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Job Information

AECOM Associate Director, Heritage in Basingstoke, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Surrey, Croydon

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking to hire Principal Archaeological Consultant to be based at Croydon.

When you join AECOM you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. With us you will find the opportunities and flexibility to give you the career you’ve always wanted and the chance to shape the role to your strengths. As a Principal Consultant, you will be joining a diverse team that includes archaeologists, building archaeologists and heritage managers across a number of AECOM offices. Your role combines technical expertise with commercial acumen and business leadership, and you will utilise your skills to lead on large-scale Environmental Impact Assessments, be part of multi-disciplinary Design Teams, and deliver heritage planning advice. You will help to develop and expand our business across London and the South East, as well as helping to manage and mentor our team members. You will join a talented and friendly heritage team based in our Croydon office where you will be working in a collaborative environment as part of the wider Environmental and Ground Engineering team to help to deliver our substantial workload going forward. The Croydon office is located a short distance from both East and West Croydon stations which are well connected to major transport hubs and the south. Although based in the Croydon office, the flexible working environment with AECOM will allow you to work from other offices in Aldgate, St Albans or Basingstoke as required.

With AECOM you will enjoy a competitive remuneration package which includes a generous employer pension contribution, car allowance, health cover and flexible working. Our flexible benefits scheme also includes additional items such as the buying and selling of leave, dental cover, shopping vouchers, and charitable donations. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Duties:

  • Your duties will include managing major projects; preparing bids and costings; managing staff; procurement and management of sub-contractors and fieldwork programmes; preparation of assessments and EIA, and quality assurance.

Specific Skills Required:

Mandatory skills for this position include:

  • a full clean British driving license;

  • experience in leading and delivering complex heritage projects;

  • extensive experience of fieldwork design and management;

  • EIA;

  • project management experience;

  • excellent communication skills;

Minimum Requirements

  • Project and financial management;

  • Design and management of archaeological works for large-scale development projects;

  • Working within multi-disciplinary teams.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A degree level qualification in a relevant discipline;

  • Membership of an appropriate professional body, or demonstrable equivalent level of experience;

  • Relevant consultancy experience;

As an employer of choice, we are more than happy to explore flexible working arrangements for this vacancy.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Sciences

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 213197BR

Additional Locations UK - Basingstoke, UK - St. Albans

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


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