Job title : Architect
Location : Wellington
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Thomas Smith
Contact email :
Job reference : TS73556

Do you enjoy managing people and the challenge of delivering high value residential and commercial projects? If so, learn more about the opportunity to lead a team of talented Architectural Graduates and experienced Technicians delivering some of New Zealand's highest value projects as part of Summerset's own architectural design team.

The Company:

You'll join a team of over 2,000, sharing the benefits of working for a highly stable NZX listed business who are well positioned financially and who provide a secure working environment at a time when other architectural employers may be nervous about the economy overheating. Employee benefits include share options, health insurance, sick leave from day 1, birthday leave and staff discounts.

The Team:

A highly skilled and experienced team of revit proficient design professionals, this multi national team shares a passion for producing high quality architecture in a collaborative team environment.

The role:

As a Registered Architect, you will have proven experience in managing a team to deliver large scale architectural projects through all stages from preliminary design. You will use your people skills on a daily basis, leading your team by example, promoting a collaborative and enjoyable environment where your team members develop their skills in a supportive environment

Working as part of the architectural management group, you will work closely with the Head of Design, Group Architectural Manager and Design Manager to ensure work delivered to industry best practice.

Key responsibilities and duties:

  • People leadership

  • Managing the delivery of high quality design documentation

  • Ensuring work is delivered to NZ Building Code and NZS3604

  • Adhering to Summerset's established processes

  • Managing the building consent and approvals process

  • Using your knowledge to anticipate and solve potential problems

  • Developing effective working relationships with site delivery team

Skills / Expertise required:

  • Registered Architect status

  • Working knowledge of NZ Building Code and NZS3604

  • Proven experience of delivering complex apartment, commercial or healthcare projects

  • Revit experienced

  • High level attention to detail


  • Career development program

  • Health Insurance

  • Flexible work practices

  • Working from home (WFH)

  • Sick leave from day one

  • Birthday leave

  • Share options

  • Staff discounts

For more information contact Thomas Smith, apply online or email your CV to, quoting Ref: TS73556