Associate Director

  • by Lamonby Recruitment
  • Location London, UK
  • Salary £50,000 - £60,000 / year
  • 34 days ago
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Job Description:

Are you a successful Associate Director within a London practice looking for a change, or are you an exceptional Senior Architect/Associate looking for your next big break? Lamonby recruitment are currently recruiting for an Associate Director to join our client, an architectural practice based in London.

Founded over 30 years ago my client is a national award-winning RIBA Chartered practice based in London. They now seek an extremely self-motivated individual and natural leader, who is looking to make a real impression on their next employer. This position is a unique opportunity for you to bring new ideas to the table and make your footprint within the ever-growing business. Their portfolio consists of a wide range of projects within; Residential, Offices, Retail, Leisure, Airports, education and many more.

Associate Director Role

The successful candidate will be required to work as part of a 6-person team, across a variety of London based projects. You will work alongside the Directors, where you will collectively help them manage the day to day running of the office. This position entails a large amount of responsibility and will best suit someone that is willing to step up to a challenge at this point in their career. You will be a key leader within the business and will therefore support, guide and mentor the colleagues within the office.

In addition to this, this is a very client focused role; you will spend a lot of time liaising face to face with your clients, ensuring you gain a deep understanding of their requirements and following through with these requests. You'll represent the brand, ensuring the quality of client service is kept to a high standard.

Business development is also an important part of the role; a proven track record of winning jobs is highly admirable for this position, as is having a strong network within London and UK wide. With freedom to research into new job opportunities this is a fantastic chance to make a mark in the practice, proving yourself as a credible the team.

Role Requirements and Qualifications

A minimum of 6 years UK experience in practice

A strong understanding of the process of delivering high-quality projects is essential

Sound knowledge of building regulations

Confident working directly with clients and the ability to present to them

A track record of successfully coordinating and delivering projects on site

Ability to independently resolve issues on and off site

Excellent communication and client liaison skills

A good networking history within London is highly desirable

Ability to lead an experienced small team of professionals

Excellent report writing and verbal communication skills

An understanding of the financial management of a practice is an advantage

Fantastic knowledge of procurement and the contract administration of construction projects

Client management and business development experience

Demonstrable experience of successfully winning work is highly desirable

Associate Director Package

  • £50,000- £60,000
  • Pension
  • Other benefits upon request

If you feel you have the skills required and would like to gather further information about this role and other opportunities available across the UK then please contact Brad direct on 02392 384650. 

  • Job Type Permanent, Full Time
  • Additional Salary Info Pension, Other benefits upon request
  • Work Authorisation United Kingdom
  • Industry Sector Construction
  • Years Experience 5+ years
  • Career Level Executive (Director, Department Head)
  • Educational level HND/HNC or equivalent