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Senior Architect

  • Job reference: IF-001475
  • Sector: Buildings, Education, Infrastructure
  • Location: Bristol

Atkins Architects are looking for a Senior Architect as part of our ambitious plans to develop our Architecture and Masterplanning business in the South West and across the UK. Atkins are already very successful across our varied markets and we are looking to significantly grow our market presence over the following years.

The role of Senior Architect will require you to:

Be client centric

  • Be engaged with the successful delivery of projects
  • Support bids and opportunities across market
  • Develop relationships with key clients and prospective clients 
  • Be a Qualified Architect with experience across some of the primary markets mentioned below

Atkins Architects is a national practice of over 400 professional employees. We operate from 12 regional offices in the UK and have a wide variety of skills such as Architecture, Building Surveying, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design and Master planning.

This role will primarily focus on Cities, Development, Education, Commercial & Residential markets – mainly facing the south west market but with wider involvement with the national practice where required.


Design Management

  • ensure design responses are pragmatic and respond to the client brief whilst respecting the opportunities and constraints that each site affords, through climate, context and culture.
  • continue to develop designs that are firmly rooted with a strong narrative and that seek to enhance our reputation
  • lead projects by providing design and technical leadership for major projects

Technical and Commercial Management

  • liaise with key clients and be capable of discussing design/technical solutions to stakeholders including technical and non-technical clients – both in projects and at tender stage
  • have a strategic vision of the market and industry and ability to focus our business to take full advantage of market conditions
  • have experience in preparing bids and tendering.




We are looking for someone who:

  • can demonstrate a proven track record of leading architectural design projects
  • be creative in their approach 
  • have a willingness to develop contractor led design solutions
  • have a detailed knowledge of local authority procurement routes
  • be an inclusive team member with a confident operating style 

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