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Principal Architect

Principal Architect

  • Location

    Cape Town

  • Sector:

    Architecture & Design

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Confidential

  • Job ref:

    36244

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-11-10

Our client are a leading multidisciplinary organisation specialising in Architecture and Engineering who are looking for a Principal Architect for their office in Cape Town.

You will be responsible for:

  • Leading project teams towards the successful delivery of complex high end, building projects Review drawings, renderings, layouts, study models, construction documents prepared by Architectural Designers
  • Ensures compliance with applicable codes, standards, and client requirements
  • Co-ordinating and reviewing and incorporating consultants and disciplines work
  • Performing a variety of assignments such as conducting architectural studies, developing design concepts and design criteria, and preparing related reports
  • Direct, organise and mentor junior staff with responsibility
  • Interpret design concepts by collaborating with the project team and translate them into workable construction systems and detailing, while maintaining design intent and advocating for design excellence
  • Work with team members to identify objectives, develop opinions, and formulate creative solutions
  • Performing QA/QC reviews of project deliverables Design delivery management

Core Competencies

  • Able to demonstrate extensive experience of working on large scale projects in the GCC and Africa regions with a diverse architectural portfolio
  • Creative design abilities - knowledge in building design, detailing and construction
  • Knowledge of international building codes, planning laws and materials
  • Demonstrate excellent problem-solving capabilities
  • Proven track record of task and project management to meet delivery dates
  • Excellent project and team management skills

Key Requirements

  • Minimum of 15 - 20 years’ experience of working within a reputable Architectural / Engineering consultancy firm
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • Professional experience in (but not limited to) mixed-use, residential, commercial, healthcare and hospitality projects