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We are always keen to see interesting CVs. We want to attract the best people for Headland so don’t hesitate to send us your CV letting us know how you think you could fit in (jobs@headlandarchaeology.com). We will keep your CV on file and will contact you if an opportunity arises.  Please also let us know your availability and whether you are able to travel to jobs that may occur anywhere in the UK.

PROJECT SPECIFIC ADMINISTRATOR

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LOCATION: A14 SITE OFFICE IN ST NEOTS
CLOSING DATE: FRIDAY 24TH FEBRUARY 2017 AT 23:59
SALARY: £18,500 – 21,000 PER ANNUM
CONTRACT TYPE: FIXED-TERM CONTRACT UNTIL SEPTEMBER 2017, POSSIBILITY OF EXTENSION, 37.5 HOURS PER WEEK

The Project Administrator role is crucial for the smooth running of the archaeological mitigation of a large infrastructure project the A14. The post holder will work closely with the Senior Project Manager and the Project Management Team, as well as key contacts within central functions such as HR, Finance and Communications.

The successful candidate will already be working at a similar level, with the skills and experience necessary to quickly gain understanding and management of MOLAs systems and processes.  They will ideally be confident in working under minimal supervision, taking initiative where appropriate to get the job done.

We will be delighted to hear from applicants who have experience of working within a site office environment who have a positive, professional can-do attitude.  This is a fast-paced, interesting role which requires a person who is flexible and can think on their feet, is driven and has excellent written and verbal skills.

 

The following criteria are essential:

  • Administration experience in arranging and taking minutes for professional and client-facing meetings
  • Excellent organisational skills, ability to solve problems, to work under pressure and to prioritise and manage workload to meet tight deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong numeracy skills
  • Clear understanding of diversity and how it relates to the role

 

The following criteria are desirable:

  • Experience of working in a professional services provision environment
  • Experience of working with commercial business documentation
  • Secretarial or PA experience
  • Experience of working with a management team in a supporting role
  • Minimum typing speed of 40 wpm
  • Knowledge of Oracle or other SQL databases
  • Knowledge of basic financial company processes
  • Degree or NVQ Level 4 qualification

 

Employee benefits

  • Pay progression on project anniversaries
  • 28 days annual leave (including bank holidays), pro-rata
  • Company pension scheme
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Interest-free travel loans for a minimum of three months

 

For more information please refer to the Job Description and download this Application Form. The closing date for applications is Friday 24th February 2017 at 23:59.  Interviews will likely commence before the application window closes so early applications are advised.

Please ensure you complete an application form and submit your CV. Applications made without an application form will not be considered. Please send all applications to hr@mola.org.uk.

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Job Description

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ENVIRONMENTAL / FINDS SUPERVISOR

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LOCATION: A14 SITE OFFICE IN ST NEOTS
CLOSING DATE: FRIDAY 3RD MARCH 2017
SALARY: £20,000 – £23,000 DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE
CONTRACT TYPE: 12 MONTHS FIXED TERM CONTRACT
APPLICATION REF: ENV17

MOLA Headland Infrastructure are keen to strengthen the current team with an Environmental / Finds Supervisor.

The role requires someone to supervise our environmental and processing team based on the A14 improvement scheme, St Neots,
Cambridgeshire. At this stage we anticipate a sieving team of at least four team members for the duration of the project (12 months
with possibility of extension). Environmental samples and finds will be recovered, from a wide range of archaeological features but
primarily Roman and later prehistoric. The ideal candidate should have a degree in archaeology and be able to demonstrate experience
of environmental material and/or finds. Good communication skills and enthusiasm are essential.

Duties will include:

  • Logging in of finds and environmental samples, storing them appropriately and tracking their progress through the system
  • Data entry and record keeping as part of the processing assessment workflow
  • Coordination of sample processing and finds washing ensuring consistency of work
  • Training team members in the appropriated methods and monitoring performance
  • Providing feedback and assistance to the field team, environmental and finds specialists when required
  • Maintaining the sieving apparatus and warehouse space in good order
  • Undertaking processing (sieving and sorting) and finds washing as and when required.

 

The successful candidates should expect to receive from Headland:

  • Continuous support from a proactive management team
  • Training in specific archaeological & other skills

 

Membership of the CIfA and a clean driving licence will be beneficial.

Please apply to jobs@headlandarchaeology.com quoting reference number ENV17 with CV and covering letter including the contact
details of two referees.

If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date we regret that your application has not been successful.

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