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Project / Senior Architect

London (Central)
£45,000-£55,000 per annum DOE
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Job position
Qualified / Chartered
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Architect, Project Architect, Senior Management

Job Details

Are you an experienced, Project Architect with a strong Healthcare experience across all stages? We are currently seeking an individual who will be spearheading a significant hospital refurbishment and fire improvement initiative in London.  

Project Overview:

Scope: Large hospital refurbishment including fire improvements.

  • Competitive Salary: £50,000-55,000 depending on experience.
  • Friendly Workplace: Join a welcoming and sociable team of 12.
  • Regular Social Outings: Enjoy a vibrant practice with frequent social events.
  • Emphasis on Training and Mentoring: Continuous investment in your professional development.
  • Small to Medium-Size Practice: Approachable and supportive compared to larger firms.
  • Great staff retention: A testament to their positive work environment as they value and retain their staff, emphasising stability and continuity.

  • Proficiency in Revit and AutoCAD.
  • In-depth knowledge across all RIBA stages.
  • Strong leadership qualities, commitment, and genuine interest in Healthcare projects.
  • Capability to run the project and lead a team effectively.
  • Enthusiasm for driving Healthcare sector initiatives, contributing to marketing strategies, and fostering business development.
  • Enhance existing fire compartmentation alongside a water misting suppression system.
  • Emphasise technical detailing, especially in fire protection, leveraging misting to streamline compartment wall adjustments.
  • Collaborate with manufacturers to secure fire-tested details where necessary.
  • Work closely with fire engineers to devise an engineered solution.
  • Engage with the Trust fire officer to finalise a new fire strategy.
  • Obtain Building Regulations sign-off with the approval of Building Control.
  • Navigate planning permission procedures if required.
  • Generate design information with minimal layout changes.
  • Develop tender packs for contractors across three phases.
  • Maintain a diplomatic approach when engaging various NHS stakeholders.
Project Scale:
  • Floor Area: Approximately 18,000m2
  • Budget: Circa £30 million - Phases encompass clinical enhancements and backlog maintenance.
Leadership Responsibilities:
  • Lead a dedicated team comprising of another architect, Part 2 professionals, and technicians.
  • Serve as the lead Architect overseeing the coordination of MEP and Structures.
  • Conduct regular site visits to East London.
  • Collaborate closely with the main contractor to address on-site queries.
  • Facilitate snagging and secure approval from Trust entities, including fire officers, infection control, estates, and users.

If you are a passionate architect looking for an exciting project and opportunity within a dynamic team, apply with your CV and portfolio today.


FRAME works with people and businesses who design, engineer, build, manage and maintain Building & Infrastructure. Previously operating under the Faststream brand and is still owned and operated by the Faststream Group and its employees, we've been working within these sectors for over 16 years and in that time have made thousands of successful placements. If you're looking to hire people, or looking for a new job within any of these markets then we can almost  certainly help you out.

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