principal architect / director in Auckland

lara stewart, randstad
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NZ$ 125,000 - NZ$ 150,000 per year

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design & architecture
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NZ$ 125,000 - NZ$ 150,000 per year
15 years
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lara stewart, randstad
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This award winning Architecture Practice is well-known for their projects in New Zealand; they have a reputation for producing high quality design and working on highly profiled projects. They have a broad portfolio including commercial, civic, residential and healthcare.

As an organisation they are passionate about Architecture and this is the foundation of the company and what drives a high performing culture. They are currently looking for a Principal Architect who has a passion for design to join the business with the pathway to Director.

You will have a track record of working on award winning projects in a design- led environment. A background of working on Aged Care, Hospitality, Healthcare, Hotels, Urban Design or Master planning would be beneficial.

Alongside your wealth of knowledge managing projects you will be comfortable with Business Development and have an established network in the industry. You will also have strong business acumen with the ability to influence and steer the organisation to achieve the right outcomes. Your experience and expertise will be beneficial to the whole team but will also add to the success of the business in the coming years.

You may have hit a glass ceiling in your current role or you run your own business and would be interested in amalgamating. Either way, you will be an entrepreneur and Architect at heart and ready for the next step in your career.

Experience required

  • Knowledge of Revit beneficial
  • 15/20 years experience
  • Experience working in a design-led practice
  • Business Development Experience
  • Management experience in current role in some capacity
  • Experience in Aged Care, Hospitality, Healthcare, Hotels is beneficial


  • Salary circa $150K with additional benefits
  • Clear pathway to Director
  • Shareholding available
  • Additional bonuses based on KPIs
  • 5 days extra annual leave per year

Culture and team fit is essential for this business, if you are interested in the role described then I would love to talk with you about what drives and motivates you in your career. You can call me Lara on 09 336 0381 / 021 264 8632.

Alternatively, click APPLY NOW or contact Lara via email


Director, Principal Architect, Revit, Architecture, Design

educational requirements

Master's Degree