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Director of Architecture

Rural Solutions Ltd
Skipton, North Yorkshire, with hybrid working available
Competitive salary based on experience, plus benefits package.
Closing date
20 Jul 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time


  • Leadership: Lead and inspire a team of architects, designers, and project managers.
  • Client Management: Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, understanding their needs and ensuring successful project delivery.
  • Business Development: Identify and win new business opportunities, collaborate with others, and contribute to the growth of the firm.
  • Project Oversight: Lead project processing responsibility: agree on appropriate actions and take personal responsibility for project delivery and execution – either directly or working in partnership with others.
  • Quality Assurance: Ensure high-quality design standards and adherence to project timelines.
  • Team Management: Mentor and guide team members, fostering professional growth and collaboration.


  • Experience: A minimum of 15 years of experience and a minimum of 5 years leading a team.
  • Proven track record:  Successfully leading projects.
  • Strong client-side experience: The ability to understand client needs and translate them into design solutions.
  • Business acumen: Ability to significantly contribute to company-wide business development efforts.
  • Excellent communication skills: Able to articulate design concepts and lead presentations.
  • Team player: Collaborative and supportive leadership style with a proven track record of managing teams.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture.
  • Registered Architect.
  • Proficiency in architectural software (AutoCAD, Revit, etc.).
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and organisational skills, and ability to articulate design strategies across different levels.
  • Drive, energy and passion.

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