We are looking for a passionate and collaborative historic environment professional to lead one of our new Partnerships Teams. You will play a constructive role on the North East and Yorkshire Leadership Team which oversees the work of our 50 staff. You will manage a multi-disciplinary team to support urban and rural communities in looking after historic places so that they realise their potential to improve people`s lives. We are currently working in places such as Dewsbury, Hull and Sunderland and will expand our programme this autumn to deliver an exciting programme of High Street Heritage Action Zones. You will support your team in initiating and driving projects which engage people and secure the future of the places that they value, as well as allocating our repair and capacity building budgets and our specialist knowledge and advice.
To be successful you will have an excellent track record in leading and managing a multi-disciplinary team. You will be experienced in working constructively with local authorities and community groups, and in applying a project management approach to deliver positive outcomes for the historic environment. You will be an able and inspiring communicator who can share your knowledge of historic places and heritage management.
The role could be based in either our York or Newcastle office, but will require regular attendance at both.
We offer a wide benefits package including a competitive pension scheme, 28 days holiday, corporate discounts and free entry into English Heritage sites.
Historic England is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability, we would be happy to discuss reasonable adjustments to the job with you.
Final applications 21 July 2019
Interviews will be held on Thursday 1 August in our York office.
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