At Arcadis, we never lose sight of what’s most important. Because we look beyond our projects and programmes and you’ll see it’s about human stories. From remaking public spaces that bring people together, to making cities easier to navigate, we’re focused on making an impact where it matters most – and improving quality of life.
It’s a shared goal amongst 27,000 Arcadians. And one we can only achieve by working together and applying our skills and expertise across design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services. It’s how we’ll find solutions to our clients’ most complex challenges. And how we’ll deliver exceptional results, today and tomorrow.
Our Landscape, Masterplanning and Urbanism (LMU) team is a team of 40 + people, who are working on major infrastructure projects, 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:
- High Speed 2
- Lower Thames Crossing
- Northstowe Masterplan / Urban extension
- Otterpool Park Garden Settlement
- Perry Barr Regeneration Development
- Walsall town centre regeneration projects
- Various Future High Street Fund projects and Town Investment Funds
- Rochdale Canal and various other Projects (Canal and River Trust)
Our team is looking to recruit a Landscape Architect on Associate Technical Director level on an initial 18 month fixed term contract to join our HS2 team, which consists of approx. 25 people. The team is working on Schedule 17, scheme design and detailed design package deliveries.
As part of our HS2 team you will have a strong focus on taking a technical lead role in the delivery of the Detailed Design Packages. You will collaborate and lead multi-disciplinary teams including our in-house disciplines and high-profile designers as well as our leading external partners. You’ll have the opportunity to work on one of the UK’s largest, most complex and technically demanding project.
At Arcadis, you won’t just be transforming the world around you, you will also have the opportunity to reimagine where you could go. Because at Arcadis, careers have no boundaries and you’ll be encouraged to embrace your imagination and curiosity, think big and think differently.
You’ll be challenged and inspired by HS2 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.
Degree/Diploma in landscape architecture or closely related subject. Chartered membership with Landscape Institute or equivalent
Technical lead and management of major projects, shaping and delivering exceptional outcomes for clients. Focus on major infrastructure projects with detailed design experience
Trusted client advisor – experienced in building relationships with Senior Client Team members, internally and externally. Able to understand their needs and drivers, ability to shape and influence outcomes
Confident in designing illustrative conceptual layouts, including hand-drawing and graphic skills
Experienced in leading the production of design/development briefs, design codes and design and access statements
Confident in leading the design report production and creatively combining graphics and text to communicate design ideas
Experience in Project Wise, AutoCAD and 3d modelling software, and experienced Adobe Suite user
Ability to lead by example working on multi-disciplinary infrastructure projects, ideally within a consultancy environment
Ability to work within commercial constraints to provide output on budget and programme
Skilled communicator with experience of attending and facilitating stakeholder and community consultation
Experience as a Line Manager, ability to manage with proactive dialogue encompassing staff wellbeing and personal development. Understanding of staff professional development needs and career pathway
At Arcadis, you’ll have the opportunity to build the career that’s right for you. Because each Arcadian has their own motivations, their own career goals. And, as a ‘people ﬁrst’ business, it’s why we’ll take the time to listen, to understand what you want from your time here, and provide the support you need to achieve your ambitions. Wherever you join us, you can look forward to a competitive reward package that includes an attractive starting salary, opportunities for career development and being part of a sociable community. We have a performance-related bonus scheme and an employee recognition scheme. Other beneﬁts include membership fees to join your relevant professional body, employer contribution pension scheme, ﬂexible working and a flexible holiday scheme.
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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