Director of Architecture (Manchester)

Location
Manchester
Salary
£65000 - £75000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted
15 Aug 2017
Closes
12 Sep 2017
Ref
AC67625
Contact
Alice Cook
Sector
Architecture
Function
Architect
Job Type
Permanent

Director of Architecture (Manchester)

AC67625

Location: Central Manchester

Salary: £65,000- 75,000 + Benefits

Benefits: Company car/ Car allowance, 25 days' holidays + bank holidays, contributory pension scheme, personal health insurance, professional subscriptions, child care vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance and holiday buy options

A long-standing and loyal client of ours is currently on the lookout for an Architectural Director to lead and manage their busy office which is based within Central Manchester.

Our client is a world-leading, award-winning multi-disciplinary consultancy providing excellent architectural services both within the UK, South Africa, India and Europe.

Due to retirement, there is now an excellent new opportunity for a motivated and driven Director of Architecture to join the team, where you will be coordinating business development and overseeing the architectural team.

As part of this Director of Architecture position you will be:

  • Overseeing the design outputs from the office ensuring the highest quality of design
  • You will taking a lead input into design concepts and the design quality of the schemes originating from the office.
  • Participating in regular Design reviews to ensure that the required design quality is being upheld and that that there is compliance with current UK Building regulations
  • Expected to win business and maintain excellent relationships with existing clients and also agreeing fee levels for all bid submissions
  • You will be implementing training and mentoring plans to develop in-house resources
  • Identifying recruitment needs and assisting in the recruiting new staff
  • To interface with other parts of the business to ensure we grow our collective business by sharing initiatives, resources, opportunities and best practice
  • Liaising with business development staff to profile future resource requirements on bids and projects. Contribute to the communications plan.

Commutable locations for this Director of Architecture position: Manchester, Rochdale, Oldham, Bury, Bolton, Stockport, Stretford

If you are interested in this Director of Architecture position (or any other positions within Architecture!) please could you give ALICE a call on (01792) 365109 or alternatively, could you please e-mail and up-to-date CV & portfolio to: alice.cook@penguinrecruitment.co.uk