Senior Architect




United Kingdom

Job Details
£50,000 - £55,000
United Kingdom
Flexible Work:
Job Type:
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Senem Palaz
Posting date:
March 11, 2024
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What is your role:

You will be joining a prominent AJ100-listed architectural firm based in London, becoming part of a team renowned for innovative designs and a sustainable building approach. The firm's diverse portfolio spans commercial, mixed-use, and residential developments, consistently delivering projects that seamlessly integrate functionality and aesthetic appeal. As a Senior Architect, your role involves serving as a crucial link between the management team and architectural teams, leveraging extensive experience to autonomously handle projects of varying size, sector, and complexity. This award-winning AJ100-listed practice boasts a team of 50 architects, including four Senior Architects, with a well-defined hierarchy and support structure, emphasizing design leadership from concept to completion on premium projects.

What the role includes:

  • Manage day-to-day project operations, serving as the main point of contact for clients, contractors, and various external stakeholders.
  • Keep a close eye on project progress, profitability, and resource allocation using CMAP.
  • Provide technical expertise and conduct briefings with the internal design team.
  • Attend internal and external meetings, representing the Practice effectively.
  • Work independently while recognising the importance of delegation.
  • Communicate designs clearly and effectively, demonstrating contract administration knowledge.
  • Lead, manage, delegate, and motivate the design team, ensuring awareness of programming and resourcing.
  • Apply expert knowledge of CAD and BIM software tools.
  • Stay informed on Risk Management, UK regulations, and standards.
  • Implement project checklists, including Climate Change Guidance and Heritage Checklists.
  • Ensure sustainable design at all RIBA stages by coordinating with consultants.


  • Possess a minimum of 5 years of post-qualification experience.
  • Demonstrate a track record of working across all RIBA stages on UK projects.
  • Showcase excellent design, technical, and conservation skills.
  • Exhibit a strong understanding of UK Building and Planning regulations.
  • Display effective client-facing communication skills.
  • ARB or RIBA accreditation is desirable.
  • Proficient in BIM/Revit and Autocad.
  • Demonstrate strong organisational, proactive, and enthusiastic work approach.
  • Exhibit excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Showcase leadership experience in managing small to medium-sized teams.
  • Proven experience in taking responsibility for the financial success of projects, with strong commercial awareness.

Why work here:

Offering a list of comprehensive benefits which also include flexible core working hours and hybrid options.

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Senior Architect

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