We are delighted to offer these exciting opportunities to play a highly influential role in managing the historic environment through the planning system as an Inspector of Historic Buildings and Areas in North West. Joining the friendly and high achieving team, you will be directly involved with the conservation of the most significant heritage, allowing it to be enjoyed for generations to come.
You`ll be a key member of multidisciplinary Development Advice team; your principal role will be providing advice in response to pre-application and formal consultations for listed building consent and planning permission. Using your planning expertise and extensive knowledge of historic buildings, areas and designed landscapes, you will work under your own initiative to implement our ethos of Constructive Conservation to manage change to the most significant heritage assets in the North West ranging from globally significant ports, expansive mills, seaside resorts and boarder cities, as well as homes ranging from weavers cottages to magnificent timber framed halls and classical mansions.
To be successful in this role you will have a developed understanding and experience of architecture and urban design in historic places, with a degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject. You will have broad and extensive experience of managing change to the historic environment through the planning system and evidence of dealing positively with a range of stakeholders. With confident and persuasive written and oral interpersonal skills you will be equally comfortable working as part of a team and taking the lead.
We offer a wide benefits package including a competitive pension scheme, 28 days holiday, corporate discounts, free entry into English Heritage sites as well as flexibility to create a strong work-life balance.
The post requires frequent travel to diverse historic sites across the North West of England, for which a driving licence is required.
Final applications 9 August 2020
Interviews will likely be held on the week of 24th August 2020 by video call.
For an informal chat about this role, please contact Marie Smallwood, Development Advice Team Leader on 07917068164.
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