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Listing Team Leader - North

Posted: 19 May 2022 Closes: 12 Jun 2022
York, Newcastle or Manchester - we offer hybrid working where you are based in the office and at home. Circa £39,500 plus generous benefits
Temporary HEN_10247

Description

Summary

We have a fantastic opportunity for an engaging and dynamic leader to join our business to spearhead our Listing Team North. You will help to protect our extraordinary historic places, from evocative burial barrows to beautifully landscaped 19th century cemeteries; rural watermills through to soaring of icons of industry and the key buildings that make our towns and villages. This role is exciting, challenging and varied and requires positive and diplomatic interface with colleagues across Historic England and with the historic environment sector.

This is a full time, fixed term opportunity for two years.

We are also open to hybrid working where you will be based in both the office and home. You can choose to be attached to one of our northern offices; Manchester, Newcastle or York.

What you will be doing

You will lead the Northern team`s recommendations to DCMS for designation, ensuring they are robust and thoroughly considered. You will also support other objectives, such as our Heritage Action Zones programme.

You will play a key role on our Northern Leadership Teams, which manages our 90 staff across the North East and Yorkshire and North West Regions. You will have the opportunity to designate, working across the different types of designation - listing, scheduling and landscape registration, and work confidently across the period range.

What we are looking for

-An excellent track record in leading and performance managing a dynamic and multi-skilled team.

-Extensive experience of protecting national significant assets through their designation, recognising the key role they have in people`s pride in place.

-A keen eye for identifying sensitive cases and strong experience in manging their consideration. Recognising the importance of consistency and adherence to processes

-Confidence in sustaining constructive relationships with external stakeholders including local authorities, owners and developers.

-Strong team working skills in collaborative and creative problem solving.

Please note to reference to the key essential skills in the advert when you are completing your application and highlight examples of any related knowledge, skills and experienced based on these.

Why work for Historic England

We are an equal opportunity employer which values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability or neurodiversity, we would be happy to discuss reasonable adjustments to the job with you. Having just won the Gold Award from MIND, we also recognise the importance of a healthy work-life balance.

We offer a wide benefits package including a competitive pension scheme starting at 21% contributions, a generous 28 days holiday, corporate discounts, free entry into English Heritage sites across the county and development opportunities to ensure you achieve your goals.

We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity for everyone. Diversity helps us to perform better and attract more people to support our work. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates and candidates with disabilities as they are underrepresented within Historic England at this level.

Historic England want all of our candidates to shine in the recruitment process. Please tell us what we can do to make sure you can show us your very best self. You can contact us by email at [email protected] or telephone 07763387811 if you have any recruitment queries.
For an informal chat about the role, please contact Marie Smallwood on 07917068164

Provisional interview date: week commencing 13th or 20th June 2022
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