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Operations Support Officer - career bridging

  Historic England in Homeworker
   £28,016 - £32,488 pro-rated (see below)
  Apply before: 31/10/2021
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Location: Homeworker
Contract Type: Temporary
Salary: £28,016 - £32,488 pro-rated, National £28,016 pro-rated, Greater London £30,990 pro-rated, Inner London £32,488 pro-rated plus Benefits (FTC until 31st March 2022)
Reference No: 10101
Final applications 31 October 2021



Historic England are seeking an Operations Support Officer to join us and support The Research Frameworks platform which is going live soon. We need you to support the launch and roll out of the platform.

Historic England is looking for someone to join its Sector Resilience and Skills team on a fixed term until 31st March 2022 contract.

We are looking for a start date in December 2021.

What you will be doing:

This exciting role will help prepare for the launch and we need you to update online content and liaise with sector partners in developing and implementing a communication plan and events.

Who we are looking for:
  • -knowledge of how the historic environment is managed, (in particular archaeology within the planning system).
  • -Good communication skills at all levels and excellent written skills
  • -Proven experience in, or aptitude for, web editing and Good IT skills including the use of MS Office applications

The Research Frameworks Platform - - is a WordPress based web portal created to host historic environment research frameworks in one accessible online space. The platform hosts a number of national, regional and local research frameworks in England and Scotland, enabling access and cross searching in one place. The platform will provide users, including local authority archaeological advisers, contractors, academics and community groups with up to date insight into what we currently know (research assessments), what we want to find out (research agendas), and how we will do that (research strategies). This knowledge will help inform further historic environment research, investigations and decision making, in particular within the planning system.

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: 10th November 2021

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