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Project Supervisor/Project Officer (Grade 2.2 - Grade 3.2)

  Allen Archaeology in Lincoln
   £23,396.52 pa– £25,356.85 pa dependant on experience
  Apply before: 08/03/2021
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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Project Supervisor/Project Officer (Grade 2.2 - Grade 3.2)
£23,396.52 pa– £25,356.85 pa dependant on experience

Annual salary will be subject to a generous above inflation pay rise on April 1st 2021

Due to our ongoing and upcoming projects and workload, we are looking to appoint Project Supervisors and Project Officers on a permanent basis, subject to successful completion of a three-month probationary period.

You will be supervising sizable teams of experienced archaeologists and trainees on a variety of projects, primarily based from our head office in Lincoln, for fieldwork projects across the UK, but with a particular focus in the East Midlands and East Anglia.

This a great opportunity to develop your career within a busy and dynamic company, working as part of a dedicated and passionate team. From our head office in the thriving and affordable historic cathedral city, a stone's throw from the seaside and the spectacular scenery of the Lincolnshire Wolds, there are plenty of reasons to consider a job in Lincoln. With affordable housing, great schools and excellent transport links, we are ideally situated for reaching all of the UK. This is an excellent opportunity for those wishing to relocate or perhaps have a change in career direction. Whatever the reason, you will find Lincolnshire and Allen Archaeology to be a welcoming and diverse place to live and work.

We can offer:

  • A permanent contract
  • Travel time paid at OT rates where this means a longer working day
  • Training opportunities and opportunities for promotion
  • The chance to work on exciting projects across the UK
  • Paid travel time to site for all staff and payment to company drivers for all time driving
  • Generous stay away allowance and subsistence
  • Good quality weekday accommodation for away working
  • 28 days holiday pro rata (inclusive of public holidays)
  • Occupational pension with employer’s contribution
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Annual company dividend (profit share) to all staff
Project Supervisor Grade 2.2: £23,396.52 p.a.
You will have at least 3 months experience of supervising commercial fieldwork projects such as watching briefs and small evaluations in the UK, working on your own and/or leading small teams.

Project Officer Grade 3.1 – Grade 3.2: £24,039.61– £25,356.85 p.a. dependant on experience
You will have at least 12 months experience of supervising commercial fieldwork projects, proven experience of supervising large and complex fieldwork projects, of successfully coordinating and completing post-excavation analysis and reporting within set timescales. Publication experience is desirable. You must have excellent communication and inter-personal skills and a strong record of team leadership.
For all levels the following are:

  • Sound knowledge and understanding of British archaeology of all periods
  • Experience of post-excavation analysis and reporting
  • An enthusiasm and strong ability in field archaeological practices
  • Willingness to work on your own or leading a team
  • A courteous and professional manner
  • Excellent computer literacy
  • Good knowledge of using GIS software
  • Experience of supervising staff
  • Attention to detail
  • Positive outlook
  • Driving licence
  • CSCS card
  • Relevant archaeological qualification
  • Experience of drawing packages such as AutoCAD and/or CorelDraw and of
  • CIfA membership

To apply, please follow this link to submit your CV, Cover Letter and complete the application form:

References will not be approached without permission. Candidates applications will be reviewed upon receipt of their application. Closing date for applications is Monday 8th March 2021.
Shortlisting will take place that week and interviews will be held via Zoom/Microsoft Teams or in person at our Head Office in Lincoln the week commencing 15th March 2021.

Allen Archaeology are an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community and is committed to promoting equality of opportunity. It is essential that all applicants must be either a British citizen, an EU National or hold a full work visa and where appropriate be registered under the ‘Worker Registration Scheme’ or hold a current work permit. Proof of identity and eligibility to work in the UK will be required prior to commencement of employment.




Please quote BAJR in your application.

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