ARCHITECT LIVING

The Directors are seeking to appoint an Associate Level Project Architect to assist with the strategic development and expansion of our successful living sector. This is a career opportunity for the right candidate and may lead to both a management and equity stake in due course, within our future focused company.

Key Competencies
• Team Leadership – An enthusiastic organised team member who has the ability to create and communicate a clear vision for multiple projects.
• Customer Focused – To develop multiple Client relationships by accurately assessing Client need and ensuring project delivery within both Client and project deadlines.
• Results Orientated – Evaluates situations, identifies existing challenges and future opportunities for growth, sets goals, plans, delivers and measures outcomes. Has the confidence, ambition and tenacity to make things happen and therefore deliver outstanding performance.
• Innovative Thinker – Develops innovative solutions that can be practically implemented.
• Team Worker – Builds personal networks, recognises the value of other team members in enhancing overall performance and enables contributions from all other team members.
• Good Communicator – Communicates in a clear and concise manner and checks that communicated messages have been received and understood.
• Knowledge Sharing – Seeks, applies and shares knowledge by making use of the knowledge and experience of other team members and colleagues in order to improve performance.
• Personal Development – Manages personal and professional development, seeks opportunities for further development and skill enhancement and solicits constructive feedback in order to improve performance.

Education / Qualifications
• Registered member of the Architects Registration Board (ARB).
• Preferably to also be a Chartered member of the RIBA.
• Minimum 5 years post qualification experience.

Skills & Experience
• Practical design experience within the Living sector including Social and Private sector housing, Extra Care, Care and Build to Rent.
• Comfortable within a Business Development/Networking environment with an established network method of professional contacts.
• An excellent approach and attitude toward high quality design solutions.
• Technically competent designer who has experience of projects from inception to completion.
• Ability to quickly undertake sketch/feasibility schemes to assess site viability.
• IT literate in terms of all current computer packages and presentation software (AutoCAD, SketchUp and Photoshop).
• Excellent hand-drawing, illustration and presentation skills.

Salary
• Salary commensurate with skills and expertise

If you are interested please send your CV and personal statement with examples of your work, to enquiries@watsonbatty.com