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Senior Landscape Architect

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Senior Landscape Architect



Job Description

We have an immediate requirement for a Chartered / Senior Landscape Architect to work on Contract for a Local Authority in Greater Manchester. This is initially a freelance role however it may become full-time staff role.
The workload is varied covering Master Plans for cycle in the City, Green Agenda initiatives, rain water gardens and various Highway improvement schemes ranging from £50k – £2m

We are looking for a creative individual with design flair, to provide design lead on landscape projects, with the ability to respond to a brief and project needs, utilising effective communication skills with strong presentation techniques.

The role will include:
” Leading the design process working on a range of landscape and urban design projects.
” Manage and programme other design team members to deliver key project milestones.
” To lead in the concept and front-end delivery of projects, including proposals for large and complex schemes.
” To work within and influence a multi-disciplinary design team, as well as providing guidance and leadership within the team.
” Ability to work under own initiative and run key projects from inception to completion.

Essential Criteria
” Excellent design and presentation skills.
” Ability and confidence to communicate design ideas and philosophies
” Strong interpersonal skills, self-motivation, organisation and an aptitude to lead team members and delegate work.
” Good report and technical writing skills.
” Conduct site surveys and assessment from outline designs to preparing full detailed technical drawings.
” Preparation of technical specifications and supporting contract documentation.
” Carry out necessary site visits during construction.
” Attend and run meetings where appropriate.
” Administer Construction Contracts.
” Community consultation

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