Salary: £55,000 per annum
Contract type: Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)
Closing date: 29 January 2023
Address: Stamford Estates, Altrincham, WA14 1PH
This crucial Lead Consultant (Built Environment) role line manages a multi-disciplinary team of professionals, primarily working across NW England.
The post holder also acts as principal consultant for internal clients in Cheshire and Merseyside, Dunham Massey, Cheshire Countryside, Liverpool and Formby portfolios, providing expert counsel for General Managers and their teams in the formulation and delivery of property-led development plans and national programmes. Please do contact Nick Mason, Assistant Director Consultancy North, on firstname.lastname@example.org or through LinkedIn to discuss. Recruitment will close on Sunday 29th January, with interviews planned for February 8th in Manchester.
We have a salary range on this role guide £52500 - £55000 and maybe able to include a relocation package dependant on circumstances
Please apply with a short C.V. and covering letter that demonstrates your particular interest or passion for joining the National Trust’s consultancy and delivering our strategy in the North.
What it's like to work here
Your high-profile work will be integrated into our National Trust Consultancy, providing properties with advice and practical support across the full range of conservation, marketing and supporter development activities. The diversity and quality of expertise within the Consultancy enables our properties and places to benefit from an extraordinary range of creative and innovative thinking. You'll be working alongside seven other Consultancy Managers in the North, a valuable, supportive peer network and part of a national cohort across the organisation, able to access development opportunities and regular networking space.
This post is located at our Altrincham Hub, but there will be an opportunity to explore and agree remote working arrangements which strike the right balance for you and the Trust. We expect that there will be travel to properties or the hub 3 days a week.
What you'll be doing
You’ll create client relationships with the General Managers of Dunham Massey, Cheshire Countryside, Liverpool (including the Beatles' Childhood Homes) and Formby will enable co-creation and delivery of projects essential to support the property plans and organisational ambition.
You'll play a key role in the regional and national Consultancy Manager community, making connections across regions and countries and dynamically brokering regional & national consultants to ensure the right skills are deployed in the right places at the right time.
You’ll be line managing a team of 7-9 staff, including building surveyors, conservators, planners, project managers and climate and environment advisors, with responsibility for their support and development.
Who we're looking for
- An experienced consultant, ideally with a built heritage conservation background
- Excellent influencing skills; listening, steering, trust building
- Leadership experience, preferably steering multi-disciplinary teams.
The National Trust has the motto ‘For everyone, for ever’ at its heart. We’re working hard to create an inclusive culture, where everyone feels they belong. It’s important that our people reflect and represent the diversity of the communities and audiences we serve. We welcome and value difference, so when we say we’re for everyone, we want everyone to be welcome in our teams too.
- Substantial pension scheme of up to 10% basic salary
- Free entry to National Trust properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18)
- Tax free childcare scheme
- Rental deposit loan scheme
- Season ticket loan
- Perks at work discounts i.e. gym memberships, shopping discount codes, cinema discounts
- Holiday allowance up to 32 days relating to length of service, plus holiday purchase scheme, subject to meeting minimum criteria.
- Flexible working whenever possible
- Employee assistance programme
- Free parking at most locations
- Independent financial advice
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