Director/Associate Director - Heritage

Region:
United Kingdom
Vicinity:
London, West Midlands, Yorkshire and the Humber
Sector:
Conservation Jobs, Environment Jobs
Job Category:
Consultancy, Other, Planning
Job Type:
Permanent
Education Level:
See job description
Salary:
€65,000 to €80,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Attractive Benefits Package
Posted:
06/09/2018
Start Date:
22/06/2018
Recruiter:
JSM Associates
Job Ref:
JSM 11813

Heritage specialist required to lead established team within this award winning independent town planning consultancy.

My client has a long track record providing high level advice on planning matters and development projects to a range of clients. The business has built enviable relationships with many types of clients focussing on a broad range of sectors including retail, residential, commercial and industrial, leisure and tourism and infrastructure.

Due to ongoing success, my client has an exciting business plan, which sees the company grow and move in to new streams of planning related business, this is an opportunity to be part of this strategy.

The Role

You will be responsible for the provision of high quality heritage planning advice and support to private and public-sector clients as part of a professional and commercial team of experts. In particular:

• Critically review and evaluate permissions for development with heritage, historic landscapes and archaeology.
• Provide advice to clients and other consultants on heritage sites, listed buildings and conservation areas.
• Prepare statements of significance, characterisation assessments and conservation audits.
• Prepare visual impact assessments.
• Prepare heritage appraisals and statements.
• Appeals and expert witness.
• Delegate work and provide guidance to junior staff.

Location
Flexible. There is an opportunity to be based in London, Leeds, Manchester or Birmingham.

The Person/People
If you are an ambitious and motivated individual (or small team) who is keen to meet the challenges of working in a highly commercial, professional consultancy practice.
You should have significant heritage expertise, having acted as an expert witness at public inquiry, and are ready to take on the challenge of leading the heritage business stream. You can demonstrate excellent project management skills, good financial awareness and a track record in business development.
This firm works across all sectors of planning and you will have the opportunity to experience a diverse portfolio of projects, working with prestigious clients and the very best planning professionals across the UK.
You should be MRTPI with 10 plus years’ experience.

About this Opportunity
My client has a reputation as a great place to work, both for the professional opportunities and for the way they look after their employees. Their offices are in great locations and provide a fun and vibrant work space
They offer a highly competitive salary and benefits package and a performance related bonus.
There is significant scope for progression to Board Director.
If this has piqued your interest at all, please get in touch for a discrete chat to find out more about how JSM can help you with your next career move sooner rather than later.

Closing Date:
18/10/2018

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