LOCATION: Headland South & East (Silsoe)
CLOSING DATE: Monday 11th December 2017
SALARY: £23,000 to £26,000 depending on experience
CONTRACT TYPE: Permanent
APPLICATION REF.: PO-SE-0517
Headland South & East are still recruiting project officers to meet our expanding work load as we head towards 2018.
Are you a seasoned archaeologist looking to develop your writing skills and to progress in your career as a project officer? Or are you an established project officer looking to work in a new environment – an environment that presents further opportunities to develop your skills?
Good Project Officers are one of the linchpins of our business. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d like to get you on board. This role would be ideal for an experienced project supervisor or project officer seeking experience of archaeological research, analysis and reporting up to publication level.
Training and support in report-writing skills will be provided if necessary. This is a great opportunity to join a progressive and growing company engaged with a constant stream of exciting archaeological projects.
As a completely independent commercial company there is plenty of scope to utilise existing skills, discover new ones and develop strengths you perhaps didn’t realise you had. You will encounter numerous opportunities for personal development and promotion.
We have recently rolled out a new training programme for all levels of staff across the company that you will benefit from immediately. It will also help you understand the skill levels of those working on your projects.
The successful candidates should expect:
- Continuous support from a proactive management team
- Training in specific archaeological & other skills
- Periodic additional payments by way of company bonus scheme
Other benefits include:
- A monthly clothing allowance
- Contribution to pension scheme
- Subscription to the CIfA
- Paid subsistence and travel time on field projects
The team you will join – The team at Silsoe comprises 24 core staff with many presently working on the massive A14 Improvement Scheme, Cambridgeshire (along with 70+ fixed-term staff) and there will be opportunities for involvement in this and a whole raft of other projects which are currently in the pipeline. The company is passionate about archaeology and very focused on training, so not only can you expect to receive training but our project officers are encouraged to get involved with the development of junior staff. This year we appointed a full-time training officer to facilitate this process.
Discover more about our South & East office on our information page. There are many benefits to working with Headland which you can read about here.
If you are interested in the role you are encouraged to phone Michael Tierney, Regional Manager, South & East – 01525 861 578. Send CV and covering letter by email quoting reference number PO-SE-0517 to email@example.com. Applications must include the contact details of at least two referees.