Project Architect Jobs

How to Enter

To secure a job as a Project Architect in New Zealand, it’s highly recommended that you complete a relevant Architecture qualification and be registered with the New Zealand Institute of Architects. Possessing extensive work experience within the Architecture industry and a certificate in Project Management (PMI or PRINCE2) can also help to improve your edge over your competition.


Typical Responsibilities

The typical job responsibilities of a Project Architect can include any of the following:

  • Liaising with clients and customers to identify their needs
  • Designing and updating construction and architectural plans and specifications
  • Researching and identifying building materials
  • Working with other architectural, construction and engineering professionals
  • Working with Construction Project Managers to budget costs and administration
  • Staying updated with building regulation, legislation and code of practices changes
  • Conducting site inspects and quality control checks


With further training, Project Architects can work towards becoming Senior or Principal Architects within an Architecture business. Alternatively, they can also move into Project Management roles as well.


Salary Range

64K – 116K per annum (NZD)


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Physical Address:
Level 4, Aviation House
12 Johnston Street
Wellington 6011
New Zealand

Postal Address:
PO Box 5555,
Wellington 6140

Tel: +64 4 499 8800
Fax: +64 4 499 0955



Physical Address:
Level 1, Altrans House,
104 Quay Street
Auckland 1010
New Zealand
Tel: +64 9 951 5011 


Physical Address:
50A Ossian Street
Napier 4110
New Zealand
Tel: 0800 868 436


Brisbane, Australia

Physical Address:
477 Boundary Street
QLD 4000
Tel: +61 7 3085 7427