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ULTRA HIGH-END RESIDENTIAL PROJECT ARCHITECT

OXFORD CIRCUS, LONDON, £44k - £50k


Are you a passionate project architect who loves to preserve yet enhance and breathe new life into beautiful historic buildings? Do you enjoy working across all stages of design, from feasibility and planning to technical and delivery? If so, we might have just the perfect opportunity for you!

Both design-obsessed and commercially savvy, this is the type of company that you wouldn’t want to miss out on. Having brilliant design skills is a wonderful talent but getting people to invest in great design is something else entirely and this company that has mastered just that. Driven by the pursuit of quality, longevity, and inspiring architecture, not only will you work on superb projects skilfully invigorating and repurposing impressive historic properties in and around Central London, but you will also gain exposure to understanding the ins and outs of optimising the design process and delivering effectively and efficiently. The company offers complete transparency across all projects and financials. Rather than top-down micro-management, they trust in their staff to be able to coordinate and manage their projects, priorities, and deliverables pragmatically, whilst always having the support and guidance of a strong team.


With an exciting 30+ live projects across ultra-high-end residential (developer-led and private), workplace and private healthcare, projects you will be involved with very much depend on your experience, skills and ambitions as well as the needs of the company at the time – they hire for growth and to continue to complement their wonderfully talented and diverse team. Their projects are predominantly located in Central London zones 1-2 and 95% of their projects are commissioned through repeat clients and client referrals, testament to their proven track record of delivering superb projects on time and to budget.


Required Skills/Experience

  • Experience running private and multi-unit, developer-led, high-end residential projects in London

  • Excellent knowledge of UK Building Regulations

  • Experience in running design team meetings

  • Ability to liaise and coordinate directly with clients, consultants, contractors, and suppliers

  • Experience across all the RIBA stages including producing quick feasibility studies and planning applications.

  • Previous experience using MicroStation beneficial but not essential

  • Strong technical and construction coordination skills

  • An interest in infusing historic architecture with innovative and appropriate contemporary interventions.

Good salaries, generous annual bonuses (up to 20% of salary), flexible working arrangements, vibrant cosmopolitan team, complete transparency, active encouragement towards career progression and ample opportunity to work on exceptional projects, they truly are an exemplary office that prides itself on very high standards - one only needs to look at their past projects and current staff to see that.


General Information & Perks

  • Working Hours: 0900–1800 (30 minutes flexible start and finish times) + no long working hours culture!

  • Holidays: 20 days + 8 days bank holiday (increasing by 1 day after 2 years employment)

  • Career Progression: genuine promotion opportunities based on a system of meritocracy

  • Pension: standard company pension scheme

  • Bonus: 10-20% of basic salary bonus’ distributed annually subject to the company’s financial performance which is reviewed and reported regularly throughout the year.

To apply for this position, please send a copy of your CV and Sample Portfolio to hello@fatrecruitment.co.uk. To find out more about this opportunity or for a confidential chat to discuss any other roles, please call us directly on 0208 282 8814, we would be delighted to speak with you.

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