REF: 29679/001

Historic Environment Research & Delivery Strategy Assistant

Note: Hourly rates will vary for payments under PAYE status or via an umbrella company


My client, a major joint venture, has a great opportunity for an Historic Environment Research and Delivery Assistant in Birmingham to work on one of the biggest infrastructure projects the UK has seen.

1. Purpose of the Job

To act as assistant to the Archaeology sector lead.

2. Principal Accountabilities

  • Assist with preparation of project plans, scoping documents and desk studies as required and liaise with HS2 and stakeholders
  • Manage schedule data and liaise with land access and logistics teams
  • Maintain issue register
  • Maintain stakeholder engagement register
  • Liaise with the site supervisor and site engineer to support the subcontractors progress
  • Assist with preparation of presentations and works updates to local community groups in liaison with Archaeology Sector lead
  • Develop personal career plan goals and agree CPD training and development actions with Lead Archaeologist
  • Assist with joint ventrure and HS2 media programme
  • Develop understanding and experience in all matters relating to health and safety, including following safe working procedures at all times.
  • Develop understanding of vision and values, behaving in ways that are in alignment with the client's Ways of Working.
  • Take necessary care to properly protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of corporate information from unauthorised disclosure, modification or destruction. Never knowingly put Fusion's information or information systems at risk.

3. Main challenges of the job

  • Working in a dynamic project environment and interdisciplinary team
  • Ability to develop good relationships and handle a lot of information
  • Develop effective career progression through proactive approach to learning and experience opportunities

4. Dimensions & Interfaces (both internal and external)

Key working relationships

  • Reports to Archaeology Sector lead
  • Supported by Archaeology Technical Delivery Manager
  • Works closely with the Site Supervisor, Land Access Coordinator, H&S and Environmental Advisors, Community Relations Officers and other members of the Archaeology Package team
  • Collaborates with subcontractor's and supplier's representatives.
  • Develops effective working relationships with key stakeholders and community representatives.

5. Person specification

  • Graduate in archaeology or related field
  • Some experience of historic environment works
  • Good office skills and software use experience
  • Effective research skills
  • Effective communicator

Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK to apply for this position and will be required to provide the appropriate original evidence. Throughout the business, CarmichaelUK promotes a culture where diversity is welcomed and celebrated. We place paramount importance on our inclusive recruitment philosophy and will do our very best to support those applicants who may need adjustments in order to take part in the recruitment process. Please do let us know if you require any additional assistance by calling us on 020 8522 8888 and we will be pleased to help where possible. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business. To view similar positions at various locations throughout the UK visit our website.

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