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Jacobs Senior Architect in Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Senior Architect


We are looking for a Senior Architect to join our busy andexciting Milton Keynes Studio, who are currently working on some extremely diverse andchallenging projects.

The Senior Architect will play a role inproviding project design leadership and discipline integration of projectsdelivered by the built Environment business. Using technical experience andexcellent people skills, the Senior Architect will manage projects and may guide/ mentor less experienced architects, Part 2s or Part 1s to produce designs andassociated deliverables for projects. The role will provide a client facing leadfor projects of moderate complexity or a support role on higher complexityschemes and ensure that Jacobs maintains the highest technical standards,levels of service and quality.

As a member of the regionalmulti-disciplinary design team, a SeniorArchitect plays a significant role in the delivery of technicalsolutions, acting in support of the Team Principal, balancing commercial,technical and mentoring responsibilities. A Senior Architect willbe responsible for:

  • The delivery of technical outputs of projects and the seamless sharing of information with other discipline teams;

  • Ensuring technical quality through implementation of best practice and continuous improvement processes;

  • Representing Jacobs in liaising with clients, architects and other design team members;

  • Develop and maintaining excellent client relationships through successful project execution;

  • Develop talent by coachingand mentoring less experienced staff and supporting their technical careerdevelopment aspirations;

  • Management of project resources and reporting to the Team Principal;

  • Assisting in the preparation of technical and commercial bid proposals.

The Senior Architect will cooperate andwork closelywith other members of the multi-disciplinary team members of regional teams acrossthe UK.

Externally a Senior Architect is expected to workclosely with external organisations within a project team and with our clientsthrough all stages of our relationship with them.

The role will require:

  • Relevant experience in the design, specification and procurement of building structures timber to the relevant standards;

  • ARB Registered and member of a relevant professional body, or equivalent level of experience;

  • Ability in the architectural design and delivery of projects to a high quality, from concept to completion;

  • Ability to undertake structural inspections and report on material and construction defects and provide guidance for remedial repairs;

  • Ability to lead a team of designers within a project, liaising directly with clients, engineers and other design team members;

  • Experience in the successful management of the design of projects;

  • Experience and understanding of multi-disciplinary design processes;

  • Represent Jacobs at external meetings;

  • Sound knowledge of BIM and the ability to implement the use 3D design processes on projects;

  • Ability to develop designs to eliminate health and safety risks within the design.

A Senior Architect must be an strongcommunicator, capable of presenting projects and design solutions to clientsand collaborating with multi-discipline teams to achieve the best results.

The job holderwill need to:

  • Take responsibility for the culture of safety andcaring within the team;

  • Take ownership and responsibility for the projects ortasks that they are involved with;

  • Engage and motivate the team;

  • Be creative and innovative;

  • Effective supervisory and organisational skills;

  • Be able to resolve issues in a timely manner;

  • Be flexible and dependable;

  • Be able to work in multifaceted workingenvironments on a range of project types.

Successful candidates will be asked tocomplete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and willbe required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work;Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meetthis and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employerwho is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Milton Keynes

Req ID: BIA0003KF

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