Anderselite are currently working with an Archaeology & Heritage team which operates across European from their UK offices in Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Exeter, London, Nottingham and Shrewsbury. They advise their clients on a wide range of projects, across multiple sectors and throughout the planning process. Key services include: feasibility and design input, baseline analyses, formulation and undertaking of desk-based and field-based investigation and mitigation strategies, and discharge of planning conditions. From small-scale proposals for home-owners to large-scale multi-disciplinary EIA projects on behalf of both private- and public-sector clients, they pride ourselves on delivering successful projects and adding value for clients.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to undertake a range of exciting projects, as well as the opportunity to have a major role in developing their SW regional presence and client base. The role will involve working closely with the other disciplines across our regional offices, taking on new commissions, and delivering for new and existing clients.
The client are global leaders in environmental and advisory solutions helping their clients achieve their sustainability goals. They are a consultancy with over 1800 staff across 5 regions - including over 600 staff across Europe and their 'one team' culture is at the heart of their business providing a collaborative and supportive environment for professional development. Along with competitive salaries, staff enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including a company pension and healthcare offering, travel and life insurance, critical illness cover and a structured career framework with regular reviews offering outstanding opportunities for progression. Alongside 25 day's annual leave, they offer agile working which allows staff to tailor hours worked around core hours, and their family friendly policies help balance the needs of professional and family life.
Proven capabilities in a comparable role at a comparable organisation, including technical delivery, financial and client management and business development
A relevant degree-level (or higher) heritage-based qualification, or a demonstrably equivalent level of experience and/or accreditation
A thorough knowledge of the UK planning system in respect of heritage, including current and emerging heritage legislation, planning policy and guidance
A track record of successful project delivery across diverse market sectors, including energy, renewables, housebuilding, minerals, infrastructure and regeneration
Experience designing and managing a range of desk and field-based investigations
The ability to communicate well with colleagues, clients and consultees, to relay complex information in an authoritative, intelligible and effective way
The successful candidate will have a fantastic opportunity to develop and grow the team's presence within the West/South West region from both a technical and commercial perspective. As well as leading on delivery of a portfolio of existing projects, they will have the opportunity to help shape the future growth of the team and wider business within the region.
Main duties and responsibilities would be as follows:
Managing / undertaking a wide range of historic environment projects
Preparing fee proposals, setting budgets and maintaining project finance
Providing informed, expert advice to clients and colleagues in relation to potential heritage constraints and opportunities, as well as feeding into concept/design proposals
Negotiating effective methodologies and proportionate scopes of desk-based and field-based work with clients and regulatory authorities
Preparing authoritative and robust heritage documents in support of planning applications, including DBAs and ES chapters, to a high standard
Designing and managing programmes of archaeological field investigation / mitigation
Undertaking business planning and marketing of heritage services
Actively developing opportunities with new and existing clients in the W/SW region, and working with other disciplines to maximise multi-disciplinary opportunities.
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