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Junior Heritage Consultant

Posted 2 February by The People Consultancy Ended

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a thriving, national organisation.

Working under the supervision of a designated line manager within the Heritage Consultancy Team, to be a member of the Heritage Consultancy Team and undertake research and assessment of buildings and sites within the historic environment, in order to compose and contribute to various reports such as Conservation Management Plans, Historic Buildings Appraisals and Impact Assessments.

The job involves a fair amount of travelling. The majority of this will be within the southern regions of the UK. However, there will also be occasions when work may be farther afield and travel and occasional overnight stays will be necessary. There may be considerable lengths of time when you will not be working in the office. All travel and accommodation for work is fully reimbursed.


  • To regularly work as a member of a larger team, typically with other Heritage Consultants

  • To report on a weekly basis to your designated line manager and the office manager with regards to tasks, fees and schedules

  • Undertake desk-based and archival research

  • Carry out on-site, non-intrusive investigations of sites, including building recording (where necessary) and photographic survey

  • Prepare competent, legible, and well written documents

  • To carry out 35 hours of Continuing Professional Development each year, which may require staying away overnight

  • To have a clear understanding of and experience working with current legislation including the National Planning Policy Framework and current guidance from Historic England

  • To work towards the completion of the following (and any other necessary) documents:

    • Conservation Statements and Management Plans

    • Gazetteers

    • Archaeological Desk-based Assessments

    • Heritage Impact Assessments

    • Conservation Area, Character Area, Townscape or other Appraisals

    • Historic Building Appraisals

      Skills Base

      A skills base in Archaeology, History, Art History or relevant field is a must, with at least 1.5 years of relevant experience. A degree in any of these fields is preferable, as is a UK driving licence (for travel to remote sites). Experience carrying out archival, desk-based and on-site research and producing well written documents is a must.

Required skills

  • History
  • art history
  • archeology

Reference: 34379974

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