Architect

  • Lekki - Epe Expy, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Full-time

Job Description

Responsibilities

As an architect, you’ll need to be able to:

  • Discuss the ideas, objectives, requirements, and budget of a project and in some cases help to select a site;
  • Consult with other professionals about design;
  •  Assess the needs of the building and its users and advise the client on the practicality of their project;
  • Prepare and present feasibility reports and design proposals to the client;
  •  Assess the impact on the local environment;
  • Use IT in design and project management, specifically using computeraided design software;
  • Keep within financial budgets and deadlines;
  • Produce detailed workings, drawings, and specifications;
  • Specify the nature and quality of materials required;
  • Prepare tender applications and presentations;
  •  Negotiate with contractors and other professionals;
  • Prepare applications for planning and building control departments;
  • Draw up tender documents for contracts;
  • Project management and help to coordinate the work of contractors;
  • Control a project from start to finish;
  • Carry out regular site visits to check on progress and ensure that the project is running on time and to budget;
  •  Resolve problems and issues that arise during construction;
  • Ensure that the environmental impact of the project is managed.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors' and/or Masters degree in Architecture
  • 3 - 5 years prior experience working as an Architect
  • Excellent I.T skills, including computer-aided design skills with familiarity with specific soft wares such as AutoCAD, ArchiCAD, Revit, Sketch up,3D max up
  •  A first-rate understanding of construction processes;
  •  A keen interest in buildings and the built environment, in-depth experience in building information modeling (BIM)

Skills

  • Good design and drawing skills to demonstrate your flair for architecture;
  •  A strong imagination and the ability to think and create in three dimensions;
  •  Sound analytical skills, accuracy, and attention to detail;
  •  Excellent communication skills, written and oral, with the ability to liaise effectively with a range of other professionals;
  • Good organizational and negotiation skills;
  • Strong teamwork and leadership skills;
  •  An understanding of the relationship between people, buildings, and the wider environment;
  • Commercial awareness and business acumen;
  • Reasonable mathematical skills;
  • Project management skills;

Additional Information

Skills ​​​​​​​

  • Good design and drawing skills to demonstrate your flair for architecture;
  •  A strong imagination and the ability to think and create in three dimensions;
  •  Sound analytical skills, accuracy, and attention to detail;
  •  Excellent communication skills, written and oral, with the ability to liaise effectively with a range of other professionals;
  • Good organizational and negotiation skills;
  • Strong teamwork and leadership skills;
  •  An understanding of the relationship between people, buildings, and the wider environment;
  • Commercial awareness and business acumen;
  • Reasonable mathematical skills;
  • Project management skills;