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Senior Archaeological Consultant (To be based at either Bristol, Oxford, Cambridge or Wolverhampton)
ADAS
Competitive salary
Permanent


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 business comprises a highly skilled team focused on providing archaeological and cultural heritage advice and consultancy throughout the planning process from pre-land acquisition to the discharge of archaeological planning conditions. As a result of our success in this area, we have a vacancy for a Senior Archaeological Consultant. The successful candidate will join a team of professionals who work closely with colleagues in other disciplines, such as Ecology, Planning and Landscape.

The Role:
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 including taking part in sales initiatives to grow our archaeology business. This will involve:
• Managing the delivery of complex historic environment and archaeological contracts for key contracts, this will involve managing the deployment of resource and equipment.
• Carrying out sales activities, including attending sales meetings, this will include working with the Environment Director on sales initiatives to develop business with existing clients and to grow the archaeology business with new clients.
• Develop business with clients through establishing good client relationships and identifying opportunities.
• Instructing and co-ordinating subcontractors and technical experts, both internal and external. Preparing specifications, reviewing and managing delivery of work completed by ADAS staff and subcontractors.
• Instructing and overseeing archaeological and historic environment assessments in the field.
• Leading and writing archaeological sections of Environmental Impact Assessments.

Successful candidates will:
• Manage medium to large size archaeological contracts and the delivery of work on key contracts. This will involve planning, organising, managing and monitoring to ensure that work is completed to the required standards, is delivered on time, meets the project profit target, and is delivered to the clients’ satisfaction.
• Instruct and oversee archaeological and historic environment assessments in the field in accordance with the relevant legislation ensuring that work is delivered on time and within budget.
• Using your thorough knowledge of environmental impact assessment procedures, write archaeological chapters in accordance with the legislation and guidelines and guide junior consultants in this.
• Train junior archaeological consultants to improve their skills and accurately quality control their work to ensure it meets relevant standards.
• Through a good understanding of the market place, achieve team and personal sales targets by building excellent client relationships, leading tenders and sales activities to find and develop new clients and develop new business.

Person specification
• A full driving licence will be required as will the need for flexible working with regard to type of work, timing and location.
• Relevant degree in archaeology.
• Membership of a relevant professional body such as the Institute for Archaeologists.

Salary and benefits:
• Competitive salary
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care
• Regular training and career development

As an entrepreneurial organisation, we encourage and foster the growth of our employees. When joining ADAS, a mentor works with you to ensure you set and achieve your goals. We want to accelerate your professional development, including opportunities for a promotional fast track.

Further, retaining staff is the building block of a successful organisation. As a company, ADAS wants to ensure you maintain a healthy work life balance, with many opportunities for flexible working hours, locality flexibility, social activities, and community involvement projects.

The company prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential.

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying with their CV and covering letter.

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter outlining your current salary, confirming that you are eligible to work in the UK, and identifying how you meet the job criteria. Applications to be sent to Angela Dewhurst, 14 Beecham Court, Pemberton Business Park, Wigan, WN3 6PR, Tel 01942 493255 or email DBU.recruitment [at] adas.co.uk by 9.00 a.m. on Monday 11th December 2017. If you require further information on this position, contact Angela Dewhurst as above.

ADAS is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.

For more information about ADAS and the RSK Group visit www.adas.uk and www.rsk.co.uk

Closing date: Monday 11th December 2017
Specialist work-based placements: Landscape Investigation and Archaeobotany
CIfA and Historic England
£18,000
12 month post


Specialist work-based training placements are 12-month posts delivered in partnership by Historic England and CIfA. Placements are hosted by Historic England and employed and overseen by CIfA.

Two new placement opportunities are currently available and applications are welcome.

Subject: Landscape investigation
Location: Cambridge
Placement duration: 12 months starting around the end of January 2018

Subject: Archaeobotany
Location: Portsmouth
Placement duration: 12 months starting around the end of January 2018

Application requirements
Placements are extremely popular. Applicants should read the person specification carefully and try to address each point, giving examples wherever possible.

Enthusiasm is very important - don’t forget to tell us why you are applying for the placement

Ideally you should have a relevant degree (or equivalent experience) with 6-18 months’ post-graduate work experience in UK historic environment practice.

You may have a post-graduate qualification or comparable practical experience in a historic environment discipline.

You may be looking for an opportunity to diversify into a new branch of the subject or to enhance skills you have already gained.

Applications will be welcomed from all social groups, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, disability status, sexuality or religious belief.

These posts are included in a guaranteed interview scheme; we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the essential criteria for the post as listed in the person specification. Please state in your letter of application if you are applying under the scheme.

Further information

For further information and how to apply, please download the individual advert and job description for the placement.

Specialist work-based training placement in Landscape investigation
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Specialist work based training placement in Archaeobotany
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Below are the training plans for the placements providing further information about the skills to be learned and activities to be undertaken in the placement role.

Landscape Investigation
Archaeobotany

Closing date: Friday 24th November 2017
Graphics Officer
Suffolk Archaeology
£25100-£29400 dependant on experience.
Full time, permanent contract.


Suffolk Archaeology is a CIfA registered Community Interest Company based in Needham Market, Suffolk. As the former Field Team of Suffolk County Council we have a 40 year history of carrying out archaeological work in East Anglia.

We are seeking to recruit a full-time Graphics Officer on a permanent contract. This vacancy provides an exciting opportunity for an experienced archaeological illustrator to join this vibrant and developing company to manage and develop the graphics output, taking the lead with regard to graphic content and layout of reports, publications, educational material and supporting promotional and outreach material for the company.

The successful candidate will have a proven ability to supervise and manage others in the production of graphics for reports and promotional material. They should have proven expertise in the use Adobe Illustrator and AutoCAD and knowledge of other CAD and/or GIS packages would be advantageous. Some experience in artefact illustration and layout is essential and membership of CIFA and/or the Graphic Archaeology Group (CIfA SIG) would be desirable. The successful applicant should have excellent communication and time management skills.

We are an ambitious and growing company and are looking for enthusiastic individuals to become part of our team over the long term, with prospects for career progression for the right candidates. We are very active in archaeological outreach and contribute regularly to the local community. We offer a number of benefits including full payment of CIfA subscription and an employee benefit scheme including childcare vouchers. We have awarded pay rises above the rate of inflation for the past two years, and recently a discretionary cash bonus.

Essential criteria:
• A degree or equivalent in archaeology or a related discipline
• Proven ability to supervise and manage others in the production of graphic content for grey literature and publication reports and promotional material
• Applicants should be competent in the use of AutoCAD and Adobe Illustrator
• Some experience in artefact illustration
• CIfA membership would be preferred (for which subs will be reimbursed)
• Ability to work as part of a team, within allocated time periods and budgets

Desirable criteria:
• A current CSCS card (we will support your application for this post-appointment if necessary)
• A valid UK driving licence would also be an advantage

In return, we offer a range of employee benefits:
• Salary of £25100-£29400 dependant on experience
• Full reimbursement of CIfA subs
• Company pension scheme
• Opportunities for relevant training
• Employee benefit scheme, including childcare vouchers
• 30 days leave (including bank holidays), rising based on service length
• A relocation supplement can be offered to assist those moving into the area
• Permanent contract
• Contracts could be offered to early applicants prior to advert closing date

For further details and an informal discussion please contact Richenda Goffin, Finds and Post-Excavation Manager on Richenda.Goffin [at] suffolkarchaeology.co.uk or 01449 900129.

Applications are by CV and covering letter. Please send all applications to Clare.Good [at] suffolkarchaeology.co.uk

Suffolk 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 or ethnicity

Closing date: Monday 11th December 2017
Project Officer (Geomatics)
ArcHeritage/York Archaeological Trust
Project Officer (£21,000 - £25,758 p.a. dependent on experience)
Permanent


Location: Sheffield (For immediate start)

About us

York Archaeological Trust is one of the largest heritage organisations in the UK. We provide a wide range of services to commercial clients, government organisations, local authorities, charities and individuals. The Trust is an educational charity and is committed to sharing information and creating learning and participation opportunities for everyone. The Trust provides a unique and exciting employment opportunity, combining world famous heritage attractions such as Jorvik Viking Centre, with excavation, survey, consultancy, expert conservation services and an unmatched commitment to dissemination and public engagement.

Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic Project Officer, with experience and skills in geomatics to join our Sheffield Office. The role requires experience in the acquisition and processing of digital survey data acquired from various sources, such as laser scanning, photogrammetry, GPS and total station. The individual will be expected to undertake and support surveys of buildings, excavations and landscapes and to be experienced in the use of CAD and GIS for processing and outputting the results of surveys.

Reporting to a Project Manager, you will be responsible for the leadership of small to large field teams and the coordination of post excavation/reporting tasks, commensurate with your experience.

This is a permanent position, subject to successful completion of a 6-month probationary period.

What we offer
• Company pension scheme, where both the Employee and Employer contribute.
• Childcare Vouchers, a salary sacrifice scheme
• Annual leave entitlement on joining is 28 days, rising to 33 days after 5 years' service
• Annual Holiday purchase scheme, purchase up to 2 weeks additional holiday
• Free Eye tests for VDU users
• Free access to our 5 York Attractions including the JORVIK Viking Centre for our employees, their families and friends,
• 25% discount on retail goods and souvenirs
• Discounts to Trust Events, at applicable events
• PPE suitable to your role
• Training opportunities appropriate to the role
• Travel, subsistence and free accommodation provided for staff working away
• Payment of CSCS test fee

Further details on the Trust’s Recruitment, Rewards and Benefits can be found at -
http://www.yorkarchaeology.co.uk/get-involved/work-for-yat/

Requirements:

Candidates should have the following:
• A degree in archaeology or related discipline and an appropriate level of demonstrable experience
• A driving licence (for Project Supervisors and Officers)
• CIfA membership and valid CSCS card is preferred
• A First Aid at Work certificate would be advantageous, but not essential

The post is available immediately.. The job description, person specifications and an online application form are available at:

http://www.yorkarchaeology.co.uk/get-involved/work-for-yat/vacancies-in-...

Forms should be completed and returned to gdavies [at] yorkat.co.uk. Please do not send CVs in place of the application form.

For an informal discussion please contact Glyn Davies (Regional Manager, ArcHeritage) on 0114 2728884

Closing date: Friday 8th December 2017
Project Manager (Sheffield - for immediate start)
ArcHeritage/York Archaeological Trust
£27,100 -£31,625 p.a. dependent on experience


About us

York Archaeological Trust is one of the largest heritage organisations in the UK. We provide a wide range of services to commercial clients, government organisations, local authorities, charities and individuals. The Trust is an educational charity and is committed to sharing information and creating learning and participation opportunities for everyone. The Trust provides a unique and exciting employment opportunity, combining world famous heritage attractions such as Jorvik Viking Centre, with excavation, survey, consultancy, expert conservation services and an unmatched commitment to dissemination and public engagement.

Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic Project Manager to join our Sheffield office. The Project Manager will be responsible for the day to day running of the office and will assist the Regional Manager in ensuring the effective delivery of services to clients. The Project Manager will manage projects, people, external relationships, and operational issues. We are looking for a Project Manager who will be able to expand and develop our client base and has experience of consulting and contracting.
This is a permanent position, subject to successful completion of a 6-month probationary period.

What we offer

• Company pension scheme, where both the Employee and Employer contribute.
• Childcare Vouchers, a salary sacrifice scheme
• Annual leave entitlement on joining is 28 days, rising to 33 days after 5 years' service
• Annual Holiday purchase scheme, purchase up to 2 weeks additional holiday
• Free Eye tests for VDU users
• Free access to our 5 York Attractions including the JORVIK Viking Centre for our employees, their families and friends,
• 25% discount on retail goods and souvenirs
• Discounts to Trust Events, at applicable events
• PPE suitable to your role
• Training opportunities appropriate to the role
• Travel, subsistence and free accommodation provided for staff working away
• Payment of CSCS test fee

Further details on the Trust’s Recruitment, Rewards and Benefits can be found at -
http://www.yorkarchaeology.co.uk/get-involved/work-for-yat/

Requirements:

Candidates should have the following:
• A degree in archaeology or related discipline and an appropriate level of demonstrable experience
• A driving licence (for Project Supervisors and Officers)
• CIfA membership and valid CSCS card is preferred
• A First Aid at Work certificate would be advantageous, but not essential

The post is available immediately.. The job description, person specifications and an online application form are available at:

http://www.yorkarchaeology.co.uk/get-involved/work-for-yat/vacancies-in-...

Forms should be completed and returned to gdavies [at] yorkat.co.uk. Please do not send CVs in place of the application form.

For an informal discussion please contact Glyn Davies (Regional Manager, ArcHeritage) on 0114 2728884

Closing date: Friday 8th December 2017
Terrestrial Geophysicists (Technician/Supervisor)
Wessex Archaeology
Technician £18,003 - £19,432. Supervisor £20,536 - £23,414 (Salary commensurate with skills and experience)
Fixed term contracts, 3 months initially
Reference: SALG1117


Location: Salisbury/Sheffield

Wessex Archaeology, operating throughout the UK, is the market leader in the provision of integrated archaeological and heritage management services to government, education and the private sector. As a registered Charity, we aim to promote the advancement of education, the arts, culture, heritage and science.

The position:

An opportunity has arisen for an additional geophysicist to join the Geoservices Team based in Salisbury or Sheffield. The option to relocate to one of our regional offices may be available for the right candidate. The successful candidate will be well-placed to develop and improve their existing geophysics skills and will have the opportunity to work on some of the highest profile and most interesting development projects in the UK today.

The primary responsibilities of the role include:

• To be responsible for assisting in the delivery and management of a comprehensive range of geophysical surveys (gradiometer, resistivity, EM, GPR, ERT), both office-based and on field investigations across the UK;
• To assist other members of the team with project-specific research to support and inform the preparation of reports;
• To ensure the preparation of client reports is carried out in accordance with relevant legislation, planning policy, and current national guidance;
• To prepare, check, edit, collate, and process digital data; and
• To ensure the preparation of a suitable archive for deposition with national bodies.
The successful candidate must have a demonstrable understanding of British archaeology and the typical responses expected from various features for each technique; the ability to write with clarity and accuracy; and the ability to interrogate, interpret and analyse datasets from multiple sources.

Further essential and desirable skills include:

Essential
• A good degree in archaeology or related subject
• An excellent, organised and efficient researcher
• Ability to work with self-awareness and the confidence to ask questions
• Ability to manage own time and work to tight deadlines
• A flexible approach to working hours to meet the demands of the role, including occasional working away from home
• The ability to work as part of a team and the willingness to support and assist others
• A full, clean driving license
• A valid CSCS card

Desirable
• Membership of the Chartered Institute of Archaeologists
• SSSTS qualification

Applications
Applicants are invited to submit a completed application form (available from the vacancies page on our website http://www.wessexarch.co.uk/vacancies) with a copy of their CV; and returned by e-mail to wa.applications [at] wessexarch.co.uk by 1st December 2017. Receipt of all applications will be acknowledged. Further details, including Job Descriptions can be downloaded from our website. For all queries, please contact Lucy Learmonth (Terrestrial Geophysics Manager) l.learmonth [at] wessexarch.co.uk.

Whilst Wessex Archaeology welcomes applications from all sections of the community and is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, it is essential that all applicants must be either a British citizen, EU National or hold a full work visa and where appropriate be registered under the ‘Worker Registration Scheme’, or must hold a current work permit. Proof of identity and eligibility to work in the UK will be required prior to commencement of employment.

Closing date: Friday 1st December 2017
Archaeologist (Level 2)
Archaeology Warwickshire
£20,138 - £22,658


Archaeology Warwickshire is a dynamic provider of a wide range of commercial heritage services. With over 30 years in the archaeology business, our reputation for proficient, client-focussed, project delivery continues to exact a high demand for our services.

We are looking for enthusiastic Archaeologists to join our highly experienced team to assist on a wide range of projects including fieldwork, post-excavation, heritage assessment and report production to the appropriate CIfA standards.

The successful candidates will have a degree or post-graduate qualification in archaeology and significant commercial experience in British archaeology.

We are looking for motivated and ambitious archaeologists ready to take advantage of our unique opportunities for career development. We will provide training in GIS, GPS, SSSTS, Risk Assessment, First Aid, and CAT & Genny operation should you need it, and, because we actively encourage the development of specialisms within the team, we will provide additional CPD led training, including conference fees, travel and accommodation.

We have recently restructured our team to enable us to reward excellence and enable all staff to develop their careers through internal promotion. And, because we know that working outside your comfort zone can be daunting, we will support and mentor all staff wishing to do so. So, if you are talented and enthusiastic but have been overlooked or not given the chance to develop your career, then we would be pleased to hear from you.

Our base in Warwick has excellent transport links, and because your work life balance is important to us, fieldwork will mostly be within one hour of the office and home working will be available when you need it.

We are a CIfA Registered Organisation and as a Warwickshire County Council trading group can offer:
• 32 days holiday (including bank holidays) rising to 37 after 4 years),
• flexible working which includes flexitime of up to 12 hours per month,
• additional pay for working late and travelling,
• Local Government Pension Scheme,
• access to cycle scheme,
• childcare vouchers,
• A range of staff discounts,
• 100% CIfA fees and conference costs paid

Applicants must have a driving licence and CSCS accreditation. Desirable attributes include CIfA membership, SSSTS accreditation and First Aid qualifications.

For further information about the role please contact Stuart Palmer on (01926) 412278 or stuartpalmer [at] warwickshire.gov.uk

No postal applications please. Application through WMJobs only
https://www.wmjobs.co.uk/job/25200/archaeologists-level-2-/

Closing date: Monday 11th December 2017
Historic Environment Consultant
Land Use Consultants (LUC)
Reference: 2017-11


About the role:

We are seeking an Historic Environment Consultant to join a friendly, award-winning multidisciplinary team of historic environment professionals, landscape architects / managers, urban designers, planners and ecologists committed to high quality professional work with a strong emphasis on delivering sustainable solutions.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with colleagues across the practice, developing our historic environment research, policy and assessment portfolio, providing strong input to work across key services. Work would include:
• Contributing to historic environment research, appraisal and assessment projects
• Heritage management and conservation principles
• Strategic planning: evidence base, site assessment and policy work
• Development planning: impact assessment, heritage statements, heritage consents, and Expert Witness
• Historic Characterisation, including HLC/HSC, and Historic Area Assessment
• Supporting SA/SEA, providing ‘enhanced baseline’ preparation, expert input and consultee liaison.
• EIA: input to grid work, other infrastructure and housing

Examples of recent projects include:

• Carlisle Garden Village
• Heritage Action Zone characterisation studies for Weston-super-Mare and Ramsgate
• Supporting a number of local authorities in preparing historic environment evidence for local plans, and undertaking assessment of proposed allocation sites
• Archaeological and heritage management contributions to Conservation Management Plans
• Heritage impact assessment of ambitious environmental improvements on the Forth and Clyde Canal
• Research for Historic England into the use and value of characterisation in planning

The successful candidate will be expected to participate in all aspects of the delivery of the projects. The individual will be actively supporting the strategy for the Planning business unit and LUC as a whole.
This post could be based in any of our offices, depending on the successful candidate’s location and business need.
We are happy to discuss flexible working arrangements for this role, including part time working (minimum 30 hours per week) core hours and a degree of location flexibility.

About you:

You will be educated to degree level (2:1 and above), post-graduate qualification is desirable but not essential. At least one qualification must be in an appropiate historic environment discipline. However, candidates with extensive, relevant historic environment experience, but more general qualifications, will be considered on their merits.

It will be essential for you to have a minimum of two years post-qualification professional work experience to have acquired the necessary skills and knowledge.

You must have strong understanding of historic environment legislation, policy and practice across the UK, and the interface with the planning system.

You will have excellent communication skills, and the ability to understand the interactions of LUC’s key areas of business with the historic environment.

You will be confident writing for a range of audiences, and you will be able to work as part of multi-disciplinary teams.

GIS capabilities (preferably ArcGIS) would be desirable, to a level that enables you to understand and manipulate source data.

Also desirable but not essential, you will have experience in working with/in World Heritage Sites and familiarity with UNESCO policy framework.

Project management skills would be beneficial.

Finally, some level of membership or affiliation to the Chartered Insitute for Archaeologists (CIfA) or the Institute for Historic Building Conversation (IHBC) would also be desirable.

For further details about LUC please visit our website www.landuse.co.uk

To apply please email your CV and a covering letter, quoting reference: 2017-11 to Lorena Estevez Vazquez, HR Assistant at: HR [at] landuse.co.uk

LUC is an equal opportunities employer.

About us:
LUC is an independent planning, impact assessment, landscape design and ecology consultancy, working across the UK and internationally.

With a track record spanning 50 years and a team of over 100 skilled professionals, we bring great depth of knowledge and experience to our work across the private and public sectors.

Whether we are advising a commercial developer, utility company, Government agency or local authority, ours is a collaborative approach, which puts the client at the heart of the process.

We listen. We take the time to understand what drives our clients. Then we create bespoke and appropriate solutions that meet their needs and deliver the greatest value for their projects.

We pride ourselves on being at the forefront of innovative thinking, which has led to a strong reputation for successfully resolving even the most complex of issues. No matter what the project, we aim to find the most sustainable solution.

We are also passionate about the legacy we leave and hope to make a real difference through the work we do.

Closing date: Friday 1st December 2017
Heritage Assistant Consultant (Basingstoke-Hampshire)
ECUS
£18,000 - £22,000, depending on experience


Ecus Ltd has been providing environmental consultancy services for over 30 years and has gained a reputation for technical excellence, staff development and having a great working environment. Building upon our continued success we are looking to appoint an assistant post to our Heritage Team.

The post will be based in our Basingstoke office and the successful applicant will assist the Head of Heritage and Ecus Heritage team to further its capability and profile especially across southern Britain although work could be anywhere across the country.

The Role
We would welcome applications from those who would like to develop their career from fieldwork to consultancy or looking to develop their consultancy experience with at least two year professional experience. There will be the opportunity to expand and learn new skills in reporting, desk based research, setting assessment and consultancy on a wide variety of heritage projects.

The role will include:
• Desk based research and site visits
• Preparing desk based assessments, heritage statements and other reports
• Assisting the Senior Heritage Consultant and Head of Profession to deliver work load across the company
• Liaison with clients, consultees and sub-contractors
• Small scale fieldwork such as watching briefs

Desirable Skills & Experience
• Excellent communication and report writing skills
• Computer literacy, including Microsoft Office
• Experience of ArcGIS, although training can be given
• Relevant degree – or have an interest/specialism (i.e. historic buildings and areas/historic landscape/environmental impact assessment)
• At least two year professional experience
• Membership of CIfA is encouraged
• CSCS is very desirable but training can be provided.
• Full driving licence
• Experience of archaeological site investigation, recording and processes will be of interest.

On a personal level, we are looking for enthusiastic and motivated people with good communication skills and the ability to fit into a lively and ambitious team.

Salary & Benefits
As well as our generous benefits package we are committed to assisting the professional and personal development of our team and have been awarded Silver Investors in People status.

• Professional annual membership fees paid
• Contributory pension scheme
• Healthcare benefit package
• Development and training opportunities
• 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
• Employee benefit scheme (Perkbox)
• PPE provided
• Friendly, supportive working environment

Ecus is an equal opportunities employer.

Applications should be made via email to recruitment [at] ecusltd.co.uk and should include a CV and covering letter.

If you would like further information regarding this opportunity or have any question feel free to contact us using the details below.

Email: recruitment [at] ecusltd.co.uk

Closing date: Monday 4th December 2017
Publications Officer / Senior Publications Officer
Cotswold Archaeology (Andover)
Salary Range: £26,001 - £30,757


We are looking to recruit an organised and experienced person with writing skills to help our busy publications team to undertake post-excavation work. This will include stratigraphic analysis, post-excavation assessments, updated project designs, research designs, and the writing, editing and compilation of excavation reports and publication texts.

Applications would be welcomed from those with demonstrable experience in current developer-led archaeological practice, in the undertaking of post-excavation analysis and of writing archaeological reports to publication standard. The successful candidate will require commercial fieldwork experience, excellent leadership and communication skills, an extensive knowledge of British archaeology, the ability to manage a demanding work schedule and a strong commitment to CPD. The capacity to mentor staff in post-excavation techniques and report writing and to use archaeological databases, AutoCAD and or ArcGIS software would be advantageous. Membership of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists at least ACIfA, and preferably MCIfA, level is also desirable.

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.

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.

For an informal discussion about this role please call Karen Walker (Principal Post-Excavation Manager) on 07889 811393.

APPLICATION PROCESS
Further information, Application forms and job descriptions can be found on our website at http://www.cotswoldarchaeology.co.uk/careers/current vacancies/. 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 12 noon on 27 November 2017.

Closing date: Monday 27th November 2017
Senior Archaeological Consultant (Leeds/Manchester)
WYG
Competitive salary + Excellent benefits package


ABOUT US

WYG have a dedicated Archaeology & Heritage Team with significant experience in working for a a wide variety of Clients and different Projects in the assessment of archaeology and heritage and providing robust and objective solutions for the benefit of our clients and the wider historic environment.

Many of our projects include listed buildings, conservation areas and scheduled ancient monuments and WYG is proud to be a Registered Organisation with CIfA.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Due to business growth, we are are currently looking for an experienced Senior Archaeological Consultant to join our established, friendly, Historic Environment Team in either the Leeds or Manchester Office. 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 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 WYG

WYG is an award-winning professional services firm operating from more than 50 locations across the UK, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. We are driven by client service and underpinned by technical excellence. We help our clients create value, protect value, and manage risk. We are the partner of choice for organisations operating in complex or challenging environments.

We serve our clients through three interconnected business streams:
• WYG Advisory is a proactive management consultancy designed to help identify opportunities for our clients, support their decision-making processes and deliver effective programmes.
• WYG Consulting assembles specialist teams to offer high value services to the markets in which we operate.
• WYG International Development works to optimise the 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.

REWARDS

In return for your dedication, you’ll enjoy a quality total remuneration package, including contributory pension, health cover and flexible working options. Pick and choose your perfect blend from advantages including childcare, additional holiday and travel insurance. You’ll also benefit from a tailored package or professional training and development, with support to achieve your career goals.

APPLICATIONS

Applicants are invited to submit a completed application form via the following link;
Senior Archaeological Consultant

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

Closing date: Friday 15th December 2017
Consultant Archaeologist (Southampton)
WYG
Competitive salary and excellent benefits


ABOUT THE ROLE

We are currently looking for a Consultant Archaeologist to join us in delivering a diverse range of projects within the historic environment. Working across archaeology and heritage you’ll develop a wide range of valuable skills and experience in providing assessments and consultancy advice.

Britain’s heritage is a vital part of our culture and its conservation and enhancement is an important part of the development process. There is often a need to provide for sensitive change to archaeology, historic buildings and areas. When handled well, archaeology and historic environments can adapt to meet modern day uses and can integrate successfully with well-designed new development. We have a dedicated Archaeology & Heritage Team with significant experience in crafting these development solutions. Many of our projects include listed buildings, conservation areas and scheduled ancient monuments.

WYG is proud to be a Registered Organisation with CIfA.

ABOUT THE ROLE AND THE PERSON

You will be an integral part of the Archaeology & Heritage Team undertaking:

• The delivery of desk-based assessments
• Chapters for Environmental Statements
• Specifications and procurement of archaeological fieldwork projects.
• You will need to work both individually and as a team member to deliver multiple projects simultaneously within tight deadlines.
• The focus of inputs will be on archaeological and built heritage assets, with significant inputs to multi-disciplinary projects.

You will have opportunities to contribute to the growth of the discipline through participating in business development activities and improving practice and delivery through constructive dialogue.

ABOUT YOU

The successful applicant will be expected;

• To be a highly motivated individual with attention to detail;
• To have a broad knowledge of UK Archaeology and Heritage;
• Possess excellent report writing skills;
• Hold a full clean driving licence;
• Have the ability to prioritise and manage your own workload;
• Be able to demonstate that you can understand and analyse large amounts of data and use your research skills to gather relevant information on a wide variety of environments and sites;
• Be a Practitioner/Associate member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists or will be committed to achieving membership, supported by WYG as a Registered Organisation.

ABOUT WYG

WYG is an award-winning professional services firm operating from more than 50 locations across the UK, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. We are driven by client service and underpinned by technical excellence. We help our clients create value, protect value, and manage risk. We are the partner of choice for organisations operating in complex or challenging environments.

We serve our clients through three interconnected business streams:
• WYG Advisory is a proactive management consultancy designed to help identify opportunities for our clients, support their decision-making processes and deliver effective programmes.
• WYG Consulting assembles specialist teams to offer high value services to the markets in which we operate.
• WYG International Development works to optimise the 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.

REWARDS

In return for your dedication, you’ll enjoy a quality total remuneration package, including contributory pension, health cover and flexible working options. Pick and choose your perfect blend from advantages including childcare, additional holiday and travel insurance. You’ll also benefit from a tailored package or professional training and development, with support to achieve your career goals.

The WYG flexible benefits scheme was introduced in recognition of the fact that the needs and priorities of each individual differ. WYG “Flexible Benefits” is a menu of benefit options which allows you to vary your remuneration package to suit your own personal circumstances.

APPLICATIONS

Applicants are invited to submit a completed application form via the following link;
Consultant Archaeologist

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

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 15th December 2017
Principal Heritage Consultant
Wardell Armstrong
Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications


Wardell Armstrong LLP is a successful multi-disciplinary consultancy. At the heart of our business lies a group of outstanding people. Working with our Clients we deliver added value and solutions to challenging problems. We would like to make the following appointment at our Stoke on Trent Office:

Principal Heritage Consultant

Over the last 10 years our Heritage Team have helped to deliver some exciting and transformative projects across the UK, ranging from tall buildings to heritage led regeneration projects we are looking to make the key appointment of a Principal Built Heritage Consultant to deliver high quality, expert advice to our existing clients and to help the continued expansion of our successful Built Heritage service.

The right individual will have at least 7 years of professional experience working as a heritage consultant; with specific experience of listed buildings, conservation areas plus world heritage sites; consulting and engaging with stakeholders such as Historic England; have confidence in providing expert advice to a wide range of clients across all business sectors; have business and commercial awareness and be capable of contributing to the successful and sustained growth of the Team within the built heritage environment.

You will be required to undertake a wide range of projects and be responsible for stakeholder engagement and liaison; the production of heritage constraints reports; heritage statements; setting studies; statements of significance; contribute to EIAS and if required Proofs of Evidence and Written Representations.

You will be also be required to seek business opportunities either through the formal tender process or through developing business opportunities within your professional network. You will be expected to contribute to the overall development of the Team, through mentoring staff and maintaining quality.

We are looking for the following:-

Qualifications
Essential: Degree in relevant discipline
Desirable: Post-Graduate qualification in Heritage or Conservation related discipline
Membership of Professional Institute (CiFA, IHBC)

Experience
Essential: Comprehensive understanding of the development of built environment
Technical report writing
Comprehensive understanding of heritage issues within planning
Project Management experience (project, financial, personnel)
Technical specialism in appropriate area of expertise
Ability to undertake effective business development

Desirable Historic Landscape expertise
GIS

Personal
Essential Effective team working
Highly motivated
Full Driver’s Licence

We offer:
• Competitive salary
• Membership of the Firm’s Group Personal Pension Plan, with Employer’s contribution of up to 5%.
• Payment of a professional subscription.
• 24 days annual leave per year (bank holidays excluded).
• Single membership to the Firm’s Private Health Care Scheme currently provided by AVIVA.
• Inclusion in the Firm’s Permanent Health Insurance Policy.
• Inclusion in the Firm’s Life Assurance Policy given as 3 times annual salary.
• Mobile Phone with inclusive tariff including personal usage.
• Flexi- Time Working Schedule.
• Long service awards – annual leave.
• Long service awards - vouchers.
• Childcare Vouchers.
• Cycle to Work Scheme.
• Travel Loans.
• Recruitment Bounty Scheme.

Please upload a CV and covering letter to our website:
www.wardell-armstrong.com/careers

Wardell Armstrong is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Closing date: Monday 15th January 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.

We are looking for skilled, experienced and enthusiastic archaeologists. Our field teams are now likely to be busy until Christmas and beyond.

OA East
We have several projects in the vicinity of Cambridge and other work on the Essex-Herts border and in Norfolk and Suffolk investigating later prehistoric landscapes, Romano-British settlement and industry and rural Saxon and medieval sites. We are looking for staff based in each of these areas, although we also have some spaces for 'away work' in East Anglia.

OA South
We currently have a busy work programme with a large number of projects both in the Oxfordshire area and further afield. Current larger projects include investigations of multi-phase occupation on the outskirts of Wallingford, extensive evaluation of the Oxford floodplain, Late Iron Age - Roman excavations in Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire, a significant Roman occupation and industrial complex near Hemel Hempstead and evaluation of WW1 defences in Kent.

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 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 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 17th December 2017
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.

We are looking for enthusiastic graduate archaeologists who are keen to develop their technical skills. Our field teams are now likely to be busy until Christmas and beyond.

OA East
We have several projects near Cambridge and other work on the Essex-Herts border and in Norfolk and Suffolk investigating later prehistoric landscapes, Romano-British settlement and industry, and rural Saxon and medieval sites. We are looking for staff based in each of these areas, although we also have some spaces for 'away work' in East Anglia.

OA South
We currently have a busy work programme with a large number of projects both in the Oxfordshire area and further afield. Current larger projects include investigations of multi-phase occupation on the outskirts of Wallingford, extensive evaluation of the Oxford floodplain, Late Iron Age - Roman excavations in Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire, a significant Roman occupation and industrial complex near Hemel Hempstead and evaluation of WW1 defences in Kent.

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
• 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

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 17th December 2017
Site Assistants, Supervisors and a Project Officer
Archaeological Project Services
£18,100 p.a. £20,630 p.a. £22,515 p.a.

Archaeological Project Services is looking for Site Assistants, Supervisors and a Project Officer with experience of fieldwork within the UK commercial environment to join our busy and friendly team. Positions are available for immediate start as well as for confirmed projects in the coming months on a range of sites across the Midlands and East of England.

Site Assistants (initial 3 month contract with potential to extend)
Salary: £18,100 p.a.
Applications are invited from candidates with a minimum of 6 months experience in excavation (candidates with less experience will be considered). A full clean UK driving licence would be desirable.

Supervisors (initial 6 month contract with potential to extend)
Salary: £20,630 p.a.
Applications are invited from candidates with a minimum of 12 months supervisory experience in excavation. Candidates will have the ability to work independently and take responsibility for small teams. In addition to proven field skills you will have experience of post-excavation analysis and report writing. Experience in the use of GPS survey equipment would be an advantage. A full clean UK driving licence is essential.

Project Officer (permanent post)
Starting salary: £22,515 p.a. (depending on experience)
Applications are invited from candidates with a minimum of one year supervisory experience in the field and experience of post-excavation. Candidates will have the ability to work independently and to deadlines and take responsibility for project work. In addition to field skills and the ability to lead excavation teams you will have a proven track record of post-excavation analysis and report writing skills. A full clean UK driving licence is essential.

For all the above posts
• A current CSCS card is desirable
• A First Aid certificate would be advantageous
• Membership of the CIfA is preferred
• The flexibility to work away from base is essential

Based in Heckington, Lincolnshire, APS is a long established organisation offering a comprehensive range of archaeological services across the country. Employment benefits for staff include:
• Competitive salaries (above CIfA minima) for a 37 hour week
• From 28 days annual leave (including statutory holidays)
• Opportunities for training and career progression
• CIfA subscriptions
• Free accommodation and subsistence payments for projects away from base
• Free transport to site and paid travel time to site
• Driver allowance and driver overtime payment
• Full PPE including wet weather gear
• Company pension scheme
• Childcare vouchers

To apply for the above posts send a full CV with names of two referees and a covering letter by email to info [at] apsarchaeology.co.uk. (Please include the relevant post title in the subject line.)

Closing date: Thursday 30th November 2017
Project Manager
York Archaeological Trust (Trent and Peak)
£25,883 - £31,000 p.a. (dependent on experience)


About Us:

Now in its 50th year, Trent & Peak Archaeology is the oldest established archaeological unit in the East Midlands, and since 2011 we have been part of York Archaeological Trust. YAT provides a unique and exciting employment opportunity, combining world famous heritage attractions such as Jorvik, with excavation, survey, consultancy, expert conservation services, research and an unmatched commitment to dissemination and public engagement.

Trent & Peak Archaeology has traditionally had a strong regional focus, with a particular emphasis on floodplain archaeology, geo-archaeology and the aggregates sector. In recent years, our commercial operations have greatly expanded into other sectors, including housing and infrastructure schemes. An important area of work now includes specialist work in advance of flood-schemes beyond the East Midlands.

What we offer:

• Company pension scheme, where both the Employee and Employer contribute.
• Childcare Vouchers, a salary sacrifice scheme.
• Annual leave entitlement on joining is 28 days, rising to 33 days after 5 years service.
• Annual Holiday purchase scheme, purchase up to 2 weeks additional holiday.
• Driver’s allowance (£500 p.a.) for those staff that are regularly required to drive field staff to site.
• Free Eye tests for VDU users.
• Free access to our 5 York Attractions including the JORVIK Viking Centre for our employees, their
families and friends, and 25% discount on retail goods and souvenirs.
• Discounts to Trust Events, at applicable events.
• PPE suitable to your role.
• Training opportunities appropriate to the role, including a Key Contact scheme.
• Transport to all sites will be provided for Project Archaeologists.
• Travel, subsistence and free accommodation provided for staff working away.
• Payment of CSCS test fee

Further details on the Trusts Recruitment, Rewards and Benefits can be found at -
http://www.yorkarchaeology.co.uk/get-involved/work-for-yat/

You:
Applicants should be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of UK commercial archaeology, safe working practices and experience of the costing and management of a wide range of projects of varying complexity and periods. A permanent contract will be available for the successful candidate subject to completion of a probationary period.

• A degree/post-graduate qualification in archaeology or related discipline and an appropriate level of demonstrable experience
• CIfA membership is preferred
• Enthusiastic and positive outlook, willing to embrace new challenges and acquire new skills.
• Committed to maintaining a safe working environment, in adherence with the Trust’s Health and Safety Policy.
• Produce project costings and designs.
• Able to manage a portfolio of field projects within time and budgetary constraints.
• Undertake and oversee post-excavation analysis and reporting/editing in conjunction with the TPA post-excavation team.
• Prepare reports up to publication level.
• Develop and maintain period/technical specialist areas of knowledge.
• Provide general consultancy and specialist input into multiple projects.
• Assist with the TPA/YAT drive for expansion through the generation of new business.
• Develop/extend key strategic contacts both regionally and nationally within the heritage and construction and development sectors.
• A driving licence.
• Represent the Unit’s interests externally in negotiations with clients, public bodies, and outreach activities.

Applicants should demonstrate relevant experience in their application. Job descriptions, person specs and an online application form are available at – http://www.yorkarchaeology.co.uk/get-involved/work-for-yat/

Forms should be completed and returned to hjones [at] yorkat.co.uk. Please note, do not send CV’s in place of the application form.

For an informal discussion please contact Howard Jones (Regional Director for TPA) on 01158967407.

Closing date: Sunday 26th November 2017
Historic building specialist
Archaeological Research Services Ltd
£21,000 – £27,100 with benefits package

Location Bakewell or Newcastle

Applications are invited for a professional, highly motivated and capable historic building specialist with an excellent track record in undertaking historic building surveys. Dependant on experience the successful applicant will be employed at our Assistant Project Officer or Project Officer grade.

You will be required to produce high quality reports for commercial and commissioned projects. You will need to demonstrate at least one year’s professional commercial experience in undertaking all such work. You will have responsibility for undertaking and delivering a wide range of projects working from either our Bakewell or Newcastle Office where you will be accountable to the General Manager. You will need to have excellent written English skills and will be responsible for completing historic building assessments on commercial and research-based archaeological projects. You must also have excellent IT skills and ideally be competent in CAD and/or GIS. A good knowledge of British archaeology and architectural history is required as well as a track record in reports and publication. You must be able to work as an effective team member who can be relied on to deliver to tight deadlines.

The post is tenable from 1st January 2018, and subject to successful completion of a 6 month probationary period, will become a permanent position thereafter.

Closing date for applications is strictly 5pm on Friday 1 December 2017. We do not reply to all applications but we will contact you if you have been selected for interview which will be held on Monday 11 December 2017.

To apply please go to the link below and follow the application instructions:
http://www.archaeologicalresearchservices.com/about-us/employment

If you would like to discuss this position please contact in the first instance personnel [at] archaeologicalresearchservices.com (or 01629 814540). No Postal Applications please

Telephone: 01629 814540 Email: personnel@archaeologicalresearchservices.com Employment Closing date: Friday 1st December 2017
Archaeology and Heritage Consultant
Wardell Armstrong
Competitive salary


Wardell Armstrong LLP is a successful multi-disciplinary consultancy. At the heart of our business lies a group of outstanding people. Working with our Clients we deliver added value and solutions to challenging problems. We would like to make the following appointment at our Stoke on Trent Office:

Archaeology and Heritage Consultant

Based within the Environmental Team the successful candidate(s) would be expected to offer support to the Heritage Team through the preparation of specifically Desk Based Assessments and the contribution to Environmental Impact Assessments.

Applicants should have a degree or higher education qualification in Archaeology or a related discipline. Applicants should be proficient in the use of GIS, be familiar with the use of data supplied by Historic Environment Records and possess excellent (and proven) analytical and report writing skills. Whilst experience within the consultant sector would be desirable, recent graduates would be considered.

A full driving licence would also be a necessity as the successful candidate(s) may be required to travel to undertake research and site visits UK wide.

Remuneration, dependent upon experience, would accord, as a minimum, to the salary minima for competence/responsibility at the PCIFA or ACIFA levels.

We offer:
• Competitive salary
• Membership of the Firm’s Group Personal Pension Plan, with Employer’s contribution of up to 5%.
• Payment of a professional subscription.
• 24 days annual leave per year (bank holidays excluded).
• Single membership to the Firm’s Private Health Care Scheme currently provided by AVIVA.
• Inclusion in the Firm’s Permanent Health Insurance Policy.
• Inclusion in the Firm’s Life Assurance Policy given as 3 times annual salary.
• Mobile Phone with inclusive tariff including personal usage.
• Flexi- Time Working Schedule.
• Long service awards – annual leave.
• Long service awards - vouchers.
• Childcare Vouchers.
• Cycle to Work Scheme.
• Travel Loans.
• Recruitment Bounty Scheme.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Please upload a CV and covering letter to our website:
www.wardell-armstrong.com/careers

Closing date: Monday 15th January 2018
Principal Heritage Consultant
Ecus Ltd
Competitive Package
Full time, part-time considered

Location: Sheffield or Basingstoke

Ecus Ltd has been providing environmental consultancy services for over 30 years and has gained a reputation for technical excellence, staff development and having a great working environment. Building upon our continued success we are looking to appoint an additional post to our Heritage Team servicing our Sheffield office.

The Role
We would welcome applications from those who have established their consultancy careers and are seeking new challenges or those looking to progress their career and step up into a more senior management role.
The role will include

  • Preparation and review of fee quotes and tenders.
  • Maintaining and developing client relationships.
  • Managing a small team of junior staff and providing quality assurance.
  • Working with the Head of Heritage and Regional Manager to grow the business
  • Scoping, Procuring and Managing Fieldwork
  • Undertaking and reviewing statements of significance and impact assessment for historic environment desk-based assessment and EIA.

Desirable Skills & Experience

  • Excellent communication and report writing skills
  • Relevant degree – or have an interest/specialism (i.e. archaeology, historic environment, historic buildings, landscape archaeology)
  • Have an established specialist skill area (built heritage, archaeology, landscapes) to support the business’ aims
  • Experience of managing staff and securing work in a consultancy environment
  • Experience of managing a wide variety of clients and historic environment projects
  • Membership of CIfA, or equivalent professional body, at Member level.
  • Experience in assessing heritage significance and setting.
  • Authoritative knowledge of national legislation and planning policy in respect to heritage management
  • Familiarity with ArcGIS and CAD applications, desirable but not essential.
  • CSCS is desirable but training can be provided.
  • Full driving licence

On a personal level, we are looking for enthusiastic and motivated people with good communication skills and the ability to fit into a small, lively and ambitious team.

Salary & Benefits
As well as our generous benefits package we are committed to assisting the professional and personal development of our team and have been awarded Investors in People status.

  • Professional annual membership fees
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Healthcare benefit package
  • Development and training opportunities
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Employee benefit scheme (Perkbox)
  • PPE provided
  • Friendly, supportive working environment

Ecus is an equal opportunities employer and applications should be made via email including CV and covering letter.

If you would like further information regarding this opportunity or have any question feel free to contact us using the details below.

Closing date for applications is 24 November 2017 though early applications are encouraged and the post may close early.

Email: recruitment@ecusltd.co.uk Closing date: Friday 24th November 2017
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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