RSK Environment Ltd, a member of RSK Group plc, is a Landscape Institute registered Practice and the largest independently owned multi-disciplinary environmental consultancy in the UK. RSK’s landscape team provides a comprehensive range of landscape consultancy services (landscape planning & assessment, landscape design and landscape management) throughout the UK.
Landscape Architect – Glasgow
This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Principal or Senior Chartered Landscape Architect to develop their own dedicated landscape team within Scotland. Working as part of, and supported by, RSK’s expanding environment team in Glasgow, you will also support and work closely with the existing UK team of Chartered Landscape Architects & Managers.
You will be working alongside experienced EIA, Environmental Management, GIS, Archaeology and Built Heritage, Transport Planning, ecology, hydrology and site investigation experts within the Glasgow office and wider business. In leading the landscape business locally, you will be required to take an active role in business development, practice promotion and work winning, helping us to expand our client base and landscape service offering in Scotland.
A key aspect of the role will be to undertake Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments, following best practice industry guidelines, for a wide range of development types including: mixed use and residential schemes; wind farms; power stations; gas and oil facilities; rail; overhead power lines and electrical substations. The role will include field work in both urban and rural situations across the UK, and occasionally overseas.
We are seeking candidates with a passion and flair for written and graphic communication, and who have a keen interest in the latest techniques and software for presenting and communicating assessment and design information. Interest from candidates with particular experience in energy projects (onshore / offshore renewables, overhead lines) rail, or road is welcomed.
Skills and experience
To fulfil this role, candidates will ideally have the following skills or experience:
• Post Graduate qualification in Landscape Architecture, Landscape Planning or Landscape Management;
• Excellent graphical presentation and communication skills;
• Excellent report writing skills;
• Strong organisational skills;
• Business development and practice promotion;
• Preparing fee proposals;
• P2C Mentoring experience;
• AutoCAD or other CAD packages, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketchup;
• Proficient in the use of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook);
• Full clean driving licence.
Salary and benefits:
• Competitive salary
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays and private health care
Applicants should forward a copy of their CV together with, where relevant, recent examples of both their written work and graphics (A3 Maximum), or a link to your online portfolio.
All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying with their CV and covering letter to Harriet Baker, HR Advisor, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07725 790908
To see further career opportunities with RSK Group, visit our website www.rsk.co.uk
RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.