We're looking for an Architectural Job-runner who's dynamic, dependable, and hardworking.

We are looking for a dynamic, dependable, and hardworking individual with a strong design ethos, equally good technical awareness, and highly developed inter-personal skills. You will need to have good client-facing, job running capabilities, and enjoy operating in a high-energy environment.

Some previous experience of the retail / food and beverage sector would be beneficial but isn’t crucial – the successful candidate will receive a full induction and specialist training specific to the retail workstream. The role will involve travel to sites across the UK & Ireland, so a current driving licence and flexibility to travel is essential.


You will be responsible for heading up a small ‘sub-team’ to design and deliver projects within a designated region or ‘patch’. You will be the first point of contact for a number of key personnel. As part of the role, you will be expected to:

  • Provide excellent, personally led, client services to ensure repeat business, keeping in regular contact with key client contacts via meetings, phone calls, emails etc.
  • Maintain detailed knowledge of and appropriate involvement with all projects under your control, working across all stages, from initial brief through all the way through to completion / handover.
  • Complete project trackers in conjunction with the team co-ordinator to ensure we meet set KPIs.
  • Demonstrate a thorough working knowledge of the UK planning process, building regulations, and other relevant legislation to enable you to support less experienced team members.
  • Oversee the work of other team members, utilising internal tracking documents to plan, manage and monitor resources and capacity against workload, as required.
  • Assist with the preparation of fee proposals and scope of works documents.
  • Show an awareness of financial management of projects under your control..

The right person for this role will need:

  • A positive ‘can-do’ attitude and pro-active approach to problem-solving.
  • A strong worth ethic and willingness to go the extra mile.
  • Knowledge of Autocad is essential, with skills in Photoshop and hand sketching preferable.
  • The ability to stay calm and composed under pressure.
  • To be highly organised, logical, process driven and resilient.
  • Clear and confident communication skills (verbal, written and listening).
  • Good emotional intelligence and empathy, with the ability to establish positive rapport with others.

This role provides a chance for someone to embrace an exciting new opportunity to develop specialist skills & knowledge, broaden professional experience and make a significant contribution to the ongoing success of the practice..

Salary will be dependent on experience and reviewed annually, in addition we offer a number of benefits including:

  • Flexitime
  • Hybrid working
  • Transparent salary banding document with all salaries benchmarked against industry standards.
  • Annual inflationary linked salary review in addition to performance linked pay rises
  • Bi-annual performance linked bonus system
  • Monthly recognition awards
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Death in service and critical illness insurance
  • Pension contribution
  • 31 days holiday (including Bank Holidays), increasing with length of service
  • Interest free travel season ticket loans
  • Holiday plus scheme (ability to buy extra holidays)
  • Sabbaticals
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Quarterly Socials
  • Charity engagement

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Role: Architectural Job Runner

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