The Landscape Partnership
London office

The London office currently has a diverse portfolio of projects including urban regeneration schemes in London, public realm strategic planning and design projects, such as urban parks and links, university and college campus projects, primary and secondary schools, renewable energy, residential development and masterplanning projects. We are involved at all stages of the design process from conceptual and feasibility studies, through to planning applications, detailed design, specification and contract administration on site.

Our office is in Greenwich, just two minutesí walk from Greenwich Station (eight minutes from London Bridge) with cycle parking and shower facilities, located close to the historic centre of Greenwich and the University of Greenwich landscape department on Stockwell Street. We are a friendly team of landscape architects and urban designers committed to high quality design with a strong emphasis on delivering sustainable solutions.

We are currently seeking to fill the following positions:

Associate Director

Associate Director Landscape Architect to share in the leadership of our established London office team, with involvement in the wider practice management and the anticipation of progression to the board and future share ownership.

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with drive and commitment who will develop their own client-base and work-stream and have the opportunity to help shape the future direction of the practice. You will secure, manage and deliver projects of varying type, size and complexity, within a variety of sectors and will also have an interest and involvement in the management of the wider business.

The successful candidate will be an experienced landscape professional operating at senior level, with a wide range of project experience, including a comprehensive understanding and experience of landscape planning projects, as well as proven capability in project delivery and landscape design.

You will work alongside our London office Director and Associate to manage a team of 8, and operate as part of a wider practice of over 35 staff across four offices, offering services in landscape architecture and urban design, landscape and environmental planning, ecology and arboriculture.

Project work will typically include:
  • Chartered Landscape Architect (CMLI) with wide range of experience in landscape design and landscape planning project management, including LVIA, TVIA, EIA and landscape character assessment and capacity studies
  • Ability to lead an experienced team of technical specialists
  • Excellent report writing and verbal communication skills with expert witness experience an advantage
  • Good communication skills and positive approach to problem solving
  • Enthusiasm and drive to promote the profession of landscape architecture
  • An understanding of the financial management of consultancy is an advantage
  • A full UK driving licence

  • Experience:
  • A minimum of 10 years' experience is expected, to have the skills and knowledge required to undertake this role successfully
  • Supervision and management of technical staff in landscape planning projects and the design, procurement and contract administration of construction projects
  • Client management and business development
  • Project management of a wide range of landscape architecture consultancy contracts
  • Staff management and programming of work
  • Involvement in financial management of projects and resources

  • We offer the opportunity to join a friendly and committed team of professionals and a supportive working environment. Benefits include a company profit share scheme, company pension, 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) and payment of professional memberships. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

    Please submit your application including:
    ~ CV and sample port folio
    ~ accompanying statement (no more than two pages of A4) as to why you consider you are a suitable candidate for the position

    to: If you would like to discuss the role informally please contact:
    Dianne Western
    020 3092 4141

    Closing date 15th May 2017.

    Assistant Landscape Architect/ Landscape Assistant / Year-Out Student (BA/BSc in Landscape Architecture or equivalent)

    We will be offering a year-out placement to a talented and motivated student who wishes to be involved in a variety of projects, working at a range of scales from strategic and landscape planning to detail design.  Current projects include: university campus projects, urban and rural residential developments, public realm and public open space projects, primary and secondary schools, and urban design and master planning projects.

    The Landscape Partnership offers graduate students the opportunity to be involved in a wide range of project types and to develop a broad skill base. The position involves playing an important supporting role in project delivery within a friendly and supportive working environment. There may also be opportunities to work alongside colleagues in other disciplines including assisting with ecological fieldwork.

    Applicants should have enthusiasm and commitment to innovative design, good communication skills (including strong freehand and computer graphic skills) be proficient in AutoCAD, PhotoShop, InDesign and preferably SketchUp. Vectorworks skills would be an additional advantage.

    Please send CVs and examples of freehand sketching and computer graphic work to or phone Joanna Ede or Dianne Western on 020 3092 4141 if you would like an informal chat about the position.

    The appointment will commence this January (2017) in our London office.  Applicants should have completed formal training at a Landscape Institute accredited course or equivalent.

    The Landscape Partnership is an Equal Opportunities Employer