Associate Project Architect

£40000 - £45000 per annum + Equity Stake,Annual Bonus, 25 days Holiday
05 Dec 2017
30 Jan 2018
James Jackson
Contract Type
Full Time

Conrad Consulting have exclusively collaborated with Watson Batty Architects and are delighted to present an outstanding Associate Level Project Architect Opportunity to assist with the strategic development and expansion of their successful living sector Team.

To be based within their North Leeds Head Quarters, this rare opening represents a significant opportunity for an ambitious career driven Architect who is striving for a Management position complete with the potential for an equity stake within a profitable and established award winning multi-disciplinary brand.

Specifically, you will be working within an established Team delivering Residential projects of varying complexity and size, these are typically Private developer or social housing developments, sometimes within mixed use developments but can also include high end bespoke builds.

Crucial to the success of the post is to appoint someone with front end Design and delivery experience, its envisaged that due to various recent framework awards and a healthy pipeline of work that you will be expected to work on various schemes simultaneously, so a progressive and organised approach is essential.

A selection of their current Living Sector Projects can be found using the following link -

Further Key competencies include -

Team Leadership - An enthusiastic organised team member who has the ability to create and communicate a clear vision for multiple projects.
Customer Focused - To develop multiple 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.

Education / Qualifications

Registered member of the Architects Registration Board (ARB).
Preferably to also be a Chartered member of the RIBA.
Minimum 5 years post qualification experience.

Skills & Experience

Practical design experience within the Living sector including Social and Private sector housing, Extra Care, Care and Build to Rent.
Comfortable within a Business Development/Networking environment with an established network method of professional contacts
An excellent approach and attitude toward high quality design solutions.
Technically competent designer who has experience of projects from inception to completion.
Ability to quickly undertake sketch/feasibility schemes to assess site viability.
IT literate in terms of all current computer packages and presentation software (AutoCAD, SketchUp and Photoshop).
Excellent hand-drawing, illustration and presentation skills.

Salary & Benefits

Starting salary (depending on suitability and experience) up to £45,000 per annum, potential Equity Stake, Annual discretionary Bonus Scheme, Pension, 25 days Holiday, Professional fee's paid.

For further details about this outstanding opportunity please contact James Jackson on 0113 4570074

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