Project Specific Senior Processor (Birmingham)


Archaelogists working on A14C2H (c) MOLA Headland Infrastructure

Project Specific Senior Processor (Birmingham)


PAY: £22,500 for 37.5 hours per week


LOCATION: Birmingham

ACCOMMODATION: Not provided, but a £2500 allowance will be offered to those who relocate to Birmingham


 Project Specific Senior Processor (Birmingham):

We are recruiting a senior processor to oversee the work of a small team of processors on a burial site in central Birmingham.

The role will supervise a small team to process human remains (including siding, bagging and identifying basic pathology) and a smaller amount of finds from the same site. The successful candidates will work closely with site supervisory team to ensure material is treated properly and deadlines are met.

Applicants should have some prior experience of supervising small teams, working with human remains and ideally also experience in commercial archaeological fieldwork. Candidates should have demonstrable experience in working in teams to meet tight deadlines and without close supervision. We are particularly interested in hearing from those who also have knowledge of finds associated with burial archaeology and have used archaeological databases.

Preference will be given to applicants who already hold AQP/PQP CSCS cards. Please note CRO cards are not accepted on the scheme.  We can arrange and pay for a test if necessary and provide information about how to upgrade CRO cards to AQP/PQP. Offers of employment will be conditional on acquiring the right card. Please note that the test stations are only available in the UK.

Employee Benefits:

  • 28 days annual leave (including bank holidays) pro rata
  • Company pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to promotion / transfer opportunities with MOLA and Headland
  • Relocation allowance of £2500 (payable over 3 months) if relocating to Birmingham from outside of Birmingham (eligibility rules apply)

There may also be opportunities to transfer to work on other projects within MOLA and Headland. These will only be available subject to successful completion of the probationary period.

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

The closing date for applications is Sunday 21st October at 23:59.

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 and application form to apply. Applications without an application form will not be considered.