Senior Architect

Location
Basingstoke
Salary
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
01 Mar 2018
Closes
26 Apr 2018
Ref
JO0000028519
Contact
Joey Waller
Job Function
Architect
Job position
Qualified / Chartered
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Architect

Conrad Consulting are excited to be working with an award-winning Architectural practice based on the outskirts of Basingstoke, Hampshire. This progressive, creative and pragmatic architectural studio have a breadth of experience across many sectors and building types.

Due to growth they are looking to expand their skilled team by adding a Senior Architect on a permanent basis. The successful Architect will be managing medium-size residential & educational projects as well as various different smaller scale projects. Working directly with the Project Director and project team you will be involved in all stages of projects.

You will have an understanding of the design process and ability to manage/deliver this from concept to completion with a flexible and openness of approach. A willingness to work as a team player is essential along with a broad knowledge and understanding of UK Building Systems & Regulations.

Responsibilities:
·Manage medium-large sized projects with minimal Director supervision; manage numerous small projects
·Understand the design project, particularly focusing on our current educational and residential schemes
·Prepare and develop drawings, models, images and other documents relating to the design and in accordance with the ARB Code of Practice
·Manage the co-ordination of the internal design team
·Take responsibility as the team leader for specific areas of the design and project development
·Liaise with members of the external design team and other associated organisations or companies
·Thorough knowledge of and compliance with ACG procedures and standards
·Seek, and record evidence of your continuing professional development (CPD) and an annual Personal Development Plan (PDP) in accordance with the requirements of the RIBA (or equivalent)
·Winning, leading and overseeing multiple projects; supervising and tutoring junior staff
·Working with the Directors to set out budget and costs
·Working with the Directors to set out project specific criteria for success, including deadlines and resources
·Producing detailed drawings
·Planning and delivering client presentations
·Contributing to setting and articulating design philosophy and practice values
·Project management and helping to coordinate information

Essential requirements
·Minimum of 5-year's post RIBA Part 3 experience, working in a similar role
·Design experience in the residential and/or educational sectors is essential
·Ability to manage, co-ordinate and prioritise resources
·Ability to understand and formulate design decisions and present for discussion
·Ability to use a variety of media in the development and documentation of a design project, with good working knowledge of CAD systems
·Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines efficiently
·Good interpersonal skills and able to work independently and as part of an effective team, assisting and supporting team members
·Excellent verbal and written communication skills, articulate and diplomatic manner
·Excellent presentation and organisational skills
·Highly presentable and professional manner, self-motivated
·Understanding the financial aspects of running a design project on time and on budget
·Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Outlook and Excel 2015)
·Sociable, outgoing character with a good work ethic
·Able to react to a fast-paced environment, good time management and attention to detail
·Ability to assist in the management of architectural assistants on the team
·Ability to deal sensitively with rising building user and clients groups expectations
·Proficiency with Vectorworks, InDesign & SketchUp desirable. If you don't have experience with these software, a willingness to learn is essential.

A highly competitive salary and benefits package (including private health care and ARB fees) would be on offer to the successful applicant, likely to be in the range of £40,000 - £50,000 per annum dependant on experience.

Please forward your CV and portfolio through to Joey Waller at Conrad Consulting or contact Joey on 01728 726 140 for further information.

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