Recruitment

Do you want to work for an architectural practice that offers and actively promotes a positive work/life balance?  Are you craving flexibility to fit into your lifestyle?

If the answer to these questions is a resounding ‘YES!’ then we might just be the employer for you.

Take a look at our current vacancies below and contact us at recruitment@lee-evans.co.uk to apply.

CURRENT VACANCIES:

Total number of current vacancies: 3 (scroll down for details)


*NEW*  Architect with Heritage/Reuse Interest – Canterbury Based

Full time (Flexible working arrangements available)

Are you a qualified architect with experience or a keen interest in conservation, heritage and reuse? Our Kent studio is seeking a passionate team member to join our established and respected Heritage team.

Who are we?

Lee Evans Partnership LLP (LEP) is a reputable, forward-looking and progressive architectural and town planning consultancy, primarily working across London and the south-east of England. Our award-winning team work across a large variety of sectors of the construction industry, ensuring project variety, with no two days the same.

Our heritage team members are highly experienced and enthusiastic about what they do. They deal with a wide variety of conservation and re-use schemes, and are seeking a new team member to help deliver projects.

Who are you?

We looking for someone who can display the following qualities:

  • One of the team – Can you build and maintain good team-working relationships, whilst also able to work under your own direction?
  • Eye for detail – Do you have a good eye for detail and a keen interest in historic architecture?
  • Ability to manage time – Do you manage your time well and efficiently, with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously?
  • Passion for heritage and conservation – Do you embrace the challenge of working on old buildings, with a focus on conservation?
  • Knowledgeable and able to give sound advice – Can you effectively communicate with clients and contractors to provide sound architectural and heritage advice?
  • Comfortable in a client-facing role – Are you comfortable working closely with clients, and enjoy developing working relationships?

The Role:

The role will involve, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Providing sound and knowledgeable advice to clients to help develop project briefs and throughout the life of a project
  • Preparing and presenting ideas and design proposals
  • Producing detailed drawings, with attention to detail being key for heritage architecture
  • Attending site visits and chairing site meetings
  • Preparing fee quotations, reports, presentations and specifications
  • Preparing planning applications and Listing Building Consent applications, and advising on the preparation of DAC applications, and applications for specialist organisations
  • Advising on grant application processes
  • Tender preparation and analysis
  • Leading and mentoring junior members of staff
  • Providing sound heritage advice to other in-house teams

Skills & Qualifications:

We’re seeking architects who have experience in, or a quantifiable interest in, heritage and conservation architecture. Ideal candidates will hold the following skills and qualifications:

  • Experienced, qualified Architect holding RIBA and ARB memberships
  • Proven experience of working on heritage/conservation projects
  • Registered RIBA Conservation Architect, or equivalent, (or working towards) (desirable, but not essential)
  • Proficient in the following programmes:
    • AutoCAD (essential)
    • Revit (desirable)
    • Adobe creative suite, particularly Photoshop, InDesign & Illustrator
    • NBS Chorus
  • Knowledge and experience of contract administration
  • Knowledge and experience of grant application processes (desirable, but not essential)
  • Ability to lead and mentor junior members of staff
  • Knowledge of construction health and safety (designers’ duties under CDM2015)
  • Use of own transport will be essential to undertake site visits
  • Knowledge of experience UK Building Regulations

Remuneration & Benefits:

Salary will be based upon experience. As a guide, the following salary bracket will be available:

Heritage Architect: up to £45,000(depending on experience and skill-base)

Other benefits include:

  • Remote and flexible working options available, which can be discussed with shortlisted applicants
  • An active drive towards achieving wellbeing and an effective work/life balance for all our staff, including Wellbeing Days and an in-house Wellbeing Team
  • 21-days annual leave, with additional days awarded for long service, plus bank holidays and additional festive leave over Christmas and New Year
  • Relevant professional membership fees paid annually
  • Company issued laptop for remote working
  • Workplace pension scheme for eligible employees
  • Regular staff social events

At LEP, we encourage equality, diversity and inclusion within our workforce, and strive to constantly ensure equal job opportunities and fairness for all employees and job applicants.

If LEP sounds like the right fit for you for the next step in your career, please forward your CV and a portfolio of relevant work to us at recruitment@lee-evans.co.uk

 

CLOSING DATE:  07 JANUARY 2022

 


*NEW*  Revit Technologist/Architect – London or Canterbury Based

Full time (Flexible working arrangements available)

If you have strong Revit skills and are either an experienced technologist, architect or architectural designer, we’d love to hear from you.

Who are we?

Lee Evans Partnership LLP (LEP) is a reputable, forward-looking and progressive architectural and town planning consultancy, primarily working across London and the south-east of England. Our award-winning team work across a large variety of sectors of the construction industry, ensuring project variety, with no two days the same.

We have two studios: Canterbury and London. This role offers flexibility to be either Canterbury or London based, with the benefit of remote and flexible working options available.

Who are you?

We’re looking for someone who can display the following qualities:

  • One of the team – Can you build and maintain good team-working relationships, whilst also able to work under your own direction?
  • Eye for detail – Do you have a good eye for design and technical detailing?
  • Eager to push boundaries – Are you keen to work with us to explore other areas of technological design innovation?
  • Ability to manage time – Do you manage your time well and efficiently, with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously?
  • Skilled in Revit – Can you deliver high quality BIM modelling using Revit, with a full understanding of the programme?

The Role:

The role will involve, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Using Revit to produce high quality BIM models
  • Creating renders for presentation purposes using Revit and other visual programmes
  • Working alongside project leaders to develop designs and deliver construction stage information
  • Working alongside our design and IT teams to explore the application of VR technology, and other innovative technical design options for the future
  • Attending project meetings when required
  • Preparing reports and presentations
  • Leading and mentoring junior members of staff when required
  • Liaising with clients, consultants and contractors, and providing sound technical advice when required

Skills & Qualifications:

The successful candidate will be a Revit Technologist or Architect looking to progress their career in a forward-thinking and fast-paced team. Ideal candidates will hold the following skills and qualifications:

  • Revit technologist or architectural designer, with at least 1-year relevant experience in practice
  • A portfolio of work showing a thorough understanding of UK building standards
  • Proven and strong Revit and AutoCAD skills
  • Experience of producing construction-stage information
  • Experience of working in the education sector (desirable, but not essential)
  • Good working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (particularly Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator).
  • Knowledge of Lumion, NScape, Navisworks and Dynamo (desirable, but not essential)
  • Experience of, or interest in, VR technology and its application in architecture
  • Knowledge of construction health and safety (designers’ duties under CDM2015)

Remuneration & Benefits:

Salary will be based upon experience. As a guide, the following salary bracket will be available:

Revit Technologist/Architect: up to £45,000 (depending on experience and skill-base)

Other benefits include:

  • An active drive towards achieving wellbeing and an effective work/life balance for all our staff, including Wellbeing Days and an in-house Wellbeing Team
  • Remote and flexible working options available, which can be discussed with shortlisted applicants
  • 21-days annual leave, with additional days awarded for long service, plus 8 bank holidays and additional festive leave over Christmas and New Year
  • Workplace pension scheme for eligible employees
  • Company issued laptop for remote working
  • Professional membership fees paid annually
  • Regular staff social events

At LEP, we encourage equality, diversity and inclusion within our workforce, and strive to constantly ensure equal job opportunities and fairness for all employees and job applicants.

If LEP sounds like the right fit for you for the next step in your career, please forward your CV and a portfolio of relevant work to us at recruitment@lee-evans.co.uk

 

CLOSING DATE:  07 JANUARY 2022

 


Senior Planning Consultant – Canterbury based (flexible working considered)

Are you a highly-motivated and forward-thinking experienced senior planning consultant looking for a new challenge? Lee Evans Partnership is on the hunt for a dynamic and driven team player to join and help develop their busy planning team alongside the Practice Partner.

Who are we?

Lee Evans Partnership is a reputable, forward-looking and progressive architectural and town planning consultancy, primarily working across London and the south-east of England. Our award-winning team work across a large variety of sectors of the construction industry, ensuring project variety, with no two days the same.

Who are we looking for:

  • One of the team – Can you build and maintain good team-working relationships?
  • Vision – Someone to work with the Practice Partner to build and nurture a planning studio with a vision to compete with the largest in the South East
  • Driven – Do you focus your energy well, and deliver exceptionally?
  • See the bigger picture – Are you able to see beyond our/your own goals, and strive for better?
  • Open to learn – Can you translate your experiences into learning opportunities, to continuously improve?
  • Solution driven – Do you look for solutions, rather than problems?
  • Managing Relationships – Can you effectively communicate and collaborate with clients, the public, and other professionals?

The Role:

The role will involve, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Planning applications and appeals
  • Site appraisals and feasibility assessments
  • Development plan representations
  • Provide comprehensive and confident advice to clients and other professionals
  • General project management, including project team coordination
  • Mentoring and managing junior staff alongside the Planning Partner to build a strong team

Skills & Qualifications:

We are seeking applications from Planning Consultants at all levels of experience due to our busy workload. However, applicants for this role should ideally hold the following:

  • 3 years + private or public sector experience
  • Holding an RTPI accredited town planning qualification (2:1 or higher), or working towards such, together with good A Level (or equivalent) grades
  • Ideally holding an RTPI accredited Masters in town planning
  • Hold, or be working towards, MRTPI status
  • Excellent written, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Strong time keeping and organisational skills
  • A full driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential.

Remuneration & Benefits:

Salary will be based upon experience. As a guide, the following salary bracket will be available:

Senior Planning Consultant: up to £45,000 pa (depending on experience and skill-base)

Other benefits include:

  • An active drive towards achieving wellbeing and an effective work/life balance for all our staff, including Wellbeing Days and an in-house Wellbeing Team
  • Remote and flexible working options available, which can be discussed with shortlisted applicants
  • 21-days annual leave, with additional days awarded for long service, plus 8 bank holidays and additional festive leave over Christmas and New Year
  • Workplace pension scheme for eligible employees
  • Company issued laptop and mobile phone for remote working
  • Professional membership fees paid annually
  • Regular staff social events

Lee Evans Partnership prides itself in encouraging a positive work/life balance for all employees. Remote and flexible working options are available – which can be discussed with shortlisted applicants.

At LEP, we encourage equality, diversity and inclusion within our workforce, and strive to constantly ensure equal job opportunities and fairness for all employees and job applicants.

If LEP sounds like the right fit for you for the next step in your career, please forward your CV to us at recruitment@lee-evans.co.uk

 

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 01 December 2021