Associate Director - Architecture

Job Description


If you are an established Director level Architect who would relish the opportunity to lead on a variety of business development strategies alongside further developing an established client base, one of the worlds most respected and commercially ambitious Consultancies are seeking to appoint Associate Director to be part remote / office based in their Leeds studio. The role The Architecture and Masterplanning division of this prestigious consultancy are looking to appoint a work winning Associate Director of Architecture into their Leeds practice.

The opportunity would suit an individual looking to work in a collaborative environment where they will be given the opportunity to lead on a variety of business development strategies alongside client management, within the region and nationally, and to take real responsibility for driving work into the practice.

A little more about this business.Global Design, Engineering and Project Management consultancy offering the best in architecture & engineering to provide a full suite of services to clients in the public and private sector. Whether designing iconic buildings or developing clever solutions for end users our client prides itself in offering intelligent, sustainable solutions and unrivalled expertise. Their diverse, highly skilled, passionate design teams are unified with a belief - good design can positively transform people's lives.

They have a keen and astute eye for design and technical quality, ensuring they deliver fantastic projects that inspire and delight their customers. Over recent years their Architecture brand has evolved into a fiercely design led commodity with innovation at its heart, owing to several key senior appointments with design flair at the forefront of their skillset, the recent shift towards project work being headline grabbing and the designs pioneering continues to gather pace.

The projects.Their teams work on a number of projects across multiple sectors including education, Residential commercial, transport, energy, defence, as well as heritage and urban redevelopment. Owing to a breadth of work across these sectors ensures there are plentiful opportunities to build on your experience as well as offering the opportunity to find your niche! They are considerate to people's ambitions and needs, and always seek to ensure everyone has the opportunity to grow and develop.

The role is open to someone who has a breadth of knowledge and specialism within one core sector or someone with a variety of project work within their historical portfolio.


Focus on developing work winning strategies across a number of sectors and report to Senior directors.

Actively engage and develop new and existing client relationships within the Yorkshire region to support work winning and client development.

To manage and inspire a work winning team through strong and inclusive leadership.

Sustaining and developing relationships with existing and new clients.

Manage repeat business with existing clients and support strategic thinking.

Reporting on activity and analysis of feedback and success factors.

Support the development of the culture and capability of our multi-disciplinary design team(s) alongside peers

Where appropriate support project work within region and nationally. Lead bid development in particular the design and quality aspects.


Be client-centric

Design and Business Development is required in this role.

Have a portfolio of clients or contacts across a number of market sectors and within region to drive a variety of work to the Practice

Have a proven track record of developing client relationships and securing new business opportunities.

Be creative in their approach

Have the ability to lead bids and opportunities across their core markets

Be engaged with the successful delivery of secured projects where required.

Salary & package (depending on experience)70,000 + Car / car allowance 5500, private medical, 25 days holiday, lucrative performance bonus, 7% + employer pension.

Our client currently operate a 2 days in the office and 3 from home policy which will continue indefinitely. WHAT NEXT?

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply or get in touch with James Jackson in our Leeds office for further information on (phone number removed)
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