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Part II Architectural Assistant / Qualified Architect - Waterloo, London

  • Location London
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary £30,000 - £37,000 + Great Benefits
  • Ref 10187

Now seeking a Part II Architectural Assistant/Architect, my client are a popular AJ100 practice based South Central London. Selected for the ‘Good Employer Guide’ for the last 3 years running, my client has an extensive and envious list of staff perks and benefits and offers a sensible work life balance, allowing the team to manage a healthy work life balance.

With over 18 years of experience across a wide range of projects in the UK and overseas, my client has built a reputation for producing exciting, contemporary architecture and interiors. Their diverse portfolio includes high end residential, mixed-use, commercial, community and hotel projects of a high standard. Collaborating with some of the most reputable practices in the UK, including Stanton Williams, Gensler and DSDHA, my client delivers an outstanding service and produces work of a high standard of quality.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Work specifically on the refurbishment of a large grade listed building (containing multiple residential units)
  • Following the above project, you will likely move on to smaller scale, prime residential projects
  • Work across all stages of projects throughout your career with the practice
  • The opportunity to move around projects, working within small teams
  • Report to the project leader and Directors on progress of projects
  • Meet tight deadlines

Required Skills & Experience

  • Fluent use of AutoCAD or Revit is essential
  • Experience working with Sketch-Up & Adobe suite
  • Excellent detailed technical design ability
  • A minimum of 2 years UK professional working experience
  • A minimum of 2 years PQE Part II experience
  • Experience working on high-end residential and high-end hospitality projects
  • Comfortable working on large-scale complex project types
  • Technical experience of delivering the above type of projects
  • High quality visualisations would also be highly beneficial
  • A passion for high quality design and materials
  • Confident and hands on
  • An eye for good design and detail
  • Excellent verbal and written English
  • A good communicator, with an approachable and friendly manor
  • Confident and comfortable client and contractor facing
  • Looking to commit yourself to my client for the foreseeable future

Salary & Package

  • £30,000 – £37,000
  • Pension scheme 3% contribution from the company
  • Life assurance of 4 times salary
  • 20 days holiday rising to 25 days with service + bank holidays
  • Core working hours are 10 am – 4.30 pm, providing flexibility at either end of the day
  • Permanent health insurance for long term sickness
  • Discretionary profit share bonus

What you get back

  • Christmas office closure = an additional 3 days holiday
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Green bike scheme
  • Free eye tests
  • Annual flu vaccinations
  • Confidential Employee Assistance Programme
  • RIBA membership fees paid for all qualified staff
  • Comprehensive programme of in-house CPD seminars
  • 1 day’s personal CPD provision per year
  • Financial support for RIBA part 3 candidates
  • Additional study leave for professional exams
  • Regular creative review sessions
  • Company membership of the NLA with free access to events
  • Annual performance reviews
  • Annual office trip e.g. Madrid , Porto, Rotterdam, Paris, Copenhagen
  • Social and games e.g. softball in the summer, drinks etc.
  • Kitchen, showers and secure, covered cycle storage facilities
  • Close to local amenities
  • Good transport links


If you have the required skills and experience and would like to be considered for the Part II Architectural Assistant/Architect job in Waterloo, please forward your CV and portfolio ASAP to or call 01243 779789.

Please note that due to the quantity of applications received, we cannot get back to everyone. If you do not receive a reply from us within 7 working days, then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Be aware however that we will keep a copy of your CV/Portfolio and keep you in mind for any future vacancies.


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Job Ref: 10187 Architectural Assistant / Architect Job in Waterloo– Your Architecture Recruitment Specialists