AECOM Associate Director - Landscape Architect in Bristol, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - , Bristol - UK
We are currently seeking a Principal/Associate Landscape Architect to lead and grow our landscape offer across the south west of England and oversee technical delivery of projects. As a member of one of the UK’s largest and most diverse landscape practices, you will take a lead on a range of regionally significant projects, including key urban regeneration, environmental enhancement and infrastructure schemes; along with opportunities to work on national and international projects.
This role would suit a self-motivated individual looking to advance their career in a team which is growing and with strong links across many disciplines. You will be offered support to expand your experience and develop your career within a structured, friendly team environment. We will consider applicants with a wide range of experience but a proven track record in UK based landscape planning and design projects is desirable.
We are based in the heart of Bristol, a city undergoing an urban renaissance with active travel central to its redevelopment , with our office 5 minutes’ walk from the railway station. We support a range of social activities within the office, from lunchtime to out of office events and links to professional groups within the city. AECOM offers an extensive, highly flexible package of benefits and we would be interested to hear from applicants seeking either a part time or full-time role.
Applicants should be able to demonstrate an appropriate level of technical expertise to be able to carry out the following job/project accountabilities:
Establish strong working relationships with other members of the landscape team and internal/ external teams across the business.
Ability to work collaboratively and iteratively within a multi-disciplinary design team.
Working as a Project Manager, project management responsibilities, including contractual, financial and programme management.
Develop and manage others, including as an LI P2C mentor.
Clear communication, including the ability to write concise technical reports and to contribute to conference calls, meetings and workshops.
Be client facing and respond to client requirements.
Produce or oversee the production of drawings and other technical documentation using appropriate software, with the necessary level of detail as required at various stages of development.
Compile tender submissions and secure new work.
Develop new external business opportunities.
Have an innovative approach to problem solving and the ability to embrace new opportunities.
Knowledge and understanding of the UK legal and planning system with respect to landscape architecture.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications.
Experience of some or all of the following would also be very useful: AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Cloud, ArcGIS, AutoCAD Civils 3D and ProjectWise.
Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute.
Degree or Master’s in landscape architecture or equivalent.
Full UK driving licence.
Your benefits will include:
Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our FREEDOM TO GROW
- way of working. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.
You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Architecture and Design
Business Line Environment
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 245034BR
Additional Locations UK - Plymouth - Plumer House
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.