head of architecture in Sydney

clare fenwick, randstad
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sydney, new south wales
design & architecture
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15 years
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A unique opportunity has arisen for an ambitious professional to join an iconic Australian property developer to lead the in-house architecture and design team. The role will be responsible for the entire property portfolio of multi residential and mixed use developments and will oversee a diverse team of architects, design managers, landscape architects, drafters and document controllers.

A crucial role in designing and building award-winning developments, the Head of Architecture has ultimate responsibility for ensuring that standards of technical compliance, quality, cost, safety, sustainability and environmental performance are observed and that time schedules are met. This will include reporting to the Board and senior management team on active projects and management of external architects.

Key attributes include:

  • Registered Architect with 20+ years experience and currently in a leadership position as Head of Architectural or Design Director.
  • A flair for design and ability to with a commercial mind and high attention to detail.
  • Experience within the Australian market.
  • Ambitious and results orientated.
  • Confident in working within a collaborative high paced environment, coordinating with architects, construction team and builders to ensure smooth project delivery.
  • Able to create a positive environment for direct reports and wider team.
  • Strong experience in managing multiple projects and priorities, dealing with clients, consultants, team members and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Exceptional understanding of NSW and QLD planning controls and building regulations (BCA / NCC and relevant Australian Standards).
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills with the ability to collaborate and problem-solve with multiple stakeholders.

This is a stable, long-serving team so loyalty and tenure with your current and previous employers are highly regarded. We are open to applications from candidates employed in architectural practices, head contractors or developers.

In return for your expertise, hard work and loyalty, you will join an industry leading team and be rewarded with a highly attractive remuneration package.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Architect, Architecture, Design, Design Director



educational requirements

Bachelor Degree