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Healthcare Architect

Competitive salary, based upon previous experience.
Closing date
25 May 2024

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We are looking for a Healthcare Architect with a track record and reputation in the sector which will assist with growing the ESA Architecture Healthcare offer within the WSP business.

You will be an outward face of the business for healthcare with involvement in early bid stages and project development.

You will be required to work closely with the Architectural Management team to help nurture and develop the Architectural offer and champion this sector within our expanding Architectural business.

Key Tasks

  • To lead the ESA Architecture Healthcare Offer
  • Becoming integral to the WSP Healthcare multi-discipline offer, working closely with other discipline leads to develop and secure key opportunities within the Health sector.
  • To assist with bidding opportunities in the sector in the UK and overseas
  • To develop the ESA Architecture healthcare brand in the region, principally through quality of delivery and design.
  • To support the development of quality of healthcare design within the business.
  • To support the development of the volume of work won and delivered in the sector.
  • To engage in developing design talent and performance in the sector
  • To support the the Architectural Management team in growing the business and meeting financial targets


  • You will be a professionally qualified Architect with recognised experience of Healthcare Design from both client and design sides.
  • Experience of working with the NHS and with trust advisors is essential to understand the expectations and concerns of all parties.
  • You will also bring a background of process and delivery for healthcare projects working within successful developed systems based on key principles of evidence based design.
  • Healthcare brings with it its own language. The ability to communicate and often translate between clinical expectations and design and construction process is hugely important. The building of relationships needs to be easy and rapid and is usually based on trust and understanding. This is an area where you will have had a great deal of experience.
  • You must have the ability to direct teams.
  • Have excellent attention to detail, efficiency and quality.
  • Be a people person and be a good communicator with both clients and professional delivery staff.
  • Capable of working without direct supervision and be competitive and ambitious in nature.

About Us

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In today’s world it’s important to work for a company that has clear purpose, giving back to communities and supporting what is truly important in the world.

When considering a career move its vital to work for a business that is aligned to your values and goals, a place where you can belong.

To find out more about our business click on the following link and discover what awaits you at WSP: Who We Are | WSP


Work-life balance?

WSP recognises that work is only one part of your life and making time for other things is important – whether that’s for your families, friends, or yourself.Our hybrid working policy allows the flexibility to work from the comfort of your own home as well as collaborating in our contemporary offices across the UK.

Inclusivity & Diversity?

We want our people to achieve rewarding careers, bringing their whole selves to work. We celebrate integrity and treat people with respect, supporting each other and embracing diversity to create a culture of inclusion and belonging at WSP.

Our employee resource groups VIBE (LGBTQ+ employees), CREED (Championing Racial Equality and Ethnic Diversity) and our Gender Balance Group, in tandem with WSP’s Neurodiverse Community Group, WSP Connect Group (visible and non-visible disabilities) help us promote the right environment for you to reach your full potential.

Health & Wellbeing?

We are committed to supporting our people, giving you the tools to make improvements to your health and wellbeing through our Thrive programme.Med24 gives you and your family unrestricted telephone access to an NHS doctor where you can call day or night or have a face-to-face video consultation.

Flex your time?

For improved work life balance, WSP offers the “WSP Hour” which enables you to take one hour per day to do as you wish and make up the time earlier or later that day. We also offer part time and flexible working arrangements plus the option to flex your bank holiday entitlement to suit you.

Your development?

We appreciate that development and training is important to you and that’s why we have a supportive environment that invests in your development, whether that’s chartership, training or mentoring.



Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. As a Disability Confident leader, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria, please let us know if you require any workplace adjustments in support of your application.

Please note WSP reserves the right to close the vacancy before the advertised closing date.

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