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Inspector of Ancient Monuments

  Historic England in Cambridge - we are open to hybrid working
   £36,613 - £37,000 pro-rated + Benefits
  Apply before: 31/10/2021
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Inspector of Ancient Monuments
Cambridge - we are open to hybrid working where you will be based in both the office and home.
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £36,613 - £37,000 pro-rated + Benefits
Reference No: 10099

Final applications 31 October 2021



We have a fantastic new permanent opportunity for you to join us as our Inspector of Ancient Monument based in Cambridge. You will join a dynamic and versatile regional team where you will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of exciting, unusual and interesting casework.

If you are looking for an opportunity to contribute to Historic England`s work on a national level and you want the opportunity to bring new expertise to the organisation, then this this is the ideal opportunity for you.

We are the public body that looks after England`s historic environment. We champion historic places, helping people understand, value and care for them.

This is a permanent opportunity based in Cambridge - we are open to hybrid working where you will be based in both the office and home.

What you will be doing:

We need you to play a key role in our East Regions Development Advice Team and take delegated responsibility for the delivery of Historic England`s advice on proposals for change in the historic environment that fall within their area of competence.

You will be responsible for applying the ethos of `constructive conservation` and making effective use of Conservation Principles in all your advisory work, providing advice to owners, local authorities and others and to proactively work towards the sustainable management of the historic environment.

You will also contribute to specific projects where their expertise would add value, for example as part of the Historic England Places strategy.

Who we are looking for:

  • -Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant subject with a thorough knowledge of ancient monuments and archaeological landscapes in England
  • -Broad and extensive experience of managing change to ancient monuments and archaeological landscapes, including through the planning system with a good knowledge of policy, guidance and statutory procedure including SMC
  • -Good communication skills, with experience of effective advocacy and working constructively with people
  • -Good written communication
  • -Ability to deal with pressure and challenge

We are an equal opportunity employer which values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability, we would be happy to discuss reasonable adjustments to the job with you. Having just won the Gold Award from MIND, we also recognize the importance of a healthy work -life balance. We offer a wide benefits package including a competitive pension scheme, a generous 28 days holiday, corporate discounts, free entry into English Heritage sites across the county and development opportunities to ensure you achieve your goals.

Provisional interview date: Start of November 2021

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