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Senior landscape architect
at Benoy

Benoy has a vacancy for a senior landscape architect to join its team in London.

Are you an enthusiastic and talented senior landscape architect, senior urban designer or senior architect with a keen interest in the making of spaces between buildings, and are interested in joining a growing team of talented designers based in Barbican? If this sounds like you, keep on reading!

Benoy Landscape Architecture team works on a variety of high-profile projects in the UK and overseas, ranging from large-scale landscape strategies to detailed design of the public realm. We are looking for a talented designer to join us as a landscape architect on a permanent basis.

To find out more about our Benoy Landscape Architecture (formerly known as Uncommon Land) team and our work, please read here.

About the role

As a senior landscape architect, you will be responsible for managing mid-scale, or aspects of large-scale landscape projects in the UK and internationally, across multiple sectors and through all aspects of design and development.

What are we looking for:

  • you are a talented designer, with a portfolio that showcases great creativity and innovative thinking
  • you have experience in successfully delivering large-scale projects through all work stages, both in the UK and internationally
  • with strong organisational and supervisory skills, you have a proven ability to manage projects and people to deliver great results
  • a strong communicator, you can effectively engage internal and external stakeholders
  • you are proficient in computer applications commonly used within your discipline – 3D modelling and Revit are highly desirable/essential
  • you are degree-qualified in a related design field or hold equivalent certification; professional registration is preferred

What we can offer you:

  • competitive salary
  • agile working with the option of three days in the studio and two working from home
  • a fun, inclusive and collaborative studio environment with an active calendar of social activities
  • 22 days annual leave with the option to buy more
  • a range of benefits, including private medical/life insurance and pension

If this role interests you, read on for details about the role’s responsibilities.

Key responsibilities

Design/technical expertise:

  • deliver high-quality design and/or technical work, engaging others with their creative and innovative thinking

Project management:

  • demonstrate a detailed understanding of the design process and project brief, coordinating the preparation of the project deliverables and other activities related to the project development
  • take responsibility for quality control and supervision of project deliverables
  • coordinate and integrate the work of external contractors, suppliers and professionals

Team management:

  • role model Uncommon Land’s values and contribute towards a collaborative environment in which innovation is encouraged and best practices shared
  • build a network across the business and seek leadership opportunities by directing and supporting junior team members

Client relationships:

  • develop effective relationships with clients and consultants
  • support senior colleagues with client presentations, making a positive contribution towards project meetings and client engagements

Budget control:

  • take responsibility for aspects of the project budget and liaise with stakeholders to ensure delivery
  • seek to develop a working understanding of cost control, fee charging and project finance, and consider how project fees are maximised without threat to client relationships and repeat work

To apply for the role, please click on the ‘Apply for job’ button below.

Salary: Undisclosed
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