Associate / Associate Director role for an exciting practice in the heart of Clerkenwell

Associate / Associate Director role for an exciting practice in the heart of Clerkenwell

Job Title: Associate / Associate Director role for an exciting practice in the heart of Clerkenwell
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London (central)
Salary: £50-70,000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: IW/178
Contact Name: Ian Whitear
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 14, 2020 07:30

Job Description

Due to some internal rejigging a rare and rather unique opportunity has arisen to join one of London's rising practices at a senior management level!

Expanding "up and coming" buzzy & friendly practice based in the heart of the Old Street/Clerkenwell area is looking to recruit a senior level ARB/RIBA registered Architect to join their busy studio and take on full responsibility for their own team while overseeing multiple projects. Their workload is predominantly within the commercial & residential sectors (new build & refurbishment) so you will be exposed to an interesting array of projects throughout all the RIBA stages. Projects generally range from £5m - 25m in value. The opportunity to manage highly talented Architects & both Part I and II Assistants is definitely on offer!

Due to exciting expansion plans they urgently need to recruit a suitably qualified and experienced Architect who can seamlessly slot into the existing management team playing an influential role in the continued success of the practice. The practice is in a great position to offer genuine career progression as this role will lead to an Associateship ideally within several months.

The following skills & qualities will be required:-

  • ARB/RIBA registered
  • Experience working on commercial projects between £5m-25m in value (high volume residential would also be desirable)
  • Possess a minimum of 10 years professional experience
  • Has the ability to manage multiple projects while overseeing a small team
  • Quality client facing skills
  • Excellent creative design capabilities and proven delivery/job running skills
  • Take on all round management responsibilities
  • Lead projects, both internally and externally, throughout all stages
  • Take commercial responsibility for projects - awareness of timelines, managing workload and the ability to take ownership
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Liaise effectively and efficiently with other members of the team and also external consultants, contractors and sub-contractors
  • Solid construction knowledge and the ability to put together high quality drawing packages
  • Well organised, proactive and manage workload in line with the project programme
  • Some Business Development exposure

If you’re actively seeking a strategic role within a lively, sociable busy studio that can offer you oodles of responsibility and superb career progression please get in touch!