Advert ID: 20020702
Principal Heritage Consultant (flexible location)
Use your experience to make a positive impact
Niche is a leading consultancy specialising in natural capital and offsetting, terrestrial and aquatic ecology, heritage management, environmental planning, management and approvals, and spatial services.
Our purpose is to empower people to create a sustainable future.
We’re looking for a Principal Heritage Consultant to join our diverse community of talented, innovative technical experts and strategic advisors. Our people are proud to do work that matters, to make an impact working on some of the most consequential, challenging and inspiring projects in their industry.
Find your Niche – a place you can thrive
From the start of our business in 2009, we have trusted our people with the flexibility they need to structure work around their lives and the autonomy to deliver their projects from end to end. On any given day our people will be working from home, in the field, or from one of our offices located across the east coast of Australia.
We value your expertise and ensure you have the systems, support and tools to do what you do best. Whatever your role with Niche, you can take advantage of:
Time for your wellbeing, personal development and family
Recognition for your time and effort
Support to master your craft
Check out our Careers page for more information.
About the role
Working with Niche will provide you with exposure to complex cultural heritage projects, which includes designing and executing fieldwork, leading technical teams, leading preparation of technical reports, and providing detailed technical and statutory advice on Aboriginal cultural heritage matters. Our recent projects include linear infrastructure and renewable energy sector projects, providing EIS’ on pumped hydro, battery storage and wind farm projects.
This role will see you working in collaboration with our skilled Heritage team and with our clients, Aboriginal representatives, and communities. You will have the opportunity to mentor and support your teammates and take on direct management of a small team.
This position is ideal for individuals who are seeking a company that is focused on sustainable future growth and a role that further develops their technical skill set in cultural heritage management.
What will make us a great match
This role will best suit someone who is an emerging or established leader with 12+ years’ experience in Aboriginal cultural heritage consulting services in the Queensland environment.
Specifically, we are looking for:
About Niche and the team
At Niche, we look to the future and ask how we can empower people to make a positive difference and to solve clients’ problems in a way that balances a need for development with respect for heritage and reliance upon our environment.
Niche provides specialist cultural heritage services to a wide range of industry sectors and to clients of various scale. Our experienced archaeologists and heritage professionals work closely with project proponents, landholders, local communities and traditional owners to provide site assessments, management plans, archival recording and analysis and conservation advice.
This role reports to Morgan Disspain who currently leads Niche's Heritage Team for NSW & QLD. Morgan’s cultural heritage career has spanned over 14 years and has incorporated both academic and consulting experience. She has extensive experience in cultural heritage management in NSW, QLD, and WA, and has carried out archaeological research projects in NT, SA, QLD, and South America.nrmjobs.com.au/job/20020702