Regional Studio Manager

Bristol, Oxford

Regional Studio Manager

For over seven decades, Purcell has been involved in the care and development of some of the best loved buildings and places in the UK and abroad.  We provide a start to finish architectural service that integrates funding and planning advice, heritage consultancy, building surveying, conservation and contemporary architecture.

We work with public bodies, charities, trusts, private companies, contractors, developers and individuals. Our understanding of the regulatory framework and our strong relationships with public, third sector, private stakeholders’ groups and heritage specialists ensure that we unlock value and give buildings and places a viable and sustainable future.

This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of an AJ100 top practice renowned for our excellence in architecture and heritage/conservation consultancy.

We are seeking a Regional Studio Manager to support and influence change to enable the growth and development of Purcell’s West Region in Bristol and Oxford on a 12 months fixed term contract.    This role requires an excellent all-round understanding of business challenges, new initiatives and marketing opportunities, as you will be working closely with the Regional Partner and Senior Team.

Your role will include:

  • Managing and Mentoring the Regional Bid & Marketing Coordinator.
  • Maintaining quality assurance procedures and adhere to company policies.
  • Developing the technical and administration team across the region and planning for retention and succession.
  • Working closely with Senior Management and central HR team to tackle regional issues when they arise.
  • Coordinating and attending networking events and creating brand awareness.
  • Supporting the Regional Bid & Marketing Coordinator to ensure collateral is relevant, adaptable, engaging, accessible and up-to-date.
  • Ensuring Bids for the region are in line with Regional Business Development.

Essential requirements for the role:

  • Previous Management experience including dealing with people of all levels.
  • Strong time management and organisational skills
  • Proven experience in Microsoft Office programmes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Travel between both Oxford and Bristol office.


  • Knowledge of the architecture/construction industry.

Please submit a copy of your CV and portfolio by following the application work flow at the bottom of the page.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unfortunately unable to provide individual feedback. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of your original application, then you have been unsuccessful. Please continue to look at our vacancies and apply where relevant. We wish you all the best in your job search.

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