Senior Archaeology Consultant

Senior Archaeology Consultant 

London or York 

Up to £43k 

The Role: 

The Senior Historic Environment Consultant will contribute to and support the provision of historic environment (primarily built heritage, but also archaeological) planning services to our clients on their development projects across the UK. This will include a range of responsibilities, including the production of Heritage Statements, Environmental Statement chapters, Listed Building Consent, heritage impact assessments, and provision of design advice to clients. 

This may also include supporting documentation for DCO applications, as well as producing or supporting the production of archaeological desk-based assessments and Written Schemes of Investigation. You will provide advice to clients on the potential heritage and archaeological requirements of their projects at every stage, as well as producing detailed fee quotes and tender responses as required, to be agreed with the Technical Director of the Historic Environment Team in London. You will also liaise with LPAs and other stakeholders to agree suitable designs and schemes of work. This position may include the line management of prospective new team members as they are appointed. 

The role will be based out of either the London or York  office, but provision will be made for flexible and home working. You will provide support for projects and other disciplines within the company nationally, and this will require travel and overnight stays on occasion.

Key Responsibilities and accountabilities
  • Production of heritage statements/heritage impact assessments
  • Undertaking Listed Building Consent (LBC) applications
  • Production and input into Cultural Heritage Chapters for Environmental Statements
  • Production of archaeological desk-based assessments
  • Production of supporting information for DCO projects
  • Providing robust advice to clients on the archaeological/heritage implications of proposed developments, including design and layout inputs.
  • Undertaking site visits or meetings
  • Production of archaeological Written Schemes of Investigation
  • Procurement of sub-contractor quotes and advising clients on resultant costs
  • Review of sub-contractor RAMS
  • Management of archaeological fieldwork
  • Liaison with clients, stakeholders, and consultees
  • Editing subcontractor and third-party reports
  • Production of GIS and CAD figures 
  • Quoting for work and providing input into multi-disciplinary tenders
  • Undertaking business development and attending relevant events to increase our client base across London, southern England, and the UK as a whole.
  • Providing positive support to members of the Historic Environment Team and the team as a whole on projects
  • Implement brand, marketing, and communication strategies in line with the business. 
  • Project Management of archaeology, heritage, and other specific projects 
  • Provide technical oversight. 
  • Ensure company policies, systems and procedures are implemented and followed. 
  • Holding self and others to account for timescales and performance levels.
  • Establishing and growing your own client base and self-generating incoming work
  • Experience of heritage statements, heritage impact assessments and all associated research and site visits
  • Experience of the LBC process
  • Experienced in the production of archaeological desk-based assessments,
  • Experience of the production of Cultural-Heritage Environmental Statement Chapters and the EIA process
  • Quoting for work and providing input into multi-disciplinary tenders
  • Experience of liaising with clients, LPAs, and stakeholders
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Working as part of wider multi-disciplinary teams
Desirable experience

IHBC - Full membership of the CIFA (MCIfA)
  • Experience of historic building recording
  • Experience of managing archaeological fieldwork
  • Archaeological fieldwork and survey experience
  • Experience of working on large-scale renewable energy and/or infrastructure projects
  • Experience of project finances – budget, subcontractors quotes, invoicing 
  • Experience of managing project teams
  • Excellent CAD and GIS skills
  • Experience of examination processes
  • Experience of working on Listed 
  • Building Consents and/or Scheduled Monument Consents

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