Associate Architect

Grosvenor Maxwell Ltd
17 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An international Architectural practice is looking for an Associate/ Senior Architect to work at their offices London (SE1). Due to large expansion and increased in-take of projects, they are looking for enthusiastic architects to join their team. You will be directly supporting the London Director, so will be second in command for the London office.

You will ideally be a fully qualified (RIBA/ ARB) Architect with around 10 years' total experience and previous leading roles. You will be working on high-end residential projects, so past experience in this project type is essential. You will be taking on large-scale projects from concept through to detailed design stages, although, seeing it through to site may be required. You will be reporting to the director and leading small teams.

As well as having a 'hands-on' approach and getting involved with all stages, business development is going to be a big part of this role. You need to have extensive experience working on London for at least 5-7+ years. You must have knowledge of what's going on in London, who to work with and which clients are best. With the Director being on site a lot, or meeting with clients, you will be helping to run the office, so you need to have managed over 15 people in a group at any one time. Therefore, you ought to be able to quickly gain managerial respect. Due to retirements etc., this role has the opportunity to lead to directorship within a few years.

You will have/ be;

  • A minimum of 7+ years' experience in total
  • Previous experience on high-end residential projects on a large scale
  • Strong AutoCAD, and ideally Revit skills (but training will be provided for the right candidate)
  • Team-leading experience
  • Excellent design abilities
  • Worked on large-budget projects
  • Able to work in a team, and delegate as and when needed
  • Proficient knowledge of UK building regulations, having worked in the UK for around 5 years' minimum.

They have offices across the globe with their headquarters in London. They have grown, from around 5 staff two years ago (post-recession) up to 50 total, and around 20 in their London office, with new offices opening, and they are looking to double in size over the next few years. This means it is a perfect time to join this expanding company, gain responsibilities and excellent career progression opportunities.

They are looking for someone to join as soon as possible, and will be interviewing within the next few weeks, so don't miss out on this opportunity.

Salary is negotiable, depending on experience, but is in line with RIBA guidelines so will be circa £55,000 (with potential for more). You will be expected to work a minimum of 37.5 hours a week. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to make the next step in their career, and join an ever-growing and exciting company.