Architectural Designer



My client is looking for an Architectural Designer to join their expanding team.

You will be responsible for creating and co-ordinating desirable and efficient residential development in a timely manner.

Negotiating and communicating the progress of planning applications.

Key account-abilities

Prepare desirable and efficient designs.

Add value through good design.

Engage with local planning authorities, their consul tees and other stakeholders and win their support for our proposals.

Assist with the preparation and submission of planning applications and manage them through the approval process and resolve outstanding conditions to the region’s timelines.

Achieve agreed deadlines and timescales.

Deal with build issues that require the designer’s attention during the progress of the works.

Conduct regular site visits and chair site project meetings if necessary.

Preparation and co-ordination of transfer plans.

Assisting in the co-ordination of and attendance at pre-start and other departmental meetings as required.

Ensure all relevant stakeholders and internal customers are informed of key developments.

Health and safety

Be proactive in promoting a positive attitude to health, safety and the environment.

Ensure you have read the Company’s health and safety policies and procedures and observe them at all times.

Reporting any accidents or near misses immediately to your Manager and record them in the accident book.

Ensure your workplace is kept tidy and any hazards are eliminated or reported to your line manager.

Wear appropriate protective clothing on site at all times in accordance with company policy.

Attend all health and safety training as required by the Company.

This job description is not a definitive list of duties. It provides an outline of Key Performance Indicators required for this position. The job holder may be asked to undertake other duties to meet business requirements.

Skills & experience


HNC or HND in Architectural Construction or Building Studies or working towards a relevant degree

Previous experience working for a house builder

Understanding of building regulations and planning process

Proficient in AutoCAD

Good communication skills

Able to work under pressure

Able to work with a high degree of accuracy

A methodical approach to working practices

Good team working skills.

Customer focused

Behave in line with our values

Willing to work extra to meet deadlines as and when the business needs require it


Qualifications in relevant professional body

Additional experience providing design services to the house building sector

Awareness of Code for Sustainable Homes

Commercial awareness in both time, capital and reputation cost.

Seeks continuous improvement in own development and Company’s working

Duration: Permanent 

Salary: Negotiable

Harbron Recruit Ltd is a family run construction industry recruitment agency based in the South West of England.

Harbron Recruit originally stemmed from a construction company that boasts 25 years of successfully working with the majority of major contractors across the South West.

Recognising the demand for quality construction personnel with the necessary skills and qualifications to carry out jobs quickly and safely gave birth to Harbron Recruit as a major supplier of construction trades to companies requiring temporary, permanent and contract workers on a range of assignments.

Now, as a well-established Recruitment Agency having traded successfully for 10 years within the specialist sector of construction it has enabled us to create long standing client relationships built on a foundation of trust, honesty and integrity.

Based in Devon we provide quality staff to our clients both locally and nationally.

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