Chartered/Senior Landscape Architect

Chartered/Senior Landscape Architect

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Major international multidisciplinary practice

BDP’s Landscape Architect profession is continuing to grow due to securing a number of exciting and challenging projects. As a core discipline of BDP, the landscape profession is able to drive positive urban change through our integrated approach to design; creating places for people to experience and enjoy.

In the North of England our landscape team have recently been appointed by the National Trust to develop concept proposals for Phase 2 of the Castlefield Viaduct project and continue to work on a wide variety of landscape-led projects across the UK and internationally.  We are therefore seeking a Chartered / Senior Landscape Architect to work out of our Manchester Studio, with the opportunity to work in our Sheffield and Birmingham Studios.

Candidates will need to have strong design and technical skills, and contribute to our large, evolving and exciting programme of work.  As a major international interdisciplinary practice of architects, designers, engineers and urbanists, BDP offers a unique opportunity to work on a range of high-profile projects within multi-disciplinary project teams.

Teamwork is at the core of our approach, and you will have the opportunity to collaborate and support other members of our landscape team in the design and delivery of a broad range of projects.

About You

You will have a degree in Landscape Architecture.
You will be a Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute.
You will have an attractive hand drawing style or equivalent skill in quickly visualising designs for clients in 3D.
You will have excellent design and communication skills and capable of transmitting your passion for Landscape Architecture to clients, other professions and the broader team.
You will have an in-depth working knowledge of 2D and 3D drafting packages, and ability in, or the aptitude to utilise, Revit.
You will have detailed knowledge of Landscape Design and a keen interest in creating high quality and sustainable places.
You will be results driven, enjoy challenging opportunities, have a positive attitude and are resourceful.
You will have the potential to mentor others.
You will be organised, have the ability to work to, and achieve, tight deadlines and will be able to work collaboratively with people at all levels and from all backgrounds.
You will have a high degree of integrity, respect and sense of responsibility.
You will be keen to develop your personal and professional skills in a supportive environment.
About Us

BDP is a continuous collective of architects, engineers, designers and urbanists. We design at every scale from city masterplans, neighbourhoods, parks, streets and buildings to specialist, bespoke light and acoustic installations.

We are placemakers who work at every stage of the design process from visioning to briefing to design, delivery and operation. We respond to the demands of our dynamic and ever-changing planet with cross-discipline design thinking that spans all of life’s activities, protects the environment and enhances social value.

Harnessing our collective ethos, the spirit of BDP is about making places for people. Our structure and governance as a global network of federated city studios creates design hubs that are connected to the cities, regions and communities they serve.

As part of the Nippon Koei Group, we fuse our passion for architecture and engineering with user-centred design and large scale infrastructure projects to deliver world-class solutions for better, more prosperous places.

BDP Offers

BDP offers a great opportunity for your personal development with exposure to the full range of our skills and expertise, as well as an attractive remuneration package that includes a competitive salary, flexible pension allowance, private medical insurance, profit shares, contribution towards professional subscriptions a stimulating working environment and excellent prospects for career advancement.

We also operate a hybrid working policy which gives all of our employees the opportunity to work remotely.

*Salary is depending on skills and experience. Please state your salary expectation as part of your application.

To apply

To apply for the role please follow this link: and click on the ‘Apply’ button below the vacancy. You will then need to complete the online application form and attach an up-to-date CV with a cover letter (<400 words) outlining how your skills and experience match the requirements for the above job description. Your application will then be passed onto our recruiting directors for review. If successful, you will be notified by our system inviting you in for an interview, either being held in person or via Microsoft Teams.

BDP is actively fostering an inclusive organisation where people can be themselves and everyone has a sense of belonging. We want our teams to be diverse at every level, reflecting the communities we design for. As designers, we will create spaces for all that promote equity, wellbeing and participation within the built environment. We actively encourage people from a variety of backgrounds with different skills, professional and life experiences, to join us and help us to achieve our aspirations. We also welcome applications from candidates who wish to work flexibly. BDP also operates a hybrid working policy.

No agencies or third-party applications please.

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