SITE ARCHITECT or CONSTRUCTION ENGINEER (VOLUNTEER)
We don’t currently have any openings, however due to the cyclical nature of our volunteer positions, please feel free to send us your CV and a sample portfolio and you will be notified when an opportunity is available.
Article 25 is a global reaching humanitarian architecture charity dedicated to building safe and dignified shelter as defined by the UN. We design and build homes, schools and hospitals in poverty stricken areas. Our impact is precise, our buildings sustainable and uniquely designed to meet the needs of the communities they serve. We are currently looking for a Site Architect to support our team with our ongoing projects.
We are looking for a professional with at least 8 years experience in construction administration to help supervise the construction of an inclusive school in Mbeya, Tanzania.
This will be a volunteer position with expenses paid. It may be the ideal opportunity for someone in mid-career looking for a sabbatical or a semi-retired professional. The role will be full-time for a minimum period of 6 months. The exact start date is to be confirmed but expected to be mid August 2019.
Skills and knowledge
Strong design skills
An interest in international development and sustainable design practices
Strong in areas of planning execution
Problem solving and strategic thinking capabilities
A sensitivity to and knowledge of other cultures
Able to exercise good judgement
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
RIBA Part lll qualified (or equivalent)
Software skills such as AutoCAD, Adobe, etc.
Confident and resilient
Sensitive and diplomatic
Strong team player with collaborative working style
Displays honesty, integrity and a strong sense of ethics in all decisions and actions
Article 25 has more than 88 projects in 34 countries, making us the most far reaching architectural NGO in the world. Our projects are delivered with in-country partners to ensure that local knowledge and relationships are maximised, and that projects are sustainable.
Current projects include
Reinvigoration of Yangon General Hospital, Myanmar
Post-earthquake school reconstruction, Haiti
Children’s Cleft Lip Palate Clinic, Morocco
Inclusive pre-school, Tanzania
Hospital buildings, Nepal and India
This position is available for full time candidates for a minimum commitment of 6 months.
Terms: Volunteer position
Start date: TBC
Duration: 6 months
To apply: Submit a covering letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘Site Architect’ in the subject line of the e-mail.