Project Manager (code - PM0519)
Location Milton Keynes
Pay £29-£39K (commensurate with experience)
Hours Full time (permanent) – 35 hours per week
Closing Date 5th July 2019
CFA Archaeology Ltd (CFA) is an industry leading, cultural heritage organisation specialising in consulting, contracting and post-excavation on projects ranging from small scale watching briefs for residential developments, to large-scale infrastructure projects and Cultural Heritage Studies for Environmental Impact Assessments. At CFA, we pride ourselves on excellence and work with a range of organisations from leading multinational corporations and government agencies, to local government bodies and single partner consultancies. Our offices are located throughout the UK and we are a registered organisation (RO) with the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists. We are also ISO 9001:2015 accredited.
CFA is seeking to appoint an experienced Project Manager to join our friendly team based in Milton Keynes. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to join our organisation and become an integral part of the team, contributing to the design, delivery and overall management of both new and existing projects.
The successful candidate will have proven people management experience and will support staff with their development in order to achieve Company objectives and promote our wider Company values.
Responsibilities include the following:
- Maintaining and promoting effective working relationships and communication with both internal and external stakeholders.
- Apply a thorough knowledge and understanding of archaeological best practice to every area of your work, particularly in relation to British archaeology and the principles and processes relevant to archaeological investigations.
- Responsibility for projects from procurement, tender and project design, through to management, completion and handover, adhering at all times to strict timescales and budgets.
- Promote the highest standards of quality and health and safety amongst working practices.
- Management and development of staff, applying the Company’s Appraisal, Training and Performance Management procedures.
- Effective collaboration with managers, administrators and staff from other offices to coordinate project workload and technical resources.
- Apply well developed analytical and report writing skills, ensuring primary and interpretative data are presented accurately and appropriately.
- Management of post-excavation requirements and the production of costed post-excavation design documents.
- Ensuring that quality management systems are effectively implemented and that documents sent to clients and other stakeholders are checked and signed off at the appropriate level.
Benefits of working at CFA include (click the link for further details):
- Educated to degree-level in relevant discipline
- Proven project management experience
- Member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (CIfA) or equivalent experience
- Excellent team-working and communication skills
- High levels of attention to detail, time-management, planning and organisational skills.
- A full UK driving licence
- Financial assistance with potential relocation
- Profit distribution scheme
- Contribution to pension scheme
- Paid overnight subsistence and travel time on fieldwork
- Subscription to CIfA paid in full
- TOIL and Sickness Benefits
- Cycle to work scheme
Please apply via email to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting 'Project Manager PM0519' in the subject line by close of business on 5th July 2019. Only completed applications containing a cover letter and CV will be accepted.
CFA Archaeology follows a policy of equal opportunities for employment, training and other conditions of service. All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK without restrictions. Proof of identity and right to work in the UK will be required prior to commencing employment.