Conservation Projects Manager, SE

36 hours per week
Home based - South East

We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, energetic and motivated Conservation Projects Manager has arisen to join the Trust and play a key role in the care and conservation of 127 outstanding churches in the South East of England.

The Churches Conservation Trust is the national charity protecting historic churches at risk, ensuring they are enjoyed as social, tourism, educational and cultural resources, kept open, in use, and living once again in the heart of their communities.

As a key member of the national conservation team, you will work with national and regional colleagues, volunteers, local partners and stakeholders to develop and manage a range of holistic, conservation and new use projects, from inception to completion, and providing professional advice and support to community led initiatives.  You will lead on all capital, conservation and maintenance, programmes in the region.

The successful candidate will have a relevant professional qualification and be educated to degree level in an associated discipline. You will have a proven track record of project management (client side) in the heritage construction sector, expertise and specialist knowledge in the field of historic building repair and conservation. As you’ll be working on churches across the South East of England, but not exclusively, it is essential you have a full driving licence.

How to apply
If you would like to apply for this role, please select the red ‘apply now’ button to begin your application.

You’ll be asked to submit a CV and a short supporting statement (max 2 sides A4) outlining how you fulfil the person specification for this post.

Please note direct applications via email cannot be accepted for this role; only applications submitted through our recruitment portal will be considered.
If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected]

The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 30th October 2022 at midnight.

The interviews will take place at our National Office, Kings Cross on Tuesday 15th November 2022. Please note that the interview dates have been specifically chosen according to the availability of the panel. 

We are a Disability Confident Committed Employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability and who meet the essential criteria for the job will be offered an interview. 

We are an inclusive employer and offer equal opportunities to all regardless of an individual’s age, disability, gender identity, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

We are not a licenced sponsor at this time. Any offer of employment will be made subject to valid right to work in the UK being provided.

If you have any queries about this role, or if you have a disability and wish to request a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact our recruitment team. 

Conservation Projects Manager SE Job Description.pdf