Managing Architect

Posted 23 March 2023
Job type Permanent

Company's Benefits

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Equal Pay Initiatives

    Equal Pay Initiatives

  • Mentorship Program

    Mentorship Program

  • Leadership Development Program

    Leadership Development Program

  • Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Parental Leave

  • Return to Work Policy

    Return to Work Policy

  • Breastfeeding Rooms

    Breastfeeding Rooms

  • Sponsorship Program

    Sponsorship Program

  • Coaching Program

    Coaching Program

  • Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

    Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

  • Internal Women's Networking Group

    Internal Women's Networking Group

Job Description

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we push the limits of what’s possible to make the world smarter, more connected and more sustainable. In our work, that means designing spaces that foster innovation, cultivate collaboration and drive the next great discovery for humanity. 

We would like to welcome a licensed Managing Architect to the Japan team, with the following responsibilities: 

  • Manage the licensing application process and future compliance with applicable regulations to maintain the licenses.

  • The Managing Architect will lead a team of both in-house architects and sub-consultant architects to develop the design and subcontract package relevant to architecture as per schedule while meeting expectations on budget and cost-saving potential 

  • Engage and facilitate interface with client to review the design, understand the user requirement basis 

  • Be the Qualified Architect who will provide the authority submission, to capture all of the regulatory aspects of the design 

  • Support management of technical interfaces within the program, particularly in the identification, tracking, and resolution of all critical key technical interfaces and ensure that they are addressed in a timely manner;  

  • Provide ‘second opinion’, appraisal, diagnosis by knowledgeable and recognized professional in respect to technical and interface issues; 

  • Ensure adequate consideration of Buildability / Constructability / Maintainability by reviewing and evaluating the reports provided by the consultant and contracts; 

  • Support the Client in preparation and review of documents as required by client and external governance arrangements. This includes rationalizing scope, cost and schedule, and options selections. 

  • Support review of tender returns, and any early contractor involvement to inform tender evaluations and award recommendations. 

  • Working together with the client in reviewing, responding to all discipline-related Request for  Approval (RFAs), Request for Information (RFIs), etc.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

To be a successful candidate you shall possess: 

  • A Japanese registered class 1 license

  • Minimum 10 years of relevant architecture experience in Japan. 

  • Excellent command of spoken and written Japanese with the ability to communicate in English.

  • Capable to produce clear and concise presentation material 

Jacobs. A world where you can. 

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally – and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.  

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.