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Associate Architect - Derby, Derbyshire

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  • Location East Midlands
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary Up to £65,000 + benefits
  • Ref 8884
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A life changing opportunity for the right individual to become an Associate Architect and to work within this well-established engineering and architectural practice based in Derbyshire.

Established in the mid-70s with the aim of creating ‘buildings that work for the client’, the company focuses on industrial architecture and works on a diverse range of sectors including high-tech manufacturing, biotechnical and pharmaceutical, energy and renewables as well as transport and housing.

Role & Responsibility

The successful candidate will be working alongside an architectural team of five, covering all RIBA stages and additionally taking on a strong management role within the business which will include the following:

  • Working closely with clients to understand their goals and furthermore to develop a solution to support these goals
  • Assist with presentation of proposals to the client and assist with Business Development
  • Work with the client to identify additional opportunities to address their challenges
  • Take a brief and develop an initial design proposal using Revit/AutoCAD and to prepare specifications for construction
  • Manage planning applications, building regulations and appeals
  • Inspection of buildings on-site
  • Manage costs of projects during the construction stages
  • Assist with the development of junior team members
  • Ensure all work is produced and delivered to company standards

Required Skills & Experience

  • Must be a Chartered RIBA Architect
  • Have at least 10 years professional experience
  • Proficient on Revit/AutoCAD
  • Passion and experience within Industrial Architecture
  • Experienced in Project Delivery
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to multi-task

Salary & Package

The successful candidate will be offered a salary of up to £65,000, plus the following benefits:

  • 25 days holiday, which increases after 5 years’ service
  • Generous work pension scheme offering up to 6% contribution
  • Car allowance
  • Death in service scheme – 5x salary
  • Share option scheme

Soft benefits

Alongside the highly competitive remuneration package the company are also able to offer regular CPD and free nearby parking. Additionally, they have a great work/life balance with Christmas and Summer parties plus occasionally head down the pub on a Friday afternoon.


If you have the required skills and experience and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please forward your CV and portfolio to joseph.warren@hunterdunning.co.uk or call 01243 779789

Ref: 8884

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