Current Vacancies

Archaeology & Historic Buildings

Director and a Senior Associate Director: Archaeology

Location: Cheltenham and the South West

CgMs is the largest archaeological consultancy in the country. Since August 2014 it has been part of the RPS Group, the country’s largest environmental consultancy. Working nationally, the company offers a unique and unparalleled range of development and planning services based upon many years of experience in both the private and public sectors

Due to an expanding client base and diversity in services offered, RPS CgMs is seeking highly motivated and thoroughly experienced Archaeologist professional to build on the successes and provide leadership in the further development of the Cheltenham and South West of England Archaeological Team.

We are currently looking to appoint a Director and a Senior Associate Director MCIFA into our Cheltenham Team, this post holder will be expected to provide an experienced level of advice. The post holder will need to work alongside existing colleagues within that office and provide a degree of management, quality control and supervisory support to colleagues. The post holder will be expected to generate a significant proportion of their work themselves, and help promote and develop the Archaeology Team in the Cheltenham and South West area.

This post provides the ideal opportunity for an experienced individual who wishes to be involved in significant & high profile development schemes, and have commercial aspirations to develop the Archaeological Team.

In exchange for being exceptional Archaeological professional, commercially astute, expert negotiator and dedicated team builders, you will be appropriately rewarded with an extensive remuneration package, including a very competitive salary, generous contributory pension, health cover and additional flexible benefits. You will also benefit by working in a supportive and friendly team which provides superb training and development support to allow you to achieve your career aspirations.

To apply for these roles please email your CV to lynn.messenger@cgms.co.uk

Deadline for CV’s Monday 20 February 2017

NO AGENCIES
We are an equal opportunities employer.

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Directors
London and Southeast England

CgMs is the largest heritage consultancy in the country. Since August 2014 it has been part of the RPS Group, the country’s largest environmental consultancy. Working nationally, the company offers a unique and unparalleled range of development and planning services based upon many years of experience in both the private and public sectors

Due to an expanding client base and diversity in services offered, RPS CgMs is seeking highly motivated and thoroughly experienced historic buildings professionals to build on the successes and provide leadership in the further development of the London and Southeast England historic buildings teams.

The Historic Buildings team offers a comprehensive heritage planning service. Working with major developers and architects, we have built a strong reputation for our commercially astute advice, which adds value to the development process and helps realise our clients’ objectives. Our clients include the Historic Royal Palaces, the V&A Museum, major retailers and commercial developers, and national house builders.

Our success is based on our ability to negotiate with our professional colleagues in local government and Historic England, establishing a shared understanding of how change can be managed successfully.

We are currently looking to appoint Directors into the London Team, this post holder will be expected to provide an experienced level of advice on all heritage related matters. Applicants will need to have experience of advocating heritage matters at Hearings and Public Inquiries. The post holder will need to work alongside existing colleagues within that office and provide a degree of management, quality control and supervisory support to colleagues on built heritage issues. The post holder will be expected to generate a significant proportion of their work themselves, and help promote and develop the Historic Building Team in London and the SE Regions.

This post provides the ideal opportunity for an experienced individual who wishes to be involved in significant & high profile development schemes, and have commercial aspirations to develop the Historic Building Team.

In exchange for being exceptional historic building professionals, commercially astute, expert negotiators and dedicated team builders, you will be appropriately rewarded with an extensive remuneration package, including a very competitive salary, generous contributory pension, health cover and additional flexible benefits. You will also benefit by working in a supportive and friendly team which provides superb training and development support to allow you to achieve your career aspirations.

For an informal discussion of these opportunities please contact Jonathan Smith, Director of Historic Buildings, on 01242 259290 or Duncan Hawkins, Operational Director of Historic Buildings and Archaeology, on 020 7280 3424.

To apply for these roles please contact our Recruitment Manager, Geoff Thorpe, at geoff.thorpe@rpsgroup.com

NO AGENCIES
We are an equal opportunities employer.

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Archaeology & Historic Buildings

Senior Associate Director
London and South East England

RPS CgMs is one of the largest planning and heritage consultancies in the country, and is part of the RPS Group, the country’s largest environmental consultancy. Working nationally, the company offers a unique and unparalleled range of development and planning services based upon many years of experience in both the private and public sectors. The Historic Buildings team offers a comprehensive heritage planning service to a wide range of clients across the country. Working with major developers and talented architects, we have built a strong reputation for our commercially astute advice, which adds value to the development process and helps realise our clients’ objectives. Our clients are diverse and cover the development spectrum, including the Historic Royal Palaces, the V&A Museum, major retailers and commercial developers, and national house builders.

Our success is based on our ability to negotiate with our professional colleagues in local government and Historic England, establishing a shared understanding of how change can be managed successfully.

The position offers a great opportunity for a talented and motivated professional to not only provide direct advice to high profile clients, but to manage and develop a team of historic building professionals in the centre of London. Management experience would be preferable, along with the ability and inclination to develop a professional team along with commercial awareness and the ability to grow a business through marketing and client development. The post holder will need to be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of heritage issues in the planning system, and a commitment to good professional advice, in order to best achieve a client’s objectives. As well as provide day to day management to a team of consultants, the post holder will need to be able to work with colleagues from a variety of disciplines. Experience at supporting proposals at appeal as an expert witness would be desirable.

The successful candidate must be committed to providing expert analysis and assessment; clear, professional advice; and strong and compelling advocacy. The scope of work will include: managing one of two professional teams in the London office; mentoring of more junior staff; provision of fee proposals and tenders; marketing and client development; the provision of sound professional advice to clients; preparation of Heritage Statements and input into Environmental Statements; and preparation, submission and management of heritage related applications, including Conservation Area Consent and Listed Building Consent applications.

Applicants should ideally possess an appropriate degree, and experience in both the public and private sectors would be advantage. Full membership of the IHBC is preferred. For an informal discussion about the position please contact Jonathan Smith, Director on 01242 259290 or Duncan Hawkins, Operational Director of Historic Buildings and Archaeology, on 020 7280 3424.

To apply, simply forward a copy of your CV to geoff.thorpe@rpsgroup.com

NO AGENCIES
We are an equal opportunities employer.

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Planning

Senior / Associate Town Planner
London

CgMs has been established as a leading consultancy in Planning and Heritage for over 18 years. In 2014 CgMs became part of the RPS group, thereby widening our consultancy to provide the full range of environmental services. Working nationally, RPS CgMs offers a unique and unparalleled range of development and planning services based upon many years of experience in both the private and public sectors.

This is a fantastic time to join RPS CgMs. As we move into 2016, we are looking to recruit a highly motivated and ambitious candidate to work on a wide variety of high-profile projects. The position offers a great opportunity for a talented and motivated professional to not only provide direct advice to high profile clients, but to manage and develop more junior members of the team. With an enviable client list, and the highest calibre multi-disciplinary back up team, we are able to offer unparalleled opportunities to showcase your talents and truly develop your career.

In particular, we are looking to recruit a Senior or Associate-Level Planner into our London office. This position is within a growing team focusing on high profile London schemes ranging from large-scale residential developments to complex listed building cases.

Briefly, the duties and responsibilities are as follows:-

  • Prepare and lead on planning applications, including preparing Planning Statements.
  • Write planning strategy reports, interpret policy and make clear and relevant recommendations.
  • Contribute to the setting of strategy and team building.
  • Contribute to the management of juniors and co-ordination of their inputs.
  • Liaise and negotiate with planning officers, consultant teams and third parties.
  • Liaise and cultivate good relationships with clients and fellow professionals.
  • Prepare and make presentations at meetings.
  • Draw up, present and negotiate fee proposals and tenders.
  • Communicate and negotiate effectively with clients and colleagues.
  • Take responsibility for projects from the earliest stages through to completion.
  • Maintain an awareness of market conditions and the impact of policy and legislative changes.

You will need to be commercially focussed and have an excellent knowledge of the UK Planning system and - in particular - London. You will need to have excellent report writing skills and have a keen eye for detail. You will also need excellent organisational skills and the ability to work on multiple projects at the same time. Any demonstrative experience of business development or key client liaison will be a distinct advantage.

In return, we offer an excellent salary and benefits package together with the opportunity to both showcase your talents and develop your career with one of the UK's leading multi-disciplinary consultancies.

To apply for this role – or for more information – please contact our Recruitment Manager via e-mail at geoff.thorpe@rpsgroup.com

NO AGENCIES
We are an equal opportunities employer.

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