Principal Landscape Architect (Leadership Role)

  • Job Reference: MH66611244
  • Date Posted: 13 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Beach Baker
  • Location: Gloucestershire
  • Hybrid Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £38,000 to £48,000
  • Sector: Environmental
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Michael Holland

Job Description

Position: Principle Landscape Architect (Leadership Role)

Location: Gloucestershire

Salary: 38k - 48k

Hours: 37.5 per week
Reporting to: Director

About the Company:

Our client is a leading multi-disciplinary, planning-led consultancy with a stellar reputation for delivering successful planning applications. With a diverse project portfolio that spans renewable energy, mineral extraction/restoration, leisure, residential, and rural-based developments, they are committed to excellence and innovation in every project. Their collaborative approach ensures the delivery of high-quality landscape architectural services, making them a trusted partner in the industry.

About the Role:

Our client is seeking a talented Principal Landscape Architect to join their dynamic team. This role offers the opportunity to work on a variety of exciting projects that streams directly from the Planning team, and aims to provide comprehensive Landscape Architectural services. Currently there is a particular focus on exciting Quarry Restoration projects; experience in this would be highly desirable.

You can expect to have plenty of WFH flexibility, and to be acting as the leader of a small team, with plenty of support and autonomy available from other departments and the MD.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project Management: Lead and manage projects, overseeing workloads, scheduling, and coordination with the Draughtsperson and specialist sub-consultants.
  • Client Engagement: Liaise with clients to understand their needs and deliver tailored solutions.
  • Proposal and Budget Management: Develop project briefs and fee proposals, monitor project expenses, and ensure financial efficiency.
  • Contract Administration: Prepare Specifications, Bills of Quantities, Contract Drawings, and manage the implementation of landscape works.
  • Landscape Design: Execute high-quality landscape design tasks.
  • Reporting and Assessments: Prepare comprehensive reports, including Landscape and Visual Assessments, and coordinate Environmental Impact Assessments.
  • Landscape Management Plans: Develop and implement effective Landscape Management Plans.
  • Mentorship: Guide and mentor junior staff, fostering their professional growth.
  • Marketing: Promote the company's services and enhance its market presence.
  • Professional Development: Engage in continuous training and professional development relevant to the role.

About You:

  • Degree and/or Masters in Landscape Architecture.
  • Qualified as a Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute.
  • At least 5 years post-chartership experience in the public or private sector.
  • Full driving licence and use of own car.


  • Private Healthcare.
  • Life Cover.
  • 25 Days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays.
  • Hybrid Working.
  • Payment of Professional Fees.
  • Company Bonus Scheme.
  • Free Car Parking.

This is an incredible opportunity for a Principal Landscape Architect looking to make a significant impact within a respected Consultancy. If you have a passion for Landscape Architecture we want to hear from you. Apply now to advance your career with this leading firm!

Your application will be handled with the utmost confidentiality by Michael Holland. To be considered, please send your CV directly to, and I will review it at the earliest opportunity.