Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical and management services. We offer a full-spectrum of consultancy support to commercial, government and industrial clients across many sectors worldwide.
Our ‘Innovative Sustainable Solutions’ unit, comprising 700 environmental staff, provides advice for our clients on sustainability and environmental issues. Our work providing environmental services is of critical importance to the general public and industry, ensuring that major projects can proceed without significant environmental detriments.
To meet our growing UK business needs and future development aspirations we are looking for a Principal Archaeology and Heritage Consultant to be based from our Leeds office.
We offer our staff opportunities to work on exciting projects across all the market sectors which JACOBS faces world-wide. Over 90% of our work is repeat business, which we achieve by ensuring that we provide a market-leading service to our clients. The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.
Primary Job Responsibilities:
- Lead on cultural heritage inputs to all stages of EIA
- Manage the production of desk-based assessments and heritage statements
- Design of evaluation and mitigation fieldwork
- Procurement and management of contractors
- Provide client advice and support on heritage matters relating to planning, EIA and development in general
- Liaise with clients, engineers, other design team members and curators
- Mentor and provide leadership of junior staff
- Develop and maintain excellent client relationships
- Support business development initiatives
Candidates should be willing to work out of other JACOBS offices in the UK as required.
- Member of the Chartered Institute of Archaeologists
- A good degree qualification in archaeology or related discipline
- Relevant experience in the preparation of desk-based assessments, desk-based surveys, and experience preparing cultural heritage inputs to all stages of EIA
- Experience in infrastructure, in particular highways experience
- Experience in designing, procuring and managing archaeological evaluation and mitigation fieldwork
- Strong technical skills along with excellent report writing ability
- A track record of successful delivery of heritage inputs to EIA on large scale projects, with experience of working within multidisciplinary teams
- Excellent communication, presentation and teamwork skills
- Staff/resource management capability
At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. What sets us apart is our absolute belief in the power of our people and our Beyond Zero initiative, which instils a ‘Culture of Caring’ for staff in everything they do. We believe that you’ll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.
- Experience of buildings archaeology
- Experience of historic landscape studies
- GIS (ESRI/Mapinfo) skills
- Road scheme experience, including a working knowledge of DMRB
- Full clean driving licence
Expressions of interest are welcomed from all candidates, including those who are seeking flexible working and reduced hour’s contracts.
Alongside a competitive salary JACOBS offer you:
Join Jacobs. Imagine the possibilities…
- Extensive paid holidays of up to 32 days inclusive of national and public holidays
- A broad flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, private health care and life assurance
- Contributory Pension Scheme
- Opportunity to join a global organisation committed developing its people and to continuous growth.
JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all
Apply online today: https://jacobs.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=EU/0001DI