Project Architect with BD track record

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03 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Margarida Araujo
Job position
Qualified / Chartered
Contract Type
Full Time

Project Architect with 4+ years post Part III experience in the UK, delivering both high end private and developer residential projects from inception to completion, running the project as project architect.

As project architect, the successful candidate will be the main point of contact for clients and their agent within our practice. The role involves collating and coordinating work from our strong and experienced, Design, Technical & Structural teams. BD duties are an integral part of the proposed role and must be based on proven experience in generating leads and converting them into projects.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to design and technical development but will not be expected to produce or lead production of design, technical or structural drawings and information.

This candidate must be an independent, highly motivated individual, with a strong and authoritative voice, combined with flexible and collaborative approach towards client's, consultants, and the internal team.

Primary duties will include:

*Source and participate in networking events, bring in leads and continue them to initial meetings with new clients, issue fee proposals, negotiate to sign and agree appointments.
*Lead activity related to expansion into new target sectors (boutique and design led retail, commercial and hospitality).
*Complete management of several projects in parallel from inception to completion including, full client liaison, programing and resourcing and setting and monitoring deadlines in collaboration with our Design, Technical and Structural team leaders.
*Source and facilitate appointments by clients of external consultants, liaise and monitor their work.
*Advise and guide clients with regards to all aspects of projects, including design, budget, time tables, planning, technical and structural (With full support and collaboration from our team leaders)

Required skills:

*Excellent networking, personal communication, and client relations skills.
*Excellent organisational, time and people management skills.
*Outstanding communication and presentation skills, ability to liaise effectively with clients, external consultants and in house teams.
*Basic knowledge and understanding of BIM concepts and workflows
*Intimate and up to date Knowledge of UK Planning Policies and standards.
*Fluency with Microsoft office package (Microsoft Project, Power Point) or other project planning and monitoring applications and presentation software.

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