We have a job opportunity for an Architect and Head of Projects at Seed, and here is how to apply in 5 simple steps

We are Seed – one of the most passionate property investment consultants company in the UK based in London. We know what it takes to find a good deal and we cherry pick only the best properties to include in our portfolio. We help people utilize their capital and/or pension by offering lucrative property investment plans with the option to generate a higher return.

Seed was founded in 2010 and so far, we have sourced over 500 residential properties, spent over £50,000,000 in development and had many successful clients.

We are a team of experts in the field of property investment with versatile knowledge and experience in the area dedicated to helping our clients by offering high-quality services and full transparency. There is now a great opportunity to join our marvelous team and become our Architect and Head of Projects. If you’re interested, read on.

Becoming an Architect and Head of Projects at Seed means working for a young and ambitious company. Your role is varied and includes different tasks and responsibilities. You will be working with relative autonomy and reporting to the Director. You will manage and successfully deliver construction projects from RIBA Stage 0 – 6 alongside other consultants.

If the job overview sounds like a challenge you would love to handle, then there are 5 simple steps you need to complete in order to become part of Seed.

1) Impress us with your personal qualities

As an Architect and Head of Projects at a property investment company, you will need to cope with a great variety of tasks, work closely with other colleagues and clients. Your ability to multi-task and your problem-solving skills are the best assets to apply for this position. You need to be proactive as you will be expected to manage multiple projects at varying stages at any one time.

Being passionate about property and eager to work out of the office are also essential qualities to do the job. Some of your time will be spent on site out of the office as part of your tasks will be to provide input when appraising new sites. You need to be flexible and adaptive to the working environment, keep a high profile and approach any task with the necessary dose of professionalism and enthusiasm that will guarantee a successful completion of the job.

2) Prove your qualifications and experience

In order to become an Architect and Head of Projects at Seed, you need to have certain qualifications and experience and be able to prove them. We are looking for:

  • Degree level qualifications
  • Professional body membership (ARB/RIBA/RICS or similar)
  • Minimum 3 years professional experience

Any other additional qualification or extra experience will be a bonus to your application.

3) Match our essential requirements. Bonus points if you meet our desirable requirements.

We are looking for a person who can handle the responsible role of an Architect and Head of Projects in our team. Quite naturally we have a list of essential requirements that we deem important for the job. So, you need to have:

  • Experience in managing construction projects (contract value £500k – £2m)
  • Knowledge of JCT building contracts and acting as Contract Administrator
  • Excellent knowledge of current UK building regulations
  • Excellent knowledge of construction detailing
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to coordinate other consultants
  • Good attention to detail
  • Organisational skills
  • Analytical / numeracy skills
  • Good interpersonal / communication skills
  • A team player’s spirit

We are sure that anyone matching the above requirements will be a great member of our team. In addition to that, it will be a great bonus if you have experience in property development, commercial/financial awareness of construction, and experience with lending/finance/mortgages. This kind of additional knowledge will help you with coping even with the most complex tasks with ease and providing invaluable help to both our clients and the rest of our team members.

4) Love London

As our office is based in London, you need to be willing to work in London – one of the best places to pursue career development and growth in the UK. There are many reasons why the capital city is a great place. You can enjoy a lot of career opportunities and advancement options like the one we currently offer. The city is rich in history, music, and culture. Form more than 2000 years, since the Roman times, it is the leading hub of global trade, travel, and commerce. In London, you can experience different cultures, speak French, make friends from all over the world. Our small team is also a perfect representation of the multicultural environment you can enjoy. On top of that, there is an abundance of social activities and travel opportunities, so after a great day as an Architect and Head of Projects at Seed, you will have countless options to relax with your friends.

In addition, our office is located in one of the most desirable parts of London. It is just next to the icon tower of the Gherkin in the primary financial district of the city – the most sought-after districts to work in London.

5) Show us your interest

Do you think you have what it takes to join our team? If your answer is positive, then simply contact us and send us your CV and portfolio. A motivation letter accompanied by references of previous employers or clients you have worked with will be much appreciated.

Our offer is a full-time job under the title of Head of Projects with an annual salary of £40,000 – £50,000 + bonus depending on your performance.

If you are ready to take the five steps to become an Architect / Head of Projects at a leading London property investment company you can send us e-mail at careers@seedpropertyconsultants.com. Alternatively, apply through the channel you feel most comfortable with – Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram – or give us a call at +44 (0)203 786 3466.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview in our office at Holland House, 4 Bury Street, Gherkin Plaza, London, EC3A 5AW. The interview may take up to 2 hours and will be held by our founder Raj. Don’t worry about having to complete any tests or exams – all you need to do is bring your CV, your documents giving you permission to work, and any documents that back up your qualifications. Be ready to engage in an honest conversation about your preferences and our requirements.

You are welcome to apply for the position even if you miss some of the requirements we have listed. That’s alright, as long as you manage to convince us that you are the right person for the job.

So, are you the Architect and Head of Projects we are looking for?

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