Architect Belgium

Ghent, Vlaams Gewest, Belgium
12 days ago
Full time role


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Job Description

Join a fast-growing company that matters to the future! At Fastned you can directly contribute to combating climate change by accelerating the transition to electric mobility. Together with +200 colleagues with over 35 nationalities we have the ambition to build Europe's best fast charging network. Our goal is a European network of 1,000 fast charging stations in prime locations where electric drivers can charge their vehicles with energy from the sun and wind. We have recently been voted best charging network in the UK, in France and the Netherlands, which is a testimony to our drive to offer the best charging experience to EV drivers.

Full-time · Indefinite contract · Ghent, Belgium

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Your role

Join our multidisciplinary team as an Architect and play a vital role in our company's success through your innovative and spatial thinking. Your design expertise will create station layouts that prioritize customer experience and seamlessly incorporate our modular Fastned stations into highway service areas. In the upcoming year, your primary focus will be on permitting and contracting for new locations.

As an Architect, your key responsibilities include

  • Designing station facilities for new sites, starting from the initial concept sketch and site analysis, all the way through the permitting process with regional and local authorities.

  • Additionally, you'll be dedicated to enhancing our existing projects to ensure they align with our latest design standards.

  • You'll collaborate closely with our local Belgian team, which includes fellow architects, expansion managers, and construction managers. You'll also maintain connections with our architects based in Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, and France.

Our welcoming office is conveniently located near Watersportbaan in Ghent. 

Join us in being part of a dynamic, innovative, and rapidly growing company in the e-mobility sector and use your design skills to contribute to a more sustainable future!

Who we are looking for

We're looking for an architect ready to take charge, overseeing projects in Belgium, with a particular focus on Wallonia and Brussels, from the initial design stage through the permitting process. You are passionate about using your architectural skills to have an impact in the transition to sustainable mobility and are curious to learn more about it. "Think like a founder" is something you can identify yourself with. In addition, you meet the following criteria:

  • 2-5 years of pertinent professional experience

  • Comfortable engaging with regulatory authorities to discuss project matters

  • You know your way around Wallonian/Brussels permit procedures

  • Being a true team player, you possess the ability to think independently, take initiative, and work autonomously.

  • You understand the significance of branding and visual identity and have a knack for incorporating traffic safety regulations into your design proposals

  • You own a creative mindset, with a bonus if you can craft compelling visuals

  • Fluent in French and English at a business level

  • A big plus if you are experienced in AutoCAD, with a solid grasp of Revit

  • Extra credit for experience in the retail sector

Join us and be the architect who leaves a lasting mark, bringing sustainable mobility to life through your designs. Your ability to adapt and learn will be invaluable as we strive for excellence in this dynamic field.

Our perks

We work hard to change the world, but we don't forget to celebrate our successes, big and small. Our benefits include:

⚡️ A stock option plan

⚡️ A training and development budget of €3,000 per year per employee, because development and training are important to us and our sector offers endless opportunities for improving knowledge

⚡️ Daily vegetarian lunches for free

⚡️ Full access to our electric vehicle fleet with charging expenses covered

⚡️ Next to fun events year-round, we throw notorious Christmas parties and organize an amazing yearly trip abroad

⚡️ Other perks include flexible working hours, full travel compensation and the gear of your choice (Dell XPS, iPhone vs Android)

Curious and Interested?

We would love to have a conversation with you! Apply now, send us your CV and explain in your motivation letter why you’re excited about joining our mission to provide freedom to electric drivers and speeding up the energy transition.

The recruitment process consists of 3 stages:

  • A first video call with our recruiter Anna-Lena to find out more about Fastned & our company culture;

  • Interview with our Hiring Manager Karel, Senior Architect Belgium.

  • Short take home assignment & following interview with some of your future team members & one of our directors.

Fastned stands for equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, neurodiversity, disabilities, parental status or any other protected characteristic that makes you unique.

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