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Senior Archaeologist

  • Job reference: BBBH4252
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Attractive Package
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Job type: Permanent
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Our client is one of UK's most experienced company in environmental consultancy, property and buildings, power and energy, highways, roads and rail infrastructure, urban and regional planning.

Based in either our Bristol, Redhill or London offices, we are currently seeking a Senior Archaeologist to join their environmental team. This is an exciting opportunity for the chosen candidate work within a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team on a wide range of high profile projects.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced archaeologist to develop their career within a registered CIfA heritage consultancy
  • Working alongside other multi-disciplinary environmental colleagues in a dynamic business
  • The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of high profile UK projects that cover both public and private sector schemes and developments
  • You will provide senior level support in the production of heritage baseline and impact assessments, and the design and management of archaeological projects
  • You will also have the opportunity to mentor and development junior staff across various offices in the UK in line with the companies 'One Team' culture

Skills and Requirements:

  • You will need to be degree qualified in a heritage related subject
  • Have at least 4 years' commercial and/or consultancy experience, and a sound knowledge of British archaeology and the UK's national planning policy framework
  • You will have excellent oral and written communications skills, able to think strategically, be a creative problem solver and manage the pressure of multiple demands on your time and resources
  • Key to this role will be the ability to develop confidence and trust in your relationships with clients, stakeholders, statutory consultees, contractors and colleagues alike
  • The successful candidate will be able to show they can work positively in a variety of demanding environments, have commercial acumen, work with multi-disciplinary teams with different goals
  • Identify and manage HSE risks and be pro-active in developing business opportunities and providing technical support for the team
  • You will also be an Associate Member of CIfA or working towards this accreditation
  • A full UK driving licence is required and you must be willing to travel throughout the UK.
  • Experience in writing several or all of the following types of reports is essential:
    • Environmental Impact Assessments
    • Heritage Statements
    • Archaeological Desk-based Assessments
    • Historic Landscape Assessments
    • Scheduled Monument Consents
    • Listed Building Consents and fieldwork design briefs


  • The benefits include a highly competitive salary according to skills and experience, together with the ability to salary sacrifice on a wide range of benefits that meet your personal lifestyle choices.
  • The role offers excellent career progression opportunities within a friendly and professional team that is proud of the quality of the service it delivers to its clients, and a clear vision for innovation.

If interested, please get in touch via contact details provided or click "Apply" to forward an up to date copy of your CV and ideally with a cover letter.

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