Project Architect, Education

Project Architect, Education

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Bowker Sadler Architecture is a RIBA chartered, award winning practice based in Greater Manchester, delivering a wide variety of exciting projects across a number of different sectors and value, locally and nationwide. Due to a strong pipeline of work, we are looking for a highly skilled, enthusiastic and motivated, project architect to join our team.

Operating from a beautiful Grade II Listed building in South Manchester, Bowker Sadler offer a collaborative approach to design development and project delivery, providing a supportive and friendly structure for individuals to develop their skills and progress their careers.

Bowker Sadler Architecture offer:

  • Flexible working, with a 4.5 day week including a 1pm finish every Friday.
  • The opportunity to work with some of the biggest names in the construction industry in designing and delivering Residential, Educational, Commercial, Industrial, Heritage, Masterplanning and Specialist projects across the country.
  • A strong focus on achieving a work/ life balance, meaning that overtime is not expected and there is a strong appreciation of the team.
  • A “no-ego” approach, allowing each team member to feel integral to the company and connected to each other.
  • Investment into each individual’s career aspirations and progression.
  • Friendly and caring environment with excellent staff retention, where over 30% of staff have been with the practice for over 15 years.

Project Architect, Education
We are currently looking for someone with strong design and detailing skills to work on a varying range and scale of projects including specialist SEND, refurb and new build. Applicants must have experience with the Priority School design process and DfE Output Specification.

Required skills & experience

  • A minimum of 2 year’s post qualification working in the UK.
  • Applicants should be registered with the Architect’s Registration Board or hold an equivalent international professional qualification.
  • Experience of having a lead architect role, organising and managing projects through all the RIBA stages.
  • Ability to present and deliver projects through concept design, feasibility & planning stages.
  • Excellent graphic & presentation skills including 3D visualisation.
  • Working experience of compiling a NBS
  • Manage client and project team relationships.
  • Working knowledge of Building Regulations and ability to liaise with statutory authorities during design and construction stages.
  • Ability to meet deadlines with an efficient work rate and good time management skills.
  • Client facing with project team management skills.
  • Working experience using Revit software (BIM L2 beneficial).
  • Excellent communication and co-ordination skills, with the ability to take appropriate initiative within a team environment.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • Commitment to following QA procedures.

Bowker Sadler Architecture is an Equal Opportunities employer.

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