Senior Architect

December 31, 2021
Application ends: January 31, 2022
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Job Description

Novarick Homes and Properties Limited

Novarick Homes and Properties Limited is a real estate development company, dedicated to providing remarkable housing and investment solutions across the real estate spectrum. We pride ourselves with the development of estates that runs on a clean and renewable energy supply, this we believe will help us make considerable impact in making the world around us a better place.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Senior Architect
Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full Time
About the Job

At Novarick, our integrated approach to design incorporates the diverse voices and visions of our staff into every project. We’re searching for a highly experienced architect to join us in developing real, workable solutions with a foundation of innovation.
The right person for the job will have strong technical knowledge in conceptual design, building planning and detailing, construction documentation, and construction administration. We seek someone with the soul and passion of an artist, supported with strong technical skills.
You must bring site, structure, science, and technology knowledge to every project, while incorporating our client’s objectives with respect to context, culture, and overall sustainability.

Objectives of this Role

Design, document, and execute multiple simultaneous high-quality projects by collaborating with all internal and external teams
Maintain close working relationships with a team of related professionals, including engineers, construction managers, surveyors, and government representatives
Cultivate expert knowledge of building products, construction details, regulations, and quality standards, budgets, and timelines
Adhere to legal and industry standards in design and building codes, following and setting industry trends and architectural advancements
Lead the creation of a conceptual framework for projects, Incorporating company standards, goals, and brand ideals

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

Create designs and extremely detailed drawings by hand or with computer-aided design (CAD) applications
Manage project development from pre-design through completion, meeting with clients and consultants, providing insight and assistance, and reviewing and approving consultant contract requests for payment, amendments, extensions of schedule, and contract closeout
Lead the coordination of all disciplines to produce a comprehensive and coordinated construction document set that meets the requirements of local building code, ADA, zoning, and any other applicable law
Liaise with construction professionals regarding project feasibility, managing issues with environmental impact, town planning legislations, and budget negotiation and preparation
Attend regular meetings with clients, contractors, and specialists, and make regular site visits to check on progress

Skills and Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Design, or related field
6+ years working experience in architectural design
Knowledge and experience working with local building code, ADA, zoning, and other applicable laws
Understanding of project budgeting and scheduling with a focus on soft costs and the ability to communicate and work closely with consultants to ensure that project milestones are being met and deliverables are on time and complete
Registration with the Architects Registration Board and RIBA membership
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, CAD applications, and VectorWorks

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Architecture or related field
Green building experience
Willingness to travel


Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture
3+ years of experience in construction and architecture
Strong organizational, creative and presentation skills
Proficient in AutoCAD and Revit.

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