Contract Type: Permanent/Temporary
Contract Length: (if applicable) NA
Location: preferably in our London office, although applicants for other offices will also be considered.
Salary: Dependent on experience
LUC is an independent planning, impact assessment, landscape design and ecology consultancy, working across the UK and internationally.
With a track record spanning over 50 years and a team of over 170 skilled professionals, we bring great depth of knowledge and experience to our work across the private and public sectors.
Whether we are advising a commercial developer, utility company, Government agency or local authority, ours is a collaborative approach, which puts the client at the heart of the process.
We listen. We take the time to understand what drives our clients. Then we create bespoke and appropriate solutions that meet their needs and deliver the greatest value for their projects.
We pride ourselves on being at the forefront of innovative thinking, which has led to a strong reputation for successfully resolving even the most complex of issues. No matter what the project, we aim to find the most sustainable solution.
We are also passionate about the legacy we leave and hope to make a real difference through the work we do.
Green Infrastructure / Landscape Consultant
About the role:
We are looking for a talented individual to fill a role as a green infrastructure / landscape consultant in our Landscape Planning and Management team. You would be working on a broad range of projects across the spectrum of landscape management, including the development of strategies for landscapes of national and international importance.
The position will be based preferably in our London office, although applicants for other offices will also be considered. The post will help to grow and deliver projects including:
• Green infrastructure strategies;
• Open space audits and analysis;
• Ecosystem services and natural capital accounting relating to green infrastructure;
• Landscape and conservation management planning; and
• Landscape contract administration.
You will be involved in all stages of projects from tendering through to completion, providing support to senior staff. The work will include carrying out site assessments, report writing and graphics. This is a developmental role and therefore it is expected that, with experience, the candidate will build on their skills and work towards carrying out the full range of responsibilities.
You will be part of a friendly, award-winning team of Landscape Managers, Landscape Planners, Landscape Designers, Urban Designers, Planners and Ecologists committed to high quality professional work with a strong emphasis on delivering sustainable solutions.
Salary will be dependent on experience.
We are happy to discuss flexible working arrangements for this role.
We are seeking a creative and enthusiastic person who is keen to learn and assist with a range of projects. Relevant experience would be beneficial however, we would consider candidates who are able to demonstrate an interest in, and aptitude for, the work described here.
You will be educated to at least degree level with a qualification in landscape, conservation or countryside management, geography or other relevant environmental qualification.
Excellent report writing skills and numeracy are essential. Experience and skills in the Microsoft Office suite, particularly Word and Excel are essential. Knowledge of other relevant software packages (AutoCAD, Adobe CS, GIS etc.) would be useful.
We would support your working towards becoming a member of a relevant professional organisation.
An organised and efficient approach to completing work within tight deadlines is important, as is the ability to build and sustain effective relationships with colleagues and clients.
For further details about LUC please visit our website www.landuse.co.uk
To apply please email your CV and a covering letter, quoting reference: 2019-26 to Jennie Williamson, HR Assistant at: HR@landuse.co.uk
Closing date for applications: 4th October 2019.
If you would like to make a confidential enquiry regarding the flexible working arrangements that would be considered for this role, please contact Jennie on HR@landuse.co.uk or call 020 7383 5784.
LUC is an equal opportunities employer.