Project Architect

Award winning Architectural Practice who have a large studio based in North Leeds, ls20 are seeking to recruit a Project Architect to spearhead a series of commissions within the Residential and Education sectors.

Having garnered a reputation for delivering sustainable striking design concepts with a rich history spanning over 40 years, they currently boast a talented team of 40+ designers and Technologists and are based regionally in a modern open plan studio within walking distance of a delightful semi-rural town with excellent local amenities and with the added benefit of free parking.

Due to a diverse and robust workload our client are now looking to add to their talented team of Architects. Required is an ARB registered Chartered Architect with at least 5-10 years post RIBA part 3 experience preferably with some previous exposure to projects within the Residential, Commercial and Education Sectors. The suitable Project Architect will have developed job running capabilities so they can run projects independently or already be in a position where they can competently job run and manage site progress.

Requirements of the Project Architect:

  • RIBA/ARB Registered Architect with at least 5-10 years post qualification experience
  • Practical design experience within the Living sector including Social and Private sector housing, Extra Care and Care schemes, Education, Industrial experience also highly advantageous.
  • An excellent approach and attitude toward high quality design solutions
  • Technically competent designer who has experience of projects from inception to completion
  • Ability to undertake sketch/feasibility schemes to assess site viability
  • IT literate in terms of all current computer packages and presentation software (AutoCAD, SketchUp and Photoshop, REVIT desirable)
  • Excellent hand-drawing, illustration and presentation skills

Other key competencies that are required of the Project Architect:

  • Team Leadership – An enthusiastic team member who has the ability to create and communicate a clear vision for the project.
  • Customer Focused – To develop Client relationships by accurately assessing Client need and ensuring project delivery within both Client and project deadlines.
  • Results Orientated – Evaluates situations, identifies existing challenges and future opportunities for growth, sets goals, plans, delivers and measures outcomes. Has the confidence, ambition and tenacity to make things happen and therefore deliver outstanding performance.
  • Innovative Thinker – Develops innovative solutions that can be practically implemented.
  • Team Worker – Builds personal networks, recognises the value of other team members in enhancing overall performance and enables contributions from all other team members.
  • Good Communicator – Communicates in a clear and concise manner and checks that communicated messages have been received and understood.
  • Knowledge Sharing – Seeks, applies and shares knowledge by making use of the knowledge and experience of other team members and colleagues in order to improve performance.
  • Personal Development – Manages personal and professional development seeks opportunities for further development and skill enhancement and solicits constructive feedback in order to improve performance.

Salary offered is between £40,000 and £45,000 depending on previous experience, plus generous benefits package, agile / remote flexible working and free parking.

To apply, send your up to date CV and follow the application instructions, or call James Jackson at Conrad Consulting for further information.