SENIOR PROJECT MANAGERS (Post-Excavation)
required for Oxford and Cambridge
Salary range £29,189 - £38,298
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 projects, 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.
We are seeking new Senior Project Managers to join our highly successful and respected post- excavation departments at OA South in Oxford and OA East in Cambridge. The post holders will support the relevant Head of Post-Excavation in the delivery of a range of post-excavation projects and publications. These are full-time positions based in our Oxford and Cambridge offices.
The roles will encompass varied responsibilities, the key aspects of which may include the following:
• A range of post-excavation management duties, linked to the production and delivery of archaeological reports including grey literature.
• Post-excavation analysis leading to publication.
• Editorial work on a range of reports and publications, including journal articles, monographs and digital publications.
• Managing the programme for specific projects, including project design, liaison with a range of stakeholders and oversight of progress and budget.
• Participating in the training, support and mentoring of less experienced staff.
• Substantial experience of post-excavation with thorough knowledge and understanding of post-excavation procedures, practices and processes.
• Demonstrable experience and thorough knowledge and understanding of editorial and publication processes.
• Good organisational, administrative and team-working skills.
• Excellent written English.
• Thorough knowledge and understanding of British archaeology.
• Ability to undertake academic research on relevant subjects.
• Strong communication skills, with the ability to represent Oxford Archaeology externally, including with the general public and the wider historic environment sector.
• A degree in archaeology, archaeological science or related discipline.
• The ability to operate with regard to health and safety legislation and any related policies and procedures.
• Expertise in one or more categories of archaeological specialism. We would particularly welcome applicants with expertise in the Iron Age and Romano-British periods (Cam- bridge post), the Anglo-Saxon to post-medieval periods (both posts), or small finds (both posts).
Applicants should be members, or eligible for membership, of the CIfA, preferably at the MCIfA level.
In return, we offer an exciting range of employee benefits:
• Competitive salary range of £29,189 - £38,298 (appointments will be made on the basis of demonstrated ability, previous experience and CIfA membership if appropriate).
• 36 days holiday (including statutory holidays and concessionary days at Christmas).
• Local government pension scheme (LGPS).
• 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).
• Childcare vouchers.
• Cycle to work scheme.
For further information about the Oxford role, please contact Leo Webley (Head of Post-Excavation) by email in the first instance on email@example.com. For the Cambridge post, please contact Elizabeth Popescu (OAE Head of Post-Excavation) by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like to join the team please apply by completing an application form, available from:
Alternatively, you can post your completed application form to: Human Resources
Janus House Osney Mead Oxford
Please enclose a CV and covering letter with your application.
Closing date: Sunday 14 October 2018
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 UKBA requirements to live and work in the UK.
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