Project Team Lead (Residential sector), qualified Project Architect (Part III +5yrs PQE)

London (Central), London (Greater)
£45-50k per annum + commission based bonus scheme and pension.
25 Mar 2021
25 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Aura Architecture is looking for a qualified Project Architect with managerial responsibilities to join its team in London.

Project Team Lead (Residential sector)

We have a fantastic career opportunity available for a talented and ambitious project architect with proven project running experience and five-plus years' post-qualification experience looking to step-up in to a studio running position in Clapham, London.

The business has grown 100% year-on-year for the past 2 years and is looking to recruit for this senior level position to help manage and co-ordinate the small team (4-8 members) to drive the business forward in the delivery of  more fantastic homes in London and the Home Counties.

About us

Aura Architecture are an award-winning architecture studio working throughout London and the Home Counties, with a mission to maximise space, create simple, light-filled spaces that are sustainable and energy-efficient.

We specialise in residential extensions, house transformations, bespoke new-build houses, conversions (including heritage assets), and small scale property developments from £200k contracts to circa. £3m.

Our clients tell us that they value our professional, collaborative, friendly and creative approach to projects and that our team is great to work with.

The practice has a family-business vibe, promotes remote working and offers progression for all staff.

About you

You will need to demonstrate the following:

  • RIBA Part 3 qualified with five-plus years' PQE
  • Excellent small residential project experience is a must
  • Excellent organisational, time and people/resource management skills
  • Experience of project running for private homeowner clients and developments up to 30 units
  • Ability to oversee circa. 20-projects at any one time and lead the team effectively to ensure the company achieves deadlines
  • Be commercially savvy and report financial forecasting in to the Director
  • Demonstrable experience of leading projects from feasibility through planning and to delivery
  • Strong design, technical, graphic and full proficiency in Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, Photoshop and SketchUp skills are essential (some REVIT experience would be of benefit)
  • Experience of running design and technical reviews
  • Excellent understanding of current UK planning and building regulations
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills


As well as working in a great place offering a good work-life balance with flexible working, you’ll enjoy benefits including competitive remuneration including performance based bonuses up to 15% of salary, and a commission based structure for brining work to the business.  Base salary level £45-50k.

How to apply

Applications can be made by sending a CV and examples of your work using the 'apply' link below, by 10am on 25th April 2021.  Alternatively, please send a CV and portfolio via email, to

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