Purcell: Senior Heritage Consultant

lgo£35,000 – £40,000 (dependent on experience) and a comprehensive benefits package
Location: Manchester (regular travel will not be required but the occasional visit to our Head office in London may be required infrequently)

We are looking for a committed, ambitious and knowledgeable Senior Heritage Consultant to join our heritage consultancy team at Purcell. This position offers an exciting opportunity to help shape the direction of heritage consultancy in the north; managing change to significant places, developing our business, and conserving and enhancing historic sites.

Who We Are:
Purcell is one of the world’s leading design practices with over 70 years’ experience in the historic built environment. Purcell is the largest conservation practice in the world, offering a unique opportunity to provide heritage consultancy, masterplanning and design services that are grounded within their context and the wider historic environment. The places we work on are exceptional – including, for example, Elizabeth Tower, Manchester Town Hall, Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral and Auckland Castle – and the opportunities to contribute to the future of these sites are considerable. We are at the forefront of new technologies and philosophies in conservation and provide a unique approach to advising on the future of heritage.

Our Purpose:
We are fascinated by extending the life of the old, providing excellent new design for the present, and advising on how to create robust futures.

Our Vision:
To be a respected international practice renowned for our expertise, quality and unique offering in architecture, masterplanning and heritage consultancy.

Our Values:

  • Team
  • Quality
  • Respect
  • Energy
  • Evolution

Reporting to the Associate leading the northern heritage consultancy team, you will be working principally from Manchester across the North West and wider northern region. You will act as project leader on a variety of projects, making decisions, providing heritage advice, advocacy and guidance. You will have a role in the high-profile Manchester Town Hall project and the statutory engagement there. Your focus will be providing bespoke and high-quality advice, with outputs including conservation management plans, significance and capacity analysis, and heritage impact assessments. You will be responsible for the project work of more junior members and will assume line management responsibilities as your role and the team develops.

A key element of the role will be to continue to grow our client base in the North West, requiring experience in business development, networking and drawing upon existing contacts in the region. Of particular relevance will be your experience in design-led planning within the historic environment.

This is a guide to the duties the post holder will be expected to undertake. It is not intended to be exhaustive or exclusive and will be subject to change as working requirements dictate and to meet the organisational requirements of Purcell.

For further details APPLY ONLINE

If you would like to apply, please send your CV and covering email to recruitment@purcelluk.com

Please note: due to the large volume of responses we are unable to respond individually. If you have not had a response to your application within 3 weeks of sending, then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful.

Closing date: 29 June 2018

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