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West Lothian Civic Centre, Howden South Road, Livingston
£37,015 - £41,069 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week

This position has expired.


The closing date for this post is provisionally set at 26 September 2021.  West Lothian Council reserve the right to close this post early depending on applicant response levels

We are keen to employ a diverse workforce that reflects the people of Scotland. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and particularly from groups currently under-represented, including people with disabilities, those from minority ethnic communities or from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds

Would you like the opportunity to develop your career as an Architect with West Lothian Council?

An opportunity exists for a suitably qualified and experienced Architect to work as part of the Projects Team in Construction Services, to provide full architectural design and project management services to support the council’s capital investment programme.

Based in West Lothian Civic Centre, Livingston you will be joining a service which strives for excellence in service delivery and works well with partners.  You will assist the Projects Team Principals within a multi-disciplinary environment and be responsible for the design, preparation of contract documents, contract administration and professional architectural and project management services for a wide variety of construction projects in support of infrastructure development and planned improvements.

The Projects Team is one of 6 service units within Property Services providing a wide range of professional and technical construction related services.

The main activities of the Projects Team are:-

  • Delivery of construction projects as part of the councils General Services and Housing capital investment programmes.
  • Brief development and option appraisal / feasibility advice.
  • Provision of expert professional advice relating to property and construction needs of the Council.
  • Procurement and monitoring of framework consultants.
  • To ensure the Council meets its statutory duties and obligations in relation to property issues.

This post represents an exciting and challenging opportunity for a highly motivated individual. You should be a registered Architect and have demonstrable experience within the design and construction industry.

With a professional manner and excellent communication skills, you should be able to work to deadlines with a sound knowledge of RIBA Plan of Work and current JCT contract conditions.

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