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We are always keen to see interesting CVs. We want to attract the best people for Headland so don’t hesitate to send us your CV letting us know how you think you could fit in (jobs@headlandarchaeology.com). We will keep your CV on file and will contact you if an opportunity arises.  Please also let us know your availability and whether you are able to travel to jobs that may occur anywhere in the UK.

We work hard to create an environment where our people feel valued, respected and motivated and where they enjoy what they do, go to our ‘Why Join Headland‘ page to read more about the benefits of working for us including paid travel time, paid CIfA subscriptions and an annual profit-related bonus.

SHEQ Advisor - Norfolk

SHEQ Advisor

 

Salary: from £32,305 to £38,798 (depending on experience) + generous benefits package

Hours:  Full time, 37.5h/week

Locations: Headland site, Norfolk

Contract Type: 6 month fixed term contract with a possibility of extension

Closing Date: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so you are advised to submit your application as early as possible.

 

Why Should You Apply?

We are a privately owned archaeological business, part of the RSK Group, a leader in integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services. We provide heritage services to the development and construction sectors in UK and across the world. With four offices in England and one in Scotland, we offer our employees:

 

  • Unique knowledge and expertise. For more than 20 years, Headland has provided not only business-focused archaeology but also people-focused business. We are highly respected within our industry for our achievements in innovation, tailor-made development coaching and training, and our expertise in commercial archaeology.
  • Strong pioneering spirit. Our corporate culture is characterised by a healthy appetite for originality and development.
  • Stable company with excellent growth. Over the years, we have demonstrated steady, positive economic development and formed successful partnerships.
  • Good work environment. You will be surrounded by colleagues who are pleasant, professional, and enthusiastic about their work.
  • Opportunity to influence. You get to work in an open climate, close to decision makers and with the possibility of making a difference.
  • Part of RSK group. You will have further opportunities to become involved in nationally and internationally prominent projects with exciting prospects for career development. The group has c.6000 employees and c.105 environmentally lead companies.

 

The Role

As SHEQ advisor for the site your knowledge and experience in dealing with day-to-day SHEQ/client related matters will be crucial. You will be supported by Headlands SHEQ manager but responsible for the smooth running of this project. Below is a list of some of the duties you will be expected to carry out:

 

  • Weekly site inspections for each site location using Iauditor
  • Populating the observation register and closing out open observations promptly
  • Taking ownership of NMPI register for the site and collecting reports from staff on a weekly basis, as well as submitting your own.
  • Ensuring that Site specific RAMS are written and available before new sites start, these can last a few days, but in some cases last a few weeks.
  • Carrying out detailed accident/incident investigations promptly.
  • Attend weekly progress meetings.
  • Carrying out weekly toolbox talks for all staff.
  • Carrying out Fire evacuation drills and chemical spill drills.
  • Interaction with all Headland site staff daily and being the go-to person for any SHEQ related issues, information or assistance.
  • Experience in completing Permits to break ground and signing off.
  • Ensure that environmental audits are carried out and all environmental activities are closely monitored, including permits to pump, dust suppression and all ecological factors are taken into account.
  • The possibility to visit other local sites as and when required.

 

You must have the following essential criteria:

  • NEBOSH General
  • NEBOSH Construction
  • NEBOSH Environment
  • Experience on site (muddy boot experience) as a H&S advisor (Groundworks/Civil engineering preferred).
  • H&S and Environment audit experience
  • Valid CSCS card
  • IOSH Membership (TECH IOSH or above)
  • Clean and valid UK driving license
  • Good IT skills and knowledge of Excel and word

Desired Qualifications

  • NEBOSH Diploma or Lvl 5 equivalent
  • Temp works
  • First Aid

Benefits we offer you:

  • Paid subsistence and accommodation when applicable
  • Referral Scheme

Regular offers through RSK Group (e.g. Tastecard, Gym discount, Holidays and Entertainment)

  • Annual profit discretionary bonus & performance-related bonus schemes
  • Monthly clothing allowance
  • 20 days pro rata annual leave, rising based on service length
  • 5%-6% employer contribution to pension scheme
  • Income Protection Policy, after a year with Headland
  • Health support scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (advice on finance, mental health etc)
  • Paid CIfA membership, CSCS card
  • Leadership and management training and workshops
  • Constant H&S training
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Extra annual leave purchase scheme

 

How to apply

You must have the right to work in the UK without restrictions. Proof of eligibility will be required prior to your commencement.

 

For informal queries please email steve.nicholson@headlandarchaeology.com. Applications to be submitted here https://headlandarchaeology.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/2536213?cid=1877&t=Safety-Health-Environment-And-Quality–SHEQ–Advisor. Postal applications will not be accepted.

 

Headland is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

COVID19:  We have wide-ranging COVID-19 plans in place and are following all current official guidance on maintaining a safe working environment during COVID19. We are in constant communication with our clients to ensure all staff can continue to work and operate safely while travelling and working on site and/or in the offices. All inductions include a comprehensive COVID19 brief, and all projects have a daily H&S COVID19 update.

Project Officer

Salary: from £26,604.90 – £29,376.25 (L3) (depending on experience) + generous benefits package

Hours: Full time, 37.5h/week

Locations: Midlands & West (Hereford), South & East (Silsoe)

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date:  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and we may fill existing vacancies before the closing date, so you are advised to submit your application as early as possible.

 

Are you fascinated by the past and looking to further your career in commercial archaeology? Do you want to be part of big infrastructure schemes, and supervise interesting projects?

This is an excellent opportunity, if you are looking to expand your knowledge in managing commercial archaeology, improve your skills and be part of a team who delivers high quality archaeological work.

 

Why Should You Apply?

We are a privately owned archaeological business, part of the RSK Group, a leader in integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services. We provide heritage services to the development and construction sectors in UK and across the world. With four offices in England and one in Scotland, we offer our employees:

 

  • Unique knowledge and expertise. For more than 20 years, Headland has provided not only business-focused archaeology but also people-focused business. We are highly respected within our industry for our achievements in innovation, tailor-made development coaching and training, and our expertise in commercial archaeology.
  • Strong pioneering spirit. Our corporate culture is characterised by a healthy appetite for originality and development.
  • Stable company with excellent growth. Over the years, we have demonstrated steady, positive economic development and formed successful partnerships.
  • Good work environment. You will be surrounded by colleagues who are pleasant, professional, and enthusiastic about their work.
  • Opportunity to influence. You get to work in an open climate, close to decision makers and with the possibility of making a difference.
  • Part of RSK group. You will have further opportunities to become involved in nationally and internationally prominent projects with exciting prospects for career development. The group has c.6000 employees and c.105 environmentally lead companies.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Role

We are looking to recruit 2 experienced, dedicated, results-driven individuals, available to start immediately. You will have at least three years’ experience in British commercial archaeology, or relevant European commercial experience.

Your work will primarily involve conducting a range of archaeological investigations, evaluations/excavations and supervising plant, as well as office-based research, analysis, and reporting. As part of the fieldwork team you will get involved in several large and exciting projects across Scotland and the Northern Isles, and central, southern, and eastern England. We have interesting projects including waterlogged medieval and Roman urban excavations, IA/RB agricultural and industrial landscapes on linear schemes. Working away and travelling in new places is a normal part of this role.

Our most recent works, which include well preserved IA/RB and Saxon landscapes; medieval and Post-medieval industrial sites in eastern England; prehistoric landscapes on the southern chalklands; and industrial archaeology in Birmingham illustrate the wide range of projects we have been commissioned to deliver.

In Headland we are proud of our people. We will support you to meet your goals and train you in specific archaeological and other skills to feel confident and succeed in your role.

 

You must have the following essential criteria:

  • Experience in running archaeological projects
  • Experience of the archaeological supervision of plant
  • A demonstrable portfolio of reports
  • Ability to work under pressure and use your own initiative
  • Ability to carry out prolonged manual work in an outdoor environment in all weather
  • Good organisational skills
  • Experience in managing small to medium sized teams
  • Embrace inclusion and diversity as a leader
  • Willingness to develop your people skills and attend mental health awareness course
  • Up to date CSCS card (Academically Qualified Person or Professionally Qualified Person) or you must acquire one
  • Driving licence and willingness to drive company vehicles in UK
  • Substantial knowledge of MS Office & English language
  • Willingness to work away from home

 

A Degree in Archaeology, or in a relevant subject, experience in other specialist areas and surveying/GPS experience are desirable criteria for the role. A SSSTS card, First Aid training and CIfA membership is a plus.

 

Benefits we offer you:

  • Paid accommodation and subsistence when applicable
  • Paid travel time when applicable
  • Regular offers through RSK Group (e.g. Tastecard, Gym discount, Holidays and Entertainment)
  • Time off in lieu or you will be paid for time worked above standard hours
  • Annual profit discretionary bonus & performance-related bonus schemes
  • Monthly clothing allowance
  • 28 days annual leave, rising based on service length
  • 5%-6% employer contribution to pension scheme
  • Income Protection Policy, after a year with Headland
  • Health support scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (advice on finance, mental health etc)
  • Paid CIfA membership, CSCS card
  • Paid SSSTS card where is required
  • Leadership and management training and workshops
  • Constant H&S training
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Extra annual leave purchase scheme
  • Referral Scheme

 

How to apply

You must have the right to work in the UK without restrictions. Proof of eligibility will be required prior to your commencement.

 

Send CV and covering letter to jobs@headlandarchaeology.com quoting PO0422PERM. Postal applications will not be accepted.

 

Headland is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

COVID19:  We have wide-ranging COVID-19 plans in place and are following all current official guidance on maintaining a safe working environment during COVID19. We are in constant communication with our clients to ensure all staff can continue to work and operate safely while travelling and working on site and/or in the offices. All inductions include a comprehensive COVID19 brief, and all projects have a daily H&S COVID19 update.

Archaeological Iron Age/Roman pottery specialist

Salary: from £26,605–£29,376 (depending on experience and level of expertise) + generous benefits package

Hours: Full time, 37.5h/week (with opportunities for flexible working)

Locations: one of our regional offices in Edinburgh, Cleckheaton (Leeds), Silsoe or Hereford of the appointee’s choosing (with options for some homeworking)

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date:  5pm on 4th July 2022

Headland Archaeology is offering an excellent opportunity for a conscientious and enthusiastic person to join our Finds Team.  

Why should you apply?
We are a privately owned archaeological business, part of the RSK Group, a leader in integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services. We provide heritage services to the development and construction sectors in UK and across the world. With four offices in England and one in Scotland, we offer our employees:

  • Unique knowledge and expertise.For more than 20 years, Headland has provided not only business-focused archaeology but also people-focused business. We are highly respected within our industry for our achievements in innovation, tailor-made development coaching and training, and our expertise in commercial archaeology.
  • Strong pioneering spirit.Our corporate culture is characterised by a healthy appetite for originality and development.
  • Stable company with excellent growth.Over the years, we have demonstrated steady, positive economic development and formed successful partnerships.
  • Good work environment.You will be surrounded by colleagues who are pleasant, professional, and enthusiastic about their work.
  • Opportunity to influence.You get to work in an open climate, close to decision makers and with the possibility of making a difference.
  • Part of RSK group.You will have further opportunities to become involved in nationally and internationally prominent projects with exciting prospects for career development. The group has c.8000 employees and c.120 environmentally led companies.

Our most recent works; which include well preserved Iron Age, Roman and Saxon landscapes, medieval and post-medieval industrial sites in eastern England, prehistoric landscapes on the southern chalklands, industrial archaeology in Birmingham; illustrate the wide range of projects we have been commissioned to deliver.

In Headland we are proud of our people. We will support you to your meet your goals and train you in specific relevant skills to feel confident and succeed in your role.

The role
Due to an expanding workload at all offices Headland Archaeology is now seeking to recruit a self-motivated, enthusiastic archaeological pottery specialist with a passion for artefacts to join our in-house Finds Team. The main area of desired specialist interest is pottery from the Iron Age and Roman periods.

The successful candidate should have an undergraduate degree in archaeology or related discipline and/or relevant fieldwork experience. They should have knowledge of artefact studies and the techniques and interpretive skills needed to undertake artefact work and a demonstrable specialist knowledge in the relevant period of pottery studies. They should have a proven track record in producing pottery reports and they should have the ability to manage teams and budgets. Memberships of CIfA (at least at Associate level) and of any relevant specialist bodies would also be advantageous. They will be expected to develop their own knowledge and skills and keep abreast of specialist literature but encouragement and support will also be given to aid their development and broaden their skill and knowledge.

Key responsibilities will include

 

  • Providing an analytical and advisory service on all aspects of archaeological pottery for internal projects and external clients.
  • Providing expertise in particular aspects of pottery studies.
  • Co-ordinating finds work and liaising with other team members and external bodies and specialists.
  • Identifying and recording pottery and undertaking relevant research.
  • Writing and editing of specialist artefactual grey literature and publication reports.
  • Training/supervision of others and potentially line managing Finds Supervisors or Finds Assistants.

 

Essential skills

 

  • Good general working knowledge of the archaeology (all periods, materials and techniques) of the British Isles
  • Detailed understanding of Iron Age/Roman pottery studies
  • Detailed understanding of Iron Age/Roman general archaeology, history and material culture
  • Knowledge of legislation, regulation and guidance relevant to archaeology including Health and Safety
  • Adherence to safe working practices, in particular to hazards associated with artefactual work
  • Good IT skills, including databases and MS Office
  • Good research skills and familiarity with sources of archaeological and artefact information throughout the British Isles
  • Understanding of techniques and equipment applicable to archaeological investigations and to artefactual studies
  • Ability to communicate and present artefactual and archaeological data and ideas effectively and appropriately and a clear concise writing style
  • Ability to manage time and other resources to meet objectives
  • Attention to detail and ability to accurately observe and record
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to schedule, co-ordinate and monitor tasks and other team members
  • Good interpersonal and coaching skills

 

Desired skills

 

  • Knowledge of issues surrounding finds first aid, conservation, packaging and long-term storage
  • Understanding of archiving procedures and standards for relevant part of the UK where post-holder is based
  • Full clean driving license (and a willingness to drive company vehicles)

Benefits we offer you:

  • Relocation package
  • Paid subsistence when working away
  • Paid travel time when applicable
  • Time off in lieu or you will be paid for time worked above standard hours
  • Annual profit discretionary bonus & performance-related bonus schemes
  • 28 days annual leave, rising based on service length
  • 5%-6% employer contribution to pension scheme
  • Income Protection Policy, after a year with Headland
  • Health support scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (advice on finance, mental health etc)
  • Paid CIfA membership, CSCS card
  • Leadership and management training and workshops
  • Constant H&S training
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Extra annual leave purchase scheme
  • Regular offers through RSK Group (e.g. Tastecard, Gym membership, Holidays and Entertainment)

Headland is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
COVID19:  We have wide-ranging COVID-19 plans in place and are following all current official guidance on maintaining a safe working environment during COVID19. We are in constant communication with our clients to ensure all staff can continue to work and operate safely while travelling and working on site and/or in the offices. All inductions include a comprehensive COVID19 brief, and all projects have a daily H&S COVID19 update.

How to apply

You must have the right to work in the UK without restrictions. Proof of eligibility will be required prior to your commencement.

Send covering letter and CV, including personal bibliography and/or example of specialist report and details of two references to Julie Franklin at jobs@headlandarchaeology.com quoting reference POTSP22

Postal applications will not be accepted. Details of references should include their name, relationship to the applicant, postal address, email address and phone number.

Informal inquiries concerning the role can be made to Julie Franklin, Finds Manager – julie.franklin@headlandarchaeology.com

Commercial Manager

Commercial Manager CMJ22

Salary £50,092 to £62,032 based upon a 37.5 hour week (depending on experience)

Hours: Full time, 37.5h/week

Location: one of our regional offices in Edinburgh, Manchester, Cleckheaton (Leeds), Silsoe or Hereford of the appointees choosing (with some opportunity for homeworking)

Contract Type: Permanent, subject to 6 month probation period

Closing Date:  17 July 2022.

 

A fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to transfer their skills into a new sector

Why should you apply?

We are a privately owned archaeological business, part of the RSK Group, a leader in integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services. We provide heritage consultancy and contracting services to the development and construction sectors in the UK. Our main clients are Tier Ones, engineering consultants, energy providers and property developers. We have four offices in England and one in Scotland.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

The Commercial Manager will be responsible for ensuring and developing a growing and profitable portfolio of clients for the company. You will therefore be responsible for:

 

  • Contract negotiation
  • Risk management
  • Assisting with the preparation and submission of tenders
  • Overview of the profitability and performance of a portfolio of large contracts and frameworks
  • Attending tender meetings and presentations
  • Bringing in new business
  • Representing the company at industry events
  • Developing and delivering commercial awareness training
  • Undertaking project reviews and sharing key learnings
  • Implementing, improving and developing systems/document control
  • Supporting a large team of Archaeological Project Managers
  • Providing commercial support to the Operations, Finance and Business Development teams
  • Collaborating with other RSK Group business units to drive growth

 Skills, Experience and Qualifications

The Commercial Manager will have the ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with Headland’s clients, suppliers, senior management and other teams. The successful candidate will ideally have the following skills, experience and qualifications:

  • Significant commercial experience in cost/contract management
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent knowledge of construction contracts such as: ICC, NEC, JCT
  • Exposure to major UK infrastructure projects
  • Ability to guide and mentor others
  • Ideally Degree Qualified in Quantity Surveying or similar qualification
  • Ideally hold an Accredited Chartered status RICS, CIOB, ICES (or working towards)
  • Driving licence

 

Headland offers a generous benefits package.

 

Visit our information page for more detail on working for Headland Archaeology

 

How to apply

You must have the right to work in the UK without restrictions. Proof of eligibility will be required prior to your commencement.

 

Send CV and a covering letter to Russel Coleman at jobs@headlandarchaeology.com quoting reference CMJ22. Postal applications will not be accepted.

 

Informal inquiries concerning the role can be made to Russel Coleman, Managing Director russel.coleman@headlandarchaeology.com

Headland is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

Your application must contain the names and contact details of at least two referees. Details of references should include their name, relationship to the applicant, postal address, email address and phone number. Unless by prior agreement, we will only contact referees after a provisional offer has been made and accepted.

 

Intermediate Quantity Surveyor

INTERMEDIATE QUANTITY SURVEYOR (QSInt22)

Salary £40,739 to £55,842 based upon a 37.5 hour week (depending on experience)

Hours: Full time, 37.5h/week

Location: one of our regional offices in Edinburgh, Manchester, Cleckheaton (Leeds), Silsoe or Hereford of the appointees choosing (with some opportunity for homeworking)

Contract Type: Permanent, subject to 6 month probation period

Closing Date:  5pm on 10th July 2022.

A fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to transfer their skills into new sector

Why should you apply?

We are a privately owned archaeological business, part of the RSK Group, a leader in integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services. We provide heritage services to the development and construction sectors in UK and across the world. With four offices in England and one in Scotland.

 

The Commercial Operations Section
As a newly formed part of the organisation the section oversees all the company’s commercial activities. In the last two years it has grown and currently draws on the input of four QS’s. The new role is a great opportunity for the right individual to help grow the section and assist the company in delivering a market leading service to its clients.

 

Duties and responsibilities

  • Sub contract appointments and associated paperwork;
  • Produce project programmes and resource mapping;
  • Mitigate commercial risks on any contracts;
  • Track changes to projects, manage budget and cost;
  • Produce AFPs, early warnings and compensation events;
  • Supervision of staff brought in to assist with commercial activities
  • Assist project team(s) with progress reporting.
  • Manage subcontractors accounts and agreements.
  • Help develop a concordance of activity/item costs;
  • Contract reviews
  • Initiate and deliver risk reduction and other meetings.

Knowledge/experience Qualifications/experience (desirable)

  • 5 years practical QS/commercial experience, ideally with a main contractor;
  • Degree in Quantity Surveying/estimating etc.. Membership of RICS, ICES or CIOB
  • Production of project programmes
  • Knowledge of a wide range of contract types including NEC;
  • Estimating/quantity surveying on construction sites;
  • Producing and reporting on project finances/Ability to extract and analyse data;
  • Good numerical and IT skills (MSOffice, programming and finance systems)
  • Driving licence

 

Visit our information page for more detail on working for Headland Archaeology

 

How to apply

You must have the right to work in the UK without restrictions. Proof of eligibility will be required prior to your commencement.

 

Send CV and a covering letter to Andy Boucher at jobs@headlandarchaeology.com quoting reference QSInt22. Postal applications will not be accepted..

 

Informal inquiries concerning the role can be made to Andy Boucher Director of Commercial Operations andy.boucher@headlandarchaeology.com

 

Headland is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

Your application must contain the names and contact details of at least two referees. Details of references should include their name, relationship to the applicant, postal address, email address and phone number. Unless by prior agreement, we will only contact referees after a provisional offer has been made and accepted.

Sales Administrator

Sales Administrator CAJ22

Salary £23,279 to £26,006 based upon a 37.5 hour week (depending on experience)

Hours: Full time, 37.5h/week

Location: one of our regional offices in Edinburgh, Manchester, Cleckheaton (Leeds), Silsoe or Hereford of the appointees choosing (with some opportunity for homeworking)

Contract Type: Permanent, subject to 6 month probation period

Closing Date:  5pm on 17th July 2022.

 

A fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to transfer their skills into a new sector

Why should you apply?

We are a privately owned archaeological business, part of the RSK Group, a leader in integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services. We provide heritage consultancy and contracting services to the development and construction sectors in the UK. Our main clients are Tier Ones, engineering consultants, energy providers and property developers. We have four offices in England and one in Scotland.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

The Sales Administrator will be responsible for assisting with the smooth operation of the Sales Department and undertaking analysis of sales. You will therefore be responsible to Head of sales for:

  • Working alongside and supporting our tendering managers to prepare tenders.
  • Developing in-depth knowledge of company services.
  • Maintaining company information on client procurement portals.
  • Maintaining and checking sales records.
  • Enter and maintain records of all clients including additional marketing information as required and available.
  • To assist with the production of weekly, monthly, and other ad hoc reports required by the business unit management in accordance with the time scales required for these reports.
  • Undertake analysis of sales to identify trends and potential to improve sales strategy.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

The Sales Administrator will have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team so will need to develop and maintain effective relationships with Headland’s teams. The successful candidate will ideally have the following skills, experience and qualifications:

 

 

  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent IT skills including proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent numerical skills.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Good organisational and time management skills.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.

Knowledge of CRM systems is desirable, but not essential.

Headland offers a generous benefits package.

 

Visit our information page for more detail on working for Headland Archaeology

 

How to apply

You must have the right to work in the UK without restrictions. Proof of eligibility will be required prior to your commencement.

 

Send CV and a covering letter to Eddie Bailey at jobs@headlandarchaeology.com quoting reference SAJ22. Postal applications will not be accepted.

 

Informal inquiries concerning the role can be made to Eddie Bailey, Sales Manager ed.bailey@headlandarchaeology.com

Headland is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

Your application must contain the names and contact details of at least two referees. Details of references should include their name, relationship to the applicant, postal address, email address and phone number. Unless by prior agreement, we will only contact referees after a provisional offer has been made and accepted.

Junior Quantity Surveyor

JUNIOR QUANTITY SURVEYOR (QSJ22)

Salary £26,604 to £38,466 based upon a 37.5 hour week (depending on experience)

Hours: Full time, 37.5h/week

Location: one of our regional offices in Edinburgh, Manchester, Cleckheaton (Leeds), Silsoe or Hereford of the appointees choosing (with some opportunity for homeworking)

Contract Type: Permanent, subject to 6 month probation period

Closing Date:  5pm on 17th July 2022.

A fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to transfer their skills into new sector

Why should you apply?

We are a privately owned archaeological business, part of the RSK Group, a leader in integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services. We provide heritage services to the development and construction sectors in UK and across the world. With four offices in England and one in Scotland.

 

The Commercial Operations Section
As a newly formed part of the organisation the section oversees all the company’s commercial activities. In the last two years it has grown and currently draws on the input of four QS’s. The new role is a great opportunity for the right individual to help grow the section and assist the company in delivering a market leading service to its clients.

 

Duties and responsibilities

  • Track changes to projects and adjust budget and cost information;
  • Produce early warnings and compensation events;
  • Produce programmes for tenders and projects;
  • Assemble and raise applications for payment;
  • Liaise with finance department;
  • Negotiate and produce final accounts;
  • Train managers in commercial skills;
  • Develop a concordance of activity/item costs;
  • Contract reviews;
  • Manage supply chain finances and agreements;
  • Deliver project risk reduction meetings.

 

Skills, Experience and Qualifications (desirable)

  • 2 years practical QS/commercial experience, ideally with a main contractor;
  • BSc or MSc in Quantity Surveying/estimating or equivalent
  • NEC3/NEC4 contracts;
  • Estimating/quantity surveying on construction sites;
  • Good numerical and IT skills (Excel, teams, word and finance systems)
  • Able to extract and analyse data;
  • A “can do” attitude, embracing team working.
  • Driving licence

 

Visit our information page for more detail on working for Headland Archaeology

 

How to apply

You must have the right to work in the UK without restrictions. Proof of eligibility will be required prior to your commencement.

 

Send CV and a covering letter to Andy Boucher at jobs@headlandarchaeology.com quoting reference QSJ22. Postal applications will not be accepted..

 

Informal inquiries concerning the role can be made to Andy Boucher Director of Commercial Operations andy.boucher@headlandarchaeology.com

 

Headland is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

Your application must contain the names and contact details of at least two referees. Details of references should include their name, relationship to the applicant, postal address, email address and phone number. Unless by prior agreement, we will only contact referees after a provisional offer has been made and accepted.

Project Manager (Geophysical Survey)

PROJECT MANAGER (GEOPHYSICAL SURVEY)

Salary £33,921.25- £48,175.10 depending on experience

Hours: Full time, 37.5h/week

Locations Preferably Yorkshire & North (Cleckheaton) but being based in other regional offices may be possible

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date:  5pm on 31st August 2022.

 

Why Should You Apply?

We are a privately owned archaeological business, part of the RSK Group, a leader in integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services. We provide heritage services to the development and construction sectors in UK and across the world. With four offices in England and one in Scotland, we offer our employees:

  • Unique knowledge and expertise. For more than 20 years, Headland has provided not only business-focused archaeology but also people-focused business. We are highly respected within our industry for our achievements in innovation, tailor-made development coaching and training, and our expertise in commercial archaeology.
  • Strong pioneering spirit. Our corporate culture is characterised by a healthy appetite for originality and development.
  • Stable company with excellent growth. Over the years, we have demonstrated steady, positive economic development and formed successful partnerships.
  • Good work environment. You will be surrounded by colleagues who are pleasant, professional, and enthusiastic about their work.
  • Opportunity to influence. You get to work in an open climate, close to decision makers and with the possibility of making a difference.
  • Part of RSK group. You will have further opportunities to become involved in nationally and internationally prominent projects with exciting prospects for career development. The group has c.6000 employees and c.105 environmentally lead companies.

 

The Role

We are looking for candidates who are self driven with a positive outlook and good understanding of Archaeological Geophysics and British Archaeology. You will have experience of managing commercial geophysical and/or field archaeology projects in Britain, will be able to sell our services to new clients and help develop existing commercial relationships. You will be a good team worker who can promote new ideas and new ways of working, and motivate your teams to deliver projects to programme and to budget.

The position will involve preparation of tenders and the running of both field and office-based projects. You will be expected to use your archaeological and geophysical experience to advise clients and to support colleagues as projects progress.

As a commercial company there is plenty of scope to utilise existing skills, discover new ones and develop your strengths. You will encounter numerous opportunities for personal development and promotion. With a proactive post-excavation department we are producing a growing number of monographs and other peer reviewed publications every year; our dedicated training team (CIfA accredited) will help support your projects and RSK provides a wealth of opportunity to broaden the range and nature of the experience enjoyed by our staff.

You must have the following essential criteria:

  • A desire to lead, develop and learn
  • Detailed experience and understanding of UK commercial archaeological geophysics and planning legislation
  • An understanding of the theoretical background underpinning the commonest archaeological geophysical techniques
  • Knowledge of the principles of operation of the most frequently used geophysical survey equipment
  • Experience in the commercial management of archaeological geophysical projects
  • Full clean UK driving licence and willingness to drive company vehicles
  • Willingness to travel and be responsible for managing projects across the UK
  • Degree level education or higher in a relevant subject
  • A demonstrable portfolio of reports
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Experience in the production of tenders and PQQs
  • Experience/understanding of project finances and reporting
  • Use of Microsoft Office packages
  • Ability to use own initiative to achieve targets

A current CSCS card, a publication track-record and CIfA membership are desirable criteria. Experience in change management is a plus.

Benefits we offer you:

  • Leadership and management training and workshops
  • SMSTS training where required
  • Constant H&S training
  • 33 days annual leave, rising based on service length
  • Extra annual leave purchase scheme
  • 5%-6% employer contribution to pension scheme
  • Annual profit discretionary bonus & performance-related bonus schemes
  • Income Protection Policy, after a year with Headland
  • Employee Assistance Programme (advice on finance, mental health etc)
  • Paid CIfA membership, CSCS card
  • Relocation package
  • Monthly clothing allowance
  • Health support scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Finder’s fee for new employees you introduce to us
  • Regular offers through RSK Group (e.g. Tastecard, Gym discount,  Holidays and Entertainment)

 

Your contractual place of work will be one of the locations listed above and you will be expected to report there in person when required for inductions/training/meetings/briefings etc.

 

How to apply

You must have the right to work in the UK without restrictions. Proof of eligibility will be required prior to your commencement.

Send CV and covering letter to jobs@headlandarchaeology.com quoting reference PMGEO21 Postal applications will not be accepted. Informal inquiries concerning the role can be made to Alistair Webb (Alistair.webb@headlandarchaeology.com). Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and we may fill existing vacancies before the closing date, so you are advised to submit your application as early as possible.

If you do not meet all the essential criteria we may still consider you for this position but please could you let us know your willingness to be considered for a Senior Archaeologist role, working towards this position.

Headland is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Senior Archaeologist (Geophysics)

SENIOR ARCHAEOLOGIST (GEOPHYSICS)

Salary £30,484.78 – £32,480.15 depending on experience

Hours: Full time, 37.5h/week

Locations Preferably Yorkshire & North (Cleckheaton) but working from other Headland offices may be possible

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date:  5pm on August 31st  2022.

 

Why Should You Apply?

We are a privately owned archaeological business, part of the RSK Group, a leader in integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services. We provide heritage services to the development and construction sectors in UK and across the world. With four offices in England and one in Scotland, we offer our employees:

  • Unique knowledge and expertise. For more than 20 years, Headland has provided not only business-focused archaeology but also people-focused business. We are highly respected within our industry for our achievements in innovation, tailor-made development coaching and training, and our expertise in commercial archaeology.
  • Strong pioneering spirit. Our corporate culture is characterised by a healthy appetite for originality and development.
  • Stable company with excellent growth. Over the years, we have demonstrated steady, positive economic development and formed successful partnerships.
  • Good work environment. You will be surrounded by colleagues who are pleasant, professional, and enthusiastic about their work.
  • Opportunity to influence. You get to work in an open climate, close to decision makers and with the possibility of making a difference.
  • Part of RSK group. You will have further opportunities to become involved in nationally and internationally prominent projects with exciting prospects for career development. The group has c.6000 employees and c.105 environmentally lead companies.

 

The Role

We are looking for candidates who are self driven with a positive outlook and good understanding of archaeological geophysics and British archaeology. You will be very experienced in running geophysical surveys and capable of overseeing a number of projects in the field and in the processing and reporting phases  at the same time. You will be a good team worker who can promote new ideas and new ways of working, and motivate your teams to deliver projects to programme and to budget.

The position will involve the day to day management of survey teams on both small and large-scale projects and providing input to the project management team in  the preparation of tenders and the running of office-based projects. You will be expected to use your  experience to advise clients and to support colleagues as projects progress.

As a commercial company there is plenty of scope to utilise existing skills, discover new ones and develop your strengths. You will encounter numerous opportunities for personal development and promotion  and RSK provides a wealth of opportunity to broaden the range and nature of the experience enjoyed by our staff.

You must have the following essential criteria:

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in British commercial archaeological geophysics
  • A desire to lead, develop and learn
  • A thorough understanding of the theoretical background underpinning the commonest archaeological geophysical techniques
  • A sound knowledge of the principles of operation of the most frequently used geophysical survey equipment
  • Experience of sole responsibility for geophysical survey projects of significant scale including survey logistics, data quality control, post-processing and reporting.
  • An ability to support managers in their duties and assist with overseeing projects, producing paperwork and providing input to tenders
  • Experience and understanding of all current UK guidance and standards for geophysical survey
  • An understanding of UK commercial archaeology, planning legislation and the role of geophysics in the planning process
  • A full clean UK driving licence and willingness to drive company vehicles
  • A willingness to travel, work on projects across the UK and when required stay on site and/or occasionally work weekends on geographically distant projects
  • Degree level education or higher in a relevant subject
  • A demonstrable portfolio of reports
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Experience in the use of TerraSurveyor and/or other commercially available survey processing and graphics packages
  • Ability to use own initiative to achieve targets
  • Valid CSCS card

A publication track-record, SSSTS/SMSTS and CIfA membership are desirable criteria.

Benefits we offer you:

  • Leadership and management training and workshops
  • SMSTS training where required
  • Constant H&S training
  • 28 days annual leave, rising based on service length
  • Extra annual leave purchase scheme
  • 5%-6% employer contribution to pension scheme
  • Annual profit discretionary bonus & performance-related bonus schemes
  • Income Protection Policy, after a year with Headland
  • Employee Assistance Programme (advice on finance, mental health etc)
  • Paid CIfA membership, CSCS card
  • Relocation package
  • Monthly clothing allowance
  • Health support scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Referral Scheme
  • Regular offers through RSK Group (e.g. Tastecard, Gym discount , Holidays and Entertainment)

 

 

 

How to apply

You must have the right to work in the UK without restrictions. Proof of eligibility will be required prior to your commencement.

Send CV and covering letter to jobs@headlandarchaeology.com quoting SARCHG21 Postal applications will not be accepted. Informal inquiries concerning the role can be made to Alistair Webb (alistair.webb@headlandarchaeology.com). Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and we may fill existing vacancies before the closing date, so you are advised to submit your application as early as possible.

 

Headland is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Project Officer (Geophysics)

PROJECT OFFICER (GEOPHYSICS)

Salary: from £26,604.90 – £29,376.25 (L3) (depending on experience) + generous benefits package

Hours: Full time, 37.5h/week

Locations: Preferably Yorkshire & North (Cleckheaton) although working from other regional offices may be possible

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date:  5pm on 31st August 2022.

 

Are you fascinated by the past and looking to further your career in commercial archaeology and geophysics? Do you want to be part of big infrastructure schemes, and supervise interesting projects?

This is an excellent opportunity, if you are looking to expand your knowledge in commercial archaeology and geophysics, improve your skills and be part of a team who delivers high quality work.

 

 

Why Should You Apply?

We are a privately owned archaeological business, part of the RSK Group, a leader in integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services. We provide heritage services to the development and construction sectors in UK and across the world. With four offices in England and one in Scotland, we offer our employees:

 

  • Unique knowledge and expertise. For more than 20 years, Headland has provided not only business-focused archaeology but also people-focused business. We are highly respected within our industry for our achievements in innovation, tailor-made development coaching and training, and our expertise in commercial archaeology.
  • Strong pioneering spirit. Our corporate culture is characterised by a healthy appetite for originality and development.
  • Stable company with excellent growth. Over the years, we have demonstrated steady, positive economic development and formed successful partnerships.
  • Good work environment. You will be surrounded by colleagues who are pleasant, professional, and enthusiastic about their work.
  • Opportunity to influence. You get to work in an open climate, close to decision makers and with the possibility of making a difference.
  • Part of RSK group. You will have further opportunities to become involved in nationally and internationally prominent projects with exciting prospects for career development. The group has c.6000 employees and c.105 environmentally lead companies.

 

 

The Role

We are looking for candidates who are self driven with a positive outlook and good understanding of archaeological geophysics and British archaeology. You will have at least 12 months experience of supervising geophysical surveys in charge of co-ordinating multiple survey teams on a broad range of survey projects.  You will be a good team worker who can promote new ideas and new ways of working, and motivate your teams to deliver projects to programme.

The role will involve the day to day organisation and supervision of survey teams on both small and large-scale projects (with responsibility to the Senior Geophysicist and/or Project Manager) as well as the routine quality checking of data, data processing and reporting.

As a commercial company there is plenty of scope to utilise existing skills, discover new ones and develop your strengths. You will encounter numerous opportunities for personal development and promotion  and RSK provides a wealth of opportunity to broaden the range and nature of the experience enjoyed by our staff.

In Headland we are proud of our people. We will support you to meet your goals and train you in specific archaeological and other skills to feel confident and succeed in your role.

 

You must have the following essential criteria:

  • Minimum 12 months supervisory experience on a broad range of surveys
  • A broad understanding of the theoretical background underpinning the commonest archaeological geophysical techniques
  • Familiarity with all aspects of data quality control and processing to report standard
  • Competent report writing skills and the ability to co-ordinate report production
  • Good organisational skills with experience of managing multiple teams
  • Ability to work under pressure using your own initiative to achieve project goals
  • Ability to carry out prolonged manual work in an outdoor environment in all weather
  • Embrace inclusion and diversity as a leader
  • Willingness to develop your people skills and undertake mental health awareness course
  • Up to date CSCS card (Academically Qualified Person or Professionally Qualified Person)
  • Full UK driving licence and willingness to drive company vehicles in UK
  • Willingness to travel, work on projects across the UK and when required stay on site and/or occasionally work weekends on geographically distant projects
  • Substantial knowledge of MS Office & English language

 

A Degree in Archaeology, or in a relevant subject, and experience in other specialist areas are desirable criteria for the role. A SSSTS card and First Aid training are desirable but training will be given if required. CIfA membership at Associate level is also desirable.

 

Benefits we offer you:

  • Paid accommodation and subsistence when applicable
  • Paid travel time when applicable
  • Regular offers through RSK Group (e.g. Tastecard, Gym discount, Holidays and Entertainment)
  • Time off in lieu or you will be paid for time worked above standard hours
  • Annual profit discretionary bonus & performance-related bonus schemes, subject to criteria
  • Monthly clothing allowance
  • 28 days annual leave, rising based on service length
  • 5%-6% employer contribution to pension scheme
  • Income Protection Policy, after a year with Headland
  • Health support scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (advice on finance, mental health etc)
  • Paid CIfA membership, CSCS card
  • Paid SSSTS card and First Aid training where it is required
  • Leadership and management training and workshops
  • Constant H&S training
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Extra annual leave purchase scheme
  • Referral Scheme

 

How to apply

You must have the right to work in the UK without restrictions. Proof of eligibility will be required prior to your commencement.

 

Send CV and covering letter to jobs@headlandarchaeology.com quoting PO0422PERM. Postal applications will not be accepted. Informal inquiries concerning the role can be made to the Project Manager, Sam Harrison (sam.harrison@headlandarchaeology.com). Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and we may fill existing vacancies before the closing date, so you are advised to submit your application as early as possible.

 

Headland is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Assistant Supervisors (Geophysics)

ASSISTANT SUPERVISORS – GEOPHYSICS (CONTRACTING)

 

Salary: £23,193.19 + generous benefits package

Hours: Full time, 37.5h/week

Locations: Yorkshire & North (Cleckheaton)

Contract Type: Permanent following successful completion of 3 months probationary period

Closing Date:  5pm on August 31st 2022.

 

Are you fascinated by the past and looking to further your career in commercial archaeology and geophysics? Do you want to be part of big infrastructure schemes, and supervise interesting projects?

 

This is an excellent opportunity, if you are looking to expand your knowledge in commercial archaeology and geophysics, improve your skills and be part of a team who delivers high quality work.

 

Why Should You Apply?

We are a privately owned archaeological business, part of the RSK Group, a leader in integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services. We provide heritage services to the development and construction sectors in UK and across the world. With four offices in England and one in Scotland, we offer our employees:

 

  • Unique knowledge and expertise. For more than 20 years, Headland has provided not only business-focused archaeology but also people-focused business. We are highly respected within our industry for our achievements in innovation, tailor-made development coaching and training, and our expertise in commercial archaeology.
  • Strong pioneering spirit. Our corporate culture is characterised by a healthy appetite for originality and development.
  • Stable company with excellent growth. Over the years, we have demonstrated steady, positive economic development and formed successful partnerships.
  • Good work environment. You will be surrounded by colleagues who are pleasant, professional, and enthusiastic about their work.
  • Opportunity to influence. You get to work in an open climate, close to decision makers and with the possibility of making a difference.
  • Part of RSK group. You will have further opportunities to become involved in nationally and internationally prominent projects with exciting prospects for career development. The group has c.6000 employees and c.105 environmentally lead companies.

 

The Role

We are looking to recruit, results-driven individuals, available to start immediately. This is an intermediary position to help develop future Project Supervisors (Level 2). You will buddy up with Supervisors and Project Officers to learn the job which includes undertaking a wide range of geophysical and other field-based surveys, as well as research, analysis, and reporting. As part of the geophysics and fieldwork team you will get involved in large and exciting projects across all parts of the United Kingdom. Working away and travelling to new places is a normal part of this role; therefore, willingness to travel around the UK is essential.

 

In Headland we are proud of our people. We will support you to your meet your goals and train you in specific archaeological and other skills to feel confident and succeed in your role.

 

You must have the following essential criteria:

 

  • Minimum of 3 months experience in commercial fieldwork
  • A general working knowledge of archaeological geophysics
  • Archaeology or other appropriate degree
  • Full clean driving licence and willingness to drive company vehicles in UK
  • Strong willingness to develop
  • Strong aptitude for archaeological fieldwork
  • Up to date CSCS card (Academically Qualified Person or Professionally Qualified Person)
  • Good organisational and communication skills
  • Embrace inclusion and diversity
  • Willingness to develop your people skills
  • Substantial knowledge of MS Office and English language

 

 

Benefits we offer you:

  • Paid subsistence and accommodation when applicable
  • Paid travel time when applicable
  • Referral Scheme
  • Regular offers through RSK Group (e.g. Tastecard, Gym membership discount, Holidays and Entertainment)
  • Time off in lieu or you will be paid for time worked above standard hours
  • Annual profit and performance related bonus schemes, subject to criteria
  • Monthly clothing allowance
  • 28 days annual leave, rising based on service length
  • 5%-6% employer contribution to pension scheme
  • Income Protection Policy, after a year with Headland
  • Health support scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (advice on finance, mental health etc)
  • Paid CIfA membership, CSCS card
  • Paid SSSTS card if required
  • Training and workshops
  • Constant H&S training
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Extra annual leave purchase scheme

 

 

 

 

How to apply

 

You must have the right to work in the UK without restrictions. Proof of eligibility will be required prior to your commencement.

 

Send CV and covering letter to jobs@headlandarchaeology.com quoting ASUP21. Postal applications will not be accepted. Informal inquiries concerning the role can be made to the Project Manager, Sam Harrison (sam.harrison@headlandarchaeology.com). Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and we may fill existing vacancies before the closing date, so you are advised to submit your application as early as possible.

 

Headland is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

Site Assistant (Geophysics)

SITE ASSISTANT (GEOPHYSICS)

Salary: from £22,170.75 – £23,139.38 (depending on experience) + generous benefits package

Hours: Full time, 37.5h/week

Locations: Based at Yorkshire & North office, Cleckheaton, although travel nationwide will be required

Contract Type: Permanent following successful 3 month probationary period

Closing Date:  5pm on 31st August 2022.

 

Are you fascinated by the past and looking for a career in commercial archaeology? Do you want to be at the forefront of the development of geophysical survey techniques in the commercial field?

 

Why Should You Apply?

We are a privately owned archaeological business, part of the RSK Group, a leader in integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services. We provide heritage services to the development and construction sectors in UK and across the world. With four offices in England and one in Scotland, we offer our employees:

  • Unique knowledge and expertise. For more than 20 years, Headland has provided not only business-focused archaeology but also people-focused business. We are highly respected within our industry for our achievements in innovation, tailor-made development coaching and training, and our expertise in commercial archaeology.
  • Strong pioneering spirit. Our corporate culture is characterised by a healthy appetite for originality and development.
  • Stable company with excellent growth. Over the years, we have demonstrated steady, positive economic development and formed successful partnerships.
  • Good work environment. You will be surrounded by colleagues who are pleasant, professional, and enthusiastic about their work.
  • Opportunity to influence. You get to work in an open climate, close to decision makers and with the possibility of making a difference.
  • Part of RSK group. You will have further opportunities to become involved in nationally and internationally prominent projects with exciting prospects for career development. The group has c.3500 employees and c.80 environmentally lead companies.

 

The Role

Headland are looking to recruit career-minded geophysical surveyors at Site Assistant level due to an unprecedented demand for our services. This is a great opportunity to join a progressive and growing company, with an excellent reputation for delivering high quality archaeological work, which is engaged with a constant stream of exciting archaeological projects.

To join our teams you will need to be prepared to work in all weathers, on various ground conditions, with a dynamic can-do attitude. We work nationwide so working away from the office will be the norm. Weekend working and/or staying away over weekends is likely.

In Headland we are proud of our people. We will support you to your meet your goals and train you in specific archaeological and other skills to feel confident and succeed in your role.

Key skills requirements

Applicants with relevant commercial field experience would be preferred. However, we will consider candidates with non-commercial experience who can demonstrate they have the right attitude and energy for the job.

The following criteria are essential:

  • Full UK driving licence and willingness to drive company vehicles
  • An ability to carry out prolonged manual work in an outdoor environment
  • Up to date CSCS card (ideally Academically Qualified Person or Professionally Qualified Person) or willingness to acquire one
  • Good organisational and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Substantial knowledge of MS Office and English language

 

A Degree in Archaeology, or in a relevant subject, experience of magnetometer survey, and membership of the CIfA are desirable criteria for the role.

Benefits we offer you:

  • Paid subsistence  when applciable
  • Paid travel time when applicable
  • Regular offers through RSK Group (e.g. Tastecard, Gym membership discount, Holidays and Entertainment)
  • Time off in lieu or you will be paid for time worked above standard hours
  • Annual profit and performance-related bonus schemes, subject to qualifying criteria
  • Monthly clothing allowance
  • 28 days annual leave, rising based on service length
  • 5%-6% employer contribution to pension scheme
  • Income Protection Policy, after a year with Headland
  • Health support scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (advice on finance, mental health etc)
  • Paid CIfA membership and CSCS card
  • Constant training in various areas e.g. Health & Safety, Technical Services etc.
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Extra annual leave purchase scheme

 

How to apply

You must have the right to work in the UK without restrictions. Proof of eligibility will be required prior to your commencement.

Send CV and covering letter to jobs@headlandarchaeology.com quoting reference SAG12. Postal applications will not be accepted. Informal inquiries concerning the role can be made to the Project Manager, Sam Harrison (sam.harrison@headlandarchaeology.com). Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and we may fill existing vacancies before the closing date, so you are advised to submit your application as early as possible.

 

Headland is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Graduate Archaeologists for Geophysical Survey Teams

GRADUATE ARCHAEOLOGISTS FOR GEOPHYSICAL SURVEY TEAMS

 

Salary: from £21,525 (rising to £22,170 once assessment passed) + generous benefits package

Hours: Full time, 37.5h/week

Locations: You will be based out of our geophysics hub in Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire but working on sites across the UK

Contract Type: 6 month fixed-term contract with a view to extension

Closing Date: August 31st 2022.

 

Are you fascinated by the past and looking for a career in commercial archaeology? Do you ever wonder how archaeological sites are located and identified in the first place? Do you want to be at the forefront of the development of geophysical survey techniques in the commercial field? Do you want to be part of a big team working on nationally important and interesting projects throughout the United Kingdom?

 

If so and you are a Graduate Archaeologist who has what it takes, keen to develop and expand your knowledge and skills in archaeology, we have an excellent training programme where you will be part of a team who delivers high quality geophysical surveys to a range of clients.

 

The traineeship scheme offers you structured mandatory and optional modules along with dedicated support from our L&D department.

 

Why Should You Apply?

We are a privately owned archaeological business, part of the RSK Group, a leader in integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services. We provide heritage services to the development and construction sectors in UK and across the world. With four offices in England and one in Scotland, we offer our employees:

 

  • Unique knowledge and expertise. For more than 20 years, Headland has provided not only business-focused archaeology but also people-focused business. We are highly respected within our industry for our achievements in innovation, tailor-made development coaching and training, and our expertise in commercial archaeology.
  • Strong pioneering spirit. Our corporate culture is characterised by a healthy appetite for originality and development.
  • Stable company with excellent growth. Over the years, we have demonstrated steady, positive economic development and formed successful partnerships.
  • Good work environment. You will be surrounded by colleagues who are pleasant, professional, and enthusiastic about their work.
  • Opportunity to influence. You get to work in an open climate, close to decision makers and with the possibility of making a difference.
  • Part of RSK group. You will have further opportunities to become involved in nationally and internationally prominent projects with exciting prospects for career development. The group has c.6000 employees and c.105 environmentally lead companies.

 

The Role

We are looking to recruit up to 6 Graduate Archaeologists, committed, results-driven individuals, available to start our geophysical survey training programme immediately. You will be based in our offices in Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire.

 

The posts are predominantly field-based and will involve the survey of sites, using a range of geophysical techniques but primarily magnetometry, of all sizes across the United Kingdom. You will benefit from using the extensive resources available through our training scheme alongside support from other staff to help develop your early career.

 

The nature of the surveys varies from small scale projects which may be completed in a day or two to major infrastructure projects which may take several weeks.  Virtually all the surveys will involve working away from your office base in West Yorkshire and travelling to new places is a normal part of this role. Weekend working may occasionally be required.

 

In Headland we are proud of our people. We will support you to your meet your goals and throughout the training programme.

 

Skills and Qualities:

 

  • A Degree in Archaeology, or in a relevant subject
  • Valid CSCS card
  • Willing to work outdoors in all weather
  • Willing to work away from home
  • A “Can do” attitude and willingness to learn
  • Good organisational & communication skills
  • High level of use of English language

 

Desirable Criteria

  • Membership of the CIfA
  • Full UK driving license and willingness to drive company vehicles
  • Knowledge of MS Office

 

Benefits we offer you:

  • Accommodation & subsistence when working away from your office base
  • Expenses
  • Paid travel time when applicable
  • Referral Scheme
  • Regular offers through RSK Group (e.g. Tastecard, Gym membership, Holidays and Entertainment)
  • Time off in lieu or you will be paid for time worked above standard hours
  • Monthly clothing allowance
  • 28 days annual leave, rising based on service length
  • Up to 6% employer contribution to pension scheme
  • Income Protection Policy, after a year with Headland
  • Health support scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (advice on finance, mental health etc)
  • Paid CIfA membership and CSCS card (we will pay for cost of successful test and card on production of a receipt)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Extra annual leave purchase scheme

 

How to apply

 

You must have the right to work in the UK without restrictions. Proof of eligibility will be required prior to your commencement.

 

Send CV and covering letter to jobs@headlandarchaeology.com quoting reference GRAD22. Postal applications will not be accepted. For queries regarding the role, and the trainee programme, email Project Manager, Sam Harrison (sam.harrison@headlandarchaeology.com). Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and we may fill existing vacancies before the closing date, so you are advised to submit your application as early as possible.

 

Headland is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

Project Supervisors (Contracting)

PROJECT SUPERVISORS (CONTRACTING)     

Salary: from £23,279.29 – £26,006.30 (depending on experience) + generous benefits package

Hours: Full time, 37.5h/week

Locations: Hereford, Silsoe, Cleckheaton, Edinburgh

Contract Type: Permanent (subject to probationary period)

Closing Date:  29th July 2022. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and we may fill existing vacancies before the closing date, so you are advised to submit your application as early as possible.

 

Are you fascinated by the past and looking to further your career in commercial archaeology? Do you want to be part of big infrastructure schemes, and supervise interesting projects?

 

This is an excellent opportunity, if you are looking to expand your knowledge in managing commercial archaeology, improve your skills and be part of a team who delivers high quality archaeological work.

 

Why Should You Apply?

We are a privately owned archaeological business, part of the RSK Group, a leader in integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services. We provide heritage services to the development and construction sectors in UK and across the world. With four offices in England and one in Scotland, we offer our employees:

 

  • Unique knowledge and expertise. For more than 20 years, Headland has provided not only business-focused archaeology but also people-focused business. We are highly respected within our industry for our achievements in innovation, tailor-made development coaching and training, and our expertise in commercial archaeology.
  • Strong pioneering spirit. Our corporate culture is characterised by a healthy appetite for originality and development.
  • Stable company with excellent growth. Over the years, we have demonstrated steady, positive economic development and formed successful partnerships.
  • Good work environment. You will be surrounded by colleagues who are pleasant, professional, and enthusiastic about their work.
  • Opportunity to influence. You get to work in an open climate, close to decision makers and with the possibility of making a difference.
  • Part of RSK group. You will have further opportunities to become involved in nationally and internationally prominent projects with exciting prospects for career development. The group has c.6000 employees and c.105 environmentally lead companies.

 

The Role

We are looking to recruit experienced, dedicated, results-driven individuals prepared to be based out of one of our offices. Ideally you would have reasonable experience in British commercial archaeology, or relevant European commercial experience.

 

You work will primarily involve working on a range of archaeological investigations, evaluations/excavations and supervising plant, as well as office-based research, analysis, and reporting. Working away and travelling to new places are a normal part of this role.

 

General

 

As part of the project team supervisors will lead small teams of field archaeologists in excavating sites under the guidance of a Project Officer. Supervisors will be responsible for their teams’ progress, supporting their learning and development and quality checking outputs. Supervisors will also be required to work with the wider project team to achieve the aims of the archaeological works and ensure a safe working environment, as well as running small scale projects.

 

In Headland we are proud of our people. We will support you to your meet your goals and train you in specific archaeological and other skills to feel confident and succeed in your role.

 

You must have the following essential criteria:

  • Demonstrable practical experience in commercial archaeology (as a guide at least 12 months expected)
  • Experience of watching briefs and/or leading small teams
  • Full clean Driving licence and willingness to drive company vehicles in UK
  • Archaeological field work experience preferably on sites of various periods and types
  • Ability to carry out prolonged manual work in an outdoor environment in all weather
  • Up to date CSCS card (Academically Qualified Person or Professionally Qualified Person) or you must acquire one
  • Good organisational & communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and use your own initiative
  • Embrace inclusion and diversity as a leader
  • Willingness to develop your people skills and attend mental health awareness course
  • Working knowledge of MS Office
  • Competent in reading, writing and speaking the English language

 

Desirable criteria:

 

A Degree in Archaeology, or in a relevant subject, experience of the archaeological supervision of plant, report writing experience and surveying/GPS experience. It is a plus if you have managed small or medium teams and have experience and understanding of British commercial archaeology, and a SSSTS card and CIfA membership.

 

Benefits we offer you:

  • Accommodation provided for away work
  • Cover transport: from the office to site, to and from your away accommodation and between sites.
  • Subsistence is paid during the week where eligible.
  • Regular offers through RSK Group (e.g. Tastecard, Gym discount, Holidays and Entertainment)
  • Time off in lieu or you will be paid for time worked above standard hours
  • Discretionary performance related bonus
  • Discretionary annual profit and retention bonus (Terms and conditions apply)
  • Monthly clothing allowance
  • 28 days annual leave pro rata, rising based on service length (including public holidays)
  • 5%-6% employer contribution to pension scheme
  • Income Protection Policy, after a year with Headland
  • Health support scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (advice on finance, mental health etc)
  • Paid CIfA membership, CSCS card
  • Paid SSSTS card where it is required
  • Leadership and management training and workshops
  • Constant H&S training
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Extra annual leave purchase scheme

 

How to apply

You must have the right to work in the UK without restrictions. Proof of eligibility will be required prior to your commencement.

 

Send CV and covering letter to jobs@headlandarchaeology.com quoting SUP0722. Postal applications will not be accepted.

 

For queries regarding the role please email the Fieldwork Delivery Manager, Luke Craddock-Bennett – luke.craddock-bennett@headlandarchaeology.com

 

Headland is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Project Supervisors (Contracting)

PROJECT SUPERVISORS (CONTRACTING)     

 

Salary: from £23,279.29 – £26,006.30 (depending on experience) + generous benefits package

Hours: Full time, 37.5h/week

Locations: Site based temporary contracts

Contract Type: 6 months with possibility of extension.

Closing Date:  29th July 2022. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and we may fill existing vacancies before the closing date, so you are advised to submit your application as early as possible.

 

Are you fascinated by the past and looking to further your career in commercial archaeology? Do you want to be part of big infrastructure schemes, and supervise interesting projects?

 

This is an excellent opportunity, if you are looking to expand your knowledge in managing commercial archaeology, improve your skills and be part of a team who delivers high quality archaeological work.

 

Why Should You Apply?

We are a privately owned archaeological business, part of the RSK Group, a leader in integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services. We provide heritage services to the development and construction sectors in UK and across the world. With four offices in England and one in Scotland, we offer our employees:

 

  • Unique knowledge and expertise. For more than 20 years, Headland has provided not only business-focused archaeology but also people-focused business. We are highly respected within our industry for our achievements in innovation, tailor-made development coaching and training, and our expertise in commercial archaeology.
  • Strong pioneering spirit. Our corporate culture is characterised by a healthy appetite for originality and development.
  • Stable company with excellent growth. Over the years, we have demonstrated steady, positive economic development and formed successful partnerships.
  • Good work environment. You will be surrounded by colleagues who are pleasant, professional, and enthusiastic about their work.
  • Opportunity to influence. You get to work in an open climate, close to decision makers and with the possibility of making a difference.
  • Part of RSK group. You will have further opportunities to become involved in nationally and internationally prominent projects with exciting prospects for career development. The group has c.6000 employees and c.105 environmentally lead companies.

 

The Role

We are looking to recruit experienced, dedicated, results-driven individuals. Ideally you would have reasonable experience in British commercial archaeology, or relevant European commercial experience.

 

You work will primarily involve working on a range of archaeological investigations, evaluations/excavations and supervising plant, as well as office-based research, analysis, and reporting. Working away and travelling to new places are a normal part of this role.

 

General

 

As part of the project team supervisors will lead small teams of field archaeologists in excavating sites under the guidance of a Project Officer. Supervisors will be responsible for their teams’ progress, supporting their learning and development and quality checking outputs. Supervisors will also be required to work with the wider project team to achieve the aims of the archaeological works and ensure a safe working environment.

 

In Headland we are proud of our people. We will support you to your meet your goals and train you in specific archaeological and other skills to feel confident and succeed in your role.

 

You must have the following essential criteria:

  • Demonstrable practical experience in commercial archaeology (as a guide at least 12 months expected)
  • Experience of watching briefs and/or leading small teams
  • Full clean Driving licence and willingness to drive company vehicles in UK
  • Archaeological field work experience preferably on sites of various periods and types
  • Ability to carry out prolonged manual work in an outdoor environment in all weather
  • Up to date CSCS card (Academically Qualified Person or Professionally Qualified Person) or you must acquire one
  • Good organisational & communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and use your own initiative
  • Embrace inclusion and diversity as a leader
  • Willingness to develop your people skills and attend mental health awareness course
  • Working knowledge of MS Office
  • Competent in reading, writing and speaking the English language

 

Desirable criteria:

 

A Degree in Archaeology, or in a relevant subject, experience of the archaeological supervision of plant, report writing experience and surveying/GPS experience. It is a plus if you have managed small or medium teams and have experience and understanding of British commercial archaeology, and a SSSTS card and CIfA membership.

 

Benefits we offer you:

  • Accommodation provided for project work
  • Cover transport from our site to your accommodation and between sites.
  • Subsistence is paid during the week where eligible.
  • Regular offers through RSK Group (e.g. Tastecard, Gym discount, Holidays and Entertainment)
  • Time off in lieu or you will be paid for time worked above standard hours
  • Discretionary performance related bonus
  • Discretionary annual profit and retention bonus (Terms and conditions apply)
  • Monthly clothing allowance
  • 28 days annual leave pro rata, rising based on service length (including public holidays)
  • 5%-6% employer contribution to pension scheme
  • Income Protection Policy, after a year with Headland
  • Health support scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (advice on finance, mental health etc)
  • Paid CIfA membership, CSCS card
  • Paid SSSTS card where it is required
  • Leadership and management training and workshops
  • Constant H&S training
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Extra annual leave purchase scheme

 

How to apply

You must have the right to work in the UK without restrictions. Proof of eligibility will be required prior to your commencement.

 

Send CV and covering letter to Send CV and covering letter to jobs@headlandarchaeology.com quoting SUP0622. Postal applications will not be accepted.

For queries regarding the role please email the Fieldwork Delivery Manager, Luke Craddock-Bennett – luke.craddock-bennett@headlandarchaeology.com

 

Headland is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.