Lead Architect - Pharma - Hybrid role - Ireland

Location: Ireland

EUR 50 - 65 Per Hour

Job Type: Contract

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2209-31276

Consultant: Niamh Neary

Are you a Lead Architect with 10+ years experience, including Client facing experience?

Have you worked on large scale industrial projects in a multi-disciplined environment?

This role is is a work from home role with requirement to be available to come to the office or site if required.

This is a contract role based in either Dublin or Cork.

If interested, please send your CV to niamh@jobcontax.com or call Niamh on +353-1-9696681.

Lead Architect - Pharma - Hybrid role - Dublin

Job Description

Our client is a leading international engineering consultancy. 

Independently lead plant design activities as an area/system leader and coordinate with multi-discipline designers.

Projects for our clients include feasibility studies, long-range planning studies, and full design services including programming, schematic design, design development, construction documents, and services during construction for design/bid/build and design/build projects.

The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated individual with strong communication skills. 

They will exhibit a passion and desire to apply their technical experience and knowledge in a team environment on technically challenging and professionally rewarding projects. Our team is seeking a person who understands the importance of meeting their targeted commitments while being flexible to the ever-changing and fast paced environment of our clients’ sites.

Independently lead plant design activities as an area/system leader and coordinate with multi-discipline designers.

Perform Architectural design work across several engineering disciplines in 2D/3D integrated design systems.

Perform quality review checks for 2D/3D modelling and Architectural deliverables.

Participate in design reviews, risk assessments and vendor bid evaluations.

Assist in the generation of proposals, scopes, schedules and budgets for projects.

Develops designer effort-hour estimates for Architectural discipline.

Display strong communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to work in a fast-paced team environment with multiple deadlines.

Proactive architect with experience in all stages of project delivery (schematic design, site master planning, design development, construction)

High degree of proficiency and speed in AutoCAD and Revit

An understanding of local permitting legislation, building regulations, and health and safety legislation


Degree or diploma required.

Pharmaceutical or large-scale industrial experience. 

Proficient in Microsoft suite (Excel).

Strong relevant architectural design experience in industrial/advanced technology sector.

Experience in equipment layout definition.

Excellent English level - written and spoken,

Knowledge of Architectural specific design standards and building regulations

Ability to interact with engineering disciplines, clients, and vendors at all levels.

Experience using REVIT and BIM desirable.

Familiar with BCaR.

The ideal candidate will be an RIAI registered Architect with 10+ years experience.


Contract rates €55 - €65 per hour

Hybrid working options are available


Niamh Neary is the consultant managing this position.

If you are an Architect interested in roles based in Dublin, you can contact Niamh by e-mail at niamh@jobcontax.com or phone +353-1-9696681 for a confidential chat.

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With over 50 years of technical recruitment experience, JobContax is the leading recruiter of Architect​s in Dublin and Ireland.

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