional qualification
• UK Driving Licence
• Mentoring experience

Employee benefits:
• Competitive salary
• Up to 35 days holiday (including statutory holidays and concessionary days at Christmas)
• Company pension scheme
• 100% of CIFA subscription fees
• Childcare vouchers

Please send a CV and covering letter outlining your interest in and suitability for the post to Caroline Edwards: cedwards [at] pre-construct.com. No postal applications please.
All applications must be received by close of business on Friday 29 June 2018.
Pre-Construct Archaeology is an equal opportunities employer.

Closing date: Friday 29th June 2018
Supervisor (PCA Durham)
Pre-Construct Archaeology
£22,375 - £24,304 dependent on experience


Pre-Construct Archaeology Limited is a provider of archaeological and heritage services across the UK. It is one of the largest and fastest growing commercial heritage practices and operates from seven offices. It is also a partner within COPA, a vehicle for delivering infrastructure projects across the UK. Pre-Construct Archaeology is a CIFA Registered Organisation (23), and has various other professional accreditations.

Due to an ever-expanding folio of projects across the North East Pre-Construct-Archaeology Ltd is seeking to appoint an experienced Supervisor for the Durham Office.

The successful applicant will have:
• Previous experience and a successful track record in supervising a variety of commercial archaeological fieldwork projects in the UK (essential);
• Prepared grey literature reports, preferably including Assessment reports (essential);
• Ideally have published the results of their or others fieldwork in recognised British archaeological publications.

The applicant will be expected to work independently and as part of a larger team, to execute project requirements, to assist the Regional Office Manager and Project Manager as required, and to liaise with internal and external specialists as required. They will also be expected to liaise with clients and representatives of local planning authorities. They will have good personal and communication skills, be enthusiastic and capable of enthusing their fieldwork and project teams.

The applicants must have a full UK driving licence and be CSCS certificated.

The post is based in the North East of England, but the applicant may be required to work in other regions as required. Initially this position is offered as a 6 month contract with a view to making it permanent.

To apply for this position, send a covering letter and CV by email to Caroline Edwards, cedwards [at] pre-construct.com.

All applications must be received by close of business on Friday 29 June 2018.

Pre-Construct Archaeology is an equal opportunities employer.

Closing date: Friday 29th June 2018
Project Manager
MSDS Marine Ltd
£25,000 to £31,000, commensurate with skills and experience
Full time


Location: Belper, Derbyshire (fully supported homeworking options available for the right candidate)

MSDS Marine are a Marine and Coastal Contractor specialising in the management, execution and support of archaeological projects in the marine environment. We have a wide range of experience and expertise within the industry from the project management of large scale underwater excavations through to the fulfilment of archaeological licence conditions prior to large infrastructure developments. We provide geophysical and hydrographic services including data collection, processing, visualisation and interpretation.

MSDS Marine are a diving contractor registered with the HSE and provide diving and logistical support to underwater projects both on Surface Supply or SCUBA dependant on requirements. We have experience of providing support to the wider marine sector including ecological assessments, pre and post construction surveys and specialist survey solutions. We are committed to creating hands on experience in the sector for students, volunteers and early career professionals and promoting public engagement with our work.

MSDS Marine have grown steadily since they were first established in 2011 and are now a market leader in maritime archaeology in the UK. MSDS currently have a large volume of work and are involved in many high profile development projects. As a result, we are looking to expand our team by recruiting an enthusiastic and self-motivated Project Manager. You will be an experienced heritage professional, educated to at least degree level, with a proven track record in commercial archaeology work. You will also be conversant in the interpretation and application of UK planning and legislation as relevant to the marine Historic Environment. You will work closely with other team members on existing work as well as identifying and following opportunities for future work. You will be expected to manage small to medium-sized projects as well as take part in business development. Whilst some management level experience would be advantageous, the role may also suit a talented heritage consultant wishing to take the next step in their career. We are looking for someone who wants to help shape our future growth and has ideas to the future direction they believe we should take.

The role will require you to undertake a range of activities, primarily relating to the planning process (including EIA work), from research and GIS analysis, to report writing and provision of advice to clients. You will require a clear and robust understanding of marine heritage in UK waters and the legislation, policy and curatorial advice which govern this. MSDS Marine prides itself on good client relationships borne from a strong understanding of our client’s requirements and wishes, and as such the role requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Creative thinking and the ability to apply this in different areas, from the development of complex mitigation strategies to the inception of new projects, would also be highly desirable. We will be looking for an individual who can manage their own work load, develop new client relationships and tender for work.

You should be ACIfA (or above)– or be eligible to apply within 6 months. You will also hold valid appropriate H&S and other training certifications and a full UK driving licence.

Employee benefits:
• Competitive salary range in line with CIfA salary guidelines (appointments will be made on the basis of demonstrated ability, previous experience and CIfA membership as appropriate);
• 100% contribution towards CIfA subscription fees;
• 25days p.a. holiday entitlement (plus bank holidays) rising to 27 after 5 year’s continuous employment;
• The option of up to ten days’ unpaid leave annually to work on maritime archaeology projects as a volunteer in the UK subject to agreement with the Director;
• Paid sick leave from start of contract;
• Immediate eligibility for inclusion in the group pension plan;
• Free accommodation provided for projects beyond reasonable travel distances, as well as an overnight subsistence;
• High quality personal protective equipment;
• Individual training and development opportunities.

Find out more here: http://msdsmarine.com/en/we-are-recruiting-come-and-join-the-msds-marine...

Alison James: Email: alison [at] msdsmarine.co.uk Tel: 07751877821

Closing date: Friday 29th June 2018
Trainee Archaeologists / Archaeologists / Experienced Archaeologists
Cotswold Archaeology
£19,078 – £21,164 (dependent on experience)
Permanent and fixed-term contracts available


Cotswold Archaeology is always on the lookout for promising, talented and experienced archaeologists to play critical roles in delivering our ever growing portfolio of projects. We are currently working on urban and rural projects in Bristol and across southern and central England, with all periods of British prehistory and history covered in our work.

With well over 100 archaeologists currently in the field, and plans to grow even further, we are looking for archaeologists with all levels of experience, from trainee graduates to those with several years of field experience.

Outreach activities are embedded in all the work we do. There may be opportunities for your time and efforts to be paid in supporting our existing community activities and we champion our colleagues to develop their own community-focused projects.

The Package

Along with a starting salary well above the CIfA minimum, we offer a highly competitive benefits package including:
• A generous lieu scheme operated for all driving time, and time spent in excess of 45 minutes each way as a passenger, outside of the normal 7.5 hour working day (accumulate up to 10 days additional lieu time annually)
• 30 days annual leave (including statutory holidays)
• Generous pension and life assurance schemes
• Our award-winning Training Programme and other CPD opportunities
• Paid CIfA membership subscription (following qualifying period)
• Employee Assistance Programme

The Details

For all posts possession of a current and valid CSCS Card is essential. A trainee CSCS card can be acquired for those on a trainee contract. Membership of the CIfA at PCIfA level is desirable, as is a full driving licence.

Please note all pay scales quoted are annual equivalents based on a 37.5 hour week.

Trainee Archaeologists (£19,078)
Like many of those that join our award-winning trainee archaeologist programme you might be a recent graduate with a degree or masters in a relevant subject, or you may have graduated some time ago but never realised your ambitions to enter the profession.

Our trainee programme has been developed with the flexibility to respond to a wide variety of individual’s education and work experience. The training includes all the core skills required to be effective as an Archaeologist including; excavation, drawing, photography and sampling. In the past 3 years, over 40 trainees have successfully completed our programme. You will begin with a 6 month contact, which should be ample time to complete your training and on successful completion of your training log you will be offered promotion to Archaeologist.

Archaeologists (£19,733 - £20,642)
Ideally, candidates for the post of Archaeologist will be able to demonstrate their competence in core fieldwork skills through provision of a completed Archaeology Skills Passport (http://www.archaeologyskills.co.uk/project/core-skills/) or similar training log provided by another employer, and completed during previous experience working for commercial British archaeological practices.

Your core skills and experience should include manual excavation and recording of archaeological features, and the recovery of artefacts or samples. You should also be able to complete stratigraphic matrices, photograph archaeological features and sites, use tapes to record measurements accurately, compose accurate measured drawings and take levels.

Experienced Archaeologists (£21,164)
We are also looking for more experienced field archaeologists to assist our Supervisors with the training and mentoring of Trainee Archaeologists and with machine supervision. Candidates with demonstrable and considerable commercial archaeological fieldwork experience, who can provide documented evidence of their proficiency both in core fieldwork skills and machine supervision/watching brief, staff training/development and an aptitude for GPS survey will be eligible for the higher starting salary. In date training in the use of CAT and Genny equipment is also desirable.

How to apply

You can access detailed role descriptions, person specifications and an application form at www.cotswoldarchaeology.co.uk; please submit a completed application form, CV and covering letter, including complete contact details of two referees with recent first hand knowledge of your fieldwork ability. Please state clearly which position you are applying for, whether you are interested in a permanent or fixed-term contract, and at which office you would wish to be based.

Email careers [at] cotswoldarchaeology.co.uk or post to HR Department, Cotswold Archaeology, Building 11, Kemble Enterprise Park, Cirencester, GL7 6BQ.

Closing date: 1pm, Monday 25th June, though recruitment will commence as soon as possible.

Closing date: Monday 25th June 2018
URBAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL DATABASE PROJECT OFFICER
Hull County Council
£21,693 - £23,866
Fixed Term until 31 March 2020 due to funding (37 hours)


This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced archaeologist to develop an Urban Archaeological Database and associated 3D deposit model for Hull Old Town, a unique chance to enhance our understanding of the archaeology of a City of Culture.

We are looking for someone to deliver an Historic England funded project to enable the rich medieval deposits to be better understood, recorded and interpreted. Hull was the second most bombed city after London during WWII, the project will also map the extent of this damage across the project area.

You will be responsible for developing the deposit model, therefore experience of this work would be beneficial. The project will commence September 2018 and run until March 2020. This is a fixed term post.

The Humber HER is responsible for recording the heritage assets of Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire Councils. You will be working with skilled, dedicated and supportive colleagues; and there will be chance to take advantage of our excellent personal development and flexible working opportunities.

For informal discussions regarding the vacancy please contact Lucie McCarthy on (01482) 612940

Further information can be found on our Council’s website www.hullcc.gov.uk

To apply please follow the link: https://www.hullcc.gov.uk/jobs/museums-regeneration-partnerships-directo...

Closing date: Sunday 8th July 2018
Senior Archaeology & Historic Building Consultant
ADAS
Competitive salary
Permanent


Location: Bristol, Oxfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Wolverhampton, Coventry or Hemel Hempstead

With over 75 years’ experience ADAS has an amazing track record of providing environmental consultancy and research expertise to an enviable range of clients both in the private and public sector. We are a recognised and highly respected leader in the environmental and rural sectors.

ADAS has recently been acquired by the RSK Group plc which is one of Europe’s leading multidisciplinary environmental consultancies and is ranked number 42 in the Sunday Times Fast Track 200 which rates the success of private companies in the UK. There has never been a more exciting time to join.

Our Archaeology and Historic Building business comprises a highly skilled team focused on providing historic environment advice and consultancy throughout the planning process from pre-land acquisition to the discharge of planning conditions. As a result of our success in this area, we have a vacancy for a Senior Archaeology and Historic Buildings Consultant to manage the delivery of key archaeology and environmental consultancy contracts in a fast moving, client-focussed commercial environment. To take a lead role in developing business in order to meet the team targets to grow our archaeology and historic building business. . The successful candidate will join a team of professionals who work closely with colleagues in other disciplines, such as Ecology, Planning and Landscape.

A full Job Outline, details of how to apply and what we offer are available here

Closing date: Monday 2nd July 2018
Post Roman Pottery Specialist
L-P Archaeology
Negotiable dependent on experience of candidate. All salary, pension and benefits packages will exceed CIfA minima. Salary £25,000 to 29,000.
Full-Time or Part-Time dependent on candidate


Location: The post is based at our Bishops Stortford office. Although we will consider requests to work partly from a remote location or another LP office, the post will significant time at our facility in Bishops Stortford.

Brief job description/person specification:

L - P : Archaeology is looking to build in house capability in finds specialisms. L - P is a medium sized and growing commercial archaeology practice.

We are seeking a Post Roman Pottery Specialist to undertake work on several large and exciting assemblages from excavations in the City of London and Cambridge as well as other sites recently excavated by L - P : Archaeology.

We also require regular assessment of assemblages of mixed finds from smaller fieldwork events such as evaluations.

Specialist knowledge of other finds types and classes is desirable.

This is an opportunity for a specialist to join a small team and have real agency over they way they work and the methods and processes at L - P.

L - P : Archaeology are well known as a progressive and considerate employer. We are a partnership and this is at the heart of our ethos. We want everyone who works here to be happy and engaged in what they are doing. We aim to have flexible and highly trained work force who share work and take on a variety of different roles and projects as the need arises.

Further contact details and/or application form link (if required): Please email a CV and a short statement of interest to opportunities [at] lparchaeology.com

Closing date: Saturday 30th June 2018
Built Heritage Consultant
Place Services (Essex County Council)
£24,000 - £32,000 per annum
Permanent - Full time, 37 hours per week

Job Purpose:

Place Services is at the forefront of environmental consultancy in the public sector, and integral to our success are our people. We are a traded service of Essex County Council and our purpose is to support public sector organisations to deliver their role in sustainable development.

Place Services are on the Institute of Historic Building Conservation’s HESPR register and a Registered Organisation with the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists. The growth of our team means we are looking for a highly-motivated, enthusiastic and versatile historic buildings specialist to join our Historic Environment team.

The key responsibility for this role is to contribute to the effective technical delivery of our built heritage specialism. We offer a unique post which is one of the most diverse in the sector. You will help deliver our existing contracts which include providing conservation advice to local planning authorities as well as undertake a diverse range of Historic Environment project work.

Reporting to the Historic Environment Manager, the Consultant will contribute to realising our on-going commercial success and aspiration for growth. You will deliver work streams for a range of public sector clients, both within and outside of Essex. This will require good technical knowledge and project/client management skills, as well as creative thinking, to ensure effective and profitable delivery of our services.

Based in our offices in Chelmsford, we offer the opportunity for you to develop your expertise as part of a performance-driven team of dedicated professionals, in an area with a rich and varied heritage of historic buildings and places. We invest in the development of our staff, fully funding membership of both the IHBC and CIfA as well as providing funded training to individuals throughout the year.

Typical aspects of this role include:

• Provision of conservation advice (role of conservation officer) to at least one local authority;
• Produce/contribute to conservation area appraisals and design guidance;
• Cross working with our archaeological specialists;
• Joint working with our Natural and Built Environment teams within Place Services;
• Opportunities to be involved with our own CPD course syllabus: https://www.placeservices.co.uk/courses/
• Produce Built Heritage Statements and Conservation Management Plans; and
• Contribute to our diverse project work.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

• Educated to post graduate level in building conservation (or related discipline) with demonstrable professional experience, or to degree level in building conservation (or related discipline) with significant built heritage experience. Have (or be working towards) full membership of the Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC).
• Good knowledge of guidance, legislation and planning policy pertaining to the historic environment.
• Good level of technical experience and knowledge of building conservation/historic buildings, including: site analysis, researching and preparing evidence base reports, and experience of development management and listed building consent proposals.
• Awareness of commercial practices and how these contribute to the success of the wider team, with some business development experience, including preparation of bids and tenders.
• Good written and verbal communication skills, including report writing and presentation, allied with confident and professional interpersonal skills.
• Good project management skills, including ability to prioritise work whilst maintaining focus on key projects or activities, within tightly defined timescales.
• Experienced in using all Microsoft application. Working knowledge of one or more of the following: AutoCAD, GIS or Adobe Suite would be beneficial but not essential.
• Required to be mobile throughout an operational area and therefore a valid driving licence and use of a car is required, unless the role can be undertaken effectively by alternative transport arrangements.

You will work collaboratively to deliver a high quality specialist service, working independently or as part of a team, within the key market area; discussing development management and listed building consent proposals with clients, applicants and/or their agents, providing concise and timely advice on appropriate options based on expert analysis and assessment and a sound understanding of legislation, policy and good practice.

To Apply please go to: https://essexcc.taleo.net/careersection/ecc_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=1...

To find out more about Place Services please visit our website: https://www.placeservices.co.uk/

For an informal discussion or any queries about the position please contact the Historic Environment Manager, Tim Murphy tim.murphy [at] essex.gov.uk / 0333 032 0847.

Essex County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

Essex County Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all its employees. More information can be found on https://www.workingforessex.com/benefits

Closing date: Thursday 28th June 2018
Senior or Principal Heritage Consultant
Atkins
Competitive salary


Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.

You would be joining a team of heritage specialists that include: heritage managers, archaeologists, buildings archaeologists, conservation specialists and cultural tourism consultants. We provide expert advice and planning services to clients throughout the world; working on highly sensitive and high-profile projects such as large-scale infrastructure programmes in the UK, high quality urban regeneration and development and World Heritage Sites in the Middle East. We have a growing reputation for innovation and engagement particularly on large infrastructure programmes, such as HS2, for which we have undertaken a number of bespoke and specialist studies.

We are interested in finding the right candidate to fulfil a Senior or Principal Heritage Consultant role which is mainly focused on managing the delivery of archaeological advice across our UK and international projects. The right candidate will be innovative and imaginative in approaches to managing historic environment research, assessment, delivery and mitigation; combining a good level of technical expertise alongside good communication and liaison skills with project teams and clients. We are not just looking for someone to join our team, but an individual to help drive its growth, the innovative thinking and technical expertise we are known for!

Applicants with a background in archaeology and the historic environment that have a good understanding of their place within the UK planning system would be welcomed. If you enjoy working on a diverse range of projects and being part of a multi-disciplinary team within a large organisation, then we would be interested to hear from you.

The key responsibilities of the role include:
• Providing expert advice to a range of clients, internal teams on a diverse range of projects;
• Preparation of and contribution to environmental statements, heritage statements, desk based assessments, written schemes of investigation and consent applications;
• Management of medium to large scale projects to ensure they are delivered on time and budget;
• Contribution of key technical expertise and knowledge to the team in order to maintain and improve the quality of our work and the expertise of our people;
• Key member of heritage technical excellence plan strategy and delivery - engaging new clients, products and business strands;
• Supporting junior staff through mentoring and line management;
• Acting as technical lead and managing project teams;
• Management of sub-consultants and archaeological contractors;
• Technical Reviewer role;
• Liaison with client teams;
• Sourcing new opportunities and providing technical contribution to tenders.

As a Senior / Principal Heritage Consultant you would be expected to help deliver a range of complex and challenging projects, with a limited level of assistance and review from more senior members of the team. You should be able to demonstrate a range of experience within / or understanding of the wider heritage sector. You will be responsible for managing or being technical lead for large-scale projects and therefore will be confident in delegating and directing a team to deliver a required product. You will need to be a team player and able to easily engage and communicate with others.

Requirements

Qualifications
•A good first degree in archaeology and / or history
•Relevant Masters level or higher qualification in archaeology or heritage management or considerable experience akin to this level of qualification

Essential Criteria
•Full knowledge of the planning process (including EIA) and be fully conversant with the relevant environmental / heritage legislation and guidance
•Experience of delivering environmental impact assessments and supporting programmes for complex large infrastructure and / or major development schemes
•Robust knowledge of UK archaeology and history
•Willingness to work across the UK in client and Atkins’ offices as fits project requirements.
•Experience in a commercial consultancy environment
•UK driving licence.

Desirable Criteria
•Full or Associate Member of the Institute for Archaeologists
•Willingness to work internationally.
•Line management skills and experience.
•Technical or specialist subject expert
•Commercial skills and experience.

The Individual
The successful applicant will be expected to demonstrate the following:
•Strong technical knowledge and skills
•Excellent report writing skills
•Good communication skills
•Capable of working under pressure with the ability to meet critical deadlines
•Flexibility in approach to archaeological and heritage matters
•Willingness to learn and develop and to mentor others

Training
Atkins develops individuals through the ‘My Career’ portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process. We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Rewards and Benefits
Atkins offers a range of benefits through the ‘My Rewards’ packages, which can be selected annually. Please refer to our website for details of our full benefits package.

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

External advert: https://careers.atkinsglobal.com/job/senior-principal-heritage-consultan...

Closing date: Monday 2nd July 2018
Senior or Principal Heritage Consultant Team Leader
Atkins
Competitive


Atkins, part of the SNC Lavalin Group, is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.

We are looking for a creative thinker with strong commercial and organisational skills to join our outstanding team of heritage specialists, which includes: heritage managers, archaeologists, building archaeologists and cultural tourism consultants. We provide expert advice and planning services to clients throughout the world; working on highly sensitive and high-profile projects such as World Heritage Sites in the Middle East and large-scale infrastructure programmes in the UK. We have a growing reputation for innovation and engagement particularly on large infrastructure programmes, such as HS2, for which we have undertaken a number of bespoke and specialist studies.

We have a vacancy for a Senior / Principal Heritage Consultant Team Leader within our Birmingham office. The role is ideal for someone who has strong technical capabilities and managerial experience. The post-holder is expected to manage delivery of heritage projects providing expert advice and support across our UK and international projects; and undertaking line management responsibilities, operational delivery and reporting for the whole heritage team.

Alongside very strong technical abilities, we would expect candidates to have:

•Good knowledge of commercial aspects – contracts, pricing, risk management, change control and bid / project management review processes;
•Proven experience in successful resource and line management;

Applicants with a background in archaeology / the historic environment and have experience of line management, business / operational delivery would be welcomed.

The key technical responsibilities of the role include:
•Providing expert advice to a range of clients, internal teams on a diverse range of projects;
•Overseeing, preparing and contributing to environmental statements, heritage statements, desk based assessments, written schemes of investigation and consent applications;
•Management of medium to large scale projects to ensure they are delivered on time and budget;
•Contribution of key technical expertise and knowledge to the team in order to maintain and improve the quality of our work and the expertise of our people;
•Key member of heritage technical excellence plan strategy and delivery - engaging new clients, products and business strands;
•Acting as technical lead and managing project teams;
•Management of sub-consultants and archaeological contractors;
•Technical Reviewer role;
•Liaison with client teams;
•Sourcing new opportunities and providing technical contribution to tenders.

The key managerial responsibilities of the role are:
•Supporting direct reports and other junior staff through mentoring and line management;
•Engagement with resource management system (RMS) and liaison with Heritage RMS co-ordinator;
•Reporting on heritage team utilisation, bidding and project delivery and heritage business operations to Planning and Environmental Consenting Practice;
•Working closely with Practice Manager for Midlands, South West and Wales, delivering timely reporting on staff utilisation; operational needs and future planning for national / regional heritage team.
•Undertaking Team Leader role for Heritage team in Midlands, South West and Wales region;
•Supporting commercial and business development decisions

Requirements
Qualifications
•A good first degree in archaeology /. history / anthropology
•Relevant Masters level or higher qualification in a recognised historic environment subject

Essential Criteria
•Full knowledge of the planning process (including EIA) and be fully conversant with the relevant environmental / heritage legislation and guidance
•Experience of delivering environmental impact assessments and supporting programmes for complex large infrastructure and / or major development schemes
•Robust knowledge of UK archaeology and history
•Willingness to work across the UK in client and Atkins’ offices as fits project requirements.
•Experience in a commercial consultancy environment
•UK driving licence.
•Line management skills and experience.
•Operational management / business management experience

Desirable Criteria
•Full or Associate Member of the Institute for Archaeologists
•Willingness to work internationally.
•Commercial skills and experience.
•Technical or specialist subject expert

The Individual
The successful applicant will be expected to demonstrate the following:
•Strong technical knowledge and skills
•Excellent report writing skills
•Good communication skills
•Capable of working under pressure with the ability to meet critical deadlines
•Flexibility in approach to archaeological and heritage matters
•Willingness to learn and develop and to mentor others

If you enjoy working on a diverse range of projects and being part of a multi-disciplinary team within a large organisation, then we would be interested to hear from you.

Training
Atkins develops individuals through the ‘My Career’ portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process. We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Rewards and Benefits
Atkins offers a range of benefits through the ‘My Rewards’ packages, which can be selected annually. Please refer to our website for details of our full benefits package

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

External advert: https://careers.atkinsglobal.com/job/senior-principal-heritage-consultan...

Closing date: Monday 2nd July 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.

Interested?

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

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