Landscape Architect/Landscape Planner

Bristol, South West • £28K - £35K + Bens • Ref: JSM 12038

Landscape Architecture / Planning

Posted 9th February 2021

Due to expanding workload and client base, my client is seeking an experienced Landscape Architect/Planner.  This exciting position will see you joining one of the region’s premier independent Landscape and Ecology practices and take on a pivotal role in the business.

My client is an independent, award winning, environmental consultancy based in Bristol, with contracts across the UK. They have a wonderfully diverse range of conservation and development projects including education, public realm, housing and retail, as well as renewable energy schemes.

Known for high quality professional output with a strong emphasis on effective and innovative solutions in design and planning.  As part of their friendly team, you will be working alongside their in-house ecologists and environmental planners. In this role you can expect to develop your career through actively contributing to projects, from tendering through to completion.

You should possess sound knowledge and experience of landscape planning, in particular significant experience of leading on Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments.



Ideally You Will Have The Following

You will have at least five years’ experience working in the private or public sector. You should also have a genuine interest in working in a multi-disciplinary environment, where ecologists and environmental planners work with the landscape team to deliver an integrated approach.

The key candidate requirements for the role are:

·         Experience of delivering landscape work (LVIA,TVIA and EIA technical reports landscape strategies and masterplans);
·         Understanding and experience of working in the UK planning system;
·         A confident, positive and proactive approach;
·         Good communication skills and ability to prepare clear, concise output;
·         Excellent time and task management skills;
·         A full UK driving licence;
·         Experience of supporting on planning appeals and expert witness would be good but is not essential.  

Rewards & Benefits

My client offers a highly competitive salary along with a range of exciting benefits.  This is an exceptional opportunity to join an ambitious business with significant growth plans ahead.  My client offers a lot of training as well as great scope for progression and reward.  You will have significant input into the growth and development of the business. 

My client offers an outstanding working environment and recognise the importance of maintaining work-life balance. Their aim is to support everyone in developing their career and have an active CPD policy. Company benefits include enrolment within the Company pension scheme, LI subscription and flexible working.  Both part-time and full-time working arrangements can be considered.

Even if you are cautiously looking, I would recommend a discreet conversation to find out more about the firm and the role.

Contact Us

If you are interested in finding out more about this position or similar roles currently and would like a discreet non-committal chat, please contact Jeremy Money (  However, if you have not received a response within with-in one working week, please assume your application has been unsuccessful this time round.  We will confidentially retain your details and inform you of any other suitable opportunities arising should you not be successful in this role.

This is one of a number of exciting positions currently available via JSM Associates.  JSM offers an extensive range of jobs in the areas of Planning, CSR & Sustainability, Environmental Management, Remediation & Contaminated Land, EIA and Ecology, Geotechnics, Environmental Planning, Air Quality, Noise and Vibration Landscape.

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