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Project Architect

Hunter Dunning
Hampshire, Southampton
£45000 - £50000 per annum
Closing date
16 Apr 2024

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Project architect Job in Southampton, Hampshire

**We are currently working with an architectural practice in the Southampton area seeking a project architect to take a lead role in the running projects and team leading **

This firm, situated in the heart of the city, specialises in both residential and commercial projects within the local area. Their goal is to provide top-notch service to clients throughout every stage of a project, offering innovative yet practical designs. With expansion plans in mind, they prioritize maintaining a supportive atmosphere for their staff. Their initial projects involve developing housing and converting commercial spaces into residential units. Currently facing a heavy workload, they are on the lookout for a project architect to assist the Managing Director in project management duties.

Role & Responsibilities

-Analyse Planning Policy, NPPF, and Permitted Development rights to develop effective strategies that optimize project outcomes and potentials -Prepare, submit, and oversee Planning Applications, ensuring compliance with regulations -Create Design & Access Statements, Schedules of Works, Tender Reports, and other necessary documentation -Assist in designing and implementing internal office processes and documentation systems -Take charge of architectural project work, leading its design and execution -Coordinate an internal team comprising Part 1, Part 2, Architectural Technologists, and subconsultants -Engage with clients and participate in all visits and meetings essential for project delivery -Fulfil Contract Administration responsibilities as required.

Required Skills & Experience

  • ARB qualified Architect
  • Have a minimum of 7 years of post-qualification experience
  • Track record of working on UK based residential projects is essential
  • Experience in conversion of commercial to residential projects would be beneficial
  • Ability to run multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience in leading Junior team members
  • Skilled AutoCAD is essential
  • Ability to use Revit is beneficial as the practice is planning on introducing the software next year but full training will be provided
  • Possess excellent communication skills both spoken and written.

What you get back

  • £45000 - £50,000
  • Hybrid working - One day home working per week
  • Flexible working hours
  • Regular social events
  • Parking
  • Opportunity to get involved in charity/community-based projects.


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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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.

Project Architect Job in Southampton, Hampshire - Your Architecture Recruitment Specialists (Recruiter: John Watson Job Ref: 14485)



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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City Gates
2-4 Southgate
West Sussex
Po19 8DJ

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