TEP is recruiting a suitably qualified Historic Environment Consultant for its newly established multidisciplinary team in Market Harborough. This is an exciting consultancy opportunity which offers a chance to develop TEP’s archaeology and historic environment services in the Midlands, work on a range of stimulating and challenging projects, and further your own career and expertise in a supportive multidisciplinary practice.
TEP is a multi-disciplinary environmental consultancy employing environmental planners, landscape architects, urban designers, landscape managers, ecologists, arboriculturists and recently expanding to include an archaeology and historic environment team working on a wide-ranging project portfolio. TEP is based in Warrington, Gateshead, Market Harborough, London and Cornwall where it is run by three directors and employs over 100 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 Homes and Communities Agency, Forestry Commission, United Utilities, National Grid, many Local Authorities, National Trust, major energy infrastructure firms, house builders, Groundwork Trusts 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.
This post would appeal to an archaeologist or heritage graduate in the early stages of their career, ideally with some consultancy work experience. The role involves providing advice on archaeology and the historic environment to a wide range of clients involved in energy, residential, commercial and public sectors. Our projects include the assessment of buried archaeology, historic landscapes and built heritage assets. Key responsibilities will be the preparation of desk-based assessments and heritage statements, specifying archaeological mitigation measures, the provision of technical advice to clients and colleagues and providing support to the wider heritage team within TEP. The successful candidate should be a Practitioner (PCIfA) Grade member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (CIfA), or equivalent professional body, or be eligible for that grade of membership.
TEP offer 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.
Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate:
Desirable characteristics and skills are:
- Relevant qualifications in archaeology, heritage or a related subject, or experience equivalent to this;
- Ability to apply high professional standards in a commercial environment;
- Report writing skills;
- Computer literacy particularly Microsoft Word and Excel;
- Full driving licence;
- The ability to work well within a team; and
- The ability to action instructions independently.
- Experience of specifying and managing archaeological contracts;
- Previous experience of writing historic environment desk-based assessments and heritage statements;
- Experience of using GIS;
- An understanding of Environmental Legislation;
- Skills developed whilst working in a consultancy environment and
- Experience with liaising directly with clients and other environmental managers.
Visit our website http://www.tep.uk.com/jobs/ to download further details and how to apply.
The closing date for applications is 5pm Monday 15th May 2017.