• Job Reference: SWR4073
  • Date Posted: 1 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Spider
  • Location: Norwich, Norfolk
  • Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: Construction, Real Estate & Property
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Architect ARB/ RIBA – Do you have a passion for project delivery from architectural design through to feasibility for completion on site?  Are you an Architect with chartered experience in practice and looking for a new challenge with excellent career progression?  If so our client would love to hear from you as they are looking for an experienced Architect ARB/ RIBA to join their team on the outskirts of Norwich, Norfolk.

Fantastic company benefits include:

  • Competitive Salary: On offer is a competitive salary of £40,000 - £45,000 depending on experience.
  • Holiday: 20 days (plus Bank Holidays) and office closure between Christmas and New Year.
  • Free Parking:  we provide onsite free parking at our centres for easy access to the workplace.
  • Employee benefits/ extras such as: Pension scheme 3% matched, Flexitime, Time and a half overtime, Mobile phone and Westfield health subscription.

About the company?

They are a RIBA Chartered Practice based in Norfolk, with 50 years in practice.  They offer their clients a multidisciplinary service both in the UK and overseas. Their aim is to ensure a high-quality service is always delivered, whilst confident they can turn their client’s vision into a reality. Their team is an exciting collection of experienced and talented professionals providing their clients with the most effective ways to deliver a project.

About the role:

This Architect ARB/ RIBA role is a great opportunity if you are seeking a new career challenge.  You will be working on a wide-ranging portfolio of work across various sectors.  Efficiently working to meet tight deadlines and collaborating with external consultants.  You will be producing initial appraisal schemes, concept layouts and high-quality final planning layouts. Producing technical and working drawings and details, as well as freehand drawings and technical detailed drawings using AutoCAD.

The Architect ARB/ RIBA key duties include:

  • Writing reports for clients.
  • Producing budget appraisals.
  • Produce packages and make submissions on Planning, Building Regulations and produce and issue tender packages.
  • Produce specifications and schedules of works with full use of the NBS system.
  • Project administration on-site using the full JCT suite of documents.

About you:

You will have previous experience working on architectural design projects across a variety of sectors, including working on large and comprehensive architectural projects.  Strong technical skills with an understanding of the CDM Regulations 2015.  Excellent attention to detail with the ability to stay calm under pressure, and able to manage multiple projects at the same time. It is essential that you have good design skills including CAD, SketchUp, Photoshop. You will have strong client-facing and leadership skills to manage the design process. Great team skills and the ability to develop junior staff. A professional outlook and the ability and aptitude to represent the practice externally to clients and referrers.

The role is based in Norfolk, but the companies projects are located country wide, and the successful Architect ARB/ RIBA will be expected to travel to and from sites as and when required.

If you have a solid technical background and are keen to broaden or maintain a wide-ranging portfolio of work across a variety of sectors, then apply to join their successful team by forwarding your CV as soon as possible.

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Additional keywords: architect, ARB, RIBA, Project Architect, Lead Architect, Charter Architect, CAD

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