Heritage at Risk Projects Officer

Full Time
  • Post Date: February 10, 2017
  • SALARY & BENEFITS £26,658
  • INDUSTRY Public Sector
Job Description

Historic England is the Government`s adviser on the historic environment. One of our primary objectives is to save heritage assets which are at risk, for the benefit of present and future generations. Our local Heritage at Risk teams work proactively to achieve this across a wide range of heritage assets including scheduled monuments and highly graded listed buildings and landscapes.

As a Heritage at Risk Project Officer, you will both initiate and respond to heritage at risk initiatives across all asset types. Working in partnership with owners, developers, local authorities, funding bodies and other stakeholders, you will provide expert advice on planning, funding and delivery of heritage at risk projects.

You will have a relevant degree and are likely to have a background in historic buildings conservation, archaeology, project management or the community or voluntary sector. You should have an understanding of government heritage policy and the statutory consents process and will have substantial practical experience of working constructively with owners and other partners in the repair and management of buildings and other heritage assets. You will have a creative approach to developing practical solutions to heritage at risk problems and excellent communication skills. Working as part of the local Heritage at Risk Team, based in Birmingham, you will be on the front line in the endeavour to save England`s heritage in the West Midlands.

We have two vacancies available in this role, one for full time employment and one for part time. Please indicate which working pattern you wish to apply for.