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Job Description

We're seeking a talented Principal Designer to join an award-winning architectural practice in the heart of London. Are you a dynamic and experienced architect with a passion for safety and innovation? Do you thrive in environments where your expertise can make a real difference? 

The Role:
We are seeking an individual to take on the pivotal role of Organisational Principal Designer under the new Building Regulations requirements. We're seeking an individual with the perfect blend of skills, knowledge, experience, and behaviour to lead a team and ensure compliance with the BSA. If you have what it takes to demonstrate competence in this crucial role, we want to hear from you!

  • Competitive salary range of £60,000-£65,000+ per annum, based on experience.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • Supportive and inclusive work culture fostering collaboration and growth.
  • Engaging projects with tangible impact on communities.
  • Office gatherings and social events for team bonding.
  • Bupa healthcare coverage for peace of mind.
  • Pension plan exceeding minimum requirements for financial security.
  • Financial assistance for professional memberships to boost career development.
  • Opportunities for salary increases and up to 3 bonuses annually.
  • Seasonal salary reviews and bonuses offered during the holidays.
  • Clear pathway for career progression based on merit and performance.
Your Skills, Knowledge, and Qualifications:
  • Registered Principal Designer (RIBA preferred).
  • Previous experience as a building control surveyor/officer (preferred).
  • Minimum of 10 years' experience in the construction industry, specializing in building control.
  • Solid understanding of Building Regulations and Approved Documents for effective design implementation.
  • Up-to-date technical knowledge in the field.
  • Preferably, experience in both design and construction.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple team members and duty holders to ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Capable of working independently or collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Assist in developing company procedures to comply with Principal Designer duties.
  • Oversee administration of company procedures associated with the Principal Designer role.
  • Review project deliverables and provide guidance on Building Control compliance.
  • Manage creation, circulation, and follow-up of compliance documentation.
  • Support project Principal Designers in planning, managing, and monitoring design work.
  • Ensure understanding and enforcement of legal requirements outlined in Building Regulations.
  • Coordinate with other designers to achieve consensus on design compliance.
  • Set and control the plan for achieving design work compliance.
  • Coordinate designers' efforts to ensure compliance.
  • Liaise with principal contractors regarding design work compliance.
  • Monitor progress against the compliance plan until the end of the design phase.
  • Understand technical guidance, codes of practice, and standards to assess and challenge design compliance.

If you're ready to take your career to the next level and make a meaningful contribution to the world of architecture, we want to hear from you! Apply now with your CV and Portfolio to join a marvelous team and be rewarded for it in return.

Please note you must have the right to work in the UK.