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Assistant Archaeology Consultant

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Assistant Archaeology Consultant

Do you want to work for a Multi-disciplinary Environmental Consultancy with over 75 years' of history who are a highly recognised and respected for being at the forefront of environmental and rural sectors.

This is your chance as an Assistant Archaeologist to be part of a highly skilled team that is focused on providing historic environment advice and consultancy throughout the planning process from pre-land acquisition to the discharge of planning conditions.

As the successful Assistant Archaeology Consultant you will work alongside a team of professionals who work closely with colleagues in other disciplines, such as Ecology, Planning and Landscape. You will be a ambitious individual with strong communications and time management skills and will be looking to progress your skill set in business development and client relationship management.

In this role you will carrying out archaeological and cultural heritage studies, consultations, research, data management and analysis and report writing, liaising with client and statutory bodies as required. You will also be expected to carry out archaeological watching briefs, trial trenching evaluations and strip, map and sample excavations, along with producing WSIs, archaeological fieldwork reports and project archives for small-scale projects in accordance with relevant legislation, planning policy and CIfA Standards and guidance.

Using your previous experience working in an archaeological fieldwork or heritage consultancy role, you will draw on this knowledge of archaeology and cultural heritage to carry out consultations, research, data management and analysis in order to produced archaeological desk-based assessments, heritage statements and cultural heritage chapters for EIAS.

You will be assisting in the management of historic environment, archaeology and other contracts, liaising with internal and external deliverers, third parties and clients, while assisting with the project management of sub-contractors carrying out watching briefs, trial trenching evaluations, geophysical surveys and strip, map and sample excavations.

It is envisaged that the successful applicant will need to be based at home for at least the next 3-6 months. Applications will be considered from candidates who are based in other parts of England, in particular in the south-east, the midlands, Yorkshire and the north-west.

Full PPE, laptop and work mobile as standard. Accommodation and car hire will be paid for fieldwork jobs as and when required.

In return you will be offered great career opportunities and comprehensive support for your professional development and a competitive salary commensurate with your experience, Contributory Pension Scheme along with a flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays and private healthcare.

For an informal chat about this role in confidence, please call Spencer on 01202 888986 Ext:256 or email

For over 28 years ALLEN & YORK have developed collaborative recruitment partnerships with companies across the UK and internationally.

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