Lead Architect
Recruitment Genius
Baldock, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
3d ago

This is an opportunity to join an established and respected Principal contractor with an enviable client base.

They undertake a wide range of projects across a variety of sectors including Leisure & Hospitality, Education and Commercial Office fit-out.

Their projects include heritage and historic sites and national monuments as well as a variety of modern commercial buildings across London and the Home Counties.

Due to their continued and sustained growth, they are looking for an ambitious and experienced Architect to assume a managerial role to lead and grow our team of Architects and their growing pre-

construction division. The role will include taking the lead on planning submittals and feasibility studies, whilst also taking on the role of Project Architect on their D&B schemes.

Reporting to the Director this is an ideal opportunity to join a successful team and make a real difference. Role & Responsibilities

  • Client interaction and the overall management of projects
  • Preparing feasibility studies and scheme designs from initial concept to planning drawings
  • Managing and supervising a team of architects and technicians to meet deadlines
  • Be a pro-active member of the management team
  • Responsible for the design output and day to day management of the team of architects
  • Supporting the Director with the growth of the practice being involved in key business decisions, including recruitment Required Skills & Experience
  • Part III qualified with 4 years+ UK experience post qualification.
  • Detailing experience of commercial & industrial refurbishment projects is essential (both internal and external).

    Of equal importance is understanding the technical and statutory issues inherent to these projects

  • Practical experience in delivering multiple schemes at the same time, with good time management skills and the ability to prioritise workload as needs change
  • Be an excellent designer in a wide variety of sectors
  • Excellent managerial and organisational skills, good leadership skills, and a team player with a positive outlook
  • Experience writing NBS specifications, knowledge of the latest building regulations and British Standards
  • Skilled in Project Management would be beneficial but not essential.
  • The ability to understand a Client’s brief and manage their expectations to deliver a project that meets their needs
  • High proficiency in Revit & AutoCAD.
  • Also a good working knowledge of the Microsoft and Adobe suites.

    The ability to use sketch up is highly valued

  • A solid commercial understanding of the construction process, and the ability to design schemes that offer good value
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