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Head of Architecture

Hunter Dunning
£55000 - £65000 per annum
Closing date
20 Dec 2023

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Job (Function)
Senior Architect
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Head of Architecture Job in Chiswick, London

A Head of Architecture job is now available at a design and build practice working on high-end residential projects throughout London.

Established in 2005, our client is looking for a capable and passionate Project Architect to lead across all stages, working on prime residential projects. Currently a team of around 20, you would be joining a positive and award-winning studio.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Manage the architecture team
  • Be responsible for the department's growth
  • Meet new clients, create fee proposals and win new design work
  • Attend and chair weekly design meetings
  • Manage and organise the teams workload via resource meetings
  • Assist the project leads on construction details and review packages across all RIBA stages
  • Provide guidance and support to the design team
  • Ensure all project invoices are issued and settled
  • Manage the implementation of design proposals ensuring they meet requirements including budgetary
  • Attend site to ensure project progress
  • Liaising and regular communications with clients and external consultants.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Part III qualified Architect
  • ARB registration required
  • Minimum 15 years' experience project leading
  • Strong experience working in UK high-end residential schemes
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite and Sketch up
  • Great team management skills
  • Proven track record of delivering architectural sales
  • Excellent understanding of the construction process
  • Excellent English, both written and verbal
  • Eligibility to work in the UK.

What you get back

  • Salary of up to £55,000 - £65,000 DOE
  • Working hours are either 8am - 5pm or 9am - 6pm
  • 23 days annual leave + bank holidays + 1 additional day per year of service (up to 26 days)
  • Work from home 1 day a week
  • Regular social events with the team
  • Positive team environment with strong belief in work-life balance.


If you meet the criteria above, send us your CV and portfolio. We receive a large number of applications so if you do not hear back within 7 days consider your application unsuccessful this time. We will keep a copy of your details on file for future vacancies.

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Did you know we run a referral scheme? We'll give you £300 worth of vouchers if you introduce us to anyone who we then successfully place in a new job role. Just send us their information and we'll do the rest.

Terms: A candidate is deemed to have been successfully placed once they have started a new job as a result of an introduction made by Hunter Dunning and when they've successfully completed the probation period.

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"Hunter Dunning provides Job Seekers a phenomenal service. They helped me secure a position of Design Architect at one of the top Practices in the South England including arrangement of multiple interviews inside two weeks from our initial discussions. What impressed me most of all was their high degree of pro-activeness in targeting companies tailored to my career aspirations. Within two weeks I was in a luxurious position. Their attention to detail and working with me through the whole process to a high standard makes them a true professional recruiter. A unique quality has been their continual contact with me after recruitment, regular feedback in making sure I get off to a great start! I would highly recommend the team at HunterDunning."

Company info
City Gates
2-4 Southgate
West Sussex
Po19 8DJ

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