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Jacobs Associate Director/ Senior Lead Architect in Glasgow, United Kingdom

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

This senior managerial and lead architect position involves working as part of a multi-discipline, highly interactive and coordinated team focused on high technology projects within the Science & Technology and Research & Development market and will involve working on world leading technically focused projects including laboratory facilities, data centres, semiconductor manufacturing and other state of the art facilities. You will join a vibrant, dynamic business and lead project teams that deliver world class technically focused designs for industry leading global clients. JACOBS design some of the most complex and specialized facilities being constructed today around the world. This is a fantastic opportunity for a senior or associate level experienced architect to take their career to new heights.

Projects for our clients include feasibility studies, long-range planning studies, specialist technical design support and full design services including programming, schematic design, concept, design development, construction documents, and services during construction with varying procurement routes.

The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated individual with strong leadership, communication skills and proven delivery/ project experience. They will exhibit a passion and desire to apply their technical experience, knowledge and managerial skills in a multi discipline team environment on technically challenging and professionally rewarding projects. Our team is seeking a person who understands the importance of meeting their targeted commitments while being flexible to the ever-changing and fast paced environment of our clients’ projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Independently lead technically challenging design activities as a leader and coordinate with multi-discipline teams.

  • Manage the architectural team and where required lead multi discipline teams.

  • Participate in design reviews, risk assessments and vendor bid evaluations.

  • Lead the generation of multi discipline proposals, scopes, schedules and budgets for projects.

  • Develop designer effort-hour estimates for Architectural teams.

  • Display strong communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to work in a fast-paced team environment with multiple deadlines.

  • Proactive technically focused architect with experience in all stages of project delivery (schematic design, site master planning, design development, construction)

  • High degree of proficiency and speed in AutoCAD and Revit is desirable.

  • An understanding of permitting legislation, building regulations, and health and safety legislation is paramount.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Laboratory, technical facility delivery, semiconductor, data centre or large-scale industrial experience preferable.

  • Proven architectural and team leadership experience with suitable project delivery.

  • Proficient in Microsoft suite (Excel).

  • Strong relevant architectural design experience in industrial/ advanced technology sector.

  • Experience in user and stakeholder engagement and brief development.

  • Excellent English level - written and spoken.

  • Knowledge of Architectural specific design standards and building regulations.

  • Ability to interact with engineering disciplines, clients, and vendors at all levels.

  • Experience using REVIT and BIM desirable.

  • Experience of working on global projects is preferred.

  • Ability and flexibility to travel is required.

The ideal candidate will be an RIBA or RIAI registered Architect with 15+ years experience.

Why Jacobs?

We clear the way for inventive thinking so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

Our Culture:

We’re invested in you and your success. Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees.

We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative.

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.co.uk to view and access our roles.

As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role.

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact the team here (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2)

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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