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Senior Architect - Altrincham, Greater Manchester

  • Location North West England
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary Up to £48,000
  • Ref 14668
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Senior Architect Job in Altrincham, Greater Manchester

Senior Architect job is available in Altrincham, Greater Manchester.  Joining an award-winning practice, covering education, commercial, healthcare, leisure, and later-living sectors. For this role, they are offering a range of benefits up to £48,000, Hybrid working, and Paid professional memberships.

This company currently has around 50 employees in their Northern HQ and also operates a smaller southern office. This year marked their 40th anniversary and they are now looking to expand the team due to this continued success and strong pipeline of work. This role will see you take the lead of their education team following projects from concept to completion working on schools and higher education projects primarily across the northwest.

Role & Responsibilities

  • You will take the lead on the design, and management, and collaborate with the wider design and technical team members, you will be reporting to the director of education
  • Manage and mentor a team of architects and designers, promoting collaboration and professional growth
  • Build strong client relationships and coordinate with clients and contractors to ensure successful project delivery
  • Identify and pursue new business opportunities to expand the education sector portfolio.
  • Oversee all phases of project delivery, ensuring timely and high-quality completion within budget
  • Maintain effective communication and foster collaboration with all project stakeholders and team members.

Required Skills & Experience

  • 5+ years UK experience post part III qualification
  • Experience working on Education from concept to completion across schools, higher education, or university projects
  • Strong working knowledge of the DFE frameworks, contractors, and working practices
  • Proven ability to lead teams of architects, technologists, and architectural assistants
  • Strong client-facing skills and comfortably take the lead in meetings and presentations to clients and stakeholders
  • Proficiency working in Revit and AutoCAD.

What you get back

  • Up to £48,000
  • WFH Friday and 1 pm finish
  • 23 days holiday + Bank Holidays + Birthday Off
  • Enhanced maternity + paternity plan
  • Paid ARB membership
  • CPD’s
  • Employee Assistance Programme.


If you meet the criteria above, send us your CV and portfolio. We receive a large number of applications so if you do not hear back within 7 days consider your application unsuccessful this time. We will keep a copy of your details on file for future vacancies.

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Senior Architect job in Altrincham, Greater Manchester– Your Architecture Recruitment Specialists (Recruiter: Daniel Pearce Job Ref: 14668) #LI-DP1

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