Emerging Architecture – ARCHITECT

Emerging Architecture – ARCHITECT. Please send CV and necessary documentation (two showcase projects to be evaluated by our team, and 2 hand-drawings done in the last 6 months) by email only.

Practice: Emerging Architecture
Contact Person: Albie Olivier
Phone Number: 021-863 0802
Email Address: albie@emergingarchitecture.co.za
Location: Paarl
Expiry Date: 05 Aug 2017

Job Title: Architect

Reporting to: Senior Principal Architect


  • Understand the design project, scope and complexity
  • Prepare, and develop where required, drawings, models, images and other documents relating to design and building specification
  • Assist, where required, internal co-ordination of design elements toward authority approval in line with SANS 10400
  • Take responsibility for design and project development
  • Liaise, where appropriate, with members of the external design team, and other associated professionals/ companies or organisations in order to bring the design to costing and construction
  • Assist, record, communicate, and lead when required, site meetings, council meetings, and associated project meetings
  • Seek and record evidence of continuing professional development (CPD) in accordance with SACAP
  • Contribute, and otherwise assist as required

Qualities & skills required:


  • Able to demonstrate ability to undertake the above responsibilities
  • Legally be able to work in South Africa in position described in job title above
  • Ability to take initiative in response to direction and instruction
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines efficiently
  • Flexible and open attitude towards new ways of working and commitment to independent lifelong learning
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Manage sensitive and confidential information
  • Self-Motivated and able to take responsibility
  • Indicate ability to effectively and efficiently follow up with contractors, suppliers and authority requests
  • Able to build good relationships, at all levels, internally and externally
  • Resilient to cope with conflicting demands, able to prioritise duties, and work effectively under pressure, while remaining calm and professional at all times


  • Understand the architects roles and responsibilities
  • Understand financial aspects of design and budget
  • Ability to use ArchiCAD, Photoshop, Sketchup, and basic packages like Microsoft Office
  • Understanding of Google associated live interaction

This description reflects the core activities of the role advertised, however is not an all-inclusive view of the applicants final roles and responsibilities, which may vary, depending on experience and exposure of the applicant to various architectural environments.


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