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Project Architect – Defence and Government

  1. Cities & development
  2. United Kingdom
R-110435

We are AtkinsRéalis , Architecture, Master planning and Landscape Practice. We are a leading UK-based design Practice, with global reach, whose reputation is built on a culture of open collaboration, creating and delivering excellence in all we do. Our diverse, highly skilled, passionate designers are unified with a belief – good design can positively transform people’s lives. Our expertise ranges across all key sectors of the built environment: Master planning, Aviation, Commercial, Defence, Education, Transport, Urban Regeneration, Retrofit and Residential.

Due to new opportunities and a strong pipeline of work across our defence and other governmental sectors we are looking to recruit Architects to work in our specialist teams across these sectors. You will have the opportunity to take a leading role on a large variety of challenging design projects across the UK. You will collaborate with national and international multi-disciplinary design teams, using your insight and creativity to generate positive, sustainable, impactful designs. We have a strong practice design manifesto and always drive to deliver the best.

We know that different people have different priorities, which is why we're here to support you. Flexible and remote working is a central part of our culture. So talk to us about what's ideal for you – from reduced weeks to buying more leave over school holidays. And if you're returning from a career break, ask us how we can help you transition back into work with us.

Responsibilities:

  • Taking ownership of individual schemes across the defence, government and related sectors, at stages ranging from inception to completion.
  • Ensuring design responses are pragmatic and respond to the client brief whilst capturing opportunities and constraints that each site affords, through great design, climate, context and culture.
  • Preparing feasibility options for various projects and working with other disciplines to test the validity of designs.
  • Leading a multi-disciplinary team through the project work stages.
  • Support in securing new business opportunities including bid writing, undertaking presentations to clients/project stakeholders.
  • Client and stakeholder facing responsibilities.
  • Communicating schemes in a mixed portfolio of media from sketches and CAD to the latest 3D software packages.

Requirements:

  • Qualified Architect – ARB or RIBA member.
  • Experience of working and delivering projects across defence, government or related sectors would be beneficial.
  • Experience of producing strong design concepts.
  • Able to communicate and present information clearly to both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Capable of working and completing tasks independently as well as demonstrating strong teamwork skills.
  • Working Knowledge of software’s including REVIT, Adobe Creative Suite and Sketchup desirable.

Meeting your needs:

When you start with us, you'll enjoy AtkinsRéalis ’ "Total Reward," package which can be tailored to your lifestyle, career and personal needs. From flexible holidays to life assurance, health & wellbeing benefits, and career planning for the senior stage of your career.
Making sure you're supported is important to us. So if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk about any adjustments you might need.

What we offer?

AtkinsRéalis recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.  As part of this commitment, we understand the need for a diverse and flexible workforce, where a work-life balance is important. So, by default AtkinsRéalis offers flexible working, where there is no fixed 9 ‘till 5, no need for a 5-day week, no requirement for a full-time contract, and no requirement to spend all your working time in the office.

Rewards and Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary that is regularly tested against other consultants with a default 25-days leave each year plus bank holidays and options to buy some or sell of that leave. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

New name, new era. We are AtkinsRéalis. It will take some time for all our information to update – you can still refer to our fantastic benefits via the link below:

YourReward at SNC-Lavalin​ (snclavalin.com).

Training:

AtkinsRéalis is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.  If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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