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Hunter Dunning
City of London, London
£34000 - £39000 per annum + + EOT + hybrid/flexible working
Closing date
21 Mar 2024

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Architect Job in Southwark, London

An Architect job is available in Southwark, London. This is an opportunity to work on higher education projects in London! You will be joining an employee-owned practice that offers hybrid working and a healthy work-life balance.

Established over 40 years ago, the practice consists of 13 passionate and dedicated architects, designers, and technology professionals, who are committed to delivering elegant and considered designs. From innovative rail and transport work across the UK to state-of the-art higher-education facilities, they apply rigour and attention to detail, to the design and management of all their projects. Their innovative and collaborative approach is also supported by their cutting-edge application of new technologies in BIM.

Their desire to create inspiring environments extends into the office management and structure of the practice. As a limited company with 100% of its share held in trust for the benefit of the employees. Employee Ownership supports a collaborative working culture, that ensures the long-term stability of the company, as well as making a commitment to encourage and support staff development.

Our client is now looking for an Architect or Experienced Part II Architectural Assistant to join them on a full-time, permanent basis in their Southwark office.

Role & Responsibilities

  • You will be working on higher education, regeneration, and rail projects throughout the UK
  • Working across RIBA stages 0 - 4
  • Reporting to Project Leads throughout the project and mentoring more junior members of the team
  • Client-facing responsibilities throughout the project.

Required Skills & Experience

  • A minimum of 1 years UK professional working experience
  • Recently qualified as Part III Architect or have a minimum of 2 years PQE as Part II Architectural Assistant, Technologists will also be considered
  • Must have experience working on higher education, commercial and complex project types (no residential)
  • Vectorworks experience is essential, candidate using it to BIM level is a bonus
  • Good working knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign, and MS Office
  • Thorough working knowledge of UK building regulations
  • Ability to work within a small team, where good communication and coordination is key
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English
  • Have a flexible and committed attitude to work
  • Clear and confident communicator with clients
  • The ability to be able to work using your own initiative.

What you get back

  • Salary of £34,000 - £39,000
  • Good work life balance
  • Flexible working options, a minimum of 3 days per week in the office for full time employees
  • 24 days holiday + bank holiday, rising by one day each year of service, up to 29 days
  • CPD's
  • Professional development fund for each employee
  • Team holidays and events, their last trip was two days away in Rome!
  • Shared company profits each year, this varies year by year
  • Fantastic location, the company office is a 3-minute walk from Southwark Station.


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.

In accordance with GDPR, by applying for this position you give us your consent to process your data in-line with our Privacy and Data Protection Policies which can be read on the privacy policy page on our website.


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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Rather than bore you with the stats and facts, we'll let a satisfied candidate do the talking.........

"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."

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