Architectural manager required to join a rapidly growing House Builder in their South Yorkshire office. You will be actively mentoring juniors and fully operational on all projects and sites.
My client is one of the UK's leading privately owned Housebuilder, operating primarily across the Midlands, the North and Scotland. They have recently revamped and upgraded their portfolio, holding nothing back when comes to attention to detail and finishes. Their core market is the second and third time homes buyers.
Architectural / Technical DesignAssist the Technical Director to obtain fee quotations from specialist consultants for all architectural design requirements;Provide architectural and technical support to the site teams;Assist the Commercial team in cost plan completion with regard to architectural matters;
Take full responsibility of the day to day running of the architectural and planning section within the Yorkshire Technical Department;
Work with the Central Design Team to develop architectural products and research build systems to ensure we are ready for legislation and market change.
DesignTo work with the Land Department to ensure smooth transition of all architectural information takes place;
To check all architectural drawings and details for accuracy, correctness and commercial suitability;
To liaise with external consultants to ensure deadlines are met;
To apply for and secure planning permission for all architectural design and relevant regulation approval;
To attend site visits and meetings in order to solve any problems that arise during the construction process;
To attend design meetings with planning departments to ascertain requirements from a council perspective for new developments;
Ensure that new regulation requirements are anticipated and incorporated as required.
Land AppraisalProcure sketch layouts and architectural design solutions;
Provide provisional assessment of architectural design requirements;
Review technical information and provide value architectural design.
Building Regulations and CFSHComplete, approve and formalise the Building Regulation and CFSH applications;
Monitor progress of the Building Regulation and CFSH applications and obtain approval.
InnovationsBe aware of the need for innovation in all aspects of our business;
Expect and encourage continued change and improvement within the company
The ideal and successful candidate will:Have either a HNC/HND in Construction or Building studies OR degree in Architectural Technology;
Be affiliated with or a member of CIAT;
Have 2-6yrs experience as a Technician and fully conversant with UK Building Regulations;
Ideally, you will have experience within the residential sectors to fully appreciate complexities;
Awareness of CfSH & LTH
Critically, you will be a 'people person' and thrive off working in an energetic team environment. Innovation and progression are what drive you. You are a self-starter and you have a high level of personal pride in your work, constantly seeking to improve yourself professionally and advance.
Job OfferCompetitive salary within a progressive and forward thinking company;Unlimited room for growth as you join a new business area;
Benefits include company car, healthcare, pension and numerous annual get-togethers