Architect/Draughtsman

Location
St Helena Island, South Atlantic
Salary
£40k pa, taxable in St Helena
Posted
11 Sep 2019
Closes
30 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Hours
Full Time
Job Position
Chartered

Architect/Draughtsman

St Helena Island, South Atlantic

1 year FTC commencing January 2020

£40k pa, taxable in St Helena; a tax free International Supplement will also apply

A sub-tropical island of spectacular and beautiful landscapes in the South Atlantic with a warm and friendly population of 4,500, St Helena is a self-governing overseas territory of the UK. Following the opening of its international airport in October 2017, St Helena is better placed to develop both economically and socially.

Designing new builds or extensions or alterations to existing structures you will be working on individual buildings or on large redevelopment schemes and your responsibility could extend to the design of the surrounding landscape and spaces.

You will assess the needs of each building and its users, advising on the practicality of their project and creating technical drawings based on given specifications and calculations. Observing the Planning and Building regulations, you will take into account the impact on the local environment. You must ensure compliance with all relevant standards, keeping within financial budgets and deadlines

Alongside the Quantity Surveyor and Procurement Services, you will prepare tender application and presentations and help with the preparation of tender documentation.

Holding an engineering qualification to at least HND Level and experienced in a similar role, you have outstanding fluency and skill in AutoCad with relevant technical design experience.

We offer an extensive benefits package with 20 days leave pa, fare paid travel, freight, pension contribution and relocation allowance (see overseas vacancy information). An application form can be found at www.sthelenacareers.co.uk where further information can also be found, or you may contact Kedell Worboys on 0203 818 7610 or email: shgukrep@sthelenagov.com.

Applications must be sent via the application form below and received by 30 Sept 2019. Interviews will be held in London.

Due to the potential for high numbers of applications, if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date you should assume you have not been short listed.  We would like to thank you for your interest in working for the St Helena Government.

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