Trainee Architectural Expert Witness
Our client has a new Trainee Architectural Expert witness job available. This would offer a salary of £50,000 while training in the role and the chance to make a direct impact in the lives of your clients.
Our client is an established multi-sector architectural practice, with a portfolio of projects including residential, healthcare, hospitality, commercial, transport, masterplanning and the addition of expert witness services.
They are now looking for a talented Architect to join them on a permanent basis while also offering full training as an Architectural Expert Witness. This role would see you split your time between working in a traditional Architect role whilst training with more experienced colleagues to qualify as an Architectural Expert Witness and eventually take on your own cases.
This is a great opportunity for an Architect who wants to make a difference to the lives of people and provide expert advice in the field of residential healthcare.
Role & Responsibilities
- Full training both inhouse and external for the role will be provided followed by a period of shadowing a qualified Expert Witness, this process would be over a 6 - 12-month period
- Visiting claimants at their homes, making an assessment of their disability needs and future design requirement
- Working closely with clients who have suffered life changing events
- Attending case conferences with Solicitors
- Occasionally attending court if required to give evidence
- Providing architectural services when required for build out schemes resulting from expert witness work
- Traveling in across the UK and internationally when required
- Taking a lead role in the running of architectural projects
- Production of design drawings.
Required Skills & Experience
- A RIBA Qualified Architect
- Driving licence
- 10 years post qualification experience
- Experience designing for disability or health care would be highly advantages
- Residential project design experience
- Outgoing, articulate, literate, personable (people skills is hugely important for this appointment)
- Confident dealing with clients and other professionals
- Fantastic English, both written and oral.
What you get back
- Salary of £50,000 - £55,000 During training period
- Estimated OTE after 2- 3 years of £70,000
- 25 days holiday
- Free on-site parking
- 4% contribution pension
- Life assurance
- Payment of RIBA membership
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Expert Witness Job in West Sussex - Your Architecture Recruitment Specialists (Recruiter: John Watson Job Ref:12505)