Associate (Design), Leeds, £50000

Recruiter
Eden Brown
Location
Leeds
Salary
£45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
11 May 2018
Ref
244230PBE
Contact
Pete Benefer
Job position
Associate
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
I have an exciting opportunity with a leading modular firm in Leeds. I have a Design Associate vacancy for a bright and capable individual who
wants a lead role within the architecture department assisting with the implementation of advanced working methods, engaging with external partners, manufacturing, construction and supply chain in a complex environment.

Modular experience is not essential, but general capability, intellectual capacity and genuine enthusiasm for the modular project and desire to make a difference will prove essential qualities

The role will involve developing a high-quality design offer as well as running projects that deliver industry-leading modular buildings from inception through fabrication to completion.

Duties Include:

-To lead a team within the architecture department reporting to the Head of Architecture
-To take a leading role within the architecture department to ensure all information produced is of high design quality and is consistent with the developing company aesthetic.
-To develop, with support from the Head of Architecture, a high-quality company design language for the modular portfolio including sufficient differentiation and variability to delivering a wide portfolio of projects. This will be a comprehensive strategy aligned with the technical constraints of the company products.
-To train and develop the wider team in relation to producing high-quality designs as well as a consistent professional approach to information production.
-To work with the technical design team to ensure that there is no disconnect between concept development and delivery and support the technical delivery of projects from a design perspective.
-To assist with best practice BIM implementation including developing project specific BIM Execution Plans and understanding and operating within the companies' developing BIM strategy.
-To engage and coordinate with external consultants to deliver projects.
-To lead a team to deliver high quality design information using the modular product portfolio, ensuring compliance, appropriate accreditation and safety.
-To work with product development, structural engineering, sustainability and MEP engineering as part of a cohesive design function.
-To work with programme managers in delivering projects to our clients on time and within budget.
-To establish a close working relationship with manufacturing to provide appropriate designs, data formats and manufacturing information that maximise efficiency, safety and productivity.
-To support the Head of Architecture and Commercial team engage with clients and develop design responses.
-To support the delivery team in the correct and safe installation of modules on site and ensure architectural team presence when necessary.

My client is looking for a RIBA Part 3 qualification and ARB registration - RIBA registration preferred - minimum 5 years post part 3 experience and a proven record of delivering high quality design through RIBA stages 0-4

-Significant residential experience including the early stage concept development, optioneering and client and stakeholder management.
-Experience working closely with structural and building services engineers and coordinating design information
-Experience leading teams from inception to completion
-Experience mentoring and developing less experienced members of staff e.g. through part 3 qualification or similar
-Understanding of BIM strategy and application
-Experience of using Revit
-Accuracy and attention to detail
-Able to agree key priorities with stakeholders, prioritise tasks and activities and communicate this to the wider team
-Able to adhere to develop a programme, manage key stakeholders and lead a team to deliver design information to agreed deadlines
-Ability to work in a collaborative way

Successful applicants can expect a salary of upto £50000 plus 10% car allowance, 5% contributory pension, private medical, life assurance, 25 days holiday, bonus and more

Please send your CV to p.benefer@edenbrown.com and call 0113 394 0133 and ask for Peter Benefer if interested



Your expert recruitment consultant is Peter Benefer, call today on 0113 394 0133 or email p.benefer@edenbrown.com

Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Eden Brown Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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