Senior / Principal – Landscape Planner/Architect, Shrewsbury, Newcastle upon Tyne, Glasgow, London, Reading, Manchester, Bristol or Leeds

Company Name: WSP in the UK

Job Posted Date: 2022-12-01T09:34:11.000Z

Location: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

Job Industry: Civil Engineering, Environmental Services, Architecture & Planning

Experience Level: Mid-Senior level

Applicants Count: 4

Job Description: We are WSP – Join us and make your career future ready!

In today’s world it’s important to work for a company that has clear purpose, giving back to communities and supporting what is truly important in the world.

When considering a career move its vital to work for a business that is aligned to your values and goals, a place where you can belong. See what WSP stands for in 2022 and beyond…

To find out more about our business click on the following link and discover what awaits you at WSP: https://www.wsp.com/en-gb/what-we-do
The Wood Group Environment & Infrastructure (E&I) business is now part of WSP following its recent acquisition.
Your new role, what’s involved?

Our Landscape Team offers a broad spectrum of landscape planning and design expertise for projects across the UK. We have advised on landscape and visual matters for numerous onshore and offshore wind, hydrogen and solar array developments, nuclear power stations, minerals projects, electricity transmission projects, major transport infrastructure and various housing / mixed-used developments of different scales.

This is an exciting time to join our growing business with a wide range of projects across all the major development sectors. Due to our current and expanding portfolio of projects, we are seeking a Senior / Principal landscape architect / landscape planner to join our friendly and supportive team. This role can be based in any of our UK offices (Shrewsbury, Newcastle upon Tyne, Glasgow, London, Reading, Manchester, Bristol or Leeds) and hybrid working is supported.

Depending on your level of experience and role, you will be involved in delivering Landscape Visual Impact Assessments (LVIA’s) and related workstreams including strategic landscape feasibility studies and iterative scheme design inputs that frequently involve landscape mitigation advice for colleagues and clients.
We’d love to hear from you if you have:

We are looking for a landscape architect / landscape planner with relevant experience who is able to display technical rigour and a proactive approach to project delivery. You will need a sound grounding in landscape planning including LVIA.

You can expect to enjoy a challenging and varied role and will typically be authoring and providing input to a range of technical assessments. You will also be a team player, happy to share knowledge, collaborate and support others.

You will have experience working in consultancy, are Chartered or working towards chartership and be able to demonstrate:
A sound understanding of landscape legislation, policy and guidanceKnowledge of the theory and practice of relevant guidance for LVIA, with experience of undertaking robust LVIAs for different types and scales of developmentAn understanding of the landscape character assessment process and application to landscape sensitivity and capacity assessments and development of landscape strategies and guidelinesExcellent written and communication skills and the ability to interact comfortably with people at all levels and across multiple disciplinesExperience in graphics software such as Adobe Photoshop / Wind Farm software is desirable but not essential
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Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. As a Disability Confident leader, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria, please let us know if you require any workplace adjustments in support of your application.
Please note WSP reserves the right to close the vacancy before the advertised closing date.

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