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Architectural Assistant

  • Location:

    City of London

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    Architectural Assistant

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  • Salary:

    £32,000 - £35,000

  • Contact:

    Kirsty Sibbald

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​Planning Recruitment are currently supporting a close-knit Architectural Studio in South London as they looking to welcome an experienced Part 2 to their growing team following a succession of work winning.

Upon joining the practice, you will be working alongside other Assistants and Architects on a number of projects within the private residential sector, values of which range from 100k to 1 million. The practice has a highly established reputation within this sector and boasts an impressive and extensive portfolio of past, present and future projects. Your role will see you involved in all aspects of the studio, and you will be encouraged and expected to take on responsibility, multi-task, prioritise your workload and meet tight deadlines when required. Examples of responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:-

Leading/assisting projects at various RIBA design stages

  • Measured surveys

  • Design in both 2D and 3D

  • Presentations to clients

  • Preparation and submission of planning applications

  • Producing technical drawings and tender packages

  • Liaising with other industry consultants

  • Liaising with contractors and specialist subcontractors

  • Site visits

The practice work in Microstation, so experience using Microstation is ideal, although those with proficiency in AutoCAD and SketchUp will be considered. You must have experience working on private residential projects within the UK and be able to demonstrate experience working throughout the RIBA Plan of Work. You must be qualified to Part 2 level (or the equivalent) and be able to demonstrate a couple of years’ experience working within a practice environment beyond masters*.

You will be joining an inclusive and rewarding studio who are proud of their sociable and open studio. They encourage all staff to work collaboratively, share ideas and engage with one another on projects to encourage learning and creativity. The practice offer cycle to work schemes, paid professional subscription fees and a number of social benefits. They can offer flexible/hybrid working of up to 2 days from home, though upon joining the practice you will be working full time in the office to get up to speed with their systems and programmes.

To be considered for the role, please apply with a copy of your CV.

*Where we indicate a band of PQE for a role, this indicates how long we would expect an architectural professional to take to gain the level of experience required in an appropriate context. It does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE who can demonstrate that they have acquired the relevant experience.

If you meet the criteria listed above, please apply with a copy of your CV by pressing the apply button to be considered. We receive a large number of applications so if you do not hear from us within 5 days, please consider your application unsuccessful this time. We will keep a copy of your details on file for future vacancies.

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