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Senior Heritage Consultant

R-046958
  1. Bristol
  1. Environment & geoscience

Senior Heritage Consultant

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies with over 50,000 employees worldwide. At Atkins, we offer more than just a job. We offer an opportunity to make a difference and shape the world to benefit future generations and the environment. We have a strong Equality, Diversity and Inclusion ethos.

Based in London, Bristol, Birmingham, York and Glasgow, our thriving Heritage team includes archaeologists, historic built environment, historic landscape specialists and heritage managers who provide expert advice and planning services on projects throughout the world.  We work on behalf of a wide range of clients, ranging from national governments, statutory agencies and local authorities, to charitable trusts, private developers and individuals, collaborating with our design, engineering, sustainability, ecology and other colleagues to provide a comprehensive range of services.  We have led the heritage work for projects of all sizes, and have worked on some of the highest profile projects, such as the London 2012 Olympics, HS2, and Thames Tideway, as well as major development schemes and complex flood defence projects, as well as smaller schemes of all types. We have a growing reputation for innovation and imaginative engagement, particularly on large infrastructure programmes.

We are looking for a Senior Heritage Consultant to join our team in Bristol, to help deliver our projects in the southwest of England and beyond. The right candidate will be innovative and imaginative in their approach to assessment, negotiation, project delivery and mitigation. We are not just looking for someone to join our team, but an individual to help drive its growth, innovative thinking and technical expertise we are known for.

Applicants with a background in archaeology, the historic built environment and historic landscape who have a good understanding of their place within the UK planning system would be welcomed. If you enjoy working on a diverse range of projects and being part of a multi-disciplinary team within a large organisation, then we would be interested to hear from you.

Job responsibilities:

  • Providing expert advice to a range of clients and internal teams on a diverse range of projects;
  • Preparing and contributing to environmental statements, heritage statements, desk-based assessments, impact assessments, written schemes of investigation, and consent applications;
  • Management of medium to large scale projects to ensure they are delivered on time and budget;
  • Design, negotiation, management and delivery of heritage mitigation;
  • Contribution of key technical expertise and knowledge to the team in order to maintain and improve the quality of our work and the expertise of our people;
  • Management of sub-consultants and archaeological contractors; and
  • Sourcing new opportunities and providing technical contribution to tenders. 

Experience and skills requirements

Qualifications

Relevant Masters level, or higher qualification in archaeology or heritage conservation or heritage management or considerable experience akin to this level of qualification.

Essential

  • Strong background in archaeology and the historic environment, reporting, and project management;
  • Good working knowledge of the planning process (including EIA) and relevant environmental / heritage legislation and guidance;
  • Experience of delivering environmental impact assessments and supporting programmes for complex infrastructure and / or major development schemes;
  • Robust knowledge of UK archaeology and the historic environment;
  • Willingness to work across the UK in client and Atkins’ offices as fits project requirements;
  • Experience in a commercial consultancy environment;
  • Full, clean, UK driving licence; and
  • Health and Safety awareness and experience of H&S on projects.

Desired

  • Full or Associate Member of the Institute for Archaeologists or Institute for Historic Buildings Conservation;
  • CSCS accreditation
  • Experience in a commercial consultancy environment;
  • Technical or specialist subject expert;
  • Commercial skills and experience;
  • Good working knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office packages and GIS.

The Individual

  • The successful applicant will be expected to demonstrate the following:
  • Strong technical knowledge and skills;
  • Excellent report writing skills;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Capable of working under pressure with the ability to meet critical deadlines;
  • Innovation in approach to archaeological and heritage matters;
  • Willingness to learn and develop and to mentor others.

If you enjoy working on a diverse range of projects and being part of a multi-disciplinary team within a large organisation, then we would be interested to hear from you.

What we offer

Atkins recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to conventional full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements. As part of this commitment, we understand the need for a diverse and flexible workforce, where a work-life balance is important. So, by default Atkins offers flexible working, where there is no fixed 9 ‘till 5, no need for a 5-day week, and no requirement to spend all your working time in the office. 

Training

Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you perform to the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process. We actively support staff in achieving Chartership via relevant institutions.

Rewards and Benefits

Please refer to our website for details of our full benefits package .

https://yourrewarduk.snclavalin.com/

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

Atkins recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.

ATKINS, part of the SNC Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies, with over 50,000 employees worldwide. At Atkins, we offer more than just a

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Expiry Date

2/19/2021

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