Title Post-Fieldwork Manager
Salary 28,000 – 35,000
Job Information

 The Role 

The Post-Fieldwork Manager will oversee the delivery, by the Projects Team, of post-fieldwork project elements, ensuring they are delivered to a consistent and high-quality standard. These elements include report production and quality control, data deposition and archiving, and client and stakeholder engagement. The role will primarily entail managing a group of Project Officers, who are responsible for overseeing the day-to-day elements of services from commission to completion, and a dedicated Reporting Officer.   

 Main Activities 

  • Manage a team of Projects Officers working on post-fieldwork elements of heritage and non-heritage geophysical surveys, as well as UAV surveys. 
  • Ensure uniformity in quality excellence for post-fieldwork services (e.g. reporting, client management, archiving). 
  • Responsible for ensuring the Projects Team meets reporting budget targets and timescales. 
  • Contribute to the development of workplace systems and procedures. 
  • Staff development, including identifying reporting and reporting management training needs and coordinating the delivery to colleagues.  
  • Sign off and approve geophysical survey and UAV survey reports. 
  • Provide advice on reporting programming to the Programme Manager. 
  • Lead on the creation of social media and community projects content. 
  • Keep abreast of industry and regional standards and guidelines and ensuring that work is undertaking to these requirements. 

Person Specification  

  • Experience in project management and/or leading teams is essential, particularly if this entailed client management or stakeholder engagement. 
  • A geophysical and/or remote sensing background or knowledge is desirable.  
  • Experience in writing and checking technical and/or archaeological reports is essential. 
  • Experience in producing publications is desirable. 
  • Membership of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists at ACIfA or MCIfA grade is desirable. 
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills and previous experiences of managing or mentoring individuals.  
  • Understanding of project budgets and associated costs is desirable. 
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