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Project Architect

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Recruiter
Islington Council
Posted
21 March 2014
Closes
18 April 2014
Sector
Job Type
Salary
PO3 - £35,406 - £38,229

Further information

In this newly created role, you will provide architectural services primarily on new build and regeneration schemes but also on a variety of other projects. You will join an award winning team, providing an architectural service maintaining the highest possible standards, delivering high quality projects on time and to budget.
You will be required to undertake site appraisals, investigations and feasibility studies to assess the suitability of sites for development. You will also prepare proposals and make applications for planning permission as required.

About You
This role would be ideal for a junior or partly qualified Architect with some demonstrable experience in building design and project management from inception to completion, preferably in relation to public sector housing.
You will have effective communication skills and the ability to demonstrate creativity in order to solve building design technical problems.
Your knowledge and experience will allow you to contribute to budget preparations, monitor and control costs and co-ordinate the work of technical staff within a project team.

You will be motivated by the chance to please residents and get results that make a difference to their lives. In Islington there is a strong ethos of consultation with all residents, requiring strong customer-focused communicators who can engage with people from all backgrounds.
You will also be keen to continue learning and staying abreast of the latest developments in the sector.

About Us
Islington is a natural home for technical professionals, with a large and complex portfolio of 27,000 properties but it is not just the numbers that impress. The diversity and variety of projects will enhance your experience and development. You will also be part of an innovative, forward thinking team that’s open to new approaches. Islington is big on sustainability, has won awards in housing design and been recognised for customer care.
Islington are looking to invest heavily in their employees providing opportunities for training, development and progression. Whether your background is public or private sector, this will be the ideal place to take your career forward.

Islington Council