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Landscape Architect

  • Location: Gloucestershire
  • Salary: £30k - 50k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Architecture, Construction
  • Contact: Lou Maskell
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01179221441
  • Expiry Date: 16 June 2023
  • Job Ref: 401855LML

Anderselite are currently working with a Transport planning firm who are seeking a Senior Landscape Architect to join their friendly and supportive team working flexibly from their Cheltenham office. This post would suit someone who is keen to join a company that really puts people and culture at the heart of its business. The company is growing and ambitious and is developing in a way that is shaped by its people to provide the best experience possible for its employees and clients.

Within your role you will carry out duties of the following types:

• Project manage small landscape projects, from inception through to implementation.
• Work with colleagues to establish the landscape design team as a place of design excellence and take the lead on maintaining a high level of design quality within the office.
• Assist the production of illustrative design information including landscape strategy plans and landscape masterplans, to support a range of developments including residential and industrial uses.
• Assist the production of landscape planning reports, as well as input into site promotion documents and design and access statements.
• Assist the production of detailed technical drawings and specifications, including detailed planting plans for planning purposes and for implementation of external landscape works on site.
• Follow good practice by e.g. updating company templates and staying abreast of changes to relevant design codes/standards
• Assist with the day to day management of your designated company office and provide support to junior staff members.
• Liaise with stakeholders, external project team members and clients.
• Represent the company at meetings, public consultations and exhibitions etc. with colleagues.
• Undertake site visits.
• Maintain chartered status or actively pursue chartership.

This position would suit someone who has:

• Previously undertaken and assisted the design and design development of projects, working in collaboration with inhouse and subconsultant teams.
• Worked at a range of scales, from planning design, master planning and to detailed construction design.
• The ability to take a lead role on smaller design projects with support from more senior members of staff
• Chartered membership of the Landscape Institute with a minimum of 2-5 years’ post chartership experience.
• Proficiency in using AutoCAD/Vectorworks/Keyscape and strong experience with the Adobe Creative Suite.

In return, you will receive:

• A competitive salary, dependant on experience.
• Hybrid working opportunities.
• Industry leading annual leave: 25 days, plus your birthday, plus the period between Christmas and New Year, and an additional day for every three years’ service up to an additional five days.
• 4% contribution towards your company pension.
• A company mobile phone
• Private Medical Insurance.
• Life assurance.
• Referral bonuses.
• Access to the Company’s wellbeing package, including a Cycle2work scheme, paid charity days and social events at the end of financial year, Summer and Christmas.

People and partnerships are at the heart of the business her and the team’s happiness, wellbeing and work/life balance come before any other indicator of their success. They were the first engineering company in the country to gain Investors in People’s ‘We Invest in Wellbeing’ accreditation, providing a range of tools for you to improve your social, physical and financial wellbeing. For example, they operate a cycle2work scheme, run weekly yoga classes and have a programme of inclusive social events where they get to know their colleagues even better. This, combined with the rock solid technical proficiency of their team, means that job satisfaction comes with the territory.