Position title
Senior / Principal Consultant - Heritage and Archaeology

Crestwood Environmental Ltd. is a well-established multi-disciplinary company providing environmental planning and associated expertise (including EIA, landscape architecture, ecology, archaeology, geo-environmental and environmental consultancy) to a wide variety of sectors and clients, and is proud to be a Chartered Environmentalist Employer Champion.

We are currently seeking a Senior or Principal Consultant (Heritage and Archaeology) to join our team. Supported by a strong team of dedicated professionals and an ever-increasing client base plus impressive work stream, all the ingredients are there for the right person to join our company and build a successful career.

Location: Part-home-working and flexibility on location, but preferably central England.

The role will be wide-ranging with office and field-based assignments throughout the UK


A successful candidate will be able to demonstrate suitability in relation to several areas, including:

  • Qualification to at least degree level in a Heritage or Archaeological subject;
  • Good knowledge and thorough understanding of UK planning policy framework as applicable to commercial archaeology;
  • Experience of liaising with clients, statutory consultees and relevant stakeholders;
  • Preparation of fee proposals, manage project finances and data collection from a variety of sources;
  • ACIfA level membership or above and/or equivalent experience of at least 6 years’ commercial working in a heritage/archaeology role;
  • Ability to manage / undertake field-based projects and produce concise, high quality, written work such as WSI’s, DBA’s, evaluation reports to managed timescales and budgets;
  • Willingness to undertake a wide variety of office and field-based work around the UK;
  • A thorough understanding of the relevant Health and Safety at Work requirements;
  • Excellent and proactive communication and organisational skills;
  • Good IT literacy (MS Office at least, ideally in GIS and Adobe apps also);
  • Good commercial and customer care awareness; and
  • Friendly, supportive, collaborative, practical ‘can do’ approach.

Whilst relevant experience in consultancy is desirable applicants who can demonstrate experience in direct communication with clients and other stakeholders may be considered.

As the role requires working on projects around the UK, a full UK driving licence and own car along with the ability and willingness to drive to project locations around the UK, sometimes with overnight stays, will be required.

Job Benefits

In return, the Company can offer:

  • A competitive and flexible remuneration package commensurate with the position;
  • A commitment to facilitating a Personal Development Plan through training etc.;
  • Payment of key professional subscription fees; and
  • A number of other benefits (healthcare scheme, Employee Assistance Programme etc.).

For an application form or to learn more please contact (in absolute confidence) Alyson Tunney (on 01902 229 563 or via HR@crestwoodenvironmental.co.uk or, for an informal chat about the role, please call David Leigh on 07511 176 936, quoting the job vacancy position.

Employment Type
Beginning of employment
Duration of employment
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Remote work from: UK
Working Hours
Full-time 37.5 hours p/w
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