Senior Heritage Consultant
£24,205 to £37,595 (dependent upon experience)
Northern Archaeological Associates is the leading independent heritage and archaeology consultancy in the north of England. The company has a strong reputation for providing high quality heritage consultancy as part of its extensive range of services covering all aspects of the historic environment.
NAA is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified and experienced Senior Heritage Consultant to lead the Company’s heritage consultancy business. We welcome applications from enthusiastic and motivated candidates whose interest and expertise lies in delivering the highest standards of work to meet the needs of clients and archaeological and historic environment authorities. Candidates will possess significant demonstrable experience of providing advice, services and effective delivery of high level planning consultancy programmes in the UK commercial heritage sector.
Role and Responsibilities:
The post-holder will head-up the Heritage Planning Team, delivering planning consultancy programmes to ensure that NAA can provide a complete heritage service that is fully integrated with its archaeological business. The post is a new role within the Company, is key in the strategic development and commercial success of the Heritage Planning Team, and will require a significant level of relevant expertise and knowledge.
The post-holder will lead on the Company’s most complex and valuable consultancy projects and will need to promote and maintain excellent relationships with clients and stakeholders. Working with the NAA management team, the post-holder will be an advocate for the Company’s heritage services and will actively identify new business opportunities.
Candidates will be able to demonstrate their successful achievement of challenging historic environment planning projects and provide examples of their work. The post requires excellent writing skills for the preparation of environmental statement chapters, heritage statements, archaeological desk-based assessments, and other planning-related consultancy reports.
Candidates must have a degree in archaeology/historic environment or related disciplines and a detailed understanding of British archaeology. Candidates must have a full driving licence and access to transport. A current CSCS card is essential and First Aid at Work certification is advantageous.
The post is a permanent appointment and will be based at the NAA office in Barnard Castle. Starting salary will be competitive and commensurate with the expertise and experience of the successful candidate.
• Group pension scheme with 5% employer contribution and minimum 2% employee contribution
• Death-in-Service and Personal Accident insurance
• Health Cash Plan
• Sickness and Injury policy
• CIfA subscription fees paid in full
• External and internal training opportunities
• 25 days holiday plus statutory or public holidays
• Childcare voucher scheme
• Buy and sell holiday scheme
NAA 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, ethnicity, or sub-culture. All applicants must have the right to work in the UK without restriction.
A Job Description for the advertised post is available at http://www.naaheritage.com.
Applications should be by CV with covering letter emailed to the NAA Office Manager at email@example.com.
Closing date for applications: 5pm, Friday 4 August, 2017. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and candidates will be invited to interview by 11 August 2017.
Registered Company No: 3736728