Winners of ‘The Sunday Times Best British Homes Award’ my client is an architectural practice with an energetic and down to earth team of 40 staff, based in the beautiful area of Chelsea. They now have an exciting new opportunity for a Project Architect (with contract administration experience) to join their high-end residential team on a permanent basis.
Working across a range of residential, commercial, hotel and mixed-use projects, my client has a reputation in the architectural industry for bringing both a personal touch and a wealth of experience to each and every project they deliver. Specialising in high quality deliverable design, they offer complete architectural and interiors services from inception, all the way through to post completion.
Role & Responsibilities
- Managing multiple single high-end residential projects at one time
- Full contract administration duties
- Reporting to the Associate and Director
- Manage and mentor more junior team members
- Liaising with clients and contractors on a regular basis
- Attend client meetings
- Build trust and a good rapport with the client
- Work as a team and support others when required
- Work on all RIBA stages of projects from inception to completion
- Use MicroStation as your daily software
Required Skills & Experience
- ARB and RIBA registered, with a minimum of 3 years PQE part III
- A minimum of 3 years UK experience
- Experience using MicroStation or Revit would be beneficial, but is not essential, as training will be provided
- Evidence of working on all RIBA stages 0-7 from inception to completion
- Extensive experience working on high end residential individual homes (ideally within the Hammersmith, Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea areas of London)
- Comfortable working on projects valued £500,000 - £2 million in construction value
- Confident client facing
- A thorough understanding of construction detailing
- Full contract administration experience is vital for this position
- The ability to manage multiple projects at one time
- Able to manage more junior staff members
- Excellent communication and liaison skills, with fantastic verbal and written English
- Self-motivated and hands on, creative and innovative personality
- A positive and upbeat attitude, with good team spirit
Salary & Package
- £38,000 - £42,000
- Work place pension
- 20 days holiday + bank holidays and additional Christmas office closure
- Cycle to work Scheme
- Group life assurance
What you get back
- Social events
- Team building
- CPD Training
- Annual office weekends away
- Close to local amenities
- Good transport links
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