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Senior Specification Consultant: Architecture

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £40k - 50k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 17 days ago

  • Sector: Architecture, Construction
  • Contact: Danielle Vermeer
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0113 205 1269
  • Expiry Date: 05 July 2024
  • Job Ref: 407572DVR

Senior Specification Consultant – Architect

Location: London or Manchester (Hybrid after initial training)
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000

A distinguished global infrastructure firm Is looking for a Senior Specification Consultant with a background in architecture. You will be part of a renowned group who develop and maintain critical infrastructure worldwide, with a focus on sustainability and innovation, you will aid in delivering projects that improve communities and enhance quality of life.

Your main objective will be to develop and maintain client relationships, ensuring awareness of their pipeline to secure repeat commissions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare detailed project specifications.
  • Advise clients on design responsibilities, contract formats, and procurement routes.
  • Provide material recommendations.
  • Coordinate specifications with other disciplines (e.g., Civils, Structures, MEP).
  • Stay up to date on standards, products, and innovations, including market conditions and their impact on services.
  • Align deliverables with the clients brief and project scope.
  • Monitor project finances and address potential issues.
  • Develop and share client contact networks.
  • Identify and pursue business development opportunities with established clients.
  • Foster key internal relationships within the London/Manchester Specification Consulting team.

Qualifications, Skills, and Attributes:

  • Ability to prepare architectural specifications.
  • Strong technical design understanding.
  • Knowledge of modern construction techniques, methodologies, and standards.
  • Detailed understanding of UK construction procurement and specification documentation. Middle East construction knowledge is a plus.
  • Flexible and open to new methods of working.
  • Ambitious, enthusiastic, and knowledgeable about the design and delivery process.
  • Understanding of BIM software (NBS Chorus experience is desirable)


  • Bi-annual salary review while on the GDP
  • 25 days annual leave, plus all public holidays, and the opportunity to buy and sell holiday
  • 2 paid corporate social value days per year
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance, income protection
  • Flexible benefits such as childcare vouchers and gym membership discount
  • Pension scheme 
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP): Offering free advice on a wide range of topics, such as money, legal, and medical, etc.
  • Eye care vouchers

Additional Information:

  • Ability to build good relationships at all levels.
  • Professional and diplomatic demeanour.
  • Degree qualified in Architecture or Architectural Technology.

As we strive to find the best fit for this position, we are seeking individuals with a minimum level of experience, training, and qualification. But there’s no such thing as the ‘perfect’ candidate. If you feel you meet, or know someone that meets, 75% of the requirements for this role, we would love to hear from you!

Apply directly to this role or reach out to contact Danielle Vermeer at or call on 0113 205 1269.