GGAT is seeking a new Chair to provide leadership to the Board of Trustees in developing the strategic direction of the Trust to ensure that it can continue to deliver its object effectively at a time of potential challenge and change.

About Us:

The Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological Trust (GGAT) is a charitable company with the stated object of educating the public in archaeology.  The Trust provides strategic and development control advice to twelve unitary local authorities in south Wales, advises a wide range of other statutory bodies, maintains the Historic Environment Record for the area, carries out outreach in the communities of south Wales, and undertakes archaeological work under contract. The Trust currently employs twenty-two staff, has a cohort of long and short-term volunteers, and a budgeted turnover for 2018-2019 of £785,000.

Job Role:

Job Description and Person Specification available for download here: JD and PS

Any applicant who would like to have an informal general discussion with a Trustee ahead of applying should send an e-mail to setting out
any topics they might want to discuss and providing a daytime contact number.  Initial responses will be by phone or email.

Additional Information:

This is an unpaid position; expenses will be remitted.

Interviews are likely to be held in mid-November at the Trust’s Swansea office.

To Apply:

Interested candidates are warmly invited to submit a CV with a short covering statement of why they are interested in the role and to submit these by 31 October

Applications can be made either by post addressed to Mr AG Marvell, Company Secretary, Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological Trust, Heathfield House, Heathfield, Swansea, SA1 6EL; or by  e-mail to  (the e-mail should be marked for the attention of Mr AG Marvell, Company Secretary)