Partnerships Architect / Surveyor
Are you passionate about built heritage? Do you want to put your technical and creative skills to use in helping find solutions for historic buildings and places? Do you want to bring together and inspire a wide range of stakeholders to deliver hard to win projects? Joining our Partnerships Team in our North East & Yorkshire region, you will be applying the ethos of Constructive Conservation and implementing Historic England`s Heritage at Risk and Places Strategies.
As our new Architect/Surveyor, you will be working on Heritage at Risk sites, Heritage Action Zones and other priority places. You will also work creatively with partners to advise on repair, alteration and change to buildings and places. You will be undertaking the assessment of applications to our grant programmes, including examining and assessing specifications and drawings, and recommending appropriate action.
To be successful in this role you will have an interest in the historic environment and a professional qualification in architecture or building surveying, with experience in projects aiming to repair historic buildings, you will be familiar with all periods of English secular and ecclesiastical architecture and have an excellent grasp of current conservation practice. Whilst not essential, it would be desirable to have knowledge of urban design in an historic context. You will need a constructive approach to reviewing design and technical proposals, problem solving in a practical and creative way. You will need excellent team working, with the ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
As well as working in a supportive team environment that will enable you to further develop your career, we also offer a wide benefits package including a competitive pension scheme, a minimum of 28 days holiday, corporate discounts, and free entry to English Heritage sites.
Historic England is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability, we would be happy to discuss reasonable adjustments to the job with you