Lead Architect

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An ambitious and career driven Lead Architect is required to join a superb Medium Sized, contemporary Architectural Practice situated in a stylish Leeds City centre studio.

With a growing reputation for delivering striking innovative commissions throughout the UK, this award-winning studio of Designers & Architects collaborate with a variety of clients across a broad range of sectors which include build-rent high rise developments, Community projects, Education, Leisure, Residential and Mixed Use / Master Planning, they are a truly cross sector proposition and consequently are very well run and rooted on sound financial footings. The studio situated in a modern open plan setting near Leeds Dock is packed full of talent and boasts a vibrant and energetic supportive atmosphere where hard work and dedication is duly rewarded. Culturally they offer their people a rewarding environment with a good amount of flexibility to accommodate bust family life.  

They are now looking to attract a suitably qualified Lead Architect to join the business to lead the design and technical delivery of a large 1200 unit build-rent project which is due to commence on site in the summer of 2024.. Our client are keen for a Project Architect to act as Project Lead and form part of a talented wider support team spearheading the design and technical delivery stages to final handover to the end user. Our client are a 100% REVIT based practice so a REVIT / BIM proficiency is absolutely essential alongside excellent job running / client facing qualities, a Project Architect who has previously undertaken a project lead role would be highly desirable.  
The Lead Architect will also be required to have the following -

ARB / RIBA affiliated Architect with 5 years plus experience.
First rate Design flair and business acumen
Technically sound – A thorough understanding of working Drawings, Building Regulations and Planning Applications.
Proficient in the use of REVIT software and a solid understanding of BIM.
Ability to hit the ground running with relevant parameters to plan and deliver consistently high work on time and to budget.
Client facing ability – you will be required to chair meetings on site, manage contractor progress and attend planning meetings.
Previous experience of managing your own projects within the Residential, Commercial or Education Sectors.
A person of good character, a team player and passionate about quality Architecture and design.
Keen to climb the ladder and play a role in shaping the future of a growing practice with an ambitious growth strategy.

If you are a Project Architect keen to spearhead a landmark local project and this sounds like a positive next step in your career please get in touch or hit apply.

Salary depending on experience £40,000-£45,000 per annum + Benefits.

The practice currently operates a flexible working hours policy and currently operate an agile working policy where most of the team choosing to work in the office 3-4 days per week with the remainder at home.

Please hit apply or contact James Jackson from Conrad Consulting for further information.