Senior Architect - Associate Designate - Bristol Full Time / Permanent (Hybrid Working) AHR is a multi-award winning architecture and building consultancy practice. Based on our strong heritage and breadth of services, we provide imaginative solutions to make a positive contribution for our clients, society and the built environment. Our people make us who we are – we are a people business and want to create a welcoming and supportive environment where all can flourish. We see diversity as a strength which creates fresh perspectives and generates new ideas. We enjoy what we do and are determined to do an outstanding job. We deliver best when working in teams. Our culture is a product of the combined mindsets and behaviours of our people. We have an exciting opportunity for a design orientated architect who has a specialism in either healthcare or defence, who is a passionate and driven individual to join our creative and friendly team in Bristol. You will be responsible for the design and delivery of associated projects and maintaining excellent working relationships with colleagues, clients and third parties. The post has excellent opportunities for career enhancement. Attributes Registered Architect with no less than 3 years post ARB experienceAn Architect who has a specialism in healthcare or defenceAlready utilising Revit on a daily basis is preferableJob RunnerProven skills of managing and delivering projects from inception to completionAble to work from BristolKey Responsibilities and SkillsIn addition to the key responsibilities and skills set out below if your specialism is:HealthcareYou will lead our growing healthcare sector projects in the south west and into wales, with a high level of understanding of necessary standards.Defence You will lead large defence sector projects, with a high level of understanding of necessary standards and JSP scalesBuilding designContract administrationSome financial management of projectsAttend regular meetings with clients, contractors and other specialistsAttend site regularly to monitor progressCarry out Designer Risk Assessments (CDM)Carry out regular Design ReviewsCo-ordinate with other consultants/specialistsManage a project teamPrepare detailed design drawingsTake a brief and develop into a concept designTroubleshoot any and all problems associated with the project to QA proceduresAble to work with minimum supervisionAble to prepare working drawings and schedules and prepare specificationsAble to communicate effectively in verbal, written and drawn formats using appropriate media for different audiences both internally and externallyExperience managing small to medium to medium to large projects throughout their lifecycleHigh level working knowledge of UK construction and building lawInnovative approach to design, high level of visualisation skills and an awareness of design style We Offer A competitive salary depending on level of post qualification experience. We will ask you to stipulate required salary.25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, increasing to 27 days which is service relatedDiscretionary Bonus SchemeLife Assurance SchemeHealth Cash Plan and Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)Perks and Discount schemes for EmployeesHealth & Wellbeing platformLong Service AwardsRefer a friend scheme If this role sounds like it is for you, please apply through our careers site. When completing your application, please give specific details of your experience, skills and previous responsibilities that you believe will be relevant to the role you are applying for. You will be asked to upload your CV and we would also be interested to see a copy of your portfolio as part of your application. AHR is an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate on any grounds other than ability to carry out the job role If you require any adjustments to make the recruitment process easier, please let us know. Please check your Junk Mail/Spam for application acknowledgements and any updates on your application, including invites to interview, as some email accounts automatically divert there We advertise our vacancies to attract candidates, not recruitment agencies. If we need agency assistance we will contact agencies direct. Any speculative CVs that we receive will not be accepted as an introduction.