Senior Landscape Architect LVIA,

Closing date
11 Jun 2022
At Arcadis we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who share our passion and commitment to improve quality of life. In return we offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few. Our people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future.

One of our core values is 'people first', and supported by our Lovinklaan foundation, we invest in you for the long term, to ensure you reach your full potential. You'll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to people's lives. You're encouraged to have a growth mindset and are given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.

Role description:

Our Landscape. Masterplanning. Urbanism. (LMU) team are looking for a Landscape Architect to come join our growing team, which consists of 70+ people offering the full spectrum of Landscape Architecture, Masterplanning and Urban Design services. The services range from Masterplanning, urban regeneration, strategic planning, design concept through to detail and implementation as well as Environmental Assessment and LVIA/TVIA.

As part of our team you will have a strong focus on LVIA/TVIA projects.

You will collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams including our in-house disciplines and high-profile designers as well as our sector leading external partners. You'll have the opportunity to work on some of the UK's largest, most complex and technically demanding projects. These currently include major large-scale Masterplans, City Centre public realm Regeneration projects, Green Infrastructure strategies and Landscape Masterplanning for some of the UK's largest residential and mixed-use developments as well as significant infrastructure projects such as:
  • Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIPs) such as Lower Thames Crossing.
  • Deeside Parkway Landscape Appraisal
  • M4 Smart Motorway DCO and NMCA
  • Kensal Canalside LVIA
  • Cambridge South Rail LVIA
  • Otterpool Park Garden Settlement LVIA
  • Rochdale Canal and various other Projects (Canal and River Trust)
  • Oxford Street
  • High Speed Rail 2

However, not all of our projects are large scale. We have equally exciting smaller projects and, together, present a rich and varied portfolio of projects and clients including at national and local levels, and in both the private and public sector.

You'll be challenged and inspired by projects that demand a variety of ideas and solutions. It's why we value collaboration. Why you'll work with talented colleagues who bring fresh thoughts. And whilst each Arcadian brings their own perspective, we are united by a passion for sustainability, collaboration and a desire to solve the most complex challenges our world faces.

Role accountabilities:

  • Degree/Diploma in Landscape Architecture or closely related subject.
  • Chartered membership with Landscape Institute or equivalent
  • Technical support of projects with a strong focus on LVIA/TVIA projects, shaping and delivering exceptional outcomes for clients.
  • Experienced Landscape Architect with relevant LVIA experience including transport, and energy infrastructure projects including Wind Energy Schemes.
  • Experience in delivering major infrastructure projects
  • Ability to lead by example working on multi-disciplinary infrastructure projects, ideally within a consultancy environment
  • Preferrable, experience with DCO applications including the examination process. Expert witness experience would be advantageous.
  • Highly capable and crafted experience in successful high-quality report writing
  • ability to manage with proactive dialogue encompassing staff wellbeing and personal development. Understanding of staff professional development needs and career pathway
  • Proficient AutoCAD and experienced Adobe Suite user, BIM, PW etc

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Degree/Diploma in Landscape Architecture or closely related subject.
  • Chartered membership with Landscape Institute or equivalent
  • A strong focus on LVIA/TVIA projects

Why Become an Arcadian?

Our work with clients has a direct impact on people's lives and on the planet. We make moving, living and belonging in cities safer, more resilient and more sustainable. By partnering with our clients as responsible custodians of our earth's resources, we can create a sustainable planet.

We continue to think of new ways to make positive impacts and create better experiences for people; data driven and digital solutions have become part of the Arcadis DNA. Working together with clients and using techniques like design thinking, we can get to the heart of our clients' most pressing challenges and work together to solve them.

As a global business, we have committed to support five of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals to ensure that our projects contribute to a better and more sustainable future for all. But it's not just the work that we do on client projects that benefits communities and our planet. As a global business, we are committed to making a positive impact to society by supporting local communities where we operate.

To help protect our planet, we monitor and measure non-financial information to inform business decisions and reduce our own environmental impact as part of our commitment to be net zero carbon as a global company by 2030.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:

We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people. We believe that by working together diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative ideas. Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of how we improve quality of life and we work closely with our people across six ED&I Workstreams: Age, Disability, Faith, Gender, LGBT+ and Race. A diverse and skilled workforce is essential to our success.

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