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£40,227 - £44,247 per year
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35 hours per week

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Are you pragmatic and highly motivated to achieve your goals? Do you want to be involved in the key projects within North Lanarkshire Council? A post of architect has arisen to contribute to the delivery of the council’s ambitious Plan for North Lanarkshire, to transform our communities and drive inclusive economic growth. 

North Lanarkshire Council have an ambitious expansion and capital program within the physical infrastructure to meet demands including the expansion of services, services being repurposed, new builds and services commissioned. 

Home based - agile working, you will be part of a team who are responsible for the provision of the design and contract administration of corporate building projects.

To succeed in this role it is essential that you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and educated to a degree level or equivalent in a relevant subject. You must also be registered with the Architects Registration Board and able to provide evidence of continuous professional development. It would also be beneficial if you had membership of a relevant professional body i.e. the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland or Royal Institute of British Architects.

You must have considerable relevant post-qualification experience and knowledge of individual multi-trade projects of ranging value along with experience of carrying out the role of Principal Designer. Project management experience, work expertise in a design related environment and experience of multiple project programmes would be advantageous. 

Excellent organisational and IT skills are essential and you must be an experienced user of Autocad and REVIT/BIM. You must be able to display knowledge of design/procurement initiatives and processes including RIBA Plan of Work and have experience of JCT/SBCC contract forms and contract administration. Knowledge of working within frameworks is also required. 

Knowledge and experience of the Scottish Futures Trust Hub partnering programme, procurement practices and procedures, contractor selection processes within the public sector and NEC forms of contract would be advantageous

You will be joining a dynamic and flexible team within Asset & Procurement solutions, who currently operate an agile model of home-working and office-based work at office locations within North Lanarkshire. You must display a high level of professional integrity with the ability to work with minimum supervision and have a track record of working under pressure and meeting deadlines.

A full driving license and is essential and a current CSCS card would be advantageous.

Working here at North Lanarkshire Council

If you’re considering a career with us, you’ll be keen to know what’s in it for you.  We have a great package of benefits available, from health and wellbeing to finances and family.  This includes 26 days annual leave and 6 public holidays, and a wide range of offers available to you through our NLLife reward site.  We also have a full package of learning and development through our learning academy LearnNL to help you reach your full potential and further your career.

For more information on local authority careers visit the myjobscotland career hub.

North Lanarkshire Council are Happy to Talk Flexible Working, we operate a
Smarter Working Policy.

Click here to see our Recruitment Charter.

Disability Confident Leader   Happy to Talk

We are a Disability Confident Leader and offer a guaranteed interview to applicants who consider themselves to be disabled and who meet the minimum requirements for the position.

We have also adopted the Armed Forces Community Covenant to show our support for service personnel, veterans and their families. We offer a guaranteed interview for service leavers, spouses, reservists and veterans, as long as they meet the essential criteria of the person specification/job description.

Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, and Audio. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 01698 403151.

The following link contains our Easy Read documents which will help explain the process and what happens during the selection process.

Easy Read – My NL




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