Heritage Specialist, South Africa

Not specified, Full Time Deadline: Aug 21, 2023

Job Description:
We are looking for someone who will provide specialist services in our Cultural Heritage offering including Heritage Impact Assessments, Archaeological Impact Assessments, mitigation of all heritage resources, heritage management plans and research.

Manage and develop our Cultural Heritage Resources Management processes.
Develop and implement cultural heritage mitigation plans including grave relocations, archaeological and historical site mitigation, and cultural heritage management plans.
Project manage and complete specialist Cultural Heritage studies including compiling and reviewing Heritage Impact Assessments, Paleontological Impact Assessments and Archaeological Impact Assessments for client and authority reviews.
Audit, review, monitor and evaluate cultural heritage plan implementation on behalf of the client.
Conduct archaeological, historical, cultural and other research, providing findings in report format.
Undertake field-based surveys and assessments including in-field recording and documentation of cultural heritage.
Develop and manage cultural heritage databases.
Participate in business development activities including, developing fit-for-purpose proposals.
Build and maintain client relationships.
Carry out field work under strenuous conditions.

Qualifications, experience and requirements:

Honours Degree in Anthropology or Archaeology (preferably Masters).
Registered Member with the Association of Southern African Professional Archaeologists.

Work Experience

6 or more years in the relevant field, preferably within consulting would be beneficial.
Experience in the mining and resources industry would be beneficial.


Must have a driver’s licence.
Environmental, Water, Mining and Social legislation.
Financial Management (Such as budgeting, forecasting etc.).
Customer Management.
Strong Report Writing.
Excellent mentorship and coaching skills.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).
Must be innovative.
French, Spanish or Portuguese Language skills would be beneficial.
Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and prepared to obtain other vaccinations that may be required by clients and for travel purposes.
Prepared to undergo a Pre-Employment Medical Assessment.