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Associate Director Landscape Architect

Associate Director Landscape Architect

Requisition ID 
2017-16102
Work Location 
GB-Shropshire-Shrewsbury
Department / Discipline 
Planning
Additional Work Location 
..
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood are seeking an experienced Chartered Associate Director Landscape Architect for our Shrewsbury office to lead the delivery of an expanding portfolio of projects. This is a fantastic opportunity to become an influential member of our wider design team which includes other landscape architects, urban designers and architects within the Planning, Transport and Design group of Wood’s Environment and Infrastructure Solutions division.  You will be involved in an exciting portfolio of projects ranging from landscape and visual assessments of nationally significant projects through to landscape designs of individual sites or masterplans for both private and public sector clients which include local authorities such as the Isle of Anglesey and national organisations such as the Homes and Communities Agency, the Crown Estate and National Grid.

 

Prime Responsibilities & Duties

Based within our established landscape team in Shrewsbury, you will assist in growing our landscape architecture business throughout England and Wales as well as leading the landscape workstream for existing clients. You will act as project manager/director on commissions with responsibility for ensuring that work is delivered on time and to budget. You will also act as the liaison between the Shrewsbury team and our other landscape teams based in England and Scotland and will be responsible for managing and developing other members of the team.

 

 

Skills / Qualifications

Experience / Qualifications Required

  • Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute (or equivalent)
  • Significant experience in the delivery of landscape and visual assessments
  • You will have significant experience in a consultancy environment with an exemplary track record in design and delivery of landscape projects; and proven success in client management and business development
  • Experience as an expert witness at public inquiry is desirable although not essential
  • Typically we would expect someone to have a minimum of ten years' experience to have the skills and knowledge required to undertake this role successfully
  • Excellent report writing and verbal communication skills are a requirement for this role
  • Full driving licence essential

 

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life-cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

 

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