Landscape Director / Associate Landscape Architect - Index Group

This job expired on 19-06-2012

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Job Details

Salary band: £50k - £60k
Salary Details: £40k - £55k Negotiable
Location: Edinburgh
Job type: Permanent
Company: Index Group
Contact: Penny Banks
Sector: Environmental
Job Categories: Environmental Jobs | Wind Energy Jobs
Posted: 27/03/2012
Expires: 19/06/2012

The landscape Director or Associate Landscape Architect will be responsible for leading and developing a small landscape team, currently 4 staff, based in Edinburgh.  Workload currently consists of Landscape and visual impact assessment (LVIA) for wind farm, waste and other energy infrastructure projects, landscape design and masterplanning. 

Key responsibilities include:

• Leading and developing the team
• Preparing and managing the implementation for business / business development plans for the landscape team including working closely with other relevant disciplines such as town planning and EIA.
• Project management and technical review of a variety of commissions ensuring delivery to the highest standards.
• Undertaking a variety of landscape related technical assignments.
• Managing clients to ensure satisfaction and to maximise the value of ongoing business.
• Business development working with other key managers within Scotland and the rest of the company as appropriate.
• Proposal Management.

The position reports to the Edinburgh Operational Director and will also be part of the office management team.

The successful candidate is likely to have a minimum of seven years post qualification experience.  Much of this will have been gained in a consultancy environment ideally including team management, project delivery and business development.

Minimum Qualifications:
• BA(Hons) or MA in Landscape Design, Landscape Management or Landscape Planning (Part II)
• Post Graduate Diploma or MA in landscape Architecture (Part III)
• Member of the Landscape Institute MLI (Part IV)
Essential Skills:
• AutoCAD
• Proven LVIA Experience particularly related to wind farm developments
• Landscape Character Studies
• Proven Landscape Design experience
• Experience as an expert witness
• Full driving licence

"Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates.  If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days unfortunately you have been unsuccessful on this occasion"