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AECOM Senior Landscape Architect | Landskapsarkitekt in Madrid, Spain

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

With almost 50.000 employees in 150 countries, AECOM is a global network of design, engineering, construction and management professionals partnering with clients to imagine and deliver a better world. As a premier, fully integrated infrastructure firm, we unlock opportunities, protect our environment and improve people’s lives.

In Spain, our more than 600 employees, including architects, engineers, designers, planners and scientists, have helped shape the world around us, building a strong reputation based on our track record of providing technical excellence to our clients.

Our Spanish head office in Madrid provides multidisciplinary services from project conception to completion, enabling our public and private sector clients to maintain their competitiveness in global markets and reach their goals.

Job Description

AECOM’s Urban Planning & Landscape team is growing, and we are hiring a Senior Landscape Architect to join our talented group of Architects, Landscape Architects and Urban Planners.

Our team is involved in different large-scale project across Europe for clients across different market sectors (infrastructure, leisure, residential) bringing a new approach to traditional landscape design challenges, combining forward-thinking creativity with experience and best practices to bring the most appropriate and innovative ideas to each client.

If you are ready for the next step in your career, then we can offer you an exciting and globally connected team environment where you can truly thrive.

The selected person will support different departments of the business lines and participate in a wide range of projects in the following tasks:

  • Take full responsibility for the development of the design process and deliverables, and liaise with internal and external design team, contractors, and sub-contractors.

  • Provide support in terms of technical landscape design expertise and administration including sustainable land-use planning, sustainable urban and infrastructure design.

  • To create and drive presentations with high level Director support to clients and stakeholders and government (approving agencies) to advance understanding of landscape and urban aspects of projects, approvals for: development, master plans, development guidelines and policies.

  • Co-ordination and management of landscape design meetings, workshops and presentations with authorities, clients and staff as appropriate.

  • Generate written and illustrative urban planning and landscape design principles, concepts, strategies, controls and guidelines in line with local and international regulations and standards.

  • Provide assistance to Associates and Directors as may be required from time to time, in bids and business development.

  • To seek out innovation and best practice across all areas of the role – brings new ideas and creative thinking to client's work as well as across the internal AECOM Design team.


We are looking to hire a new colleague with, at least, 10 years of proven experience in landscape projects, particularly related to linear infrastructure (railway, highways...). Experience in Nordic countries (particularly Sweden) is recommended.

  • Preferred Education: Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture, Architecture or Urban Design.

  • Previous experience in all project phases, notably in the delivery of detailed design, BoQ and Specifications.

  • Previous experience integrating landscape design requirements with architecture and engineering.

  • Previous experience successfully managing design teams.

  • Negotiation and commercial skills.

  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills both in English and Spanish. Swedish language is a plus.

  • Strong Knowledge of design and sustainability trends and market influences.

  • Skills in AutoCAD, Revit, Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign) and MS Office.

Additional Information

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10073578

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Design