Penguin Recruitment

Architect/ Senior Architect (Residential Schemes)

Hertfordshire, Stevenage
£38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
22 Sep 2019
20 Oct 2019
Alice Cook
Job (Function)
Contract Type
Full Time

Architect/ Senior Architect (Residential Schemes)



Salary: Up to £45,000 (Depending on Experience) + Excellent Benefits

An established RIBA Chartered practice, based in Stevenage, have a brilliant opportunity for a Senior Architect (or an Architect looking for a 'step-up') to join their vibrant team on a permanent basis.

Our client is an award-winning practice, delivering some exciting projects throughout the UK. They have been in business for just under 30 years' and have a high number of repeat clients.

You will get the chance to work on an exciting variety of projects however from day 1, will predominately be involved in large residential schemes, social and affordable housing.

This role will suit someone who has strong project running capabilities.

Essential Qualifications/ experience for this Architect/ Senior Architect role:

  • RIBA Chartered (or desire for Chartership - ideal but not essential)
  • Revit is beneficial
  • You will have knowledge of UK building regulations/ producing and submitting planning applications
  • Experience working on site as well as working within an office environment
  • Understanding of new legislations changes and potential benefits to clients, conducting informative emails and notes to send to key contacts
  • Development of planning scheme into detailed construction drawings
  • Working alongside the planning team regarding the planning conditions
  • Development of Specification and tender documentation

Additional responsibilities of this Architect/ Senior Architect role:

  • Leading projects from start to finish
  • Leasing with team with the team regarding additional input from third party consultants
  • Development of specification and tender documentation
  • Ensuring the schemes is checked by a senior team member
  • Ensuring the checklist is compiled for the tender pack
  • Ensuring the contract is completed by the team
  • Developing links with contractors and other consultants. Organising regular site meetings, typically monthly
  • Attendance of meetings
  • Completion of valuations
  • Issuing inspection reports after site visits

Commutable locations for this Architect/ Senior Architect position:

Stevenage, Luton, Letchworth, St Albans, Bedford, Cambridge

If you are interested in hearing more about this Architect/ Senior Architect role, please could you call ALICE on (01792) 365109, or please send an updated CV and portfolio to

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