Architect

Are you an Architect with a passion for technical delivery? Are you looking for your next challenge with a progressive and supportive employer with a triple bottom line? (People, Planet, and Purpose).

We have excellent opportunities for individuals to join our Winchester Office.

A bit about us

Stride Treglown is an employee-owned, carbon neutral architecture practice. We were the first of the top 100 UK practices to join the purpose-driven B Corp community.

We create long-term positive impact for our clients and the communities we help shape. We do this by designing better places, building resilient partnerships, and empowering people.

Our multidisciplinary team of 330 architects, designers, and specialists deliver nationally significant projects from nine regionally embedded UK studios. Collectively, we offer our clients deep local knowledge and national specialist expertise.

We’re great team players who strive for excellence and care how we achieve it. That’s why we promote design that isn’t driven by ego, but by purpose.

Architect

We are looking for an experienced job running Architect with a proven track record of designing and delivering projects to join our Winchester studio.

You will have at least 5 years post-graduation experience and be able to run medium-large scale projects, clearly delegating to less experienced team members. We are looking for someone with lateral thinking, clear communication, and collaborative spirit.

Is this the job for you?

Our work ranges across public and private sector, from inception to completion and with values ranging from £1m – £50m+.

As Architect, you will lead project teams, contribute to specifications, and regularly lead or manage small teams internally. You will need to manage your own workload in addition to supervising others. There will also be a need for you to answer complex queries from a range of internal and external clients, and this will include coordinating with other consultants.

You must be

  • Able to work and manage a small team, and work independently
  • Flexible in your approach to a project
  • Someone that cares about creating and delivering great buildings and places
  • Eager to work on a range of projects within a multi sector studio
  • Eager to share experience and knowledge with others working on projects across the company
  • Adept at managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Reporting to the Regional director, you will manage a small team within the studio

Managing client relationship is an aspect of this role and will involve

  • Becoming involved at any stage of the process and being able to effectively input with some degree of briefing
  • Running medium-large projects start to finish, to satisfaction of client, in profit and on time
  • Taking the lead role in developing initial proposals, detail design (in conjunction with a small team) following receipt of a project briefing
  • Demonstrating awareness of own impact on others within other teams or business areas

Essential skills

  • Educated to at least RIBA Part 3 level with 5 years post qualification experience
  • Taking a brief and develop initial proposals
  • Managing and co-ordinating the design team and associated professional consultants
  • Producing, analysing and advising upon specification, materials selection and detailed design solutions in relation to performance and production criteria
  • Producing, managing, controlling and integrating design and production information
  • Ensuring compliance with design, legal, statutory and professional requirements for large and complex projects, possibly multiple projects
  • Managing the design process or development of construction project
  • Monitoring the financial performance of projects
  • An understanding of developing technical specifications to support work packages
  • A working knowledge of Revit (training will be provided, if required, to achieve this essential skill)

Desirable Skills

  • Assessing and prioritising the needs of clients and users and agreeing the project brief
  • Developing the project design, researching problems and producing, developing and advising upon innovative solutions
  • Appraising building performance in use and producing, developing and maintaining maintenance management information systems
  • A working knowledge of NBS Chorus

What we can offer

  • Flexible work environment
  • A comprehensive benefit package
  • A contemporary working environment in an excellent location
  • A friendly, open and caring culture
  • Future opportunity to own the business with us through employee share ownership

If you are interested in joining our team we ask that you include a

  • Cover Letter explaining why you are right person for this role
  • CV covering your professional achievements and experiences
  • Portfolio that includes examples of your best projects to show us that you right person for this role

Please apply via our website – you do not need to join or subscribe to any third party websites.

We look forward to receiving your application.