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LEAD ARCHITECTURAL MANAGER (Department Head) (a)

Position Overview:

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Architectural Manager (a) to lead our team in the field of Special Lightweight Structures and Facades Engineering. As a Senior Architectural Manager (a), you will play a crucial role in driving innovation, overseeing complex projects and ensuring the successful delivery of cutting-edge solutions in the realm of lightweight structures and facades. Your expertise will be pivotal in guiding our team to achieve architectural excellence, maintain high-quality standards and contribute to the growth of our company's reputation in the industry.

Your Tasks:

Architectural Leadership:
  • Provide strategic direction and architectural leadership in the design, development and implementation of special lightweight structures and facades projects.
  • Lead a multidisciplinary team of architects, fostering collaboration, knowledge sharing and innovation.

    Project Management:

    • Manage and oversee the entire project lifecycle, from conceptual design to execution, ensuring projects are completed on time and within budget. Develop project plans, allocate resources and monitor progress to ensure project milestones are achieved.

        Innovation and Research:

        • Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies and advancements in lightweight structures and facades. Lead research efforts to explore and implement innovative solutions, driving the company's competitive edge.

          Architectural Expertise:

          • Utilise your in-depth knowledge of architectural principles, materials and construction methods to optimise designs for lightweight structures and facades. Provide architectural guidance and mentorship to team members, ensuring their professional growth and development.

            Client Collaboration:

            • Collaborate closely with clients to understand their needs, objectives and project requirements.
            • Act as an architectural advisor, presenting solutions and recommendations that align with client expectations.

              Quality Assurance:

              • Establish and maintain quality control processes to ensure that designs, calculations and deliverables adhere to industry standards and regulatory requirements.

                Risk Management:

                • Identify potential project risks and develop mitigation strategies to address challenges and ensure project success.

                  Cross-Functional Collaboration:

                  • Work collaboratively with other departments such as business development, procurement and construction teams to ensure seamless project execution.

                      Your Profile:

                      • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Architecture or a related field. Proven track record of at least 10 years in the field of lightweight structures and facades design, with progressively increasing responsibilities.
                      • Professional membership of recognised body, such as the RIBA or equivalent, is preferred. Very good command of architectural softwares and design tools.
                      • Exceptional team management skills with a demonstrated ability to manage complex projects from inception to completion. Excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.
                      • Strong problem-solving ability and a creative approach to architectural challenges. Familiarity with relevant building codes, regulations and industry standards.
                      • Previous experience in leading and mentoring architectural teams. Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

                        What We Offer You:

                        • Competitive salary package
                        • Comprehensive benefits package (e.g. company pension scheme with attractive employer contribution)
                        • Professional development and training opportunities
                        • Collaborative, inclusive and intercultural work environment
                        • A high degree of responsibility and initiative with room for the realisation of new ideas
                        • Opportunity to work on innovative and cutting-edge projects
                        • Flexible working hours and 30 days annual leave
                        • Activities such as company yoga and joint company lunches
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