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Associate landscape architect
at Situ Plan

Situ Plan Ltd is looking for a talented associate landscape architect to join its team in Reading, UK.

The studio

Situ Plan Ltd was established in March 2018, in Reading, UK, as a specialist strategic planning, landscape design, urban design and architecture consultancy, led by managing director Nick Sweet, former partner at Barton Wilmore LLP.

The team at Situ have a significant reputation and extensive experience in the delivery of projects in the UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia and America, and because of this reputation we have experienced significant growth since the studio was established, with the team now comprising 18 full-time staff.

Whilst we look to develop our UK presence, our current portfolio of work is based primarily in the Middle East with several major design projects underway. These are landscape driven in emphasis which is our fundamental approach to all our design projects.

The role

We have an opportunity for an associate landscape architect with proven experience of Middle East design work and strong all round design experience from concept through to documentation. You will be instrumental in driving projects forward, liaising and presenting to clients and managing and coordinating with all engineering disciplines and other sub consultants.

You must be able to work independently or as part of a team. Be accountable for the delivery of your own projects, lead the design development of schemes and technical packages with clients and team members to ensure the project is on time and on budget.

As we are a developing studio, you will also need to have the skills and ability to participate directly in the design and delivery of detailed work in Adobe Suite, CAD and PowerPoint depending on client requirements and the stage of work. An understanding of Revit or Vectorworks Landmark would be beneficial though not essential.

Key responsibilities:

  • coordinate with clients and consultants throughout the project lifecycle to ensure deliverables are completed as per technical and contractual terms and to the client’s satisfaction
  • guide landscape architects and technicians throughout projects to ensure design direction is maintained and help them learn and develop within their roles
  • ensure graphical outputs and deliverables meet the high-quality standards expected from the design team and company as a whole

About you:

  • minimum of three to four years of experience in a senior role with exposure to leadership and management
  • minimum of eight years of experience, particularly on large scale projects
  • it is essential that you have project experience within the Middle East
  • strong ability to produce high quality graphical reports, documents, drawings and illustrations using a variety of software packages
  • ability to interpret technical drawings and documentation, specifications, reports and proposals
  • possess strong technical design skills
  • possess excellent graphic design skills (Adobe Suite and PowerPoint)
  • have the ability to make client presentations and “tell the story of the project”
  • a strong communicator with excellent written and spoken English
  • ability to build relationships with other disciplines and clients, suppliers and consultants as well as junior and senior members of the company
  • a team player, though generally undertaking a lead role
  • you must be eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship
  • you must have a landscape architecture degree
  • your portfolio will also need to demonstrate the full range of different design skills and experience that has been mentioned in this job specification. Any application that does not include a CV and portfolio will not be considered.

A competitive salary is on offer commensurate with experience, along with a range of staff benefits and an attractive pension scheme.

Please email your CV and portfolio to our studio manager via the apply for job button below with ‘Associate landscape architect’ followed by your name in the subject line.

Situ Plan Ltd is an equal opportunities employer. We regret that we can only respond to successful applications.

Situ Plan is a Landscape Institute Registered Practice. No. 00050087.

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