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Architectural Project Lead

Planning Recruitment
London (Central), London (Greater)
Up to 65k DOE
Closing date
29 Feb 2024

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Job (Function)
Architect, Project Architect
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Architectural Project Lead – Renowned London Practice


We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Architectural Project Lead for a prestigious London-based architecture and interior design practice. This is a pivotal role, requiring independent operation in architectural methods and the management of medium to large teams, focusing on the development, design, and administration of complex architectural projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Technical Leadership: Direct the development of construction documents, ensuring compliance during construction. Supervise project scope and financial limitations, and address potential service requests.

  • Team Management and Collaboration: Lead project layouts, integrating architectural and engineering elements. Guide the team in preparing scale drawings, contract documents, and selecting materials/products.

  • Client Engagement and Communication: Engage with clients to define design requirements. Lead client meetings and maintain robust internal and external communication channels.

  • Innovation and Problem-Solving: Research and propose technical solutions, maintaining high design principles and quality standards.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Essential: BA/BSc/BArch, relevant architectural/construction experience, proficiency in RIBA Stages 2, 3, and 4, leadership in large-scale projects, technical detailing, BIM environment coordination, project and team management.

  • Desirable: MArch, ARB and RIBA registration, international experience, RIBA Stages 1 and 5, financial project tracking, experience in industry events.

Skills and Aptitudes:

  • Communication: Excellent verbal and written skills.

  • Organisational: Strong ability to manage multiple priorities.

  • Technical Proficiency: Office 365, Revit/BIM 360, AutoCAD, Adobe Suite, 3D visualization tools.

  • Personal Attributes: Inspirational leadership, mentoring ability, design excellence, professional confidence, resilience, independence.

Join our team and contribute to the innovative architecture that shapes our world. Apply today to become part of a dynamic and creative environment in one of London's most renowned practices.

In line with GDPR standards, your application implies consent for the processing of your data in accordance with our stringent Privacy and Data Protection Policies, available for your perusal on our website's privacy policy page.

*Please note, when we mention a 'band of PQE' for a role, this provides an approximate timeline for an architectural professional to acquire the expected experience within an appropriate context. It certainly does not discourage applications from those with more or less PQE, provided they can substantiate their relevant experience and expertise.".



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.

Company info
Planning Recruitment Ltd
Unit 8
Vicarage Farm Business Park,
SO50 7HD
United Kingdom

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