At CPL we are passionate about providing our clients with the best talent experience possible. We work with our clients to provide innovative solutions to meet their talent challenges.
We are currently recruiting for a Major Public body as part of nation- wide contract. They seek to hire an Architect to work within Construction and Procurement Delivery (CPD), which is a Core Directorate of the Department of Finance (DoF). Its role is to develop and establish the policy framework and best practice public procurement for the NICS and the wider public sector.
Working hours: Monday to Friday (Flexi time)
The position is temporary with an estimated duration of 1 Year. Please note that this is purely an estimated duration.
CPD Education Advisory Branch (EAB) provides procurement and construction related design and cost advice to the Department of Education (DE) in relation to the delivery of its Schools Capital Programme, including; Nursery, Primary, Post Primary & Special Schools.
EAB assist the following branches within DE;
1. Major Works Capital Investment
2. SEP Capital Investment
3. Estate Admin/Policy
4. Estates Operations Team
5. Area Planning
EAB plays a key role alongside other education stakeholders and technical experts in the development and production of guidance on the requirements for school buildings as listed below:
- Schedule of Accommodation
- School Building Handbooks
- Cost Limits
- Policy Statements
Reporting to a Principal Architect, the post holder will provide a wide range of architectural services across the RIBA Plan of Work stages 0 to 6, i.e. inception to completion.
Typically projects can take the form of new buildings, extensions, and major refurbishments.
The main duties and responsibilities of the post holder will include:
• Managing multi-disciplinary teams on construction projects to provide an architectural service;
• Provide architectural and construction procurement advice to Client Departments and other public bodies;
• Scoping studies, building surveys and drawings as described in RIBA Plan of Work;
• Appointment of Consultants and Contractors;
• Contract administration.
• Assessment of architectural submissions from external design teams;
• Implement Northern Ireland public procurement policy on construction projects; and,
• Provide a professional interface with clients and other professionals
Requirements for this role
1) Be a registered Architect with Architects Registration Board [Please provide registration number]
2) Have at least 3 years' post RIBA Part 3 qualification experience gained within the last 7 years in architecture