JUMP TO CONTENT

Open and close mobile menu

back
EN

Chartered Landscape Architect – Belfast

  1. Belfast
R-111844

AtkinsRéalis Landscape Practice is a leading UK-based design practice, with global reach, whose reputation is built on a culture of open collaboration, creating and delivering excellence in all we do.Our diverse, highly skilled, passionate designers are unified with a belief, that good design can positively transform people’s lives.

We believe that everyone deserves access to brilliant buildings, places, and spaces, regardless of who they are, where they live, or their circumstances. We are creators, landscape architects, architects, designers, engineers, and specialists who share the same experiences and ambitions as the communities we serve.

Our expertise ranges across all key sectors of the built environment: Green and Blue Infrastructure, Flood Alleviation, Masterplanning, Education, Aviation, Commercial, Defence, Active Travel, Transport, Urban Regeneration, Retrofit and Residential providing integrated nature-based solutions in a multidisciplinary environment.  

We have a strong pipeline of work as a national landscape practice across all sectors, we are looking to recruit Landscape Architects across the UK to join our team.

This position is a unique opportunity to help develop our growing Belfast studios Landscape and Urban design reputation. Depending on your level of experience, you will have the opportunity to take leading roles on a large variety of challenging design projects with access to wider UK and International projects. You will collaborate with local and wider UK multi-disciplinary design team colleagues, using your insight and creativity to generate positive, sustainable, impactful designs. We have a strong practice design manifesto and always drive to deliver the best places for people and the planet.

We know that different people have different priorities, which is why we're here to support you. Flexible and remote working is a central part of our culture. So talk to us about what's ideal for you – from reduced weeks to buying more leave over school holidays. And if you're returning from a career break, ask us how we can help you transition back into work with us.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and talented Chartered Landscape Architect to join our team in Belfast, with relevant years of experience ideally Chartered or on the Pathway to Chartership.   

The position is located within our new ‘Grade A’ City Centre Office where our friendly and creative multi-disciplinary team work together in a modern collaborative office environment. Hybrid working between collaborative office days with home working is part of our culture.

You will be involved in a diverse range of prestigious projects across Northern Ireland, Ireland and the UK including public realm, green blue infrastructure, active travel / greenways, parks, masterplanning and landscape planning.

  • The role provides an excellent opportunity for career progression. 
  • You will have a proactive can-do attitude to work within a team and be self-motivated to work independently.  
  • You will have the ability to undertake site work and writing technical reports.  

How will you contribute to the team: 

  • Ability to work at all RIBA stages from concept through to detail design and implementation.  
  • Strong knowledge of plant materials and sustainable design principles. 
  • Develop detailed designs, drawings and specifications for construction. 
  • High-quality presentation and communication skills. 
  • Ability to manage workload associated with multiple deadlines and projects. 
  • Possess good interpersonal and communication skills and have the ability to engage with a wide range of people across internal teams and clients. 
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe in Creative Cloud Suite including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. 
  • Hand drawn skills are advantageous. 
  • GIS experience is desirable but not required. 
  • EnScape and SketchUp experience is desirable but not required. 

What additional training we could potentially offer: 

AtkinsRéalis is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents.  
If you are considering to relocate to AtkinsRéalis, Belfast: 

Belfast is the Capital City of Northern Ireland and although it is the largest city in Northern Ireland it is compact with beautiful buildings, parks and surrounded by bustling vibrant neighbourhoods within walking distance to a contemporary city centre which is located next to the River Lagan and against the backdrop of Cavehill and Black Mountain. Belfast people are notoriously welcoming and this extends to the office atmosphere in the Belfast Office, which is located centrally within a few minutes’ walk from the main public transport hub, Europa Bus Centre and Great Victoria Street Railway Station.  

Rewards and Benefits: 

  • We offer a competitive salary that is regularly tested against other consultants. 
  • 25-day annual leave allowance plus Bank Holidays with flexibility to buy/sell annual leave. 
  • 2 paid days a year to be used for volunteer activities. 
  • Cheaper gym memberships and many other money saving opportunities. 
  • Cycle to Work Scheme (entitling you to a tax-free bike). 
  • Discounted rates on gadget insurance and other services. 
  • Option to purchase additional benefits such as dental, holiday insurance at reduced rates. 
  • Season ticket loans for annual travel expenses. 
  • Employee Assistance Programme – with free access to specialist external advice and counselling.

New name, new era. We are AtkinsRéalis. It will take some time for all our information to update – you can still refer to our fantastic benefits via the link below:

YourReward at SNC-Lavalin​ (snclavalin.com).

What we offer?

AtkinsRéalis recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.  As part of this commitment, we understand the need for a diverse and flexible workforce, where a work-life balance is important. So, by default AtkinsRéalis offers flexible working, where there is no fixed 9 ‘till 5, no need for a 5-day week, no requirement for a full-time contract, and no requirement to spend all your working time in the office.

Training:

AtkinsRéalis is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.  If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

#LI-INFRASTRUCTURE | #LI-UK

A picture of Shaila smiling in a pink jacket
Why more women lead with us

Preview

India

Content type

Blogs

Publish date

07/24/2024

Summary

Hello! I'm Shaila, Associate Director and IT Business Partner at AtkinsRéalis in India. I lead diverse projects, nurture teams, and champion equality, diversity, and inclusion (ED&I). Using my

Preview

8 reasons AtkinsRéalis is the best workplace for women in engineering and construction

Read more

by

Shailaja Mantha

by

Shailaja Mantha

A picture of Shaila smiling in a pink jacket
Why more women lead with us

Preview

India

Content type

Blogs

Publish date

07/24/2024

Summary

Hello! I'm Shaila, Associate Director and IT Business Partner at AtkinsRéalis in India. I lead diverse projects, nurture teams, and champion equality, diversity, and inclusion (ED&I). Using my

Preview

8 reasons AtkinsRéalis is the best workplace for women in engineering and construction

Read more

by

Shailaja Mantha

by

Shailaja Mantha