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Negotiable in Argyll and Bute, PA31 8RT
£38,578 - £41,754 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Service: Commercial Services
Closing Date: Tuesday 6th December 2022

We are looking for an experienced Architect on a permanent full time basis. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of building positive relationships with key stakeholders and deliver cost effective design solutions within our extensive portfolio.

Property Services are seeking a highly motivated person who has a determination to succeed and deliver first class results with a strong customer focus. The role requires someone who has the ability to balance a diverse workload, prioritise tasks, plan and meet deadlines.

Your main focus in this role will be to assist with planning the delivery and implementation of the Council’s Capital Programme within the Design Team. The ideal candidate shall be suitably qualified and will be responsible for planning their role as a Contract Administrator, liaising with other members of the design team, clients, consultants and any internal or external bodies as necessary to ensure effective and timeous delivery.

Our team have successfully worked remotely during the pandemic and as restrictions continue to lift, we are considering all options. Remote/ Hybrid options will be considered for this post and we will do our best to find the right fit for the successful applicant, although some presence in the office either in Lochgilphead or Dunoon (and wider Argyll and Bute area, from time to time) will be required.

Whilst the post is advertised for 35 hours per week, we are open to discussions on flexible working arrangements.

The ideal Candidate will be required to travel effectively and efficiently throughout Argyll and Bute and beyond to meet the needs of the service.

Benefits include generous holiday and sick pay entitlement, access to retail and high-street discounts, access to flexible working, Employee Assistance Programme, Group life assurance, unlimited access to the councils eLearning platform to support your personal development, as well as access to the local government pension scheme.

Applicants should note that:-

• This post is suitable for job share.
• The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2013, as amended, applies to this post.
• This post requires Protection of Vulnerable Group (PVG) Membership in relation to working with both children and adults.

To apply for this vacancy, please click on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

If you would like clarification on any information contained within the vacancy advert and/or the job description you will require to speak with the recruiting manager, who is Rhona Mitchell, Property Design Manager, 01369 800380.

Please note that you cannot apply for this vacancy by contacting the recruiting manager, applications must be made by clicking on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

Please also note that we do not accept CVs, only applications completed and submitted via the Apply Now button on this page.

We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that represents the wider society that we serve. We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging. To find out more about our commitment to this please visit Equality & Diversity Policy