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London, UK
Senior landscape architect
at Martha Schwartz Partners

Martha Schwartz Partners is looking for a senior landscape architect to join its practice in London.

As a senior landscape architect, you will ensure that Martha Schwartz Partners remains at the forefront of cutting-edge design solutions and that the company’s vision, mission and goals are advanced.

Skills, qualifications and experience required:

Experience: generally 7+ year’s experience
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, diploma
Professional accreditation: registered or chartered or pursuing registration
Salary: Competitive

You will:

  • ensure that all design work is completed to the highest standard and in line with the company strategy/philosophy and QA systems and procedures
  • represent the company to major clients and professional associations
  • assist in mentoring team members on building materials and construction technology, materials and installation and technical detailing
  • develop, mentor and lead design teams – teaching, leading and inspiring junior members of staff to strive for design and technical excellence
  • responsible for channelling and enhancing the talents of team members
  • responsible for orientating and inducting new employees
  • assist with the recruitment of design staff as required
  • training and CPD
  • ensure that the design teams are aware of trends and improvements in both techniques and technology that are relevant to achieving world class technical design capacity and project innovation
  • responsible for the overall design and prod
  • ensure the overall design direction of the project is fulfilled and properly communicated to the design team (working under the direction of the directors)
  • ensure design reviews and quality assurance procedures take place on a regular basis
  • attend and participate in design reviews on all projects as required teaching and inspiring others to strive for design and technical excellence
  • ensure highest quality technical standards are met on each project (working under the direction of the directors)
  • identify opportunities to improve the quality/format of the end product in co-ordination with the associate directors and directors
  • primary point of contact with client on project-specific co-ordination issues
  • facilitate and participate in the co-ordination with external consultancy teams involved in projects
  • ensure that projects are delivered on time to the highest standard
  • responsible for the management of the project progress, scope, program and budget
  • responsible for the distribution and management of day to day project related tasks
  • responsible for maintaining project files and records
  • responsible for sending and receiving project information
  • travel within and outside the UK
  • responsible for direct client communications and co-ordination
  • attend strategic project/client meetings to communicate/defend design intent
  • listen to the client’s requirements and communicates to the design teams ensuring the client’s expectations are met
  • pursue strategic client relationships

Please submit your application using the ‘apply’ link below, with a cover letter, CV and portfolio.

Martha Schwartz Partners is an equal opportunities employer.

No agencies please.