Busy South Wales local authority is looking for a Landscape Architect to work on a remote basis for them. You will have the following;
1) Degree/Post Graduate Diploma or equivalent in Landscape Architecture
2) At least 2-4 years post graduate experience in a Landscape Architecture practice in the UK. Able to demonstrate project management during keys stages, particularly tender/construction.
3) Able to work independently & remotely. The applicant will be guided and supported by the Programme Manager/Senior Landscape Architect, but independent working skills are essential.
4) The role would involve supporting and project managing various schemes from inception through to Practical Completion. Work would involve designing any park refurbishments from play areas, sports, park amenities, paths & other existing features, or may require a new masterplan or complete redesign. The applicant should be open to working on the smallest to largest schemes to assist the Programme Manager deliver the yearly Parks objectives. The applicant should be able to support this by presentation of a portfolio, references, and by a probation/ working period.
5) Has creative awareness and forward thinking. Challenges will need to be met with pragmatic creative solutions.
6) Able to using autocad, adobe creative suite, and Microsoft packages to a good standard.
7) Prepares Technical Documents (General Arrangement, planting plans, setting out, construction details and other associated plans).
- Specification writing
- Pricing documents (e.g Schedule of Rates/BoQ)
- CDM risk assessments
8) Willingness to prepare council forms to assist various stages of projects: Contract and Pre-tender award forms
9) Ability to present work and outcomes using Graphic boards, online presentations, or at public consultation.
10) On some occasions, the Landscape Architect may oversee projects as a ‘client’ for the Council.
This role would also involve overseeing the consultant and typically involves attending meetings, responsible for delivery, overseeing budgets, completing council forms, processing payments, and ensuring the project is deleiverd ontime. Landscape Architect would report to the Programme Manager and also be supported.
Great opportunity for someone to work with an established team and to learn and develop their skills from working with other experienced Landscape Architects. Great salary and benefits and this person would work remotely with occasional site visits undertaken as and when necessary.