Architect - Buildings and Cities

Country:  United Kingdom
Position Location:  Glasgow, United Kingdom / Inverness, United Kingdo
Contract Type:  Permanent
Work Pattern:  Full Time
Sector:  Built environment
Discipline:  Architecture
Job Ref:  1501
Recruiter Contact:  Cassidy Browne

Mott MacDonald

We’re a global engineering, management, and development consultancy. 
Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients’ businesses, our communities and employee opportunities. 

 

A fundamental part of this is respecting each person’s differences and striving to meet their needs. 

 

We are proud to be a one of Glassdoor’s top employers to work for in the UK, as well as being recognised as a Top Inclusive Company in the UK.

 

Our values: Progress, Respect, Integrity, Drive, Excellence. 

 

About the business unit 
The Buildings and Cities Unit (BNC) has a major presence in Mott MacDonald's regional offices throughout the UK and mainland Europe, providing a wide range of diverse and transferable cross-sector skills across five key Sectors; Advisory, Built Environment, Energy, Transportation and Water. We also provide local services to customers and technical leadership to the rest of the Group in these sectors.

 

Overview of role:

The architecture team is part of the buildings and cities unit within Mott MacDonald and provides services at all RIBA stages on a wide variety of projects.

You will join a growing Architecture practice, our main subsectors are Aviation, Industrial and Transportation but we have a diverse portfolio of challenging projects also deliver in most building typologies in the UK, Europe and Globally. We have an exciting opportunity for an Architect to join us in Inverness, Scotland to help us grow whilst developing your own career. We work for a number of clients within Ireland, UK, Europe and elsewhere and cover all aspects of the project life cycle.

 

Candidate specification:

The ideal candidate will be degree qualified or equivalent in architecture with work experience within an Architectural Practice or similar environment in the United Kingdom.
 

  • Post part 3 / Qualified Architect experience with ARB registration 
  • Able to deliver projects from a design and technical background
  • Experience of project delivery in the UK
  • Experience in Aviation, Industrial, Transportation and Justice & Correctional projects would be beneficial but not essential
  • Experience of working with Revit
  • Should have a genuine interest in Architecture and the Built Environment and be aware of relevant current technical building legislation and guidance such as Building Regulations and British Standards
  • Should be prepared to work on multiple projects

 

We are actively recruiting a diverse workforce that is reflective of the communities we serve. We recognise that differences in ability, skills and experience are a strength and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.

 

Please be advised that offers for this role are conditional upon obtaining the appropriate level of Security Clearance.

 

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Equality, diversity, and inclusion 

We put equality, diversity, and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they can contribute.

 

Accessibility

We want you to perform your best at every stage in the recruitment process. If you are disabled or need any support to enable you to apply or attend an interview, please contact us at reasonable.adjustments@mottmac.com and we will talk to you about how we can support you.

 

Agile working 

Happy to talk Flexible Working and how we can support your responsibilities beyond the workplace.

 

We offer some fantastic benefits including:

 

Health and wellbeing

  • Private medical insurance for all UK colleagues.
  • Health cash plan to support you with every day health costs and treatments.
  • Access to Peppy, providing free support from menopause experts for all UK colleagues.
  • A variety of wellbeing support is available through our comprehensive wellbeing program, including access for you and your family.
  • Ability to flex your salary to opt into a wide range of health benefits, many of which can be extended to your family too.

Financial wellbeing

  • We match employee pension contributions between 4.5% and 7%.
  • Life assurance equal up to 4 x your basic salary, with an option to increase the level of cover to 6 x your salary.
  • Our income protection scheme provides a financial benefit, as well as absence and return to work support due to long-term illness or injury.
  • Flexible benefits, including increased life assurance cover, critical illness insurance, payroll saving and will writing.
  • As an independently owned business we share the financial success of the business with all our colleagues in various ways including annual bonus schemes.

Lifestyle

  • A minimum of 33-35 days holiday each year, inclusive of public holidays and dependent on level, with the ability to buy or sell leave through our flexible benefits programme.
  • Holiday entitlement increased to a minimum of 35 days after 5 years’ service.
  • Variety of employee saving schemes and discounts from high-street retailers.

 Enhanced family and carers leave

  • Enhanced family leave policies, including 26 weeks paid maternity and adoption leave, and two weeks paid paternity/partner leave.
  • Our shared parental leave matches maternity leave meaning we pay up to 24 weeks at full pay.
  • Up to five additional days leave are provided for those with significant caring responsibilities, two of which are paid.

 Learning and development

  • Primary annual professional institution subscription.
  • A broad range of opportunities to enhance both technical and soft skills through mentoring, formal training, and self-development options.

Networks, communities, and social outcomes

  • Join a wide range of groups including our Advanced Employee Networks which support our LGBTQ+, gender, race and ethnicity, disability, and parents/carers communities.
  • Make a difference within our communities through our social outcomes.

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