Job Description

Location: West London
Pay Rate: £37.83 per hour (umbrella)

A local authority in West London is looking to expand its construction team and is currently recruiting for a Contract Architect.

As an Architect within the construction team, you will be responsible for delivering projects ranging up to £30 million from inception to delivery and handover, with minimal supervision from the Principal Architect. You'll need to demonstrate capability in taking design assignments from inception to completion efficiently, ensuring the optimal use of time and resources. Compliance with project risk and delivery parameters, as well as adherence to commercial aspects within agreed scopes of service, will be crucial aspects of the role. Familiarity with the Commissioning Client's processes and systems, including full compliance with the Council's Contract Procedure Rules, is essential.

Key Requirements:
  • Proficiency in using different forms of contract, preferably the JCT and NEC forms.
  • Comprehensive understanding of planning, building control, and CDM regulations.
  • Knowledge and experience of construction project procurement methods, including national frameworks such as EFA and iESE.
  • Highly proficient with Revit Architecture and planning tools like MS Project.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to explain contractual obligations clearly to non-specialists and produce concise, factual reports including tender and project cost reports.
  • RIBA Chartered Architect status.
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience within both commercial and Local Authority environments.