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  • Senior/ Principal Heritage Consultant ( Flexible across UK) Epsom
  • Atkinsréalis in Epsom, , United Kingdom
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  • 1 month ago

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Senior/ Principal Heritage Consultant (Historic Built Environment) based in York, Birmingham, Bristol or EpsomJob DescriptionThis is an exciting opportunity to join our growing Heritage Practice within AtkinsRéalis’ Environment Business. We are seeking an experienced Senior or Principal Consultant to join our nation-wide team of historic environment specialists, based out of our York, Birmingham, Bristol or Epsom office. The role will primarily be responsible for the project management and sub-project management of historic environment deliverables for clients in the energy, defence, transport, water, buildings & places markets. These projects are usually associated with large development frameworks and mega masterplanning schemes. The role will require managing and working with multi-disciplinary teams, including designers, engineers, sustainability and environmental specialists, and advising on heritage constraints, consents and mitigation, particularly in respect of highly... sensitive built heritage sites.AtkinsRéalis Heritage AtkinsRéalis Heritage is a Registered Organisation with the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists. Our team offers a wide range of heritage services nationally and internationally and has specialists based throughout the UK who manage a portfolio of heritage and archaeological projects. Our team of experts include archaeologists, heritage managers & built heritage experts who deliver historic environment advice, work with heritage stakeholders and solve client problems to achieve consent for their schemes. The work is varied, fast-paced, delivering high profile schemes for our clients, including national governments, statutory agencies and private developers. We have an excellent reputation for innovation and imaginative engagement.The RoleWe welcome applications from people with an experienced career background in the historic built environment. The role requires providing advice to designers, architects, engineers and other specialists on large development schemes that affect our most sensitive historic buildings and places, as well as managing and producing a wide range of heritage deliverables to support development and consenting of our clients’ schemes, and management of heritage assets.Applicants will ideally have worked previously in the historic built environment sector and in a consultancy environment at a senior level or show the potential to take on a new senior role. They should have good commercial awareness, business skills and knowledge of heritage legislation, policy and guidance from across the UK. The successful candidate will be expected to have strong communication and collaboration skills as well as enjoying working in large multi-disciplinary teams.In this role, you will be the heritage technical specialist advisor for large schemes across the UK and will be expected to manage teams delivering projects of varying scales, for a diverse range of clients. The candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with a wide range of specialists, designers and clients to shape and inform development affecting historic buildings and places throughout the UK and contribute to cutting edge projects which are driving forwards sustainable development and infrastructure.The role also requires a strong contribution to our built environment net zero, digital and heritage social value technical working groups.Job responsibilities would include:Managing heritage specialists and being heritage technical advisor for projects;Providing technical advice to a range of clients and internal teams on a diverse range of projects; and within a range of consenting regimes (Town and Country Planning Act, Development Consent Orders, Transport and Works Act Orders, Hybrid Bills etc.)Writing and reviewing a wide range of heritage deliverables including environmental statements, heritage statements, conservation management plans, statements of significance, research studies and consent applications;Contribution to multi-disciplinary projects, working alongside other environment, planning and engineering colleagues;Providing design and consenting advice to clients and multi-disciplinary teams;Liaison and negotiation with statutory and non-statutory stakeholders and consultees;Supporting growth of Heritage team and taking on responsibilities for working in specific markets / with particular clientsContributing to the quality assurance process as a checker or reviewer to sign off heritage reports and project deliverables;Problem solving and assessing heritage constraints and opportunities to inform and influence scheme design;Consulting and liaising with client project teams and project environmental experts and other project specialists;Supporting decision making on bids, producing fee proposals and providing technical inputs on tenders.Experience and skills requirementsQualificationsRelevant Masters level, or higher qualification in a recognised historic environment discipline or considerable experience in the heritage sector akin to this level of qualification.EssentialAbility to work and travel on AtkinsRéalis’ business;Previous experience of working on large-scale projects / or in sensitive heritage locations;Solid background in all aspect of the historic built environment;Good working knowledge of UK heritage and history from a built heritage perspective;Experience in a commercial consultancy environment;Experience of working in the UK and UK planning system and historic environment legislation;Experience of the consenting process for listed buildings and scheduled monuments;Experience of providing heritage advice in respect of design concept, optioneering and preferred options for the built environment;Specialist subject / area of expertise;Full, clean, UK driving licence; andHealth and Safety experience.DesiredMember of the Institute for Archaeologists (MCIfA) or Institute for Historic Buildings Conservation (IHBC);Commercial skills;Good working knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office packages and GIS; andProject management experience;The IndividualThe successful applicant will be expected to demonstrate the following:Strong technical knowledge and skills;Excellent report writing skills;Accomplished communication skills;Capable of working under pressure with the ability to meet critical deadlines;Innovation in approach to heritage matters; andWillingness to learn and to mentor others.What we offer? AtkinsRéalis recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements. As part of this commitment, we understand the need for a diverse and flexible workforce, where a work-life balance is important. So, by default AtkinsRéalis offers flexible working, where there is no fixed 9 ‘till 5, no need for a 5-day week, no requirement for a full-time contract, and no requirement to spend all your working time in the office.Rewards and Benefits:We offer a competitive salary that is regularly tested against other consultants with a default 25-days leave each year plus bank holidays and options to buy some or sell of that leave. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.New name, new era. We areAtkinsRéalis. It will take some time for all our information to update – you can still refer to our fantastic benefits via the link below:YourReward at SNC-Lavalin (snclavalin.com).Training:AtkinsRéalis is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.Additional Information:This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.#LI-INFRASTRUCTURE | #LI-UK #J-18808-Ljbffr
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