Associate Designate for friendly expanding practice in the heart of Clerkenwell!!

Associate Designate for friendly expanding practice in the heart of Clerkenwell!!

Job Title: Associate Designate for friendly expanding practice in the heart of Clerkenwell!!
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London (central)
Salary: To £60,000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: IW/178
Contact Name: Ian Whitear
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 29, 2019 08:48

Job Description

Expanding medium size 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. 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 either commercial or residential projects between £5m-25m in value
  • The ability to manage multiple projects whilst overseeing a small team
  • 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

If you’re actively seeking a strategic role within a lively, sociable busy studio that can offer you superb career progression to Associate level within 12 months please get in touch!