Principal - Social Infrastructure

Multi award winning National studio is currently seeking a talented architect with outstanding design and leadership skills
  • Salary: A$130,000-180,000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Sydney
  • Sector: Architecture
  • Job Ref: 51105

About this role

This role will encompass design leadership, business development, client management, team leadership and collaboration.   Local experience and network within Australia (and particularly Sydney) highly valued. Experience on Defence projects required. Additional experience on transport, infrastructure, education or public realm also valuable. Package commensurate with experience.

Skills and experience

  • Min of 10 years experience gained in well regarded studios
  • Experience on defence projects required
  • Additional experience on transport and other government work highly valued
  • A reputation as a great leader
  • Ability to bring ideas and promote them to the Board of Directors
  • Ability to manage staff for high productivity and morale
  • Mentor staff in career and team based activities
  • Achieve profit results on major strategic projects
  • Be pro-active in business development activities
  • Have a high customer service focus
  • High level written and verbal communication skills
  • Commercial acumen
  • Relationships within Dept of Defence amd other government agencies
  • A client network 
  • Have other interests and a balanced life style

Key responsibilities

  • Actively develop new business
  • Lead and grow a team and contribute to high morale and improved processes
  • Lead and manage projects and clients
  • Raise the profile of the studio

Benefits and culture

  • Convenient location 
  • Multi-disciplinary practice comprising of urban designers, graphic designers, landscape architects, interior designers and architects
  • Encouragement of free exchange of ideas across all disciplines 

Misty Waters

Bio: Misty is a registered architect and has over 15 years' experience within the industry, including eight years as practice manager at Bates Smart. She has used her extensive knowledge to advise and assist leading firms in Sydney on their recruitment requirements. Misty has recruited architects and designers at all levels but is now responsible for helping practices with strategic appointments at senior level.

+61 (0)2 9212 0230

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