Join our Team: Senior Landscape Architect

Working in our studio, the role is part of a growing team with a diverse portfolio of challenging and exciting schemes across the UK.

The position is a key role to support the business in leading, project managing and delivering multidisciplinary landscape architecture led design projects. A creative focus with excellent design and delivery experience alongside strong project management and communication skills is required.

The successful candidate will ideally be CMLI qualified with several years’ relevant experience within the profession and have a passion for design and the environment.

As a multidisciplinary consultancy, the successful candidate will work alongside our in-house urban designers, landscape planners, arboriculture, ecology and biodiversity net gain teams.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Leading and managing high profile multi-disciplinary design projects from inception to completion through all Landscape Institute / RIBA work stages and offer advice and the benefit of your experience to the wider team and the business generally
  • Managing, developing and supporting a team of Landscape Architects
  • Demonstrating strong organisational and job running ability
  • Working under your own initiative or within a multidisciplinary team environment on individual project tasks, employing good organisational skills
  • Lead and promote design reviews through a consistent quality driven approach
  • Maintaining quality standards and demonstrating efficient and profitable delivery

Essential Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years post qualification experience
  • A creative and talented designer
  • Demonstrable experience in leading projects and coordinating a team effort
  • Experience in undertaking detailed design and delivery of projects
  • Strong CAD and graphic (Adobe) capability
  • Aspirations to work on innovative schemes
  • Keen interest in landscape / environment
  • Initiative and drive, with a positive attitude
  • Strong knowledge of current planning and environmental legislation
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to work under pressure to deadlines
  • Enthusiastic and flexible approach to work
  • Ability to work under your own initiative and as part of a team
  • Strong interpersonal skills and able to work at all levels with colleagues and clients
  • Experience of NBS Specification Manager, Sketchup
  • Experience in delivery of projects in public realm, residential, leisure and commercial sectors

Desirable Requirements

  • Experience in EIA and LVIA projects utilising GLVIA and other current guidance an advantage
  • Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute (CMLI)


Urban Green offers a competitive rewards and benefits package, access to a range of individual and professional development opportunities and the guarantee of an engaging and supportive working environment. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

We offer the following benefits:

  • 1 paid professional membership annually
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Technology scheme
  • Free eye tests
  • Discount on local leisure centre
  • Access to company vehicles
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • 23 days holiday, rising to 24 following 3 years’ continuous service

How To Apply

If this is you, then please send a cover letter, CV and portfolio by email to

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