Chartered Landscape Architect

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The Exciting Opportunity:

We are seeking a creative, dynamic and engaging Chartered Landscape Architects from Consultant to Principal levels to strengthen our expanding team. You will have a wide range of experience in Landscape Architecture, Environmental, Regeneration and Infrastructure projects and be passionate and highly motivated about your role in the natural and built environment. Ideally you will be skilled in both landscape and urban design and have experience of landscape assessment work, with demonstrable report writing and communication skills.

You will have the opportunity to work on some of the UK's largest, most complex and technically demanding developments. These currently include Green Infrastructure strategies and Landscape Masterplanning for some of the UK's largest residential and mixed-use developments such as:

  • NW Bicester Eco development

  • Northstowe new town

  • Otterpool Park Garden Settlement, together with

  • Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIPs) such as Lower Thames Crossing.

We have equally exciting smaller projects and, together, present a rich and varied portfolio of projects and clients including at national and local levels, and in both the private and public sector. We offer the full spectrum of Landscape Architecture services from concept through to implementation, typically working within exciting multi-disciplinary teams that involve other in-house disciplines and high-profile designers. Our team ethic is based on collaboration and to promote personal growth and a good quality of life.

Overview of Role:

Working within the UK Landscape Architecture team and reporting to an Associate Technical Director, you will have the ability to manage projects for small developments as well as work as part of a team on more complex commissions. You will be a strong designer, with an ability to sketch and draw to convey ideas and concepts, as well as experience of Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments and environmental statements. As we operate in such a diverse marketplace, we can safely say that you will gain an experience of working on a wide and varied portfolio of projects which will enhance your skills and grow your technical knowledge.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Undertaking site surveys, data analysis and baseline reviews

  • Producing and contributing towards landscape and urban design work for a wide range of developments

  • Undertaking and supporting landscape and public realm design, from concept to

  • Site inspections and Contract Administration of landscape and public realm construction projects

  • Undertaking and supporting landscape and visual impact assessments and report writing

  • Providing inputs to multi-disciplinary studies and environmental assessments

  • Supporting in meetings with clients and stakeholders as well as working with other disciplines and consultants on projects

  • Leading and Managing small projects and coordination of supporting services.

What You have to Offer:

  • Degree in Landscape Architecture or closely related subject

  • Diploma in Landscape Architecture or closely related subject

  • Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute (CMLI)

  • Delivery focused & commercial awareness

  • At least 5 years' experience across a wide variety of Landscape Architecture projects

  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Experience with fee tendering and bidding

  • Ability to work independently and in the team

  • Enthusiasm to be part of growing the business

  • Travel flexibility

  • Working in a multi-disciplinary consulting environment

Why Arcadis:

Arcadis is the leading global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm working in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes through the application of design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services. ARCADIS differentiates through its talented and passionate people and its unique combination of capabilities covering the whole asset life cycle, its deep market sector insights and its ability to integrate health, safety and sustainability into the design and delivery of solutions across the globe. We are 28,000 people that generate €2.5 billion in revenues. We support UN-Habitat with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world. Please

Arcadis UK now incorporates the Hyder and EC Harris brands.

What We Offer:

We offer a dynamic challenging job with international focus in a pleasant working climate, attention to education and a competitive remuneration package reflecting the seniority of the role. You will have a great deal of responsibility with endless opportunity for impact and freedom for initiatives. Given the international spread of the business a certain level of flexibility in working hours is important.

We offer a fantastic working environment where you own your destiny and will be encouraged to forge a successful career. In addition, we offer some excellent benefits, such as:

For some levels, PMI and Income Protection is paid for

Highly competitive salary

Annual holiday allowance, plus the option to buy and sell

One of the best contributory pensions in the industry, Matched Pension, up to 8%

Interest free Season Ticket Loan

Flexible Benefits Allowance, with the option of spending this on:

Private Medical Insurance

Cycle to work scheme

Childcare vouchers

And Lots more!

Annual Professional Subscription Paid

Life Assurance

Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave

Long Term Service Awards

Discretionary Bonus

Refer a Friend Scheme that rewards you for every successful introduction you make

Opportunity to invest in the Arcadis staff discounted share scheme

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