Senior Architect


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ITM Africa Ltd is an international business solution company specializing in all HR solutions and supply chain management. Our service is recognized for its efficiency in business process improvement and enhancing career advancement.

ITM Africa Ltd, an international business solution company specializing in all HR solutions  is currently supporting the recruitment of an Senior Architect on behalf of  VAVAKI, a dynamic firm of Architects with a focus on African emerging economies which offer Urban Design, Architecture and Master planning as their core business services.

Position: Senior Architect (10yrs experience)


  • To understand the design project
  • To prepare, and develop where required, drawings, models, images and other documents relating to the design
  • To assist where required in the co-ordination of the internal design team 
  • To take responsibility, where required by the project leader, for specific areas of the design and project development
  • To liaise, where appropriate, with members of the external design team and other associated organisations or companies
  • To seek, and record evidence of, continuing professional development (CPD) and an annual Personal Development Plan (PDP) in accordance with the requirements of the Rwanda Institute of Architects
  • May be required to assist the Associate Director in the management of recruitment, selection, appraisal, training, development, team building, motivation, negotiation and discipline.
  • Carry out performance reviews of subordinate staff, setting clear objectives with regular reviews and performance monitoring, in accordance with the organisations policies and procedures.

Qualities and Skills required


  • Valid Registration with Rwanda Institute of Architects
  • Experience of 10 years working in an architectural practice
  • Legally able to work in the country in which the position is based
  • Ability to understand and formulate design decisions and present for discussion
  • Ability to use a variety of media in the development and documentation of a design project
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in a team
  • Ability to take initiative in response to direction or instruction
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines efficiently
  • A flexible and open attitude towards new ways of working and commitment to independent, lifelong learning

Ability to use some of the following:

Autocad, Sketchup, PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign, Internet Explorer, Outlook, PowerPoint


  • Understanding of the architects role in the co-ordination and integration of project information and management 
  • Ability to assist with the management of junior assistant architects on the team
  • Understanding of financial aspects of running a design project on time and on budget

Interested candidates should send an updated Curriculum Vitae in English, including 3 professional referees to not later then 23rd February2018, mentioning in the subject line "Senior Architect job application".

Each candidate will need to bring along their portfolio which they will be required to give a 10 min presentation on.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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