Website Perpetual Partnerships Ltd

SENIOR ARCHITECT (Healthcare)
BIRMINGHAM – Hybrid
Excellent salary + benefits package

Overview

Our client is a multi-award winning architecture and building consultancy practice. Based on their strong heritage and breadth of services, they provide imaginative solutions to make a positive contribution for their clients, society, and the built environment.

​​Their people make them who they are – they are a people business and create a welcoming and supportive environment where all can flourish.  They see diversity as a strength which creates fresh perspectives and generates new ideas.

​​Due to their continued growth and expanding portfolio, they are looking to add to their existing teams.  They are flexible with location, with this role able to be based from either their Birmingham city centre or Shrewsbury offices. They also encourage hybrid working with a combination of office and home based working, to ensure a good work / life balance.

This is a great opportunity to get involved with a broad range of exciting projects across the Midlands region including several major healthcare projects as well as some really interesting commercial, educational and residential schemes.

Key Responsibilities
 

  • To be an effective team member, who understands where their skillset fits within the team and collaborates with your colleagues to achieve best outcomes for the project.
  • Take receipt of a brief and with only limited intervention, develop it into a design in line with the RIBA Plan of Work
  • Contribute to and help co-ordinate the development of Pre-Construction Information in line with the RIBA Plan of Work.
  • Achieve efficient and effective designs using robust and sustainable design solutions.
  • Prepare compliant designs by following UK Construction Law, British Standards and relevant CoPs.
  • Choose or advise on material selection. Respect the limited availability of natural resources when making design decisions. Take into account design life and durability.
  • Author specifications using NBS Masters. Source and evidence supporting and up-to-date technical information from the manufacturers in your project folders.
  • Assist the Project Team with designing to a budget. On instruction, assist with value-engineering.
  • Participate in project reviews and coordination workshops.
  • Undertake proper and sufficient checking of self-authored information prior to forwarding to the Project Lead for approval.
  • Assist in gathering and preparing information required to support statutory submissions, such as Planning, Building Regulations and Building Safety Gateways.
  • Negotiate with statutory bodies, write reports, and complete statutory submissions (Planning Applications / Gateway Submissions / Building Regulations etc).

About you

Suitable candidates should be able to demonstrate:

  • ARB registered Architect with no less than 5 years post-qualification experience.
  • You will ideally have cross sector experience.
  • Experience of Healthcare is an advantage but not essential.
  • Already utilising Revit on a daily basis is preferable.
  • Job runner
  • Proven skills of managing and delivering projects from inception to completion.
  • You should have experience of working in a UK Architectural studio.

Rewards

Our client offers an excellent package of rewards and benefits aligned to the market and performance, including annual salary reviews and a discretionary bonus scheme. 

  • Salary: Competitive salary based on experience
  • Working Hours: 37 hours per week (Hybrid Working)
  • 25 days holiday plus public holidays, increasing with service.
  • Support with career progression and education.
  • Paid professional memberships.
  • BUPA Health Cash Plan
  • Life Assurance scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Cycle2Work scheme
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