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  • Location: Somerset
  • Salary: £35k - 50k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted over 1 year ago

  • Sector: Architecture, Construction
  • Contact: Lou Maskell
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01179221441
  • Expiry Date: 26 September 2023
  • Job Ref: 398453LML

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our busy Land & Planning Office as our Lead Architect, which includes working as part of our Development, Land & Planning department’s senior leadership team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading our Architectural team providing our clients with a knowledgeable, friendly and dependable service on a variety of diverse projects, which include feasibility studies, pre application drawings, outline and full planning applications, building regulation drawings, tender documents, construction issue drawings and contract administration throughout the work stages.

You will lead a dynamic design team ensuring that our clients’ expectations are not just met, but exceeded.

To be considered for the role of Lead Architect you will have:
• A minimum of 10 years post chartered experience working in a busy, diverse office
• Proven experience as an Architect, working on a diverse range of projects, including residential new build, conversion and refurbishment projects through all stages of the RIBA plan of work
• Proven track record of winning work, preparing fee quotes that are both competitive and profitable
• Understanding the process of Appointing clients
• Good working knowledge of REVIT Autocad and a good technical knowledge of construction as well as current building regulations and planning processes
• ARB and RIBA membership
• Excellent communication skills with a proven track record of managing a team by both planning resource allocation and programming of schemes in collaboration with the Architectural team and other stakeholders
• The ability to work well under pressure, working on multiple projects at one time
This is a full time, permanent position.

Our Offer

Now is an exciting time to join the team. We are proud of our strong reputation in the South West and our ability to deliver good results for clients. In return for your commitment we will support your ambitions and give you the scope to grow your role and progress within the firm. In addition to a generous salary that reflects your experience, we offer:
• Professional fees paid by us
• A generous holiday allowance plus bank holidays and gifted days at Christmas
• A pension scheme
• Social events throughout the year