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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.

Post-Excavation Assistant

Salary: from £22,170 – £23,139 (depending on experience) + generous benefits package

Hours: Full time, 37.5h/week – we are open to discussion on flexible working including part-time hours

Locations: Silsoe office

Contract Type: Permanent, subject to 6 month probation period

Closing Date:  5pm on 16th May 2022.

 

Headland Archaeology is offering an excellent opportunity for a conscientious and enthusiastic person to join our post-excavation 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.

 

The Role

We are looking to appoint a post-excavation assistant to support the preparation of artefactual and environmental remains for assessment, analysis and archive. Duties will include the processing of a wide variety of find types and the flotation and wet sieving of bulk, whole-earth environmental samples. Additionally, the appointee will provide logistical support for the transportation of archaeological materials, and undertake physical and digital archival duties. Good organisational skills and time keeping are essential characteristics, as are inter-personal skills as the appointee will take an active role in facilitating the interaction between field and post-excavation teams, as well as liaising with external clients.

 

You will work on projects and with colleagues from across the organisation, with a strong component of practical processing work alongside office-based work at our Silsoe office. Much of this work will be undertaken with supervision. Key responsibilities will include:

 

  • Processing of artefacts and ecofacts (e.g. animal bone, human remains)
  • Processing of environmental samples (including waterlogged samples)
  • Packaging, storage, transportation and handling of artefacts and ecofacts
  • Finds first aid
  • Maintenance of sample processing equipment and processing area
  • Preparation of site paperwork and toolkits
  • Site data entry (finds and environmental data)
  • Preparation and deposition of project archives (physical, documentary and digital etc)
  • Develop your own specialist knowledge and skills
  • Manage your time and other resources so that you can meet your objectives within the allocated budget
  • Undertake other Post-excavation tasks appropriate to your skills and knowledge

 

Applicants with a degree in archaeology, or in a relevant subject, and those with previous post-excavation experience are especially encouraged to apply. An appreciation of British commercial archaeology, and a SSSTS card and CIfA membership are also a plus.

 

You must have the following essential criteria:

  • Driving licence, or a commitment to obtain one, and willingness to drive company vehicles in UK
  • Ability to carry out prolonged manual work
  • Good organisational & communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and use your own initiative
  • Embrace inclusion and diversity
  • Willingness to develop your people skills and attend mental health awareness course
  • Substantial knowledge of MS Office & English language
  • Be passionate, motivated and excited about what you do!

 

Benefits we offer you:

  • Relocation package for accommodation and expenses
  • Paid subsistence
  • Paid travel time when applicable
  • 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
  • Discretionary annual profit 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
  • 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, covering letter and details of two references to Sara Machin at jobs@headlandarchaeology.com quoting reference PXA22. 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 Sara Machin, Senior Specialist and Post-Excavation co-ordinator– tel: 07503 425104.

 

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.

BAJR Grade 2-3

Post-Excavation Project Officer

Salary £26,604 to £29,376 based upon a 37.5 hour week (depending on experience)

Hours: Full time, 37.5h/week – we are open to discussion on flexible working including part-time hours

Location: one of our regional offices in Edinburgh, 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 16th May 2022.

 

Headland Archaeology is offering an excellent opportunity for a conscientious and enthusiastic person to join our Post-excavation 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.

 

The role

Due to an expanding workload we are looking to recruit up to two post-excavation project officers to join our post-excavation team. The position would be based in your choice of one of our regional offices, but the appointee would be working on a variety of exciting projects from across the UK, including major infrastructure projects. The role will be mainly office/home based, undertaking post-excavation work on a variety of new and backlog projects at all scales, pulling together specialist and fieldwork reports to produce high quality outputs (grey literature, journal and monograph publications, and other outputs).

The applicant should have experience of post-excavation reporting, preferably with relevant publications of high academic standards. The ability to undertake editing tasks and high-level research is crucial, and any UK period specialism would also be particularly advantageous. We are looking for someone who can take ownership of the role and push it forward with enthusiasm and energy.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Day-to-day co-ordination of post-excavation phases of projects, including preparation for archiving
  • Production of interim reports, post-excavation assessments and publications, including journal reports and monographs
  • Conducting research on a site and landscape scale
  • Liaison with line manager, project managers, graphics staff, specialists and external bodies
  • Editing reports
  • Training and mentoring other staff in post-excavation processes
  • Supervising junior members of staff
  • Undertake relevant specialist, consultancy and/or field work as required (if appropriate)
  • Essential skills
  • Prior experience of post-excavation work, including stratigraphic analysis and report compilation
  • Having a clear and concise writing style that can be applied across a range of reports
  • Strong IT skills, including databases and MS Office
  • Strong academic knowledge of British Archaeology (period specialism is very welcome)
  • Experience of editing reports
  • At least two months fieldwork experience
  • Good communication and mentoring skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised and strong decision-making skills
  • Ability to mentor/train others in post-excavation techniques and procedures
  • Adherence to briefs and budgets while displaying good time management skills
  • Be passionate, motivated and excited about what you do!

 

Additional skills/experience

 

  • More extensive experience of supervising and writing up sites
  • Postgraduate level education
  • Knowledge of GIS and/or CAD
  • Driving licence
  • Membership of the CIfA.

 

This is a great opportunity to join a progressive and growing company engaged with a constant stream of exciting archaeological projects. The company is passionate about archaeology and very focussed on training, so not only can you expect to receive training but you will be expected to help develop other staff, particularly to improve their post-excavation and report writing skills.

 

Benefits we offer you:

  • Relocation package for accommodation and expenses
  • Paid subsistence
  • Paid travel time when applicable
  • 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
  • Discretionary annual profit bonus & performance-related bonus schemes
  • 28 days annual leave, rising based on service length (including bank 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 is required
  • Leadership and management training and workshops
  • Constant H&S training
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Extra annual leave purchase scheme

 

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 Alex Smith at jobs@headlandarchaeology.com quoting reference PXO22. Postal applications will not be accepted..

 

Informal inquiries concerning the role can be made to Alex Smith, Head of Post-excavation alex.smith@headlandarchaeology.com

 

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.

BAJR Grade 5-5/6

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.

GIS Supervisor/Officer

Salary: from £23,279 to £29,376 (depending on experience) + generous benefits package

Hours: Full time, 37.5h/week

Locations: Based in Headland Midlands & West (Hereford), South & East (Silsoe), Scotland (Edinburgh) or Yorkshire & North (Cleckheaton). Potential for other locations; home working expected during COVID-19 restrictions.

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date:  5pm on 6th May 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.

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

We are strengthening our GIS team in project design, deliverables, development and training to provide better support to our contracting teams.

You will be self driven with a positive outlook. You will have some experience in GIS drawing production work and capable of working to a number of projects at the same time, often with fast turnaround times. You will be a good team worker who learns quickly, can promote new ideas and new ways of working.

You will be responsible for supporting project design and creating working drawings to support our contracting team, as well as processing and managing field survey data for post-excavation work. This includes the application of procedures; data security and processing; quality assurance and data presentation. You will be expected to work as part of a small team of skilled technical staff. Your work will be managed and supported by the Senior GIS Officer and Technical Services Manager.

As a commercial company there is plenty of scope to use existing skills, discover new ones and developing your strengths. You will encounter numerous opportunities for personal development and promotion. With a proactive Technical Services department, we are developing our systems and capabilities constantly; our dedicated training team (CIfA accredited) will help support your work and RSK provides a wealth of opportunity to broaden the range and nature of the experience enjoyed by our staff.

 

You must meet the following essential criteria:

  • 1 years’ experience in commercial archaeology (equivalent technical or related experience considered)
  • Experience in the use of GIS
  • Examples of GIS figures
  • Advanced use of Microsoft Office packages, particularly Excel
  • An interest in British archaeology and a desire to acquire relevant knowledge
  • Attention to detail and ability to work to standards
  • Ability to work under pressure and use your own initiative to achieve targets
  • Good organisational skills
  • Embrace inclusion and diversity
  • Willingness to develop your people skills and attend mental health awareness course

 

A Degree in a relevant subject and python programming, database management, surveying, photogrammetry or illustration experience are desirable criteria for the role.

Benefits we offer you:

  • 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 and performance-related bonus schemes
  • Time off in lieu, or pay for time worked above standard hours
  • Monthly clothing allowance
  • Paid subsistence
  • Paid travel time when applicable
  • Leadership and management training and workshops
  • Paid SSSTS card where required
  • Constant H&S training
  • Income Protection Policy, after a year with Headland
  • Employee Assistance Programme (advice on finance, mental health etc)
  • Paid CIfA membership and CSCS card
  • 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 membership, 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 a CV and covering letter to jobs@headlandarchaeology.com quoting TDGIS2204. 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 (Contracting)

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

Hours: Full time, 37.5h/week

Locations: Norfolk Vanguard NR11 & Southampton to London Pipeline

Contract Type: 6 Month FTC

Closing Date:  5pm on 31st May 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 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 PO0422FTC. 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:  5pm on 31st May 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 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.