Description Chartered Landscape Architect
Birmingham, London or Manchester
At Arcadis, we never lose sight of what's most important. Because we look beyond our projects and programmes and you'll see it's about human stories. From remaking public spaces that bring people together, to making cities easier to navigate, we're focused on making an impact where it matters most - and improving quality of life.
It's a shared goal amongst 27,000 Arcadians. And one we can only achieve by working together and applying our skills and expertise across design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services. It's how we'll find solutions to our clients' most complex challenges. And how we'll deliver exceptional results, today and tomorrow. Job Description
Our Landscape. Masterplanning. Urbanism team are looking for a Landscape Architects to come join our growing team, which consists of 30+ people offering the full spectrum of Landscape Architecture, Masterplanning and Urban Design services, from Masterplanning, urban regeneration, strategic planning, design concept through to detail and implementation as well as Environmental Assessment and LVIA.
At Arcadis, you won't just be transforming the world around you, you will also have the opportunity to reimagine where you could go. Because at Arcadis, careers have no boundaries and you'll be encouraged to embrace your imagination and curiosity, think big and think differently.
As part of our team you will work on a wide range of Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, Regeneration, large scale Masterplanning and Infrastructure projects. You will collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams including our in-house disciplines and high-profile designers as well as our sector leading external partners. You'll have the opportunity to work on some of the UK's largest, most complex and technically demanding projects. These currently include major large-scale Masterplans, City Centre public realm Regeneration projects, Green Infrastructure strategies and Landscape Masterplanning for some of the UK's largest residential and mixed-use developments as well as significant infrastructure projects such as:
- Perry Barr Regeneration Development
- Various Future High Street Fund projects and Town Investment Funds
- Northstowe Masterplan / Urban extension
- High Speed Rail 2
- Otterpool Park Garden Settlement
- Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIPs) such as Lower Thames Crossing.
- Rochdale Canal and various other Projects (Canal and River Trust)
However, not all of our projects are large scale. 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.
You'll be challenged and inspired by projects that demand a variety of ideas and solutions. It's why we value collaboration. Why you'll work with talented colleagues who bring fresh thoughts. And whilst each Arcadian brings their own perspective, we are united by a passion for sustainability, collaboration and a desire to solve the most complex challenges our world faces.
- Degree/Diploma in Landscape Architecture or closely related subject
- Experience working as a Landscape Architect in multi-disciplinary urban regeneration and development master planning projects
- Confident communication skills and report writing
- Good hand-drawing and graphic skills
- Chartered membership with the Landscape Institute
- Proficient AutoCAD and Adobe user
- Desired: Revit and/or 3d Sketchup, Modelling tools
- Desired: Horticultural experience
At Arcadis, you'll have the opportunity to build the career that's right for you. Because each Arcadian has their own motivations, their own career goals. And, as a 'people first' business, it's why we'll take the time to listen, to understand what you want from your time here, and provide the support you need to achieve your ambitions. Wherever you join us, you can look forward to a competitive reward package that includes an attractive starting salary, opportunities for career development and being part of a sociable community. We have a performance-related bonus scheme and an employee recognition scheme. Other benefits include membership fees to join your relevant professional body, employer contribution pension scheme, flexible working and a flexible holiday scheme.
We believe that by working together diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative ideas. Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of how we improve quality of life and we work closely with our people across six ED&I Workstreams: Age, Disability, Faith, Gender, LGBT+ and Race. A diverse and skilled workforce is essential to our success.
Qualifications Degree/Diploma in Landscape Architecture or closely related subject