The Chapter of Rochester Cathedral wishes to appoint a Cathedral Architect and Surveyor of the Fabric to succeed Mr Ian Stewart who is retiring in early 2016 after 15 years of distinquished service.
This appointment will be made under the terms of the Cathedrals Measure 1999 and the Care of Cathedrals Measure 2011. The successful applicant will be a registered architect and have a proven record in the care and conservation of historic and ecclesiastical buildings. S/he will also show a full understanding of the Cathedral as a place of active worship as well as a historic building.
The Cathedral Architect is the Chapter’s principal advisor on the care and maintenance of the Cathedral Church and ancillary buildings and has responsibility for preparing and overseeing the conservation work required to this remarkable building and its environment.
Further details about the duties and candidate requirements may be viewed by clicking on the link: Architect and Surveyor Specification.
For an informal discussion please contact Gilly Wilford Chapter Clerk – Executive Director on 01634 810060 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants should send their curriculum vitae and a covering letter to the Chapter Clerk- Executive Director, Garth House, The Precinct, Rochester Kent ME1 1SX or via email to email@example.com. The letter should should include:
Why they wish to apply and a short short statement of their philosophical approach to:
a) the care and conservation of historic buildings;
b) the task of Cathedral Architect or Surveyor to the fabric;
c) the Quinquennial Inspection and Report.
Candidates are specifically requested to comment on their proposed fee structure in connection with work outside that specified within the retainer.
Named referees will be required.
Closing Date for submitting Applications: 30 September 2015.
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Cathedral Architect The Chapter of Rochester Cathedral wishes to appoint a Cathedral Architect and Surveyor of the Fabric to succeed Mr Ian Stewart who is retiring in early 2016 after...