Full Time

Project Officer

Location: Bradford

Magnitude Surveys Ltd: Underpinning the fabric of Geophysical innovation

Our Values:

Collaborative – Strongly collaborative approach to interpretation and training.

Bespoke – Design and Build our own equipment & software that is bespoke and tailored to our staff and needs.

Progressive – Progressive and forward thinking, championing equal opportunities with strong female presence in Leadership positions.

Bradfordian – As a company, we are embedded in our community, and proud of our roots in a city which has contributed so much to the practice of archaeological geophysics.

MS is a diverse company of collaborative individuals creating bespoke and proactive approaches to heritage and non-heritage geophysics. With a focus on integrating techniques that provide unbiased advice and the opportunity for industry development.

The Company has grown organically from 3 to over 50 employees over the past 7 years. We work alongside major archaeological contractors on a wide range of exciting projects throughout the UK, including small-scale community surveys and national-scale infrastructure projects. We are a CIfA Registered Organisation and a member of FAME.

The benefits for working for us:

Additional to salary:

  • Profit share bonuses
  • Auto enrolment onto company pension scheme with NEST
  • Option to pay pension contributions through salary sacrifice scheme
  • Option to obtain an EV vehicle through salary sacrifice scheme, with £300pm Company contribution for Management positions.
  • Employee perks, including discounts at major retailers
  • Subsistence and accommodation provided for most surveys (depending on commuting distance from the office)
  • Cost of living bonuses & inflation pay award pending

Annual Leave:

  • 20 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Additional paid leave for Christmas to New Year closure
  • Additional annual leave days with length of service


  • Field & Office based training
  • Clear career progression within the Company
  • Paid site safety certifications i.e. CSCS and LANTRA
  • Paid professional accreditation i.e. CIfA
  • High quality PPE


  • Mental health first aiders at all levels of the Company
  • Auto enrolment onto medial insurance through AXA
    • Access to physiotherapists, chiropractors and other therapists
    • 24/7 Doctor appointments
    • Cash back for Dental & Optical
    • Access to 24/7 confidential EAP helpline
    • Mental Health cover included
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Newly renovated office with fresh air circulation throughout
  • Breakfast items provided in the office for all staff to access
  • Supermarket vouchers provided throughout the year
  • Travel between office & survey site included within working hours

About the role:


 Job Title The Role The Skills Required Salary & Band
Project Officer The Project Officer will be responsible for managing the lifecycle of geophysical survey projects from commissioning to reporting. Jobs may range from less than a hectare, to in excess of 1000ha in size.Project Officers are responsible for:

–        Delivering projects within budget and within agreed timescales

–        Managing multiple projects simultaneously

–        Overseeing project set up tasks such as RAMS / WSI production

–        Manage field teams and ensuring fieldwork is undertaken to a high standard

–        Managing report authors and ensuring reports are written to a high standard

–        Line managing the employees who are working on their projects whether in the field or in the office

–        Knowledge of assessing quality of geophysical data or archaeological and near surface applications–        Critical analysis skills

–        The ability to work under pressure and handle multiple deadlines

–        Build strong relationships with stakeholders

–        Experience in supervising or managing teams.

–        Experience in mentoring.


£30,100 – £35,200Band: M5

Please note that Project Officers are expected to occasionally do site visits or fieldwork but is on an ad hoc basis.

Want to apply?

If you want to work for Magnitude Surveys Ltd, then click Apply or send your CV & Cover Letter to Shanni Rafferty, [email protected].

If you would like to see a copy of the Job Description & Person Specification prior to applying, please e-mail Shanni Rafferty at [email protected], specifying which role you are interested in.



Please apply by sending a CV and covering letter using the form below.

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