We are seeking an experienced archaeologist and manager to lead our Aerial Investigation and Mapping Team during a period of considerable opportunity for the team.
This is a fixed-term contract to the end of September 2021. We are looking for the successful candidate to start in March 2021.
Your will take over from the current post holder who will be leading the Archaeological Investigation Team until end September 2021.
You will ensure that the Aerial Investigation and Mapping Team continues to provide excellent support for Regions colleagues working on planning, Listing and Heritage at Risk cases, for our strategic aerial investigation and mapping projects and for our guidance, capacity-building and strategic development of the sector.
What you will be doing:
Effectively managing the experts in Aerial Investigation and Mapping Team to complete and develop work to contribute to corporate aims as part of the wider Archaeological Investigation Team.
Fulfilling the role of `national lead` for aerial investigation and mapping, championing and explaining it within Historic England, to the heritage sector and public.
Working as an intelligent client, ensuring quality assurance for aerial investigation, and mapping projects funded through HE Grants.
Developing and delivering aerial investigation and mapping training and guidance.
Maintaining your experience and skills by contributing to aerial investigation and mapping work.
Ensuring that the team is able to contribute effectively to the Archaeological Review.
What we are looking for:
- Significant experience in the management of aerial investigation and mapping experts and projects.
- Contributed to a significant number of aerial investigation and mapping projects producing data and reports.
- Developed and delivered aerial investigation and mapping training and documentation.
- Excellent communication and advocacy skills through various means.
We are an equal opportunity employer, which values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability, we would be happy to discuss reasonable adjustments to the job with you. Having just won the Gold Award from MIND, we also recognise the importance of a healthy work -life balance.
How to Apply: You are not required to complete the full online application process. Please email a copy of your CV and a cover letter describing the key skills and attributes that you can bring to the role and why you are the best person for this opportunity (limit 350 words) to Helen.Winton@HistoricEngland.org.uk by 11.59pm on 7th March 2021.
Provisional interview date/s: 10th/11th March 2021
Supplementary documents: Job Description