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Senior Heritage Consultant - York, North Yorkshire

  • Location North East England
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary Up to £51,000
  • Ref 14546
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Senior Heritage Consultant Job in York, North Yorkshire

Senior Heritage Consultant job available, joining an employee-owned company in central York. Specialising in conservation, heritage, and contemporary architecture globally. Our client is an AJ100 looking for someone to be the regional lead for their heritage team.

Collaborating with public bodies, charities, trusts, private companies, contractors, developers, and individuals, this firm has played a pivotal role in preserving and enhancing some of the most cherished buildings and locations in both the UK and overseas. They specialise in offering sensitive restoration and repair plans alongside modern designs tailored to historic settings. Their bold and contemporary designs are spread across a variety of sectors including cultural, master planning, education, ecclesiastical, public, hospitality, residential, and many more.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Regional Partner acting as the Heritage lead in the region
  • Providing mentorship to and managing the heritage team
  • Help shape the direction of heritage consultancy in the North region managing change to significant places and developing the heritage team
  • Providing bespoke and high-quality advice, including conservation management plans, significance and capacity analysis, and heritage impact assessments
  • Continue to grow the client base across the north, requiring experience in business development, networking, and drawing upon existing contacts
  • Working alongside the architectural, landscape, and master planning teams to provide heritage advice, advocacy, and guidance.

Required Skills & Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years of previous experience in Conservation, Buildings Archaeology, Heritage planning, or a relevant field
  • Proven experience in archival and desk-based research, on-site analysis and well-written reports
  • Proven experience in advising as a heritage lead
  • Managing and delegating the workload of the team, while managing your workload with multiple simultaneous projects
  • Experience proposing bids and fee proposals
  • A good understanding of the heritage legislation within the UK
  • It is highly desirable if you currently hold a CIFA or IHBC qualification
  • A full UK driving licence
  • Proven experience managing small to medium size teams.

What you get back

  • Up to £51,000
  • 2 days working from home per week
  • Flexible working hours
  • Growth within the practice, including training and development
  • City centre office
  • 25 days annual leave, increasing up to 30 days with service
  • Life assurance
  • Yearly bonus
  • Pension scheme
  • Private medical cover
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Optional healthcare cashback
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay.


If you meet the criteria above, send us your CV and portfolio. We receive a large number of applications so if you do not hear back within 7 days consider your application unsuccessful this time. We will keep a copy of your details on file for future vacancies.

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