Architectural Designer

To assist on all aspects of architectural design, ranging from presentations for clients to working with the construction team

1 position/s is available for this role.

Architectural Designer

Team Worker
  • Participate as a member of the Concertus team supporting colleagues and working collaboratively to develop the business
  • Work flexibly to support delivery across the service
  • Take ownership for own personal development
  • Lead and coordinate the design team
  • Play a key part in the project and team management
Customer Service
  • Advise on the practicality of the project
  • Maintain good levels of communication with clients and end users
Business Delivery:
  • Prepare and present feasibility reports and high quality design proposals to the client
  • Work around constraining factors such as planning legislation, building regulations, environmental impact and project budget
  • Prepare applications for planning and building control
  • Produce BIM compliant working drawings and specifications
  • Choose materials to be used and the requirements for the project, based on site and environmental criteria
  • React and resolve issues which arise during the pre-design/design construction/post-construction stages of a project
  • Contract Administration
BIM Roles and Responsibilities
  • Maintain and receive information into the information model
  • Configure information project outputs
  • Populate the information exchange format for the information model
  • Production of design outputs related to a discipline-specific, package-based or time-based task
  • Undertake clash detection process and report to design team lead
Communication
  • Discuss the objectives, requirements and budget of a project
  • Liaise with construction professional son the feasibility of potential projects
  • Create a positive and professional first impression of Concertus
  • Deal with all contacts professionally
  • Communicate with all staff efficiently
  • Work closely with teams of other professionals such as Quantity Surveyors, Project Managers and Architectural Assistants
  • Maintain good levels of communication with the Project team
  • Travel regularly to construction sites, proposed locations and client meetings
  • Ensure projects are running according to schedule and budget
Measures of success:
  • Feedback from team members and line manager
  • Performance Objectives
  • Contribution to service
  • Team performance
  • Service improvements suggested
  • Accuracy and timeliness of support
  • Efficiency of systems and processes
  • Service delivered within budget and to agreed targets
  • Feedback from staff and managers
  • Service delivery indicators
  • Customer feedback
  • Director feedback
It’s essential you have:
  • Good design and drawing skills
  • A keen interest in buildings and the built environment
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral, with the ability to liaise effectively with a range of other professionals
  • An understanding of the relationship between people, buildings and the wider environment
How you act:
  • Professional, friendly and honest – Build good relationships with colleagues and understands the importance of confidentiality.
  • Attention to detail - Able to deliver clear and accurate information
  • Team worker – You work collaboratively with your team to achieve better outcomes for customers.
  • Service deliverer – You focus on delivering a service that provides great outcomes for our customers.
  • Customer focused – you put the customer first.
  • Shows initiative – you come up with ways of improving how we do things
  • Well organised – you plan and prioritise your work to ensure that deadlines are met. You have the ability to plan and multi-task and can work to strict deadlines
  • Willing to learn – you want to acquire new skills that will support you in your role.
  • Flexible attitude – you are prepared to work flexibly to deliver the service
Location:Ipswich
Contact:recruitment@concertus.co.uk

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