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Senior Architect

Planning Recruitment
London (Central), London (Greater)
Closing date
30 Dec 2023

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Full Time

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Renowned London Based Architecture Firm Looking For A Senior Architect.

We are pleased to be representing a distinguished architectural practice in London. This esteemed firm, renowned for its work in education, residential, and commercial sectors, is actively seeking a Senior Architect. This role presents a remarkable opportunity for a seasoned professional to contribute to a variety of ambitious projects across all RIBA stages.

Your Role:

As a Senior Architect, you will be at the forefront of shaping environments through innovative and sustainable designs. You will engage in a broad spectrum of projects, providing leadership and expertise from inception to completion. The successful candidate will provide technical expertise to realise the client’s vision whilst ensuring that solutions are delivered to a high standard on site. You will work alongside architects, consultants and contractors, and with excellent technical and construction knowledge you will carry out surveys, feasibility studies, risk assessments and due diligence of design and construction information together with preparing working drawing packages in Revit and attending face to face client meetings.

Key Qualifications:

  • Professionally qualified and ARB registered, with RIBA Part III being a preferred qualification.

  • 3-5 years of relevant post-qualification experience, including at least 2 years in the education sector, with direct client and contractor engagement.

  • Proficiency in Revit and a strong understanding of BIM, coupled with general tech-savviness.

  • Exceptional design skills and comprehensive knowledge of technical and construction information.

  • Proven ability to apply technical judgment in compliance with design standards.

  • Demonstrated success in project management, team leadership, and project execution.

  • Legal acumen regarding contracts, regulations, and codes.

  • Commercial awareness, with skills in promoting the practice and fostering business growth.

  • Leadership qualities with outstanding collaboration and communication skills; adept at working autonomously.

  • Strategic thinker, capable of handling multiple priorities, problem-solving, and meticulous in all work aspects.

What We Offer:

  • Personalised learning and development opportunities to propel your career forward.

  • An attractive reward package, including a competitive salary, pension scheme, and life assurance.

  • Access to private healthcare and an employee assistance program.

  • A technology-supported agile working environment to enhance collaboration and innovation.

  • Team building activities and social events to foster a cohesive team environment.

  • Agile working policy, allowing you to collaborate with colleagues across the UK.

Join Our Team:

If you are a driven and innovative Senior Architect, eager to make a significant impact in a leading architectural practice, we welcome your application. This is your chance to join a team that values your expertise and offers a platform for professional growth.


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*The PQE (Post-Qualification Experience) guideline indicates the level of experience an architectural professional would be expected to gain in an appropriate context. It does not exclude applications from those with more or less PQE who can demonstrate their relevant experience


For over a quarter of a century, Planning Recruitment has been a cornerstone in delivering tailored recruitment solutions within the Architecture, Interior Design, and Landscape industries. Serving clients across the United Kingdom, the United States, and United Arab Emirates, we provide comprehensive search & selection, and contingency recruitment services.

Our expertise extends to partnering with a broad range of creative entities, including Architectural Practices, Interior Design Studios, Landscape Architectural Firms, Urban Design Consultancies, and Property Development companies. We pride ourselves on our deep understanding of the unique needs of these industries and our ability to connect them with the finest talent to drive their projects forward.

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Planning Recruitment Ltd
Unit 8
Vicarage Farm Business Park,
SO50 7HD

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