Penguin Recruitment

Senior Architect (Residential)

Knebworth, Hertfordshire
£38000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
23 Sep 2019
21 Oct 2019
Alice Cook
Job (Function)
Architectural Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Architect (Residential)


Knebworth, Hertfordshire

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

Are you currently a Senior Architect (or an Architect looking to make your next move?), looking to join an established and chartered architectural practices based near Knebworth, Hertfordshire?

Have you got experience within large scale residential, social and affordable housing sectors?

Have you got strong project running and managerial skills?

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

Essential Qualifications/ experience for this 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 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 Senior Architect position:

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

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

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