Highfield Professional Solutions have the pleasure of representing a leading multi-discipline construction and property consultancy. They provide a definitive range of services to the UK building and construction industry covering chartered building & quantity surveying, project management, architecture & master planning, civil & structural engineering, mechanical & electrical engineering, sustainability and health & safety.

A new job opportunity as arisen for a Project Architect to join the Architecture team based in Orpington, Kent

Role: Project Architect

Contract: Permanent

Location: Orpington, Kent

Hours: 9:00 – 5:00

Holidays: From 24 days per annum, rising to 30 days depending on length of service

Pension: Contributory pension

Benefits: Life assurance

Salary: £31,000 – £35,000

The architectural team works across their offices and is involved in the residential, retail, commercial, education, health and extra-care sectors in both new-build and refurbishment projects. They typically work at BIM level 2 on a Revit platform, with many schemes delivered as part of a multi-disciplinary team in conjunction with the in-house colleagues.

Main Responsibilities

Taking the leading role in job-running aspects of architecture in design development and the preparation and production of working drawing packages. Managing and leading a team of Assistants and Technicians as required to suitably resource projects.

Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience

A thorough understanding of the architect’s role and responsibilities in the Design & Build environment.

Competent in Revit, AutoCAD and Microsoft Office.

Competent in coordinating, preparing and producing working drawing packages.

Minimum 3 years UK industry experience.

Desirable Qualifications, Skills and Experience

ARB registered.

Experienced job-runner, lead designer and team-leader.

Knowledge of NBS Create.

Experience in their key sectors, particularly residential.

An interest in and understanding of all aspects of sustainability issues.

Essential Personal Skills

Good interpersonal skills, able to interact with colleagues, clients and wider design team in a professional manner.

Proactive involvement in design development, mainly RIBA stages 4-6.

Flexible and organised approach to programming and workload.

For more information on this role or to apply, please contact Sonya Hoey on 01489 774010 or email