We are looking for a design-focused associate landscape architect to support our growing business, based out of our London studio, located in Clerkenwell. The Associate will help manage our growing team, lead the delivery of high-level concept design for both UK and International projects and grow our portfolio with new business acquisitions.
The successful candidate will be an experienced landscape professional who is able to operate at a senior level, demonstrating a wide range of project experience and an excellent track record in project delivery and landscape design.
The role will require you to work alongside an existing team of Landscape Architects and Urban Designers, who are currently working remotely due to the pandemic, so a collaborative approach is essential.
Key aspects of the role of associate:
drive business development for our Landscape Portfolio and broaden the client base
prepare project budgets, monitor costs and deliver projects within set budget
liaise with clients and community stakeholders
propose design led options/solutions to problems
produce high-quality bids and successful tender presentations
The successful candidate will demonstrate the following qualities:
self-starter – able to work independently
aptitude for business development and winning new work
independent proposal writing
confidence to take lead on projects independently and undertake design meetings
project management, including consultant team management and client management
ability to design independently and understand full complexities landscape design
team leader – organise the work of junior team members and lead projects internally
ability to present and report clearly
ability to manage programs, contracts and deliverables
experience working on UK projects would be an advantage
Qualifications and skills required:
background in a relevant subject, e.g. landscape, planning or architecture
excellent design skills
significant experience in the landscape field
proficiency in Adobe Suite
We offer a competitive salary, commensurate to experience and a wide range of staff benefits
If you are interested in joining our team, we would love to hear from you. Please send your CV and portfolio (max 10MB) by clicking the apply link below.
Gillespies LLP is an equal opportunities employer. We regret that we can only respond to successful candidates.
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Gillespies is a leading landscape design and masterplanning practice with an outstanding reputation for delivering responsibly designed, transformative and award-winning spaces that add real value to people’s lives. We work with forward-thinking clients on pioneering projects that push the boundaries in creativity, innovation and sustainability. We have offices throughout the UK, and an exciting national and international portfolio of projects.
The pandemic has strengthened the importance of delivering well-designed healthy spaces that are inclusive for all. Gillespies are leading a new nature led urbanism and we are looking for a passionate and highly talented designer to help us redefine the landscapes of our time.