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Project Manager

  AC archaeology in Bradninch, near Exeter, Devon
   £33,000 - £39,000 (April pay award pending)
  Apply before: 27/02/2023
Responsibility Level:  Trainee   L 2  L 3  L 3/4  L 4  L 4/5  L 5  L 5/6  L 6  L 7
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AC Archaeology is an established and well-respected, medium-sized, commercial archaeological contracting and consultancy company with offices near Exeter and Salisbury. We currently employ more than 50 professional staff and carry out in excess of 300 projects a year, mainly located in the counties of Devon, Cornwall, Somerset, Dorset and Wiltshire. We currently have an opening for a Project Manager to add to our existing team, based in our Devon Office, to lead on a range of commercial and research projects for a well-established as well as evolving client base.
We wish to appoint someone who has a relevant degree, a full driving licence, preferably MCIfA status, a practical understanding of British archaeology and a working knowledge of relevant UK Historic Environment legislation and guidance. You will have good communication skills and the confidence and ability to liaise with and give clients appropriate advice.
Of particular interest to us would be applicants with a good knowledge of the archaeology and history of the south and South West.
The role will entail:
  • Advising our clients on historic environment issues
  • Leading and working on a portfolio of office and field-based projects of all scales and types, within time and budgetary constraints
  • Initiating and overseeing the preparation of the usual range of reports/documents, including Publications, Post-Excavation Assessments, Historic Environment Assessments, Heritage Statements, ES Chapters, Written Schemes of Investigation and Project Designs
  • Attendance at client, county/Historic England meetings
  • Undertaking site visits
  • Editing reports and publications so they are issued to a high and robust standard
  • Providing input into staff training and mentoring
  • Providing fee proposals and budget estimates
  • Preparation of proofs of evidence and attendance at planning inquiries, if required.
 What we can offer you:
  • Auto-enrolment Workplace pension scheme, with employer contribution currently 6% (after three months’ continuous service)
  • Potential for flexible working arrangements, if appropriate
  • External and internal training and CPD opportunities
  • 33 annual leave days per year, rising to 36 after five years’ service
  • Paid sick leave allowance
  • Paid travel when using your own vehicle
  • Paid accommodation for away work compliant with all current Government and industry guidance
  • Meal allowance for away work, currently £5 for breakfast and £15 for an evening meal
  • Financial assistance with re-location, if applicable
  • Free eye tests, where appropriate.
This is a permanent and full-time post subject to an initial six-month probationary period, although a part-time appointment will also be considered. If you are interested, please e-mail your CV with covering letter/email to John Valentin, Director (
All applicants must have the right to work in the UK without restrictions and proof of eligibility will be required prior to your commencement, if appointed.

Please quote BAJR in your application.

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