Pathway to Principal Architect

Job Title: Pathway to Principal Architect
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Auckland - North Shore and Rodney
REF: AK50051
Contact Details: Brenda James
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago
- Autonomous role
- Project Architect seeking fast career progression
- A mix of quality residential houses, terrace housing and multi-unit developments

We are seeking a blend of commercial nous, high density residential project experience, extensive technical competence and a desire to progress in your career! Salary is negotiable and generous, depending on how close you are to stepping into the Principal role.

You will enjoy an environment where you are empowered to own your portfolio, lead processes, projects and people and hold a significant role within a practice.

Your rigorous organisation enables you to cope with wearing a few hats throughout the project life cycle.

- Management of the design process
- Drive Resource Consent processes
- Oversee technical aspects of design and documentation
- A balance of front end and site involvement
- Delivery and client focused
- Manage commercial aspects of the project

About the company

Recognised as providing high quality design and documentation on a wide range of residential and Multi-unit housing projects, this practice are now seeking to appoint a design led and technically strong registered architect to lead the team through an exciting time of planned growth.

This is an exciting opportunity to step into a strong business with an exceptional reputation. Clients are loyal and referral business is a common occurrence due to design quality.

About the Team & Opportunity

The successful candidate will be the company's design architect and primary responsibilities will be concept design and client management whilst ensuring the design intent is carried through to the detailed designs and construction phases.

Along with maintaining client, consultant and contractor relationships, you will also be responsible to further strategically develop our Architectural presence.

As a collaborative leader, you will take pride in developing a strong company culture that develops staff, promotes excellence and maintains up to the minute knowledge of the NZ Regulatory environment and consenting processes.

We require someone who encompasses the essential qualities that match our company values, being professional and committed, respectful with a collaborative working style.

Your qualifications and experience will include:

- NZ Registered Architect
- Local architectural design experience with a focus on residential projects throughout Auckland
- Thorough knowledge of NZS3604 and NZBC is essential
- ArchiCad experience is beneficial
- Design passion and excellence
- Able to manage multiple projects and people
- Keen to mentor project teams on technical and design standards. Able to empower and inspire.

This is an opportunity to join a friendly and dynamic work environment filled with a collaborative and respectful team who work with integrity.

For the right person, there is an opportunity for future profit share and ownership.

Curious to know more?

We know there are not a lot of opportunities with this level of autonomy where you can stay involved in projects and drive the process, while being supported by a skilled and dynamic team.

We appreciate the confidentiality required to make a job enquiry at this level so please register your interest and we can arrange a time to have a discreet conversation with you to see if this opportunity matches your career goals. We can disclose that this role is with a great mid size Auckland practice who are about to relocate to a large convenient space.

If you would like to have a confidential chat call Brenda James, Architectural specialist at Beyond Recruitment on +64 274 501021 or email me at Ref AK50051/SK9993A

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