Associate/Associate Director, Maritime Archaeology, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Birmingham, Cambridge, Bristol, Basingstoke, Leeds or Manchester

At WSP, you’ll find yourself challenged in more fascinating and far-reaching ways than ever before. You’ll explore new and inspiring opportunities to make the most of your expertise, broaden your professional horizons and create exciting new possibilities for people, organisations and society in general.

The Cultural Heritage and Archaeology team is one of the largest heritage consultancies in the country. It works across the UK and overseas and covers all aspects of the historic environment throughout the full lifecycle of projects. We provide our clients with expert advice on an ever-increasing portfolio of heritage related enquiries that address the management of change in our historic environment. We work on high profile and large-scale infrastructure projects in the UK and abroad as part of a multi-disciplinary team and aim to deliver high quality work while contributing to innovative approaches and challenges within the heritage sector.

The development of offshore opportunities is a strategic growth area for WSP and You will be responsible for the development and management of a small junior team with Maritime archaeologists, leading and input into and delivery of maritime archaeology projects across the United Kingdom. The role is key to our heritage team’s wider development and will require the combination of high level technical expertise and knowledge of maritime archaeology with commercial and business acumen.

You will be expected to lead maritime projects from planning and other consent applications and deliver bespoke strategies and works for developments and infrastructure. Much of your work will need to be able to withstand the test of public inquiry. Preferably, you will have a specialism, skill or area of knowledge that contributes to the development of the team and our wider business. You will have a strong awareness of Health and Safety and risk management, in particular on fieldwork projects.

Not only will you have a track record of successful project delivery, strong communication skills and the ability to develop and maintain excellent relationships with a range of clients and peers, you will have the drive and imagination to identify and pursue business development and marketing opportunities. You can be based in any of our WSP offices across the UK and will be active in promoting and diversifying the team service offering, and winning work from internal and external clients

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