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IHBC Director Sean O’Reilly said: ‘Our recent ‘Jobs etc’ service posts capture an exceptionally wide spectrum of roles, all also encompassed in the skills sets represented in the IHBC Areas of Competence and the Conservation Cycle. These areas are detailed in our MATE application support sessions and guidance, and in the model we use to assess interdisciplinary competence in line with international conservation practice standards.
Especially interesting in this round is one particular mainstream historic discipline architecture, as both Arup and Philip Hughes Assoc seek Conservation Architects.
… Complementing….traditional disciplines are the very contemporary, climate-focussed themes and activities…
Complementing that focus on traditional disciplines are the very contemporary, climate-focussed themes and activities, Historic England’s ‘Net Zero for Buildings’ Project Manager – an interesting balance to the Listing Officer (Career bridging) role – and Westminster’s Senior & Assistant ‘Design, Conservation and Sustainability Officers’.
Following on from such trends, West Northamptonshire‘s ‘Team Leader – Built and Natural Heritage’ will focus on what might be called ‘pan-environmental’ conservation-based advisory and management skills!
More familiar roles, with the broader skills sets that range right across our Competences, are also well represented. Conservation Officers are called for in Pembrokeshire, Ashford (Senior), Derby, Monmouthshire, Bath & North East Somerset and the Peak District National Park, the last with an suitably rural purview of course. In contrast, Glasgow‘s Project Officer (Fixed Term), offers a more proactive and urban agenda.
Large employers with strong and charitably-focussed built environment conservation priorities tend to require a more diverse spread of skills sets across its conservation staff. These include the call from Scottish charity, Historic Environment Scotland for an Historic Buildings Adviser, and the Heritage Officer role advertised at the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority. The National Trust’s search for a Project Manager also fall into this category, as does the Canal & River Trust’s various posts for Heritage Advisors.
Importantly too, after years of advocacy even smaller charitable interests today are recognising the importance and good value of the IHBC ‘Jobs etc’ service in protecting their interests and those of their trustees even when not specific to conservation advice. So we see Perth and Kinross Heritage Trust looking for an Outreach and Promotion Officer and Fife Historic Buildings Trust advertising for a Project Officer.
At the same time, while the Diocese of Sheffield’s call for three Church Buildings Officer recognises the need for IHBC-mapped conservation skills, it is only in more recent decades that such specific terms have been prioritised in these kinds of appointments. The call from the Churches Conservation Trust (CCT) for a Regeneration Officer of course introduces a whole new skills dimension in ecclesiastical conservation skills!
Private sector list for more general advisory skills is smaller this round, with Stephen Levrant Heritage looking for an ‘Experienced Senior Heritage/Conservation Consultant’ and Worlledge Associates for a Heritage Professional. Place Services is also calling for an ‘Assistant Built Heritage Consultant’, a welcome opportunity especially for early career development and support.
Recent Posts include:
- Monmouthshire County Council: Heritage Management Officer
- Ashford Borough Council: Conservation/Senior Conservation Officer
- Churches Conservation Trust (CCT): Regeneration Officer
- Historic England: Listing Officer – career bridging
- Pembrokeshire County Council: Historic Building Conservation Officer
- Glasgow City Council: Project Officer – (Fixed Term)
- Place Services: Assistant Built Heritage Consultant
- National Trust: Project Manager
- Peak District National Park: Conservation Officer
- Worlledge Associates: Heritage Professional
- Historic England: Net Zero for Buildings Project Manager
- West Northamptonshire Council: Team Leader – Built and Natural Heritage
- Brecon Beacons National Park Authority: Heritage Officer
- Perth and Kinross Heritage Trust: Outreach and Promotion Officer
- Derby City Council: Conservation Officer
- Westminster City Council: Senior & Assistant Design Conservation and Sustainability Officers
- Bath & North East Somerset Council: Conservation Officer
- Historic Environment Scotland: Historic Buildings Adviser
- Canal & River Trust: Heritage Advisor
- Fife Historic Buildings Trust – Project Officer
- Diocese of Sheffield: Church Buildings Officer (*3 posts)
- Canal & River Trust: Heritage Advisors (Part time) x 2
- Arup: Conservation Architect – York UK
- Stephen Levrant Heritage Architecture Ltd: Experienced Senior Heritage/Conservation Consultant – Manchester Office
- Philip Hughes Associates LLP: Recently Qualified Conservation Architect (or Part II Architectural Assistant) or Surveyor
The IHBC Jobs etc.’ service reaches a uniquely diverse heritage network of practitioners and advisers from different specialist backgrounds, including architects, planners, engineers, archaeologists, historians, builders, contractors, academics and many more!
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