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Senior Heritage Consultant - Cambridge, Norwich or Colchester

  • Location East Anglia
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary £37,000 - £40,000 + Benefits
  • Ref 11136

Senior Heritage Consultant – Cambridge, Norwich or Colchester

A new job opportunity for a Senior Heritage Consultant to join the heritage consultancy team, to contribute towards the successful management of a number of important heritage assets in the east of England and further afield.

Our client is the largest conservation practice in the world and offers the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects from timber-framed farmhouses to national institutions. The successful applicant with have many opportunities to shape the future of heritage assets of all sizes and types.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Take responsibility for the successful management and efficient delivery of project work
  • Contribute to the development of new business opportunities
  • Management contributions by other staff and sub-consultants
  • Provide heritage advice and guidance
  • Undertake research and assessment of buildings and sites within the historic environment
  • Compose and contribute to various reports such as Conservation Management Plans, Historic Buildings Appraisals and Impact Assessments
  • Prepare fee proposals and contribute to larger bids.

Required Skills & Experience

  • A skills base in Archaeology, History, Art History or relevant field is a must, with at least 2 years of relevant professional experience.
  • Excellent skills and demonstrable experience of archival and desk-based research, on-site built fabric analysis and producing well-written reports.
  • Experience of providing heritage advice.
  • Experience of managing your own workload and running multiple simultaneous projects.
  • Working knowledge of current English heritage legislation, policy and guidance.
  • The ability to inspire creativity and confidence amongst clients, consultants and colleagues

Membership of professional institutions such as the IHBC would be highly desirable but not essential.

What you get back

  • Salary £37,000 – £40,000
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package


If you meet the criteria above, send us your CV and portfolio. We receive a large number of applications so if you do not hear back within 7 days consider your application unsuccessful this time. We will keep a copy of your details on file for future vacancies.

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Senior Heritage Consultant Job in Cambridge, Norwich or Colchester – Your Property Recruitment Specialists (Recruiter: Joe Synes Job Ref: 11136)