Senior Architect required to spearhead projects within the Retirement living and Care Home Sectors for an award winning Architectural Practice based in the Wharfedale area of Leeds.
Having garnered a reputation for delivering sustainable and striking design concepts, our client are now looking to add to their talented team of Designers. We are looking for an ARB registered, Chartered Senior level Architect with at least 5 years post RIBA part 3 experience preferably with some previous exposure to projects within the retirement living or Care Home sectors, extensive Residential experience will also be looked upon favourably.
Requirements of the Senior Architect:
*RIBA/ARB Registered Architect with between 5 - 10 years post qualification experience
*Practical design experience within the Living sector including Social and Private sector housing, Extra Care and Care schemes
*An excellent approach and attitude toward high quality design solutions
*Technically competent designer who has experience of projects from inception to completion
*Ability to 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
Other key competencies that are required of the Senior Architect:
*Team Leadership - An enthusiastic team member who has the ability to create and communicate a clear vision for the project.
*Customer Focused - To develop 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.
Salary offered is between £37,000 and £40,000 depending on previous experience, plus generous benefits package.
To apply, send your up to date CV and work examples to James Jackson at Conrad Consulting, or call James on 0113 4166 280 for a confidential discussion!