Lovell Chen careers

Senior Heritage Consultant

About the opportunity
Lovell Chen has an exciting and challenging stream of work ahead of us, and we are looking for an exceptional, highly motivated heritage consultant to join the heritage team in our busy East Melbourne practice.
The primary responsibilities attached to the position are the preparation of and contribution to the full range of heritage reports, including heritage appraisals, heritage impact assessments, and conservation and heritage management plans.
The role also involves supporting the management and delivery of all types of heritage projects, located in Victoria and nationally, and is integral to the development and management of client relationships. The position has excellent potential for career development and provides an opportunity to mentor other heritage team members.
About you
You will hold an honours or postgraduate degree in a relevant field, such as architecture, history, planning, heritage management or archaeology, and will have at least seven years’ experience as a consultant focused on heritage, or the equivalent experience in government. You will be able to demonstrate your ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a team environment.

Key knowledge and skills required include:
— excellent written and verbal communications skills
— demonstrated ability to complete projects to a high standard, on time and to budget
— comprehensive technical knowledge of local, state and national heritage legislation and guidelines, the Burra Charter and other relevant documents, and experience in their application
— proven ability to independently manage the delivery of heritage services and projects
— proven ability to provide heritage advice and guidance to clients and team members, operating within relevant statutory and legislative frameworks
— demonstrated ability in developing relationships with clients, new and existing
— demonstrated experience in the preparation of proposals and bids for heritage projects


In accordance with the Stage 4 lockdown regulations in Victoria all our staff are working from home. We anticipate you may commence the role while these or similar regulations are in place and therefore the ability to work from home is required.


Applications should be addressed to our Practice Manager (see below). Your application should include your CV and a covering letter outlining your experience, as well as your contact details. Please do not send more than five A4 sheets. Video submissions are accepted.

Applications accepted until 30 October 2020.

We regret that we cannot reply to every application received.

Send your documentation to:
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Lovell Chen is an equal opportunities employer