Architectural Assistant

Full TimePart TimeTemporary Dalkeith, Midlothian Buccleuch

12 month contract

Dalkeith Country Park, near Edinburgh

£27,000 – £30,000 (FTE) per annum plus car allowance

An opportunity has arisen to join our existing small architectural team to support design, construction, restoration and development of a range of rural properties along with other historic assets on our Scottish Estates.

Buccleuch manages the business interests of the Duke of Buccleuch and spans a range of businesses from commercial property and farming, to energy and visitor attractions.

Based at Dalkeith Country Park, in idyllic surroundings, the successful candidate will have excellent IT, project management and technical skills.  We are seeking candidates with experience of statutory authorities who have a flexible attitude and can demonstrate an organised approach to work.  A RIBA Part 2 qualification (or equivalent) will be an advantage.

  • Do you have excellent problem solving skills?
  • Can you demonstrate effective communication skills and produce written work to a high standard?
  • Are you able to work with others and build successful working relationships?

A full driving licence and access to your own transport is essential.  Working hours are 30 – 37.5 per week.  The contract may be extended or made permanent after the initial 12 month period.

Interested? If yes please send your CV and a covering letter to our recruitment team at

The closing date for applications is 9 March 2021

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  • £27,000 - £30,000
  • Car allowance provided