Project Manager, Archaeology
Iceni Projects are seeking an experienced, innovative, collaborative, and proactive Project Manager to join our archaeology team. The successful candidate will manage and execute a range of archaeology and heritage projects from initiation to completion in accordance with agreed budgets, project scope, and targets.
Location: London based, with travel between sites in and outside London
Pay: Exceeds BAJR guidelines. Negotiable depending on experience.
Contract type: Permanent, full time
Hours: 37.5 per week (Monday to Friday)
Who are Iceni?
Iceni Projects is a modern, forward-thinking consultancy. We believe in our people and their development, which has been recognised with us obtaining the Investors in People Gold award, and the ‘Best Places to Work in Property for 2017’ status, as voted by Property Week.
Development touches everyone’s lives, and most people have a strong opinion about it. We have recently added archaeology to our list of specialist services. We are looking to build an inventive, proactive heritage service that produces and manages quality archaeology and heritage work in the development sector.
What are we looking for?
We are looking for an innovative and proactive archaeological Project Manager to assist with the development of our archaeological service at Iceni. The ideal candidate would be someone who can see the bigger picture and has experience of supervising and managing archaeological fieldwork on construction sites in the UK.
The primary focus of the role will be to manage and execute a range of archaeology and heritage projects from initiation to completion, in accordance with the agreed budget, project scope and programme. We are looking for a Project Manager with a flexible approach who will pass on their expertise to the rest of the archaeological team, and who will actively seek to develop their own skill set by working with built heritage and townscape specialists. You will be responsible for the line management, training and development of others in the team. You will also be responsible for the management of subcontractors.
We are particularly interested in applications from candidates who have an interest/ skill set in addition to fieldwork project management such as public engagement, environmental sciences, ecology or sustainability.
Who are you?
You will be:
How do we reward you?
- Expert at managing a range of commercial archaeological fieldwork projects in the UK
- Experienced at running archaeological excavations on live construction sites
- Effective at developing and maintaining client and curator relationships
- Driven and proactive in putting forward ideas and innovations for collaborative working and new or alternate approaches to archaeological fieldwork, reporting or systems
- Flexible, with the ability to see the bigger picture
- An effective communicator, who is excellent at engaging with clients, stakeholders, curators and peers
- Able to manage the performance, development and training of other archaeological staff.
- Proactive in keeping industry knowledge and skills up to date
- Focused on continuous learning for oneself, others and the organisation in line with the business objectives and values
- Driven to work cooperatively with other members of the Heritage Team, provide cover and support as required, and contribute to the sharing of best practice and lessons learned at project completion.
- Contribute to cross-specialism knowledge sharing between the wider Heritage Team;
- Comfortable working independently/ alone where required
- Competitive salary exceeding BAJR guidelines
- Discretionary bonus
- Training and opportunities including SMSTS and people management
- 100% of CIfA subscription fees paid
- 25 days annual leave (exclusive of bank holidays) with the option to purchase additional days;
- Company pension contribution of 9% (applicable to all employees, irrespective of their contribution).
- Health and Wellbeing package in the form of an employer funded Health Cash Plan to cover your every day costs and an additional allowance for other areas of wellbeing support;
- Family Friendly incentives including enhanced maternity/paternity and adoption pay;
- Cycle to work scheme
- Season Ticket loan
For further information and/or an informal chat please contact Claire Cogar, Director of Archaeology – email@example.com / 07799 369997.
To apply, please send a CV and cover letter to Iceni HR with the reference ARCHPM c/o HR firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for applications is the 30th of November. Interviews will be held the first week of December.