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Marischal College, Broad Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1AB
£34,189.00 - £39,057.00 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for.

Location: Marischal College

Duration: Fulltime, Fixed Term up to 30/06/2023

Job Purpose:

Part of a wider Development Management Service Area collaborating closely with others to develop and embed the principles and practices which protect and enhance Aberdeen’s built and natural environment.  The Union Street Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARS) Project Officer will project manage the CARS project, deliver, process, monitor grant applications and promote and monitor projects and deliver the reporting requirements including risk management.

The role will include liaising with associated project boards, partners, owners, tenants, agents, stakeholders and other organisations and promote high quality building repair, maintenance and provide conservation advice.


The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

A degree in building conservation, architecture, building surveying, planning, or a historic environment grant funding related discipline.

Considerable project management experience.



The post holder needs to be able to demonstrate an understanding or experience of:

The principles and practices of conservation and regeneration

Appropriate legislation, procedures, government advice and good practice

Written and verbal communication and negotiation, including managing conflict

Collaborative working with peers and stakeholders to achieve objectives

Analysis of data and information and production of cogent reports

Planning, management and leadership of the CARS project including own priorities and workloads

Use of ICT systems and programmes

The Individual

Please see the Job Profile for further information.

Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Flexible Working

We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.

Disability Confident

We are a Disability Confident Employer.  If you consider yourself to have a disability and think you may require a reasonable adjustment to be made for this part of the selection process, or would like further information in relation to reasonable adjustments, please contact

Armed Forces

We are a forces-friendly employer, have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and are a silver award recipient in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.  We have a specific email address for those in the forces, those who have left the forces, as well as their partners / spouses / families:  We are able to answer questions about jobs and our application / selection process, as well as about our employee support provisions.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who:

  • have a disability
  • are care-experienced and aged 16-29
  • are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)
  • have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship
  • are New Scots aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships

Further information can be found at


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