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Project Architect

  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: Market related
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 4 months ago

  • Sector: Architecture, Construction
  • Contact: Lou Maskell
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0117 317 7805
  • Expiry Date: 16 July 2024
  • Job Ref: 406057LML

Busy client are looking for a highly motivated individual to work in their Glasgow Office to join their Architectural team, who are part of the greater Multidiscipline Design Team in the office. They will work closely with the Architecture and Design Practice network within covering UK and Europe, as well as being responsible for the delivery of large volume projects for existing frameworks.

They will encourage you to grow and develop your career with them through their technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. They believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. Excellent communication skills and a friendly outlook are essential.

The client is offering a competitive salary plus generous benefits, and the opportunity to work on a variety of exciting projects in a wide range of sectors. There is also training and assistance with personal development.

About the Team:

The design team in Glasgow is a dynamic multi-disciplinary collaborative team working on many interesting and different sized schemes for both local and international clients. They work closely with their engineers and specialists in-house. The team is driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through their technical expertise and innovation, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities.

Project/Design Responsibilities
Contribute, from the onset of a project to the design of innovative and progressive design solutions that reconcile client’s goals and priorities while fostering opportunities for design excellence.
To perform material and building system research and participate in the co-ordination and preparation of project specifications.
Ensuring CDM Safety in Design

Organises own and technical staff to achieve set deadlines.
Ensures that projects are completed on time and meet all requirements of the Design Brief and Client requirement documents.
Responsible for the correctness, accuracy and complete multi-disciplinary coordination of the design documentation prepared by the assigned team.
Ensures the quality of technical work produced by team meets the Technical Excellence standards.
Routinely interacts with managers, seniors and clients, contractors, local authority representatives and others expertise and negotiation skills to resolve critical issues.
Promotes teamwork within a multi-disciplinary team, maintaining positive moral and instilling a creative culture within the practice.
Make appropriate value judgements with respect to corrective work that supports the design concept and performance goals of the project.
Support Seniors, Principals and/or Directors with operational responsibilities which includes development and implementing Technical Excellence initiatives, management of resources (HR), training initiatives (CPD).
Ensures the latest software and digital techniques are utilised to increase productivity and training opportunities for staff are made available.

Minimum 5 years + experience as a fully qualified and registered Architect (ARB Registered).
Proficient in Revit.
Proficient in AutoCAD, Adobe and Microsoft Office Programmes.
Understanding of BIM Level 2 requirements and processes.
Experience with DREAM (desirable).
Excellent understanding of the English and Scottish Building Regulations.
Familiar with statutory consent procedures in Scotland and England.
Excellent organisational and communication skills.
Ability to speak in public and lead design team and client meetings.
Experience as Lead Discipline, in multi-discipline projects.
Self-motivated and pro-active with ability to work collaboratively with Architectural team and other disciplines and also deliver as an individual.
Experience of undertaking interdisciplinary design checks to a high standard.

Experience working on UK Defence Projects as well as Education (desirable), Industrial (desirable) and Health (desirable).
Experience of running/working on multiple jobs simultaneously, which can be fast paced.
Experience working with multi-stakeholder clients and framework project delivery.
Experience working on projects in Scotland and England.
Experience working on listed building projects (desirable).
Experience working in multi-disciplinary design teams.

In order to achieve the security requirements for Clients, the candidate needs to be a UK National, been in the UK for more than 5 years and not been out of the country for more than 3 months in the 5 year period. Furthermore, the candidate should hold a UK Passport (Irish Passports in addition to the UK passport, can be accepted).