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Project Manager

  Allen Archaeology Ltd in Lincoln
   £30,280.63 to £33,769.84 p.a.
  Apply before: 17/08/2018
Responsibility Level:  Trainee   L 2  L 3  L 3/4  L 4  L 4/5  L 5  L 5/6  L 6  L 7
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We are seeking to appoint an experienced Project Manager to our head office in Lincoln on a permanent basis, subject to successful completion of a 6 month probationary period. We are involved in a number of large, ongoing infrastructure projects in Lincolnshire and experience of working on large civil engineering projects, and/or a willingness to assist the current management team would be an advantage. Assistance with relocation costs may be available.

We currently employ nearly 60 staff, but we retain the ethos of a smaller organisation, particularly in regards to the training and opportunities that we offer. The team are primarily based in Lincoln, for fieldwork projects across the UK, but with a particular focus in the East Midlands and East Anglia. We have regional offices in Preston, Birmingham, Southampton and Cambridge.

The successful candidate will have considerable, proven experience of producing costings and quotations for clients, compiling written schemes of investigation and of managing fieldwork projects through to completion, all on time and within budget. You will be responsible for ensuring that all work is of a quality which meets the requirements of current standards and guidance and will be responsible for line management of members of the field team, contributing to staff training and development.

You will have excellent presentation skills and be able to confidently discuss site works with clients and curatorial archaeologists, and the general public.

The role will involve occasional travel throughout England.


  • Proven experience of the management and timely delivery of fieldwork projects of all sizes, within agreed budgets
  • A relevant archaeological qualification and excellent knowledge of British archaeology
  • An understanding of relevant heritage legislation and of current national and regional technical standards and guidance
  • The ability to work unsupervised and on your own initiative
  • The ability to write clearly and to communicate effectively to a variety of audiences
  • A positive outlook with the ability to lead by example and to supervise, manage, motivate and co-ordinate a team both locally and remotely
  • Excellent computer literacy and attention to detail
  • An understanding of project planning tools
  • An inquisitive mind and a courteous and professional manner
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Full and Valid UK Driving License
  • Membership of CIfA at MCIfA grade
  • A valid CSCS card
  • Post-graduate archaeological qualification
  • Project Management qualification
  • Knowledge of GIS packages, drawing packages, such as AutoCAD and/or Corel Draw
  • Working knowledge of databases and resource management tools
  • Willingness to make a positive contribution to staff development through mentoring
What we offer:
  • Annual company dividend (profit share) to all staff
  • A range of formal CPD, RoSPA and IATP accredited training covering aspects of health and safety and people management
  • 28 days holiday pro rata, rising after 3 years continuous service
  • Full sick pay after a qualifying period
  • Occupational pension with employer’s contribution
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • 50% contribution to CIfA membership
Please note that you must submit a completed application form via our on-line system to apply for this role. To apply please download an application form from our website once you have completed the form, please follow this link to submit your application References will not be approached without permission.

Closing date for applications is 16:00 on Friday 17th August 2018 and interviews will be held over the following fortnight.

Allen Archaeology Limited is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity.



Please quote BAJR in your application.

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