Landscape Architect

  • Permanent
  • London

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Our client has a strong pipeline of work as a national landscape practice across all sectors, we are looking to recruit Landscape Architects across the UK to join our team. Depending on your level of experience, you will have the opportunity to take a leading role on a large variety of challenging design projects across the UK. You will collaborate with national and international multi-disciplinary design teams, using your insight and creativity to generate positive, sustainable, impactful designs. We have a strong practice design manifesto and always drive to deliver the best.

We are looking for talented and enthusiastic Chartered Landscape Architect to join our clients expanding Architecture, Masterplanning and Landscape.

The position requires a Chartered Landscape Architect with minimum of 1 years post chartered experience, with an excellent track record in design and or assessment if possible. The role offers a wide variety of experience and provide an excellent opportunity for career progression.

We are looking for people with design flair and good written capabilities to support project delivery from feasibility through to construction. You will have a proactive can-do attitude and demonstrate an innovative approach, high-quality presentation and communication skills, and confidence in undertaking site surveys and producing technical reports and designs.

We are looking for good interpersonal skills, fluency in English, and an ability to work in a stimulating multi-disciplinary environment as part of an integrated team with an inquisitive approach to their work.

You will need to demonstrate the following capabilities and experience:

  • Good design skills and capabilities.
  • Taking responsibility for project workload within a team.
  • Working within a multidisciplinary environment.
  • Landscape Design, supporting projects from feasibility through to detail design.
  • Technical knowledge, high-quality presentation and communication skills.
  • Familiarity with working in a quality assurance environment.
  • Understanding of and or demonstrable experience in BIM.

Responsibilities:

  • Design input to a range of projects, including schools, rail, road, flood infrastructure, public realm and urban regeneration.
  • Preparation of reports from feasibility to tender responses and on site inspections.
  • Provision of landscape advice to external and internal clients.
  • An understanding of project management, including the financial management of projects.
  • Resource allocation in liaison with the landscape senior leadership team.
  • Mentoring of junior staff.

Requirements:

  • A relevant landscape degree.
  • Chartered membership of the Landscape Institute.
  • Relevant minimum 1 years post chartership experience in a Landscape role, ideally in both the public and private sectors.
  • Experience in the management and delivery of multi-disciplinary projects, particularly in the sectors of schools, transport, flood infrastructure and urban regeneration.
  • Excellent team working skills working within multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Experience of Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment to varying methodologies i.e. GLVIA 3, DMRB.
  • Ability to manage budgets.
  • Consultancy experience is an advantage, as is a need to demonstrate commercial expertise.
  • Competent in AutoCAD and Adobe software packages with a passion to explore the use of Revit, Sketch Up and Enscape used as a design tool and for presentational outputs.
  • Experience and an understanding of BIM.
  • Communication through hand drawing invaluable.

The successful applicant must be flexible and self-motivated and although will have supervision or support in projects they will be expected to demonstrate the following:

  • Good communication skills, with ability to draft reports to a high standard.
  • Ability to work under pressure, and have proven success in meeting tight deadlines.
  • Confident team worker, but able to work with limited supervision.
  • Commercial awareness and business development skills.

Benefits:

  • 25-day annual leave allowance plus Bank Holidays with flexibility to buy/sell annual leave.
  • 2 paid days a year to be used for volunteer activities.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme (entitling you to a tax-free bike).

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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