Senior Executive Architect



Job Summary

Dublin is an international capital city and is the economic engine of the region and the State. Dublin City Council seeks to enhance the city’s attractiveness as a place in which to invest, to work, to live and to visit. It takes a leading role in shaping the strategic vision for the city.

The City Council has a total annual expenditure (between revenue and capital) of close to €1.6 billion and a workforce of c. 5,600 (FTEs). It provides a broad range of services and infrastructure to both citizens and visitors to Dublin to sustain the life of the city. These services include the provision of housing, planning, development, environmental, roads and traffic, fire and emergency, leisure and community services. Many of these services, including water, drainage, fire and emergency services are provided on a regional basis for the Greater Dublin area. The Council provides water supply and waste water services under a Service Level Agreement on behalf of Irish Water (since 2014). The City Council has a number of Area Offices as part of its commitment to area based service delivery and community development. Further information on Dublin City Council can be found at

An opportunity now exists in Dublin City Council for the position of Senior Executive Architect.

The Senior Executive Architect works as part of a multi-disciplinary team within the City Architects Division, Housing and Community Services and provides advice and leadership to the team. Reporting to a Senior Architect, or such designated person(s) who may be assigned from time to time, the holder of post will deliver a programme of architectural work and provide advice to the City Council on all architectural matters.

The successful candidate will:

  • hold a professional qualification in Architecture, that is prescribed under the Building Control Act 2007, or a qualification in Architecture that is equivalent to a qualification so prescribed in Section 14 of the Building Control Act 2007 and;
  • be eligible for registration as an Architect under the Building Control Act 2007 without requiring further assessment. Any appointment by the employing local authority will be subject to registration under the Act;
  • have at least five years satisfactory relevant experience of architectural work;
  • have experience in the design of buildings, the preparation of sketch plans, working drawings, details and specifications;
  • have knowledge of the principals of Urban Design and planning policy and practice;
  • have a satisfactory knowledge of public service organisation or the ability to acquire such knowledge.

Details of the essential requirement and of the role are available in the Candidate Information Booklet for this competition.

The Public Appointments Service is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and encourage applications under all nine grounds of the Employment Equality Act.

Organization Local Government Jobs Ireland
Industry Architect / Interior Design
Occupational Category Senior Executive Architect
Job Location Dublin,Ireland
Shift Type Morning
Job Type Permanent
Gender No Preference
Career Level Intermediate
Salary 71093 - 88727 | £  / Yearly
Experience 2 Years
Posted at 2023-02-18 9:46 am
Expires on 2024-03-27