As our new Heritage at Risk Project Officer for the Midlands, you will provide expert advice on the planning, funding and delivery of heritage at risk projects across a fantastically diverse range of asset types across the region.
Through applying the ethos of ‘constructive conservation’, you will work closely with owners, local authorities, trusts and with partner agencies to negotiate effective projects, identify funding and facilitate consents. You will report on project progress, update the HAR Register, and contribute to associated administration and public promotion of heritage at risk cases and themes.
To be successful in this role, you will have experience of working constructively with owners and other partners as a practitioner in the repair and management of heritage assets. With an understanding of the planning and statutory consents system, you will also have a good knowledge of the principles and practices of building and monument conversation as exemplified in Conservation Principles. You will have good negotiating and influencing skills, as well as the ability to adapt communication styles to a variety of circumstances and audiences.
You will be supported in developing your leadership and administrative skills to develop your career. We also offer a wide benefits package including a competitive pension scheme, 28 days holiday, corporate discounts, free entry into English Heritage sites as well as the flexibility in your working day to create a strong work-life balance.
We pride ourselves in creating an inclusive working environment where your individuality will enable us to be successful. We are committed to having a recruitment experience that creates opportunity for all.
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