Principal Conservation Officer

Macdonald & Company
£40.00 per hour Umbrella Co
Closing date
5 Jul 2021
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Job Details

One of London's most vibrant and architecturally diverse borough councils has an urgent requirement for a Principal Conservation Officer.

This is an exciting work in a borough containing prestigious conservation areas and heritage assets.

The successful candidate will be assigned to a dedicated team of Urban Design and Conservation experts who strive to enhance the borough's architectural heritage and contribute to the delivery of high-quality new developments.

Responsibilities include;

  • Manage a diverse listed building caseload and advise on heritage related matters on the full spectrum of architectural types and scales
  • Provide high-level design observation for large-scale major applications and their potential impacts upon historic areas.
  • Liaise with numerous stakeholders including historic societies such as English Heritage and members etc.
  • Participate in Design Review Panels and Committee Meetings
  • Draft detailed reports
  • Attend pre-application meetings with colleagues in Development Management

The successful candidate will have acquired practical experience as a Senior or Principal Design & Conservation Officer who is adept at applying statutory and NPPF tests to the preservation and enhancement of conservation areas, listed buildings and other heritage assets.
This will be supplemented by prior experience delivering high quality design and heritage advice working alongside Planners and other consultees.

For further information or if you'd like to have the opportunity to discuss this post, please feel free to contact Jeremy Wright on 0207 318 5263 or email





Macdonald & Company is the leading professional recruitment consultancy for the real estate, built environment, energy and environmental sectors. Established in 1994 and headquartered in the UK, we apply local knowledge with true global connection through our offices in Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa.

Our specialist teams act for every class  of organisation owning, occupying, financing or advising on property, construction and engineering – developers, investors, institutions, funds, banks, consultancies and contractors. We are the preferred recruitment partner of RICS - the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

The Company’s Energy & Environmental division acts for clients across oil and gas, maritime, utilities, natural resources, power generation, renewable energy and sustainability sectors.

Macdonald & Company is a subsidiary of the London Stock Exchange quoted Prime People Plc.

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