Good news for Good Friday 3, with first ‘IHBC Jobs etc.’ review for #IHBC25: Career-defining posts from Scotland (NTS: PM, EWH (Architect & Climate)) to Brighton Pavilion (manager), surveyors, Inspectors, apprentices and more

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IHBC Director Sean O’Reilly said: ‘This round of the ‘Jobs etc’ service – the first in our 25th (silver) anniversary celebrations – includes a strong showing from a range of more and less familiar conservation-related disciplines seeking access to our members’ skills.’

… major opportunities in Scotland…

‘These include major opportunities in Scotland, notably the National Trust for Scotland’s Head of Project Management (PM) and Edinburgh World Heritage’s Conservation posts of Architect and Grants Manager and Climate Change Project Officer.

… building management, survey and design needs all loom large…

‘Indeed across the island building management, survey and design needs all loom large as well.  The Brighton Pavilion is looking for a Historic Buildings Manager while, in between, Barnsley Council seeks a Design and Conservation Apprentice, Arnold Bartosch a Conservation Building Surveyor, and Port Sunlight Village Trust a Conservation and Maintenance Manager.’

‘There’s also a range of substantial posts across public sector and allied employers, and conservation officer-styled roles tied to – or evolved from – the traditional role with its balanced integration of regulatory control and heritage-led intervention.’

‘These include calls  from High Peak and Staffordshire Moorlands for a Conservation Officer and from Dorset for a Conservation and Design Officer, with Monmouthshire and Dover’s calls for Heritage Officer and Heritage/Senior Heritage Officer respectively linked to more regulatory roles.  The Historic England post of Inspector of Historic Buildings and Areas also represents that skills range, though here with a national regulator.

‘While these are all familiar variants of the Conservation Officer role, other posts this round also recognise the broader place-management and planning traditions from – and alongside – which the historic role evolved.’

‘Stirling’s and Croydon’s calls for Project Officers (Senior, and Conservation in the latter); High Peak etc.’s Heritage Action Zone Project Officer post, and Brighton & Hove ‘s call for Principal Planning Officer (Conservation) all also represent those wider trends in demands for skills in proactive and informed ‘intervention’, as does the revised application date (14/04) for PKHT’s call for a Perth Lower City Mills Development Officer.

‘Clearly all these Jobs etc posts reflect the exceptionally wide spectrum of relevant roles represented in the IHBC Areas of Competence and the Conservation Cycle.’

‘Those diverse practice areas are also reflected in the IHBC’s MATE application support sessions and guidance, as well as in the principles we use to assess interdisciplinary competence in line with international conservation practice standards.’

‘That same breadth of skills is appears in recent ecclesiastical roles, notably for this round with the  Diocese of Durham and its call for a Church Buildings Support Officer.

Private sector conservation posts also and as ever broadly match the membership profile of the IHBC as a whole.  Smith Jenkins seeks a range of roles, including Senior Consultants, Associates and Associate Directors, suggesting significant investment, while Turley continues its evolution with a call for Assistant Consultant / Consultants at Manchester, Birmingham and London

Both Lanpro Services and HESPR member Purcell seek Heritage Consultant (Experienced and Assistant respectively) while SLR is looking to fill three posts across Historic Buildings and Archaeology

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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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