• Senior Consultant - Historic Environment Specialist

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    Staff / Permanent
    Additional Work Locations
    GB-Berkshire-Reading | GB-London | GB-Tyne and Wear-Newcastle upon Tyne | GB-Shropshire-Shrewsbury
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  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Due to a continued success across a range of sectors throughout the UK we are looking to recruit a Senior Consultant to join our Historic Environment team. This role could be based in one of our offices in Reading, Shrewsbury, London, Bristol or Newcastle.


    This is an exciting opportunity to make a significant contribution to the continued success and growth of a reputable and successful team and contribute to a wide range of high-profile projects across Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solution’s business.


    You will be responsible for providing support to the Historic Environment team in terms of delivering environmental consultancy services to a full range of UK-based and International customers.


    The role will include:

    • Leading on the delivery of Historic Environment EIA chapters
    • Production of desk based assessments
    • Monitoring site investigation works
    • Preparation of specifications for archaeological fieldwork
    • Monitoring subcontractors
    • Dealing with clients as well as local authority curators. 

    Skills / Qualifications

    You will be educated to degree level and have a sound background in British archaeology and a thorough knowledge of heritage conservation policy. Experience of working with historic buildings is desirable, as is membership of a relevant professional organisation.


    An ability to communicate clearly both verbally and through written work is essential. IT skills and knowledge of GIS systems will be advantageous.


    As a Senior Consultant you may be expected to manage projects and so some previous project management experience is desirable.  You will also be expected to support more junior members of the team and so some previous supervisory experience is also desirable.


    The post holder will be required to undertake site visits and walkover surveys, as well as visiting client premises and Wood’s other offices. The role will involve away working and a full driving licence will be required. 

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  


    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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