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Landscape Architect

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £29,750 - 39,000 per year

  • Contact:

    Adam Butler

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876016

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Carrington West are pleased to offer this outstanding vacancy with one of the most innovative and progressive consultancies in the market.
The role for Landscape Architect offers the successful candidate a chance to work on local project. The job involves providing a wide range of Landscape Design, and Landscape Planning services to internal and external clients to support the business in project delivery and in meeting company business plan objectives.
Main accountabilities:
·Design and manage the delivery of landscape design, urban design and environmental improvement projects which may be complex and significant, to achieve quality, programme and financial targets meeting customer and stakeholder requirements.
·Provide specialist landscape design and technical input to internal and external clients to support delivery of complex and large-scale projects across the organisation or externally.
·Provide specialist expertise in delivery and evaluation of Landscape & Visual Impact and Landscape Character Assessments as part of planning process, which may include acting as expert witness at inquiry, to achieve compliance with legislation and national/local policies.
·Prepare and manage the production of a range of environmental assessments such as Environmental Impact Assessments, which may include the coordination of external and internal delivery teams to support the development and delivery of large scale and complex projects for internal and external clients.  
·Ensure adherence to Health and Safety management systems, processes and requirements ensuring full compliance to health, safety and environmental legislation, policy and best practice to protect people and the environment.
·Manage consultation, communication and liaison with clients and a wide range of internal and external stakeholders including members of the public and elected Members to facilitate project delivery and maintain a positive company reputation.
·Act as an ambassador for individual schemes and the Company across professional, business and community events and networks at local and regional level
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
·Relevant degree and Chartership of the Landscape Institute or equivalent post qualification experience / knowledge gained through practical experience in a design consultancy and ongoing CPD requirements eligible for Chartership
·Strong ICT skills including competence in specialist computer applications used to support landscape, planning, design and management activities including working knowledge of current CAD and GIS software packages
·Working knowledge of design standards and sustainability principles appropriate to landscape design, environmental improvement schemes and land management plans
·Working knowledge of procurement practices used in design and construction, including forms of tender, conditions of contract and forms of partnership.
·Working knowledge of health and safety, technical, planning and other legislation and good practice appropriate to hard/soft landscape projects and landscape planning
·Experience of providing information, communicating and working collaboratively with internal and external customers, stakeholders and colleagues to achieve delivery objectives
·Experience of financial monitoring and control across a range of projects.
·Experience of all stages of project implementation from feasibility to construction on site and post construction activities including establishment maintenance and long-term management
·A high level of personal drive and commitment to excellent customer care and the ability to set an example to other staff.
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Adam Butler at Carrington West on 07889 214 154 for more information.
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