Principal Head of Heritage - Bristol

Ref: 527 Date Posted: Tuesday 17 Sep 2019
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Working for a multidisciplinary consultancy providing sustainable solutions to meet the planning, engineering design and project delivery needs of the property, infrastructure, environment and energy markets.  This role sits within their growing senior management team and is Bristol office based or London by agreement.

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The Principal Head of Heritage job itself  which is a senior level, highly influential position where you will work within a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team on a wide range of high profile UK projects that include both Private and Public Sector development and infrastructure projects.  The scope of work covers the full suite of heritage services from early assessment at the due diligence or feasibility stages, through to acquiring statutory consents and delivery of archaeological fieldwork. With a requirement to meet the needs of local Clients and to support colleagues in other regional offices, a key aspect to the role will include regular co-operation and inter-office working in line with a ‘One Team’ culture.

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To be successful as Principal Head of Heritage you will be degree qualified in a heritage related subject, be a full Member of the CIfA and have at least eight* years’ commercial consultancy experience. The candidate must have a thorough knowledge of current UK Historic Environment policy and guidance, be able to show significant experience in development planning advise, liaising with Statutory Regulators, delivery of EIAs, bespoke assessments and method statements, and be able to design and deliver complex field investigations.

As a team leader the candidate must have a good record of working in multi-disciplinary teams, to deadlines and within budgets. The candidate will be able to show excellent oral and written communication skills, experience in the use of project management software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, CADGIS etc.), strong commercial acumen, natural leadership skills and an eagerness to support and develop staff and grow the business.

A full UK driving licence is required and you must be willing to travel throughout the UK

You will get

As Principal Head of Heritage you will enjoy

  • A competitive salary of £50K- £60K according to skills and experience, together with an excellent flexible benefits package. 

You can apply

To Principal Head of Heritage by pushing the button on this job posting (recommended), by sending CV in confidence to or feel free to give me a call at 01275 331307.