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ARCHAEOLOGISTS
Albion Archaeology
up to £20,138
Permanent


All posts pay at or above the CIfA minimum salary, with incremental career grade progression up to £20,138* for those demonstrating competence through CIfA accreditation and a CSCS card

*18-19 Pay Award pending (current employers offer within our salary range is between +£900 and 2%)

If you are an archaeologist with practitioner level experience, looking for a permanent job within a friendly, inclusive team, this job may be for you. We have an excellent track record of developing existing staff and we are committed to providing opportunities for career progression at all levels in the organisation.

These are not training roles although we operate our own career progression scheme with plenty of opportunity for CPD, ongoing training and secondment to other roles. Full support through the CIfA application process will be given to those working at practitioner level, but who do not yet have the necessary professional accreditation. Applicants who can demonstrate their skills via PCIfA accreditation and CSCS will qualify for the upper tier of our salary range with increments up to £20,138pa.

Albion Archaeology is a trading unit of Central Bedfordshire Council, and a registered organisation with CIfA . Our main base is in Bedford with transport out to site available from there. Some occasional working away may be required although most of our sites are within travelling distance of our base. Many of our employment policies and conditions exceed the CIfA standard required for compliance with the minimum recommended salary. This is a field-based role and you should be prepared to work outside in all weathers.

To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is the council's policy to only consider applications made via the online application system on the jobs pages at www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk

All applications received by 11 May 2018 will be put forward to the selection process for immediate recruitment. We anticipate that we will also require staff on an ongoing basis and would therefore welcome applications beyond this date or from people who may not be immediately available. Successful applicants will be placed on a shortlist from which the most suitable candidates will be selected in accordance with our future project requirements.

For further information contact:
Helen Parslow 01234 294007 or 0300 300 6876. hl.parslow [at] albion-arch.com
Full details of the post and how to apply are available on the jobs pages at www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk .

Closing date: Friday 11th May 2018
PRINCIPAL HERITAGE CONSULTANT, HERITAGE CONSULTANTS, ASSISTANT / HERITAGE CONSULTANT (marine and / or terrestrial)
Cotswold Archaeology

PRINCIPAL HERITAGE CONSULTANT
Andover
£40,832 - £45,709

HERITAGE CONSULTANTS
Cirencester & Milton Keynes
£23,857 - £31,680

ASSISTANT / HERITAGE CONSULTANT (marine and / or terrestrial)
Andover
£21,164 - £22,891 / £23,857 - £31,680

Cotswold Archaeology is one of the leading providers of professional archaeological and heritage services in the UK. We provide a complete archaeological service including fieldwork, post-excavation, marine archaeology and heritage consultancy.

Our Heritage Consultancy department works with a diverse range of clients throughout the UK. We have acted as the expert archaeology and heritage consultants on some of the largest and most high profile infrastructure projects in the country. We also have extensive experience in a broad portfolio of projects which span the logistics, residential, retail, marine and utilities sectors. This allows us to work on some of the most interesting and challenging development projects in the country. On-going research projects for the national heritage agencies also allows our team to work at the cutting edge of new thinking in archaeology; while our conservation planning and historic building work allows us to directly contribute to the realisation of improved access to, and presentation of, the historic environment. We support our clients from the first stages of scheme inception, informing and shaping development plans, on some of the most iconic, historic buildings and places in the UK. Our work allows us to support projects all the way through the planning and consenting processes and we are often engaged to act as Expert Witness during appeals.

We are seeking an experienced Principal Heritage Consultant to be based in our Andover office. They will lead a team of seven consultants working across a wide spectrum of heritage projects. An expertise in built heritage would desirable, as would experience of acting as an Expert Witness. Demonstrable leadership and client development skills are essential. Also, following some recent, large and high profile commissions, we are looking to recruit an Assistant or more experienced Heritage Consultant to join the Andover team; an interest or experience in marine archaeology would be desirable but not essential.

We are also looking to grow our teams in Cirencester and Milton Keynes offices, joining established teams historic building and archaeology consultants. Therefore, we are seeking Heritage Consultants with demonstrable experience in undertaking complex heritage assessments, archaeological deposit modelling (urban context would be desirable; GIS proficiency essential) and in drafting chapters for environmental statements.

The successful candidates will require excellent communication and report writing skills, a strong commitment to CPD and the ability to manage a demanding personal work schedule.

Financial and practical assistance with relocation is available, and our competitive benefits package includes paid sick leave, group life assurance, a generous contributory pension and a childcare voucher scheme. If you hold a full manual driving licence and believe you have something to contribute to our team, we would like to hear from you.

For an informal discussion about these roles please call Duncan Coe on 07796 123326.

APPLICATION PROCESS
You can find out more about CA, and download an application form at www.cotswoldarchaeology.co.uk. Please submit a completed application form, CV and covering letter by email to careers [at] cotswoldarchaeology.co.uk or by post to HR Department, Cotswold Archaeology, Building 11, Kemble Enterprise Park, Cirencester, Glos GL7 6BQ by midday on Monday 7th May 2018.

Closing date: Monday 7th May 2018
FIELDWORK SENIOR PROJECT OFFICERS, FIELDWORK PROJECT OFFICERS, FIELDWORK SUPERVISORS
Cotswold Archaeology


FIELDWORK SENIOR PROJECT OFFICERS
Milton Keynes
£29,713 - £31,680

FIELDWORK PROJECT OFFICERS
Milton Keynes
£24,823 - £28,733

FIELDWORK SUPERVISORS
Milton Keynes
£21,590 - £23,857

Cotswold Archaeology is continuing to grow as a sustainable and strong business, working as one company from our four offices. We have been operating from our Milton Keynes office for over 5 years now, where we currently employ over 60 permanent staff - a number that has doubled in the past two years and our plans are to grow further still.

We are looking for experienced and ambitious Supervisors, and existing, talented POs/SPOs that are ready to take the next step in their career and lead large and complex archaeological projects. With already commissioned schemes in the field and further projects programmed for 2018 you will have a once in a generation opportunity to lead some of the most exceptional archaeological excavations.

All of our Supervisors and POs are expected to take leading roles in the publication of our work; dissemination and outreach being the fundamental driver for all of our work.

Our awarding winning training programme provides support through-out all of the stages of your career and this can be demonstrated by the progression of our colleagues from site archaeologist to managers and technical specialists.

Along with starting salaries above the CIfA minimum, we offer a highly competitive benefits package including:
• Generous financial assistance with potential relocation
• Pension and life assurance schemes
• 30 days leave (including Bank Holidays) – dependant on post and increasing with length of service
• A lieu and overtime 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)
• Good quality accommodation, and subsistence payments for all away projects
• Paid CIfA membership subscription
• Employee Assistance Programme

If you hold a full manual driving licence and believe you have something to contribute to our team, we would like to hear from you.

For an informal discussion about these roles please call Dr Mark Hewson, Fieldwork Manager (07720 591605).

APPLICATION PROCESS
You can find out more about CA, and download an application form at www.cotswoldarchaeology.co.uk. Please submit a completed application form, CV and covering letter by email to careers [at] cotswoldarchaeology.co.uk or by post to HR Department, Cotswold Archaeology, Building 11, Kemble Enterprise Park, Cirencester, Glos GL7 6BQ by midday on Monday 7th May 2018.

Closing date: Monday 7th May 2018
PRINCIPAL POST-EXCAVATION MANAGER, FINDS MANAGER, POST-EXCAVATION SUPERVISOR
Cotswold Archaeology


PRINCIPAL POST-EXCAVATION MANAGER
Cirencester
£40,832 - £45,709

FINDS MANAGER
Andover or Milton Keynes
£32,546 - £39,600

POST-EXCAVATION SUPERVISOR
Andover
£21,164 - £22,891

Cotswold Archaeology is a leading provider of professional archaeological and heritage services in the UK, and continues to grow as a sustainable and strong business, working as one company from our four offices. As we continue to grow and diversify, we are taking steps to ensure that our post-excavation and specialist teams have the capacity and skills to maintain and deliver our high standards of service.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a new Principal Post-Excavation Manager to lead our team of managers and technical specialists based in our Cirencester office. This leadership role will seek to inspire and motivate the team, fostering an environment of professional growth. We are looking for an exceptional communicator experienced in developing innovative technical practice and strategic business planning. Demonstrable experience in developing budgets for and delivering a large and complex portfolio of post-excavation projects is essential. Experience of writing archaeological narratives for publication and editing the work others is also essential.

We are also seeking a Finds Manager for our Andover or Milton Keynes office. Extensive knowledge of finds identification and specialist knowledge in one or more areas of ceramic studies, with substantial experience of analysis and reporting within a competitive, commercial environment is essential. A proven ability in the planning, programming and delivery of finds work to agreed budgets and timescales, with excellent personal time management skills is also essential. Previous experience in substantive contributions to publications and research projects would be desirable.

Also for our Andover office we are looking to recruit a Post-Excavation Supervisor to join our busy Publications team. The purpose of the role is to ensure that finds, environmental and archive processing work is completed on time and budget through effective programming, supervision and leadership and that archaeological records and materials are stored safely. Self-motivation, excellent communication skills and an ability to juggle competing demands, without compromising on quality, is an essential element of the role. Previous experience in identifying and implementing improvements to the quality and efficiency in processing and record-keeping would be desirable.

If you meet these criteria and are looking to develop your specialist career with an organisation that is committed to high quality finds work and to publishing the results of our endeavours, we would love to hear from you. We are able to offer generous relocation expenses as well as an attractive benefits package which includes 30 days annual leave (rising with service), paid sick leave, paid membership of CIfA, life assurance, childcare vouchers and a pension scheme.

For an informal discussion about the Principal Post-Excavation Manager role, please contact Martin Watts (07793 085197). To discuss the Finds Manager or Post-Excavation Supervisor role please contact Karen Walker (07889 811393).

APPLICATION PROCESS
You can find out more about CA, and download an application form at www.cotswoldarchaeology.co.uk. Please submit a completed application form, CV and covering letter by email to careers [at] cotswoldarchaeology.co.uk or by post to HR Department, Cotswold Archaeology, Building 11, Kemble Enterprise Park, Cirencester, Glos GL7 6BQ by midday on Monday 7th May 2018.

Closing date: Monday 7th May 2018
Geoarchaeologist
Oxford Archaeology
up to £27,648* (based on experience)
Fixed Term Contract – 12 months


Oxford Archaeology is one of the largest independent archaeological practices in Europe. Our size and reputation ensures that we work on some of the most exciting and varied projects across the UK, and can offer real opportunities for long term employment and career development. We have offices in Oxford, Lancaster and Cambridge and we are a registered heritage charity.

The position:
We are looking to employ an experienced Geoarchaeologist to work on projects initially from our Oxford office. Whilst the position is for a fixed term period, given the scale of OA’s expanding operations, there is potential for continued employment across our three regional offices. Our work is wide-ranging and varied. You will be working alongside a team of highly qualified specialists from a range of disciplines, committed to promoting a holistic approach to archaeological investigation.

The role is both field (including ‘away based’ sites) and office based and will primarily involve directing auger, borehole and test pit surveys, geotechnical watching briefs and sampling during evaluations and excavations. A significant component of the role will be the production of predictive deposit models, sediment recording and interpretation of past depositional environments. The role will involve contributions to client reports and post-excavation analyses to publication.

We are looking for a Geoarchaeologist who can demonstrate significant experience at Supervisor level or above, and who are able to take on responsibility for geoarchaeological projects in the field and make a significant contribution during the post-excavation process. You should have experience of a range of project types as well as good IT skills and proven writing skills. You will have a good understanding of commercial archaeology in the UK and the Health and Safety legislation relevant to it. You will need to be a confident and energetic problem solver with strong communication and interpersonal skills, and have a commitment to engaging the wider community in aspects of our work. Candidates will report directly to the Head of Geoarchaeological Services.

Position requirements:
Essential
• Significant practical experience of archaeological fieldwork within the UK.
• Knowledge of the application of geoarchaeological strategies to site prospection and evaluation along with relevant industry guidance.
• Experience supervising borehole and auger surveys and production of geoarchaeological deposit models.
• A post graduate qualification in geoarchaeology or related earth science discipline.
• Significant knowledge of British Quaternary stratigraphy.
• In depth knowledge and practical experience of a range of geoarchaeological field and lab methods including detailed sediment recording and interpretation.
• Experience of supervising teams and associated health and safety considerations.
• Demonstrable report writing and IT skills.
• Excellent time management and problem solving skills. The ability to take responsibility and successfully work to project deadlines and budgets.
• Ability to work as part of a team.
• A full driving licence and the ability to drive OA company vehicles is essential, as is a current CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) card.

Desirable
• Competent use of geological modelling software (eg Rockworks), GIS and CAD packages.
• Specialist skills in a particular sub-discipline or area of geoarchaeology.
• Survey skills eg. use of GPS.
• A recent publication record and an active involvement in the research community.
• Enthusiasm for promoting geoarchaeological approaches to site evaluation within the wider archaeological sector.
• Experience of working in lowland estuarine and alluvial environments, particularly the Thames and Trent catchments.
• Familiarity with the integration of borehole data with remote sensing and geophysical survey eg. electromagnetic techniques, ground penetrating radar and Lidar.
• Experience of integrating palaeoenvironmental proxy data and scientific dating results into geoarchaeological deposit models.

Applicants should be members, or eligible for membership, of the CIfA
In return, we offer an exciting range of employee benefits.

Employee benefits:
• Competitive salary range up to £27,648 (*pay award pending) appointments will be made on the basis of demonstrated ability and previous experience).
• Up to 35 days holiday (including statutory holidays and concessionary days at Christmas).
• Company pension scheme.
• Cycle to work scheme.
• Training including placements, and opportunities for career progression.
• 100% of CIfA subscription fees, up to ACIfA level (those at MCIfA level will receive the equivalent of ACIfA level).
• Free transport from regional offices to sites.
• High quality personal protective equipment (inc. breathable waterproofs, fleeces etc).
• Subsistence payment (£15 per night) and free accommodation (B and B / self-catering) provided for away-based projects. No sharing – single rooms only.
• Overtime will be paid for additional hours worked including travelling time where you are the ‘responsible person’ or driver.
• Childcare vouchers.

If you would like to discuss the role and opportunities on offer please contact in complete confidence Liz Stafford, Head of Geoarchaeological Services l.stafford [at] oxfordarch.co.uk or 07584501532.

If you would like to join the team responsible for some of the most exciting archaeological projects in the UK and be part of a respected and established organisation at the forefront of British archaeology please apply by completing an application form, available from:
http://oxfordarchaeology.com/jobapplication
Alternatively, you can post your completed application form to:

Human Resources
Oxford Archaeology
Janus House
Osney Mead
Oxford
OX2 0ES

Please enclose a CV and covering letter with your application.

Oxford Archaeology is an Equal Opportunities employer. All applications are judged on the relevant skills and experience of the candidate, and not by gender, sexual orientation, 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 by UK Visas and Immigration.

Registered Charity No. 285627; Company Registration No. 1618597

Closing date: Sunday 20th May 2018
Project Manager (London)
MOLA
up to £40,000 per annum (Salary dependent on experience & pay award pending)
Permanen - Full time - 37.5 hours per week


The Developer Services department is a core commercial function at MOLA with responsibility for delivering field-based services to help clients discharge planning conditions. The department includes project managers, field staff, geoarchaeologists, buildings archaeologists and the finds processing team.

We now seek to add to our existing project management team by appointing enthusiastic Project Manager(s) to help manage our increasing portfolio of work, and in particular for large scale infrastructure projects. The Project Manager(s) could be based in any of our offices (London, Northampton or Basingstoke) and work on a variety of projects including major infrastructure projects.

The Role(s)
The role of Project Manager will primarily be responsible for leading on the successful completion of archaeological projects by working closely with multi-disciplinary teams and Senior Project Managers. The ideal candidate will already be experienced in delivering large scale projects, preferably within construction or other multi-disciplinary consultancy, and they will use this experience to support MOLA manage the execution of its projects as well as procuring and winning new profitable business. A commercial outlook, adaptability in work approach and natural problem solving skills will be essential to being a success in the role.

A full clean driving licence is essential as regular travel is required to sites across London, the southeast and the midlands.

Employee Benefits
We offer a range of benefits to our employees including the following:
• 30 days annual leave (including bank holidays), pro-rata, rising based on service length
• Company pension scheme
• Life Assurance and Sickness Income Protection Policies
• Free health care cash plan (including dependent children)
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Payment of relevant professional memberships e.g. CIFA
• Cycle Scheme
• Childcare voucher scheme
• Season interest-free travel loan

MOLA have a policy of mentoring and training for staff at all levels in order to develop individual capability and enhance career prospects.

For more information and to apply, please download the job description and application form below. Applications without an application form will not be considered.

Applications should be submitted electronically to recruitment [at] mola.org.uk.

The closing date for the vacancy is Sunday 29th April 2018 at 23:59.

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.

Closing date: Sunday 29th April 2018
Senior Historic Environment Consultant
TEP
Good salary and benefits package available
Permanent


The Opportunity
TEP is recruiting a suitably qualified Senior Historic Environment Consultant for its multidisciplinary team, ideally based in our Market Harborough office, but could work from any of our other offices in Warrington, Gateshead or London. This is an exciting consultancy opportunity which offers a chance to develop TEP’s archaeology and historic environment services throughout the UK, work on a range of stimulating and challenging projects, and further your own career and expertise in a supportive multidisciplinary practice.

About TEP
TEP is a multi-disciplinary environmental consultancy employing an archaeology and historic environment team along with environmental planners, landscape architects, urban designers, landscape managers, ecologists, and arboriculturists. TEP has offices in Market Harborough, Warrington, Gateshead and London and employs over 120 professionals. We are all passionate about creating quality places for the benefit of people, nature and business. Our client base is very diverse and includes a range of developers, Homes England, United Utilities, National Grid, many Local Authorities, National Trust, major energy infrastructure firms, house builders, Groundwork Trusts, Forestry Commission and a number of Community Forests. Our green infrastructure work takes us across the British Isles. Please look at our website www.tep.uk.com to see the breadth of our commissions.

The Post
This post offers the opportunity to support the increasingly expanding work in the team and take the day-to-day lead on managing historic environment projects.

The role will entail the management and production of historical environment reports, specifying and managing archaeological mitigation measures. The ideal candidate will be able to liaise with clients, providing advice to secure the necessary consents, including planning permission, listed building consent and scheduled monument consent and discharging planning conditions.

The role will also support the wider activity of the Heritage Team including supporting its historic environment work, technically reviewing others’ reports, supporting the development of more junior staff and business development.

We would prefer the successful candidate to be a Member (MCIfA) of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (CIfA), or equivalent professional body, or be eligible for that grade of membership or close to achieving eligibility.

TEP offers a competitive salary and benefits package, consistent with the CIfA salary minima. TEP is an Investors in People Gold Standard employer. The post also offers a great opportunity for career progression, with in-house mentoring and support in a professional service area that TEP is keen to promote and expand.

Person Specification

Essential:
• Relevant first degree in archaeology, heritage or a related subject, or experience equivalent to this;
• Competency in writing historic environment desk-based assessments, heritage statements, written schemes of investigation and consent applications;
• Experience in engagement with statutory authorities and clients;
• Understanding of the planning process (including EIA) and fully up-to-date with the relevant environmental/heritage legislation and guidance;
• Robust knowledge of UK archaeology and history;
• Experience in securing relevant consents and discharging conditions;
• Good analytical skills;
• Attention to detail and accuracy;
• Computer literacy in MS Office, specifically Excel and Word
• Good verbal communication skills
• Experience of bidding for new opportunities and technical contribution to tenders;
• Experience of managing staff and resourcing within a small team;
• Able to work well alone and also as part of a team;
• Ability to prioritise and manage workload and work to deadlines (good time management) in a consultancy environment;
• Full driving licence

Desirable:
• Member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (MCIfA) or relevant Institute or close to achieving Membership;
• Experience in a commercial consultancy environment;
• Good knowledge of archaeological assessment;
• Experience of specifying and managing archaeological contracts;
• Experience of ArcGIS;
• Technical report quality assurance;
• Experience of archaeological standing building recording;
• Experience of writing historic environment ES chapters.

To Apply
Visit our website http://www.tep.uk.com/jobs/ to download further details and how to apply.

Closing date: Tuesday 8th May 2018
Project Trainee x2 positions
Allen Archaeology
£17,074.47 p.a.
3 months fixed-term

An opportunity has arisen for two Project Trainees to join our company, initially on a three month, fixed-term basis, but with a view to conversion to Project Archaeologist following successful completion of the training programme. The traineeships are designed to provide you with an understanding of the principles and practice of archaeological excavation and post-excavation reporting, to PCIfA level. Over the course of three months you will gain knowledge and experience in:

• A variety of types of archaeological fieldwork
• Basic survey techniques and in the use of GPS
• Post-excavation reporting processes
• Preparation of illustrations using QGIS
• Finds handling, finds processing and basic finds identification
• Archive procedures and preparation

The post is based at our head office in Lincoln, and trainees will primarily be embedded in the teams at one of our two major excavation projects in Lincoln and East Yorkshire but with the opportunity to be involved in projects throughout England. The traineeship will involve some away work for which transport from our office and accommodation will be provided (Monday to Thursday only).

You will undertake basic fieldwork duties, including excavation and recording, on evaluation and excavation projects, under the direction of a Site Supervisor. Office based duties will entail processing of finds, data entry and archive preparation. Opportunities to assist with geophysical survey may be possible, depending on the on-going work programme and the interests of the individual. All duties will include on the job training with, and mentoring by, other members of staff, in accordance with your training plan.

Essential
• Basic knowledge of, and interest in, British archaeology
• A basic knowledge of archaeological field practices
• Enthusiasm and a willingness and ability to learn and take instruction
• Fit and capable of undertaking physical work
• Excellent team-working skills
• Basic computer literacy (MS Office packages)
• A courteous and professional manner

Desirable
• Previous experience of UK commercial archaeology

To apply, please upload a full CV, details of two references and a covering letter through our on-line portal – we will not be accepting applications by e-mail.

References will not be approached without the permission of the candidate. Applicants should note that due to an anticipated high-level of response if you have not heard from us within two weeks after the closing date, you have not been successful on this occasion and we thank you for your application. Incomplete applications and those submitted after the closing date will not be accepted.

The closing date for the current recruitment programme is Friday 27 April at 16:00.

Allen Archaeology Limited is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity

Closing date: Friday 27th April 2018
Director of Built Heritage, Cheltenham
CgMs Heritage
In line with CIfA salary minima

Due to an expanding client base and diversification in services offered, CgMs Heritage (Part of the RPS Group), is seeking a highly motivated and thoroughly experienced built heritage and planning professional to provide a leadership role in the further development of the South West and West Midlands built heritage team (based in Cheltenham).

CgMs Heritage is one of the the leading and largest independent heritage consultancy in the UK. Since August 2014 it has been part of the RPS Group, the country’s largest environmental consultancy. The company offers a unique and unparalleled range of development and planning services based upon 25 years of experience in both the private and public sectors. Our success is based on our ability to negotiate with our professional colleagues in local government, advisors to government and statutory consultees. We have an unparalleled reputation for our commercially astute advice, which adds value to development and identifies the most efficient pathways through the planning process to realise our clients’ objectives, while meeting the conservation needs of historic buildings and places. Our diverse portfolio of clients includes listed buildings owners, Historic Royal Palaces, major retailers, commercial developers, local authorities, NHS trusts, airport authorities and national house builders.
The historic buildings team offers a comprehensive built heritage planning service to a wide range of clients with diverse schemes that affect all types of built heritage assets across the UK. The service’s specific deliverables relate to built heritage and townscape issues; this includes the preparation of due diligence reports, heritage statements, listed building consent applications, conservation area appraisal/management plans, design advice, townscape and visual impact assessments, ES chapters for EIA, the management of historic building recording, the provision of expert witnesses at appeals, and input into emerging local plans and allocations.

CgMs Heritage has a strong collaborative team ethos based on professional support and mentoring. It is made up of a group of highly-skilled, committed and often passionate professionals. The built heritage team’s members have been drawn from a broad spectrum of backgrounds and the team includes: architects, landscape architects, surveyors, art historians, conservation officers, buildings archaeologists, planners and urban designers.

The successful candidate will relish the challenge of the diverse and exciting projects on offer. They will have a thorough knowledge of the planning system and how local authorities’ decision making works; they will be both supportive and challenging to their colleagues in their team leadership and mentoring roles; and have an outstanding talent for marketing and networking when building the team’s client base and work portfolio. The successful candidate will be educated to post-graduate level or equivalent, be a full member of the IHBC or other appropriate institute, have experience as an expert witness at appeal and EiP, and ideally will have had management training.

In exchange for being an exceptional historic building professional, commercially astute, an expert negotiator, communicator and dedicated team builder, you will be appropriately rewarded with an extensive remuneration package, including a very competitive salary, generous contributory pension, health cover and additional flexible benefits. You will also benefit by working in a supportive and friendly team which provides superb training and development support to allow you to achieve your career aspirations.

For an informal discussion of this opportunity please contact Jonathan Smith, Deputy Operational Director on 01242 259290.

To apply for these roles please contact our Recruitment Manager, Geoff Thorpe, at Geoff.Thorpe [at] rpsgroup.com, submitting your CV and a covering letter by Friday 4 May 2018.

Closing date: Friday 4th May 2018
FIELD ARCHAEOLOGISTS AND ASSISTANT SUPERVISORS
Oxford Archaeology
Up to £19,612


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

OA South
OA South currently has a busy programme of exciting excavations lined up for 2018 and we have opportunities for staff on projects in Oxfordshire and further afield in counties including Kent, Dorset, Wiltshire, Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire and Gloucestershire. Current and forthcoming investigations include a Roman villa, numerous Roman and Iron Age settlements, prehistoric landscapes including round barrow excavations, urban Saxon and medieval investigations rich in artefactual material, with opportunities to excavate burials and get involved in environmental and geoarcheaological investigations.

The range of our work provides many new challenges and learning experiences for our staff and a host of interesting locations to undertake archaeological fieldwork, as well as opportunities to help us bring the results of our work to the wider community through our outreach programmes (see https://oxfordarchaeology.com/community-training).

We operate a policy of single rooms for all away-based staff.

Successful candidates will normally be offered a 12 week contract (37.5 hours per week) after which permanent contracts will be offered, dependent upon sufficient work being available and candidates demonstrating satisfactory performance and competence for the role.

Archaeologist Position:
• Competitive salary range £18,252 to £18,709 (*pay award pending) in line with CIfA salary guidelines; appointments will be made on the basis of demonstrated ability, previous experience and CIfA membership if appropriate.
• Candidates will have 6 months experience of professional archaeological fieldwork within the UK or Irish commercial environment. Documented evidence of competence, in the form of a completed training log from our Graduate Trainee programme or the Archaeology Skills Passport scheme will be advantageous.
• A degree in archaeology or related discipline will be highly advantageous, as will membership of the CIfA at PCIfA level.
• A full clean driving licence is desirable, as is a current CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) card.

Assistant Supervisor Position:
• Competitive salary range £19,036 – £19,612 (*pay award pending) in line with CIfA salary guidelines; appointments will be made on the basis of demonstrated ability, previous experience and CIfA membership if appropriate.
• Candidates must demonstrate proven experience, technical proficiency and good working knowledge of professional archaeological fieldwork within the UK or Irish commercial environment.
• Candidates will be able to support the Project Supervisor and assist with supervision, guidance, task allocation, performance monitoring and training where appropriate for Fieldwork Archaeologists and Graduate Trainees.
• Candidates will be able to undertake tasks such as surveying, watching briefs, machine watching, record checking and matrix building.
• A degree in archaeology or related discipline will be highly advantageous, as will membership of the CIfA at PCIfA level.
• A full clean driving licence is desirable, as is a current CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) card.

Employee benefits:
• 32 days holiday (including statutory holidays and concessionary days at Christmas).
• Company pension scheme.
• Training including placements, and opportunities for career progression.
• 100% of CIfA subscription fees.
• Free transport from regional offices to sites.
• High quality personal protective equipment (inc. full breathable waterproofs, fleeces etc).
• Subsistence payment (£15 per night) and free accommodation (B and B / self-catering) provided for away-based projects. No sharing - single rooms only.
• Annual drivers allowance of £520 for approved drivers (pro-rata), in addition to overtime for driving.
• Childcare vouchers.
• Cycle to work scheme.

If you would like to be part of a respected and established organisation, please apply by completing an application form, available from:
http://oxfordarchaeology.com/jobapplication

Alternatively, you can post your completed application form to:

Human Resources
Oxford Archaeology
Janus House
Osney Mead
Oxford
OX2 0ES

Oxford Archaeology is an Equal Opportunities employer. All applications are judged on the relevant skills and experience of the candidate, and not by gender, sexual orientation, 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 by UK Visas and Immigration.

Due to the anticipated high volume of interest, it may not be possible for us to respond to all
applicants. If you have not heard from us four weeks after the closing date, please consider that your application has been unsuccessful in this instance.
Registered Charity No. 285627; Company Registration No. 1618597

Closing date: Sunday 6th May 2018
Graduate Trainees
Oxford Archaeology
16,391 - £17,373


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

At the 2016 CIfA Conference our Graduate Trainee programme was Highly Commended in the Archaeology Training Forum Awards. We have inducted over 100 trainees into the programme since early 2014, and many of them are still working for us, now as experienced excavators and supervisors.

OA South
OA South currently has a busy programme of exciting excavations lined up for 2018 and we have opportunities for staff on projects in Oxfordshire and further afield in counties including Kent, Dorset, Wiltshire, Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire and Gloucestershire. Current and forthcoming investigations include a Roman villa, numerous Roman and Iron Age settlements, prehistoric landscapes including round barrow excavations, urban Saxon and medieval investigations rich in artefactual material, with opportunities to excavate burials and get involved in environmental and geoarcheaological investigations.

The range of our work provides many new challenges and learning experiences for our staff and a host of interesting locations to undertake archaeological fieldwork, as well as opportunities to help us bring the results of our work to the wider community through our outreach programmes (see https://oxfordarchaeology.com/community-training).

We operate a policy of single rooms for all away-based staff.

Position requirements:
• A degree in archaeology, or equivalent academic knowledge and practical ability.
• A full clean driving licence is desirable.

What we offer:
• A documented training programme.
• Mentoring and assessment by experienced OA field staff.
• A structured, supported route to membership of CIfA at PCIfA level.

For further details of the Training Programme and Career Path please visit our website
https://oxfordarchaeology.com/community-training/training/graduate-train...

Successful candidates will be offered a 12 week contract (37.5 hours per week) on the starting salary level, with a twelve week extension, at the higher salary level (subject to availability of work) to allow completion of the Training Programme. Staff who successfully complete the scheme will, subject to the availability of work, be offered permanent contracts at Archaeologist level.

Employee benefits:
• Salary range £16,391 - £17,373 (*pay award pending).
• 32 days holiday (including statutory holidays and concessionary days at Christmas).
• Company pension scheme.
• Training including placements, and opportunities for career progression.
• 100% of CIfA subscription fees.
• Free transport from regional offices to sites.
• High quality personal protective equipment (inc. full breathable waterproofs, fleece etc).
• Subsistence payment (£15 per night) and free accommodation (B and B / self-catering) provided for away-based projects. No sharing - single rooms only.
• Childcare vouchers.
• Cycle to work scheme.

If you would like to be part of a respected and established organisation, please apply by completing an application form, available from:

http://oxfordarchaeology.com/jobapplication

Alternatively, you can post your completed application form to:

Human Resources
Oxford Archaeology
Janus House
Osney Mead
Oxford
OX2 0ES

Closing Date: Sunday 6 May 2018. Applications will be considered on receipt.

Oxford Archaeology is an Equal Opportunities employer. All applications are judged on the relevant skills and experience of the candidate, and not by gender, sexual orientation, 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 by UK Visas and Immigration.

Due to the anticipated high volume of interest, it may not be possible for us to respond to all
applicants. If you have not heard from us four weeks after the closing date, please consider that your application has been unsuccessful in this instance.

Registered Charity No. 285627; Company Registration No. 1618597

Closing date: Sunday 6th May 2018
Senior Archaeological & Heritage Consultant (Edinburgh)
WYG
Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits Package
Reference: 12259


Are you interested in working for an award-winning professional services firm operating from more than 50 locations worldwide?

Driven by client service and underpinned by technical excellence, we help our clients create value, protect value and manage risk, even in the most complex or challenging environments

ABOUT THE ROLE

Due to business growth, we are currently looking for an experienced Senior Archaeological & Heritage Consultant to join our established, friendly, Historic Environment Team. Reporting to the Associate Director (Team Leader), you will provide high quality archaeological consultancy advice and support to a variety of private and public-sector clients.

Responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

· Preparing desk based assessments and related appraisals of land, assets for development led projects and undertaking requisite research and analysis to support appraisals and more detailed assessments and related impact assessments such as ES chapters.

· Provision of advice, support and review of planning documentation on behalf of Local Planning Authorities.

· You will liaise, negotiate and develop relationships with planning officers, consultees, interested organisations, third parties and fellow professionals, prepare and present at internal and external meetings, assist in drawing up and negotiating competitive proposals and provide evidence in support of archaeological and heritage strategies

· Preparation of WSI’s and supporting documentation in relation to all aspects of archaeological fieldwork will be required and experience in the production or review of costs for fieldwork is desirable. You will also undertake monitoring of onsite archaeological works and review of contractor outputs

· Awareness of market conditions, government policies and contribution to the preparation/editing of reports, assessments, and other planning supporting documents will also be required.

· Line management responsibilities for emerging staff will be required

Essential Criteria:

· Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in archaeology and or a related qualification and member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists and/or working towards membership

· You will have broad knowledge of the UK Planning system in relation to archaeology and heritage and a thorough knowledge of archaeology and heritage subject matter and the application of policy.

· You will be IT literate with project level financial management skills or a willingness to learn these

· You will have excellent written and communications skills, ability to work individually and as part of a team, thrive under pressure and able to work to tight deadlines. Flexibility and a willingness to adapt to changing situations is critical.

· Relevant archaeological and heritage fieldwork experience

· Experience of working within a consultancy organisation would be desirable

· A full UK driving licence

ABOUT US

We serve our clients through three interconnected business streams:

· WYG Advisory - Proactive management consultancy designed to help identify opportunities, support decision-making and deliver effective programmes.

· WYG Consulting -Assembles specialist teams to offer high value services to the markets in which we operate.

· WYG International Development - Optimises value and impact of donor funded projects in collaboration with our partners and other stakeholders. It aims to improve socio-economic stability, enhance infrastructure and unlock the potential for sustainable development.

WYG PLC’s shares are traded on AIM, a market operated by the London Stock Exchange.

EXCELLENT REWARDS

A rewarding future is yours at WYG. We’re committed to supporting your personal aspirations - and with clear career paths and a wide range of opportunities, your goals will always be within reach. Our blended learning experience will help you develop all the skills and qualifications you need to succeed. Fantastic flexible benefits and personalised rewards make up an excellent package.

APPLICATIONS

Applicants are invited to submit a completed application form via the following link; Senior Archaeological & Heritage Consultant (Edinburgh)

For further information, please call Robert Magee on 028 9070 6010 or 07557 544 281 or contact him via e-mail at robert.magee [at] wyg.com

Closing Date: 12 noon on Friday 27 April 2018

WYG wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants. We will not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender (including gender reassignment status), sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability.

Closing date: Friday 27th April 2018
Archaeological Consultant
AECOM
In line with CIfA minima
Reference: 182028BR


Location: London - Wimbledon Office
AECOM is seeking an Archaeological Consultant with experience in historic environment assessment, EIA and mitigation design to take forward a broad range of projects through from initial planning to final completion. This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established Archaeology and Heritage team and to contribute to a variety of schemes from mixed-use development to large-scale infrastructure.

The Archaeological position is to be based in London Wimbledon as part of a wider national team of experienced archaeology and built heritage consultants delivering quality projects to time and budget. You will be offered support to expand your experience and develop within a structured, friendly team environment.

AECOM’s heritage team comprises about 30 staff across the UK with specialisms in archaeology, built heritage, historic landscapes and conservation. We work closely with our multi-disciplinary environment teams as well as with architects, conservation engineers and other specialists involved in conservation projects.

We are now looking to enhance and grow our team with an individual with a sound technical background and experience of working in the commercial heritage field who shares our enthusiasm and determination to support our expanding workload. The team provides services ranging from feasibility studies, historic environment impact assessment, and fieldwork design and management on a wide range of contracts for external clients and internal facing AECOM business lines.

Our clients are from the private and public sector and our leading UK clients include Highways England, Environment Agency, HCA, HS2, and numerous Local Authorities, as well as leading contractors and developers. Here are some of the projects that we are currently working on:
• Our current portfolio of works comprises a diverse mix of local and national infrastructure improvements for major clients. A selection of our current and recent projects includes:
• A303 Amesbury to Berwick Down cultural heritage lead;
• HS2 Phase 1 enabling works central section – archaeology and built heritage design and management;
• HS2 Phase 2b – Heritage lead for Lot 2 (Leeds South);
• Environment Agency secondments advising on flood alleviation and water management projects;
• Impact assessment and mitigation management for several large-scale highways schemes in England and Northern Ireland;
• Impact assessments of numerous development types – from minerals to residential.

Job Responsibilities:

• Work as part of the heritage team on multi-disciplinary projects;
• Undertake independent archival research;
• Organise and undertake unaccompanied site visits and walk-over surveys;
• Prepare, or contribute to, assessment and other technical reports such as desk-based assessments and environmental statements;
• Analyse and assess the contribution that setting makes to the significance of a heritage asset and how setting may be impacted by a scheme proposal;
• Manage workloads to ensure that projects are delivered on time and within budget;
• Maintain professionalism and excellence through strong writing skills and behaviours;
• Engage in effective consultation with statutory and non-statutory consultees;
• Work with engineers and designers to inform mitigation strategies;
• Liaise effectively with managers, consultants from other disciplines and other stakeholders as required.

Candidate Requirements:

• You will have a first degree in archaeology or a related subject. You will be a member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists at an appropriate level or be eligible to join with AECOM’s support.
• Excellent research skills are essential;
• Good technical and communication skills and a sound knowledge of UK heritage legislation and policy;
• Evidence of ability to work collaboratively within a large team and ability to manage own time both within a team or alone to tight deadlines;
• Driving licence essential;
• You will be able to demonstrate experience or understanding of Health and Safety compliance and prepare risk assessments;

Closing date: Friday 27th April 2018
Senior Principal Heritage Consultant
Atkins
Competitive salary
Permanent Position


Locations: - Birmingham, York, London, Bristol, Warrington

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 or closely related discipline e.g. history / anthropology
•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

Closing date: Monday 30th April 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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