Project Specific Archaeologist (Cambridgeshire)


Archaeology team on A14C2H (c) A14C2H courtesy of MOLA Headland Infrastructure

Project Specific Archaeologist (Cambridgeshire)

PAY: £20,500 for 37.5 hours per week

LOCATION: Cambridgeshire

CONTRACT TYPE: Fixed-Term 3 month contract

START DATE: Immediate


Project Specific Archaeologist (Cambridgeshire):

MOLA Headland Infrastructure is recruiting archaeologists to work on one of the largest infrastructure schemes in the UK.

We expect to recruit applicants that ideally have at least three months UK commercial archaeology experience and/or linear infrastructure experience, which would be especially beneficial. Relevant European commercial experience will also be considered and we welcome applications from EU Citizens. Candidates should demonstrate an ability to work well within large teams and have a flexible approach to deployment. CSCS card holders are preferred but we can arrange and pay for the test if necessary. Note – the test stations are exclusively in the UK. Applications will be reviewed on receipt and immediate start dates are available for the right individuals.

Although this is for a fixed-term contract until end of April 2019, staff may have the opportunity to transfer to an alternative infrastructure project once this contract ceases. This opportunity will only be available subject to successful completion of the probationary period.

Employee Benefits:

  • Paid Accommodation will be provided
  • Subsistence paid in a weekly basis
  • 28 days annual leave (including bank holidays), pro-rata
  • Transportation will be provided
  • Company pension scheme
  • Free healthcare cashplan
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Payment of relevant professional memberships (eg CIFA)
  • Access to Cycle Scheme
  • Additional pay available to drivers (company vehicles are provided for transport of staff from Bedford and Cambridge subject to having sufficient drivers)


Applications should be submitted electronically to [email protected]Please make sure you refer to job code A14 when making your application.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 24th January at 23:59. 

For any additional information regarding the role, please contact Tony Walsh at [email protected].

While everyone recruited will have common contracts, the employer will be either Headland or MOLA. Successful applicants will be assigned to one organisation for management of HR issues. All applicants must have the right to work in the UK without restrictions.  Proof of eligibility will be required prior to commencement. MHI promotes diversity and equality of opportunity at all levels, and welcomes applications from people regardless of sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, age, or religion or belief.

Please download a job description here.