Director Designate |Architectural Practice | Commercial | Residential | London |

£65 - £85 per annum
14 Sep 2016
09 Nov 2016
Hazel Whittaker
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Job position
Contract Type
Full Time
Director Designate |Architectural Practice | Commercial | Residential |

Central London

Job Description:

An award winning medium sized practice are looking to appointment a Director for their London office.  Sectors cover residential, commercial and leisure.  They are expanding with a strong pipeline of work and need to make a strategic senior appointment to lead their London studio.  This is an internal facing Director opportunity, to manage projects, oversee teams and nurture existing clients taking briefs through to completion.  This is ideal for an Associate or AD currently running a studio overseeing practice management and guiding younger architects.  There is an opportunity to influence the design, work at concept stages on projects up to £90million build value.  This role is only suitable for highly detail driven individuals that have had experience of UK projects from inception to completion.  The ability to analyse, plan and organise are key attributes.  This isn’t purely design direction but the opportunity for someone to move into a director able to manage a studio and gain the success of medium sized firm.  Its requires leadership and ambition.
Responsibilities will include:

  • Influencing and guiding design from inception and early stages
  • Management of the studio, resource/program and cost planning
  • Lead a team of architects and assistants
  • Lead projects able to liaise with clients, external consultants and contractors
  • Manage the growth and expansion of a medium sized firm
Skills will include:
  • Track record of leading mid - large scale projects in London or the home counties
  • Track record managing resource/teams, guiding and mentoring Part IIs to Associates
  • Experience of managing and maintaining existing clients relationships and taking brands new briefs to completion
  • UK experience, ideally London preferred on schemes up to £50million
  • Inception to completion of multiple projects from £3million build value and above
  • Proven experience of being part of a bid team

Salary is dependent on experience and equity is an option.
If interested in this role please apply by sending your CV and portfolio to or 0207 4488 593.

Only candidates with UK expereince will be considered.

Skills: Director, Associate Director, Principal, Architect, Mixed Use, Residential, Commercial

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