Associate Urban Designer - Leading Independant Consultancy - Cambridge
£Competitive starting salary and strong benefits package
Penguin Recruitment are pleased to be working with a national Consultancy on the hire of an experienced Urban Designer to pursue and develop new growth opportunities in the Cambridge area.
My client has been established for nearly 15 years and is now recognised as a leader in the development sector. Operating from multiple offices across the UK and priding itself on providing a service that is second to none our client specialise in the planning, design, economics and environment markets.
You will have the ability to independently deliver all stages of the planning and design process, including but not limited to, the preparation and overseeing of conceptual urban design and planning work, feasibility studies, masterplanning, development briefs, design & access statements and design strategies for residential and mixed-use schemes for developers, land owners and private clients. Experience of architectural design and delivery is also desirable.
The key attributes required for this role are as follows:
-Promoting the profile of the company (architecture and urban design)
-Lead role in preparing design proposals for primarily residential development (work ranging from barn conversions to 7000 dwellings outline and detailed or RM applications), work might also involve high level masterplanning for commercial/employment schemes
-Establishing and leading a team of designers
-Responsibility for invoicing and financial management of that team (in liaison with and supported by Group)
-Liaising with Executive Directors and other disciplines at the company to promote shared projects and build on the established reputation for design quality
The successful candidate will possess extensive post-qualification experience gained in a design practice working on urban design and masterplanning projects at a variety of scales. You will have established a network of contact with extensive knowledge of the local areas and authorities. You will possess first-class computer and graphic skills and excel in presentation and negotiation.
The consultancy offer an excellent salary and benefits package. The business have an excellent name for investing into their staff through regular CPD and appraisals to help you achieve your career goals. In addition, this role provides a significant opportunity for someone to develop the urban design presence in Cambridge, and see their own career progress as a result.
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