Higher Education Lead

A globally recognised and award-winning architectural practice are looking for an architect to head up their education team from their London head office.
  • Salary: £80000-100,000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Sector: Architecture
  • Job Ref: 47713

About this role

This is a true leadership role where your connections gained within education will prove invaluable as will your first class communication, management and presentation skills.  Applicants may have hit a glass ceiling into directorship and are looking for the next step in their career.  Design is essential for a practice which is looking to develop its design expertise in this sector. You will be seen as an inspirational work winner who has connections across the schools, higher and further education sectors.

Key Responsibilities

Covering all aspects of the education sector you will be responsible for:

  • Procuring and winning projects
  • Building on existing and new relationships
  • Growing the already strong team
  • Presenting to clients, stakeholders and other authorities
  • Managing fees, resources and budgets

In return you will be joining a practice who are already on a significant amount of frameworks, with clear ambitions over the next five years and benefits and bonuses among the best in the industry. 

Hazel Whittaker

Bio: Hazel graduated with a First Class Hons in Textile Design from Trent. Her work was spotted at Islington Design fair and she then worked for a bespoke design studio in London before travelling the world. She moved into construction recruitment in the UAE after working with the likes of HOK, Peter Marino and Jestico & Whiles on stunning hotel schemes. Hazel then moved back to the UK to focus on architecture recruitment for the next four years and has spent the last two years turning a small start-up firm into a 1.2 million turnover business. She is very much a hands-on designer and recently designed and made a dress for Katy Perry. Hazel joined Bespoke Careers in March 2018 with the remit to expand our global offering with a focus on the EMEA region.

+44 (0)207 24 24 909

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