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Senior Landscape Architect

  1. Abu Dhabi
R-117355

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AtkinsRéalis business is one of the largest multidisciplinary, multi sector engineering design consultancies.

As one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies with a leading track record in the defence sector, AtkinsRéalis are ideally placed to respond to this market. We have a broad establishment and proud, 50-year history throughout the Middle East region.

We provide a full range of design, engineering and project management services for buildings, transportation, and other infrastructure programmes.

AtkinsRéalis in the Middle East now employs around 2,000 staff serving Gulf clients across all market sectors from offices in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait City, Manama, Muscat, Riyadh, and Sharjah.

About AtkinsRéalis 

Created by the integration of long-standing organizations dating back to 1911, AtkinsRéalis is a world-leading professional services and project management company dedicated to engineering a better future for our planet and its people. We create sustainable solutions that connect people, data and technology to transform the world's infrastructure and energy systems. We deploy global capabilities locally to our clients and deliver unique end-to-end services across the whole life cycle of an asset including consulting, advisory & environmental services, intelligent networks & cybersecurity, design & engineering, procurement, project & construction management, operations & maintenance, decommissioning and capital. The breadth and depth of our capabilities are delivered to clients in key strategic sectors such as Engineering Services, Nuclear, Operations & Maintenance and Capital. News and information are available at www.atkinsrealis.com or follow us on LinkedIn.

Job Title: Senior Landscape Architect

Location: UAE (United Arab Emirates)

Job Description

As a provider of multi-disciplined technical services to the built environment, Atkins Middle East is committed to design excellence in the delivery of first-class solutions which combine innovation, imagination, and best practice.

  

Working in a multidisciplinary team of designers and engineers providing a professional design service to our clients, this is an ideal opportunity for individuals looking to develop their international experience with a world-renowned consultant.

Must have proven design skills, and portfolio of work to substantiate. Will be capable of working on their own or within/leading a team of like discipline individuals and creating designs relevant to Middle East environment.

Requirements:

Technical Competencies 

  • Degree qualified with a professional affiliation
  • Must have minimum 8-12 years relevant working experience in Landscape Architecture and site implementation.
  • Solid understanding of bid/proposal preparation,
  • Must be familiar with design, tender and construction processes,
  • Good working knowledge of the following software: AutoCAD, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Sketch Up, Adobe CS5 (Photoshop/InDesign/Illustrator)
  • Understanding and working knowledge of sustainable design.

Behavioural Competencies:  

  • Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English essential,
  • Ability to lead a small design team (at least 3 to 4 staff at a time),
  • Able to make decisions, act on own initiative and operate in a proactive way.


Responsibilities

  • Establish project scope and objectives,
  • Organise and implement presentation of designs to the Client,
  • Preparation and maintenance of programme for design review and ensuring its implementation,
  • Financial management of the design,
  • Identify and manage project specific risks,
  • Set out / agree design standards and parameters,
  • Monitoring quality of the work,
  • Preparation of design changes,
  • Appointment and management of all required sub-consultants or other services,
  • Technical co-ordination with discipline heads.


Rewards and Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • 26 working days annual leave (6-day work week)
  • Medical and life insurance cover.
  • Company gratuity scheme.
  • Discretionary bonus scheme.
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – 24-hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants.

Equal Opportunities Statement

AtkinsRéalis is committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforces. We aim to provide quality and fairness for all job applicants and employees and not to discriminate on grounds of gender, marital status, age, race, ethnic origin, religious conviction or disablement. We oppose all forms of unlawful treatment and discrimination. Our aim is for the company to be representative of all sections of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to a policy of treating all our employees and job applications equally.

We pursue this commitment by:

  • Having clear and concise procedures and guidelines for both line managers and employees to ensure policies are fully understood and implemented.
  • Complying with the relevant employment legislation and codes of practice.
  • Ensuring that all existing employees, potential employees, colleagues and customers are treated equally and with respect.
  • Ensuring that the workplace is an environment free from discrimination, harassment, victimization and bullying regardless of an individual’s gender, marital status, age, race, ethnic origin, religious conviction or disablement.
  • Making all decisions relating to recruitment, selection or promotion according to the employees’ ability.

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