• To strengthen QPs expanding operations locally and overseas, we are seeking to recruit a proactive JUNIOR ARCHITECT to join our team in MALTA.

    Based in Malta but with activities spreading across countries and continents, we handle projects from conception to completion. Our diverse portfolio of international clients enjoys access to a vast array of services under one roof and they also benefit from an unparalleled passion for detail and commitment to deliver the highest specifications and quality.


    Working at QP

    When joining QP, you get the opportunity to work in a fast-moving, dynamic and challenging environment, being exposed to numerous projects, clientele, disciplines and developmental experiences. You also become part of a dynamic and diverse team that is truly pioneering construction design and engineering. With 17 different nationalities comprising our various teams, QP brings talent and opportunities together to create iconic and transformational projects in various countries such as Malta, Kiev, Brussels, Prague, Africa and more.

    Inspired by creativity and driven by passion, we strive to exceed our own and clients’ expectations with excellence, innovation, integration of clients’ objectives, seamless design, engineering and management and continuous collaboration within our teams. Recruiting the best talent, we team up through our combined professional experiences to develop our teams as we continue to create some of the most unconventional spatial and design concepts, across the various cities we work in. Together, our expert and highly talented staff are involved in some of the most cutting-edge projects. We emphasise sustainability to change the built environment for future generations, combining aesthetics with practicality and well-being, while simultaneously overcoming the ever-demanding challenges related to the industry in an environmentally conscious climate.

    Responsibilities:

    Working on a full-time basis, the chosen candidate will primarily be responsible for property valuations however, s/he will also be expected to assist the architectural team as needed, in the role of the architect. Duties shall therefore include:

    • Carrying out the duties of a junior Architect including but not limited to concept design and feasibility, architectural design, construction drawings and specifications, master planning, design coordination, architectural and landscaping detailing works, supervision of works and certification, property valuations, estimating costs related to the project, choosing materials, creating time schedules as well as other administrative matters relating to architecture;
    • Preparing and developing block plans, layout plans, elevations and cross-sections in architectural, planning and construction drawings;
    • Preparation of valuation reports, including market research, area take-off, assessment of planning data and any necessary site inspections;
    • Carrying out the duties of estimating costs relating to the properties being valued.
    • Undertaking works related to the Planning Authority (PA), liaising with the PA and other Authorities and organizations for planning consent and any other necessary associated permits and clearances, prepare and developing drawings and documents required for applications at the appropriate stages of each project;
    • Defining design and space planning problems, conceptualizing possible solutions and securing approvals of proposals;
    • Assisting with the preparation of reports relating to planning procedures, project descriptions, and also regarding architectural components;
    • Preparing and developing area schedules for architectural projects and other related projects;
    • Preparing and developing apertures schedules or schedules relating to other architectural components, including developing product data sheets;
    • Assisting with research and compiling project related data as required, for various works undertaken by the Architecture Department;
    • Developing presentations and/or presentation material, including 3D-modelling and visual imagery /renders for architectural projects.
    • Assisting in the preparation and presentation of feasibility reports and design concept proposals to clients;
    • Assisting with the development and updating of Architectural concepts and project briefs combining aesthetics with practical considerations, and maintaining the integrity of designs through robust change control and project processing techniques from conception to completion, ensuring a seamless document flow in the process;
    • Inspecting and delivering supervision services on project sites for architectural related projects to ensure compliance with contract documents for all architectural components, professional and company standards, health and safety, and codes of practice;
    • Assisting in ensuring project Quality Assurance for architectural components confirmed with feedback from clients;;
    • Abiding by policies and procedures in relation to architectural structures and systems and planning and construction/safety codes and regulations;
    • Producing and assisting the team with the production of architectural and technical drawings relating to architectural components;
    • Preparing regular progress reports and any required meeting minutes;
    • Supporting the development of BIM in the Architecture department and the Company and participating in any training;

    Requirements

    • A recognized architectural degree. A master’s degree in a relevant subject would be considered an asset;
    • Hold a Perit warrant with a minimum of two years’ experience;
    • A proven track record working in property valuations;
    • Possess a solid understanding in local Planning Authority policies;
    • Highly cognizant and abreast with all applicable standards, legislations and practices applicable to the construction industry in Malta;
    • A valid driving licence required to carry out property inspections and surveys;
    • Proficiency in the use of AutoCad, and Microsoft Office. Proficiency in BIM and/or other related design systems would be considered an asset;
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills in English;
    • Ability to work under pressure and to work closely with others in a multidisciplinary environment;
    • Attention to detail, influencing skills, assertiveness and the ability to understand and express technical concepts accurately with confidence and clarity;
    • Proficient analytical skills and a measured approach to decision-making, being able to take decisions as and when needed in the interest of efficiency;
    • A motivated team player demonstrating an eager and positive work ethic;

    Candidates are invited to send in their detailed CV together with their accompanying portfolio on hr@qpml.com

    All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.