Planning Recruitment are currently supporting a specialist Conservation and Heritage practice in London who are looking to welcome an experienced Architect to their team.
They are looking for an experienced ARB and RIBA registered Architect with extensive experience working on heritage/conservation projects in the UK. Your role will involve leading and managing the design and delivery of projects as well as obtaining necessary project approvals. You will also be responsible for providing heritage guidance, researching, and assessing buildings within historic environments and contributing to various conservation/heritage specific reports.
The ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate experience working across all RIBA Plan of Work stages, have a good working knowledge of tender processes and an ability to lead and guide more junior members of staff. You must also be able to manage and oversee work produced by other employees and external consultants. In relation to the conservation/heritage experience needed for the role, you must have a sound working knowledge of planning and listed building practice, the roles of heritage consultees and current heritage legislation. The ideal candidate will possess conservation accreditation through AABC or a similar conservation accreditation. Examples of other accepted accreditations are RIBA Conservation Architect and RIBA Specialist Conservation Architect.
Overseas accreditations will also be considered.
The practice is working on residential, commercial and ecclesiastical projects, so experience in these sectors is advantageous. You must also be proficient with AutoCAD, SketchUp and NBS. Finally, you will have experience in contract management and project finances.
In return, you will be joining a forward-thinking and passionate practice that are widely recognised for their heritage/conservation expertise.
This role is initially offered on a 6 – 12 month fixed-term contract, with the likelihood of it becoming permanent.