Year Out Landscape Architect, London

Landscape Architect, Bristol

Team Administrator – Maternity Cover

Year Out Landscape Architect, London

Reference 2017-07

About the role:

A twelve month fixed term position, with salary, for a student who has partially completed a course of study in Landscape Architecture.

The purpose of this position is a combination of provision of junior technical (and occasionally administrative) support for the Landscape Design team, with an opportunity to gain experience of this area of work and acquire technical skills and knowledge relevant to a consultancy environment.

The Year Out Landscape Architect will learn about the projects undertaken at LUC, our clients and approach to work, while providing junior level input on a variety of aspects of technical work.  They will be welcomed as part of our friendly, award winning team and will have the opportunity to work alongside landscape architects / managers, urban designers, planners and ecologists.

The salary for this post is £21,100 per annum.

About you:

You will be studying towards a qualification in the field of Landscape Architecture and committed to pursuing a career in this field.

The applicants should be creative designers able to produce innovative and original work.  Strong freehand and computer graphic skills would be preferred.  Proficient use of AutoCAD, Photoshop and InDesign is essential, and additional experience in SketchUp would be an advantage

Candidates must have an organised and efficient approach to completing work within tight deadlines and the ability to build effective relationships with colleagues and clients.

Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.

For further details about LUC please visit our website www.landuse.co.uk

To apply please email your CV and a covering letter, with samples of freehand and AutoCAD work, (maximum of 10 pages in a multi-page single pdf of up to 10 Mb) quoting reference: 2017-07 to Lorena Estevez Vazquez at: HR@landuse.co.uk

LUC is an equal opportunities employer.

Closing date for applications: Monday 10 April 2017. 

Landscape Architect

Reference 2017-06

About the role:

We are seeking a talented and enthusiastic landscape architect to expand our award winning team of landscape designers, based in our new Bristol office in Colston Tower.

Our diverse team has a friendly and informal working atmosphere, but we are passionate about the quality of our work, providing the best solutions for our clients and the environment, and making excellent ‘people places’.

We have an expanding portfolio of challenging and high profile projects including university campuses, parks projects and heritage work.  You will have the opportunity to engage with a wide range of sought-after projects with prestigious clients, working with Directors with strong reputations in the industry and gaining exposure to different specialist fields.

Our design projects are primarily UK-focussed and LUC respects the need of staff to balance their home and working lives.

Salary range: £25k – £30k FTE dependent on experience.

About You:

The position requires good all round skills in design, graphics, presentation, verbal and written communication, and a combination of design flair and technical competence.  It is important that you have the ability to work collaboratively, articulate ideas and communicate effectively.

You will be comfortable and competent dealing directly with clients and have the confidence and experience to manage projects independently, but know when to seek director support if this is necessary.

Proficient use of AutoCAD and computer graphics and/or excellent hand-drawing is required as a minimum.

A degree and / or a post graduate qualification in a relevant discipline is required and 1-2 years’ experience post Chartered Membership of the Landscape Institute status is preferred.

In this role you will expect to develop your career through actively contributing to LUC’s award-winning portfolio with diverse and challenging projects.

To apply please email your CV and a covering letter, with samples of work quoting Ref: 2017-06 to Helen Ash, HR Manager at: HR@landuse.co.uk

LUC is an equal opportunities employer.

Closing date for applications: 24 March 2017

Team Administrator

Reference 2017-05

About the role:

We are seeking a Team Administrator to cover maternity leave for approximately one year, to provide general administrative and secretarial support to technical teams in the London office, with co-operation across other offices when needed.

The Team Administrator will work in co-operation with the administrative team in London and Bristol, including providing secondary cover for Reception and also the other London Team Administrator when required.

A key responsibility is to fulfill the role of Project Administrator in the context of the LUC’s project / document management and Quality Management systems.

This post is based in our London office and the salary starts at £18,000 plus London weighting of £3,650.

About You:

Advanced skills in MS Word, Excel and Outlook are essential.  This role also acts an ‘expert user’ for company templates and document management system (training will be provided) and the post-holder must be able to provide guidance to others in the use of Word in particular.

Experience of using Adobe, InDesign, Powerpoint, MS Project and document management systems would be desirable.  If you do not have these skills you will receive training.

Fast and accurate copy typing, ideally with a minimum typing speed of 50 words per minute.

You must have prior experience in a general administrative/secretarial role in a team administrator capacity supporting large and diverse teams, assembling the content of documents – letters, reports, tenders and questionnaire responses – as well as typing and formatting to a high standard.  These are essential requirements.

Importantly you must be flexible, able to prioritise, juggle multiple demands and work to tight deadlines, as these are key aspects of the role.  The right person will meet these challenges with a friendly, helpful, positive ‘can-do’ attitude; this role requires confident relationship building and communication at all levels within the organization.

Experience on a reception desk / switchboard would be helpful but not essential.

Experience of working within ISO Management Systems environment would be advantageous.

An interest in the environment and / or prior experience of working in our sector or a related field would be an advantage.

We do not require a specific level or type of academic qualification but candidates must have relevant experience, be numerate and have a good standard of written and spoken English.  They must also be able to demonstrate intelligence and organisation in their approach to work.

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: 2017-05 to Lorena Estevez Vazquez, HR Assistant at HR@landuse.co.uk.  Closing date for applications is 22 March 2017.

LUC is an equal opportunities employer.

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