Archaeological Consultant

23 May 2019
20 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Previous adverts have won accolades from David for our commitment to liberate field archaeologists from the cold. Now we are seeking to recruit for a desk-based role, so we need a different tack.

In short RPS (CgMs) Heritage pays better wages than any other comparable organisation that we are aware of - and is proud to do so. We make no bones about asking for an equivalent commitment in return but can honestly say that we seek to mentor and train staff, so that they can progress through the company.

RPS (CgMs) is the leading Archaeological and Heritage Consultancy in the United Kingdom. We are currently recruiting to enhance our established heritage team in Newark. As an Archaeological Consultant you will be supported and mentored, with a view to progress to manage increasingly complex fieldwork projects, predominantly in East and South Midlands but also further afield.

This role will see you preparing Archeaological desk-based assessments and setting assessments. Longer term as you progress within the team you will be involved with written scheme of invetigation for Achaeological fieldwork, tender schemes of work and appointment of subcontractors.

Skills, experience and qualifications required

* Prior archaeology experience within a commercial environment

* You need never have written a DBA or Heritage Statement previously. Have an aptitude to prepare clear, commercially focused reports to a deadline is essential

* ACIfA or above - or be eligible to apply within 6 months

* Familiarity with CAD and ArcGIS and other standard graphics packages would be beneficial

* Hold a UK driving licence

RPS (CgMs) is always interested in hearing from archaeologists looking to make a career in consultancy. If you think that you have a skill-set/client base and/or the experience to apply for a more Senior Archaeological Consultant role we would also be delighted to hear from you.

What we offer you

We can offer you a permanent position within a vibrant and expanding office. There is significant flexibility to develop within the post. If you fancy specialising in technical setting issues/ES preparation that option is open as is more conventional project management.

Our employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including: 24 days holiday + bank holidays, Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year, Company pension scheme, Share Incentive Scheme, Life Assurance, Cycle to Work Scheme, Health Screening, Employee Assistance Programme, Professional Memberships and commitment to on-going CPD.

About RPS Group

RPS is a leading global professional services firm of 5,600 people. We define, design and manage projects that create shared value in a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world.

Connecting with our global expertise we make it easy for our clients to create winning solutions for their communities and their clients. By being confidently pragmatic we solve problems that matter. We make complex easy

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