Senior Architect

Location
London
Salary
Up to £45,000 + Benefits
Posted
06 Jul 2017
Closes
06 Aug 2017
Ref
8819
Job (Function)
Architect, Senior Architect
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A role within an established, award winning architectural firm, who have built a strong reputation outside London, who have recently opened an office in the centre of the Capital. Currently seeking 2 new team members to add to their current team of 12 for this exciting new venture, the firm offers a culture of personal and professional development and progression to any who join them.

Founded in Hampshire, the company have developed a team of 21 and are now looking toward an exciting new venture in London. With their most recent Architect of the Year Award, the firm describe themselves as a creative and pragmatic studio with a broad portfolio of small and large scale residential, education, office, cultural and masterplanning schemes.

Roles & Responsibilities

Under minimal Director supervision, you will be responsible for taking responsibility as the team leader for specific areas of the design and project development. Other responsibilities will include:

  • Managing medium to large scale projects and/or numerous small scale projects, with a particular focus on residential and education schemes
  • Preparing and developing surveys, plans, specifications, drawings, models and images
  • Producing detailed drawings
  • Attending regular meetings with clients, contractors, consultants and authorities; including planning and delivering client presentations
  • Liaising with internal and external team members and organisations
  • Supervising and tutoring junior staff
  • Involvement in business development including networking and attending professional events in order to win new business
  • Working with the Directors to set out budgets, costs, deadlines and resources

Required Skills & Experience

  • RIBA Part III qualified with a minimum of 5 years' PQE
  • A strong background leading UK residential and/or education projects
  • Good, all-round experience across all RIBA work stages
  • Experience leading, coordinating and supervising internal and external teams
  • Previous experience in a client facing role
  • An understanding of the financial aspects of running a project on time and on budget
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Vectorworks is preferable

Candidates should be able to work well under pressure, demonstrate their ability to meet deadlines efficiently and be confident in making decisions independently.

Salary & Package

This position is offered on a full-time, permanent basis at a salary of circa £45,000, depending on experience, in addition to the following benefits:

  • Competitive holiday allowance
  • Contributory pension
  • Healthcare (after 2 years of service)
  • ARB membership paid for or funding towards Part III studies

Working hours are 9am – 6pm Monday to Friday.

Soft Benefits

Working from newly refurbished offices in Oxford Circus, you'll form part of a new team with an exciting vision for the future. As a company, they believe their people are their greatest asset and they are continually learning, expanding their knowledge base and striving to realise the full potential of all those who work there.

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