Conservation Projects Manager, South East

£35,000 - £40,000 per annum, depending on skills and experience, plus pension and benefits
Full Time (36 Hour per week)
Home based - South East

Duration Fixed term contract (12 months)

Location Home-based, preferably within CCT's South East region (East Anglia, Northants, Bucks, Beds and Herts, Surrey, Sussex and Kent) 


We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate conservation professional to join the Trust and play a key role in the care and conservation of our outstanding churches, a fascinating and unique collection of highly listed historic buildings.  

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 Conservation Projects Manager and a key member of the national Conservation team, you will work with experienced consultants and skilled craftspeople, 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 projects.  You will lead on all capital, conservation and maintenance, programmes in the region. 

You will have expertise and specialist knowledge in the field of historic building repair and conservation, and a proven track record of project management (client side) in the heritage sector. You might be a Building Surveyor, a Conservation Architect, an Estate Manager, or a Project Manager, in this continually varied and unique role you will be working on some of the most significant historic buildings in the country. As you’ll be working on projects across the region, but not exclusively, it is essential you have a full driving license. 

If you’d like to find out more about the role before applying, please contact Gabriella Misuriello, Head of Conservation, at [email protected] 

You can read about the work of our Conservation Projects Managers at A Day in the Life of a Conservation Projects Manager | Churches Conservation Trust ( 


If you would like to apply for this role, please visit our recruitment portal to begin your application. You will be asked to submit a CV and a short supporting statement (max 2 sides A4) outlining why you’d like to apply and how you fulfil the person specification for this post, so you’ll need to refer to the job description. 

If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected] 

The closing date for receipt of applications is 8am on Monday 17th June 2024

The interviews will take place in Northampton on Tuesday 25th June. Please note that the interview date and location have been specifically chosen according to the availability of the panel.  

Conservation Projects Manager, South East - Job Description.pdf


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.  

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 us.  

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 licensed sponsor at this time. Any offer of employment will be made subject to valid right to work in the UK being provided.