Perth & Kinross Council
Full Time
Perth PH1
£40,243 - £42,946 a year
Posted 18 days ago
Job description


Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth, PH1 5GD


£40,243 - £42,946 per year




Full Time


36 hours per week



£40,243 - £42,946
Pullar House, Perth

Perth and Kinross Council is seeking to recruit a qualified Architect to work on a complex range of capital and revenue funded projects, support delivery of externally delivered projects and to assist the further rationalisation and adaptation of a large property estate.

Perth and Kinross Council embraces a mixed economy of project delivery utilising both internal and external design teams as well as drawing on the services of Hub to deliver capital projects; the successful candidate will have involvement in managing these teams.

We will soon deliver the first Passivhaus Primary School in Scotland and continues this lead with development of a Passivhaus sports / swimming pool facility and other schools.

This post is currently homeworking due to the pandemic. Perth and Kinross Council is currently progressing with a hybrid working model offering access to office working on some days/when required. Initially this is on a temporary basis with longer term options becoming available in future. We are committed to being a more inclusive employer, please contact the recruiting manager to discuss any individual circumstances with the recruiting manager, discuss at interview or if you prefer, after any conditional offer is made, to ensure we can consider any reasonable adjustments.

The Individual

You will be:

  • Educated to degree level with an appropriate property related professional qualification relevant to the post (e.g. RIBA Part III or equivalent professional qualification in Architecture)
  • Architects Registration Board (ARB) registered.

Candidates must have suitable professional and technical experience across a wide range of property types, contracts and have the ability to lead and deliver projects, of varying size and complexity, to programme, budget, and quality standard.

You must be skilled in the use of Revit, AutoCAD, BIM Collaborate Pro and other Office software applications and able to work independently or as part of a Design Team.

You must have a valid driving licence as this post requires you to travel to a variety of locations across Perth and Kinross.

Perth and Kinross Council has an ambitious plan to address the challenges of climate change and the successful candidate will be expected to possess knowledge and experience of delivering low carbon and energy solutions to meet Climate Change policies applied to new build and refurbishment projects as a primary criteria.

If you would like any more information regarding this vacancy, please contact Philip Hudson, Property Team Leader (Project Delivery) on 01738 475861 or at [email protected]

When completing your application for this post, please ensure that you provide contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees. One should be your current or most recent employer.

Please APPLY ONLINE. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post.

A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance. You will have access to training and support for continued professional development.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender.

Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.

At PKC our values and behaviours influence our work and support us in the delivery of the Perth and Kinross Offer. In your application, and should you be invited to interview, you will be asked to describe situations that support the criteria required in the role and which also demonstrate our values and behaviours. Find out more about PKC and you could soon be joining our team!

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