Conservation Projects Manager

Churches Conservation Trust

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.

Salary: £35,000 – £40,000 per annum, depending on skills and experience, plus pension and benefits

Hours/days: Full Time (36 Hour per week)

Location: 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)

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.

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