Senior Architect Mayo County Council
Mayo County Council
Senior Architect. Mayo County Council. Mayo has a total population of over one hundred and thirty thousand and is the third largest county in Ireland. The Council comprises thirty elected Councillors and employs a workforce in excess of one thousand employees, located across four Municipal Districts with the Head Office of the Council located in Castlebar. An opportunity currently exists in Mayo County Council for the role of Senior Architect. This is a challenging opportunity for interested applicants seeking to be part of a Local Authority in a senior leadership role. The Senior Architect will lead a multi-disciplinary team within the Architects’ Department delivering architectural, planning, procurement, urban design and conservation services to the Local Authority. Reporting to the Director of Service and Chief Executive, s/he will deliver a programme of architectural work and provide advice to the County Council on all architectural matters; while having responsibility on a day to day basis for project managing and advancing a range of projects which may include the delivery of social housing. The successful candidate will: • Hold a professional qualification in Architecture that is prescribed, under the Building Control Act 2007, or a qualification in Architecture that is equivalent to a qualification so prescribed; • Be eligible for registration as an Architect under the Building Control Act 2007 without requiring further assessment. Any appointment will be subject to registration under the Act; • Have at least seven years’ satisfactory relevant experience of architectural work including a period of not less than five years’ satisfactory experience in a responsible capacity as team leader of multi-disciplinary design teams and the administration of construction contracts as Employer’s Agent or equivalent role; • Have knowledge of the principles of Urban Design and planning policy and practice; • Have satisfactory experience at strategic management level.
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