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Senior Architect

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Conrad Consulting are working in partnership with a leading, national design practice to recruit for an exceptional design-focused, Senior Architect with a minimum of 5-10 years’ UK-based experience to work on a number of Large-scale Residential and Commercial projects within their Leeds City centre studio.

This is a rare opportunity for an experienced and highly motivated individual to work with one of Leeds, and the UK’s most inspiring and forward-thinking Architectural practices.

The Senior Architect will have a minimum of 5-10 years’ post qualification experience to work as part of a team, supporting and taking direction from the Associate or Project Director in the delivery of architectural projects. The applicant needs to be able to show experience of leading a project team on a successful project, liaising with a client and delivery of relevant projects ideally through all RIBA work stages.

The Practice looks to Senior Architects to take on a more involved role in guiding and mentoring junior staff. Proficient in Revit, you will be a proactive team player with a collaborative mindset and a proven track record of delivering high-quality design. As well as an in-depth understanding of technical design standards and legislation, you will be a strong communicator both visually and verbally.

A successful Senior Architect will have:

Evidence of good design skills – able to resolve design challenges with minimal input from others.
In-depth understanding of technical design, standards, and regulations, with an advanced grasp of relevant design standards and typical construction methods for a particular building typology.
Confidence in providing guidance and support to junior team members; able to effectively communicate and delegate tasks to ensure project deadlines are met by the team.
Aptitude in the use of software titles appropriate to the role, particularly Autodesk Revit.
Visualisation and graphic skills.
Hand drawing, sketching and other forms of visual communication.
Be able to contribute to and help produce specifications.Your duties will include (but not be limited to):

Discharging the responsibilities assigned in the Responsibility Matrix for each project.
Where required, working as Project Architect under the direction of the Associate, Project Director and Directors
Preparing and developing drawings, models, images and other documents.
Taking responsibility for specific areas of the design and project development where required by the Project Architect.
Maintaining a full understanding of all regulatory hurdles to be satisfied such as planning permission and building control approval.
Liaising with members of the external design team and other associated organisations and companies.
Maintaining awareness of project profitability, resourcing and fee details.
Contributing to and helping to produce specifications.
Taking a highly proactive approach to client requests.
Keeping track of project programme and all key milestones.
Regularly reporting to the Project Director and Director in charge on progress and any issues that may arise.
Assisting in the coordination of the internal design team

Salary is negotiable DOE in the region of £40,000 – £45,000 per annum + generous benefits & Flexible working conditions.

To apply for this superb opportunity, please follow the apply instructions or don’t hesitate to call James Jackson for further specific client information

Employment Type Permanent

Advertiser Type Agency