Permanent Position – Architect : Manchester Studio

Main Purpose:

We are looking for an enthusiastic new member to work with our existing team focusing on early stage client feasibility across residential and commercial sectors.

Reporting Lines:

The ideal candidate will be able to take a lead in executing designs for key clients within the residential and commercial sectors, reporting directly to Studio Director.

Expected Tasks and Responsibilities::

The appointed individual will be a design and delivery architect, who can think strategically and has the ambition to evolve and develop themselves professionally within the foreseeable future.

You should currently be working at a similar level and have a proven experience within the residential and commercial sectors.

You should have ambition, drive and the ability to successfully deliver residential and commercial related projects.

Being able to balance the needs of design, business management, and the commercial aspects of a project is imperative.

  • Have experience of working on projects with a value of £5million +
  • Managing projects by providing design and technical support.
  • Liaising with key clients and be capable of discussing design/technical solutions to stakeholders including technical and non-technical clients – both in projects and at tender stage.
  • Successful delivery of projects to a high level of quality and client satisfaction.
  • Excellent Revit and IT presentation skills.
  • Familiarity with delivering projects to principles of BIM Level 2 PAS 1192, BS EN ISO 19650-1
  • Excellent design and technical skills gained on a range of projects.
  • Able to demonstrate the above project types in a portfolio of work upon interview.
  • Highly articulate and able to communicate to clients and colleagues on all levels.
  • Must be able to demonstrate experience in successfully delivering projects from inception to completion.
  • Demonstrate the ability to be able to work with your own initiative.
  • Have an organised and efficient approach.

The Role





Current working knowledge of Autodesk Revit is essential.


A minimum of 2 years post qualification UK experience. Have a background in the residential and commercial sectors.



Architect Part III Qualified and ARB registered.


IT presentation skills.


Personal Competencies


Be able to build personal and business relationships within the project team both internally and externally by being reliable and involved. Proactive in sharing your knowledge and take an interest in the views expressed by others. Engages effectively with stakeholders/clients. Achieves success through others by promoting good working relationships.


Undertakes regular, inclusive communication within your team and with external stakeholders. You communicate your ideas and opinions in a compelling way that engages those around you. You listen to others and use the most effective mediums to share knowledge. Ensure that the team know what is expected of them and the value their work adds to the project and the success of the business.

Quality and Client Focus:

You take pride in what you do by always working to the best of your abilities. You ensure you are clear on the client’s priorities, focus on their objective and deliver outputs that exceed their expectations. Responds quickly and effectively to requests, managing expectations and keeping the team updated on progress. Acts with professional integrity and respect for clients, colleagues and stakeholders.

Personal Effectiveness and Learning:

You are motivated and take responsibility for your development by actively seeking opportunities to learn and develop. You are willing to push yourself outside your comfort zone. You are proactive in managing your time and prioritising your work. Engenders a team ethic and demonstrates leadership qualities upon which others can depend.

Innovation, Creativity and Problem Solving:

You are curious and approach all new tasks with an open mind and willingness to make a positive impact. You are passionate about what you do and use your creativity to find solutions to problems that accord with the industry’s’ best practice. You embrace innovation and change as a way of adding value and always seek creative solutions that are commercially and technically viable and deliverable. Uses experience, the views of others and you own judgement to resolve issues.