Landscape Planner - LVIA Specialist

City of Edinburgh
GBP 40,000 - 60,000
Job description

The role

  1. We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Landscape Architect or Planner to join the OPEN/SLR team with a view to specialising in landscape and visual impact assessment (LVIA) and landscape planning project work.
  2. You could already be chartered or working towards chartership, for which we offer support and mentoring. The teams are involved in a diverse range of significant development and renewable energy projects throughout the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are successful, you will have the opportunity to further develop your skills and expertise, contributing to a wide range of exciting projects from mixed-use and urban re-development projects to Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects, onshore and offshore wind farms and strategic housing promotion and development. Our approach to landscape planning and assessment includes a strong emphasis on iterative analysis and design, to inform developments as part of mitigation by design strategies, so there are also opportunities for creative input into schemes through landscape planning inputs.

About you

  1. The focus of this position is primarily on LVIA related work, and we would consider applications from candidates with experience in this field for a senior position with a project management role, as well as applications for a graduate or landscape architect with enthusiasm to develop a career in LVIA, for which we are able offer on the job training and mentoring by experienced staff should this be required.
  2. You must have excellent English language, strong report writing skills, be eligible to live and work in the UK and have a driving licence. Our landscape teams have strong market presence across the UK. As such, this is an exciting time to join us and we can be flexible about which office you might wish to work in.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

SLR Consulting is committed to being an equal opportunities employer, and our expectations go beyond purely complying with legislation. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) are at the core of who we are and who we choose to be. We embrace diverse cultures, perspectives, skills, and experiences within and outside our organisation. We respect and celebrate difference to ensure SLR is a place where everyone feels included, is encouraged to be their authentic self and has opportunities to grow. Across Europe, our DE&I agenda is driven forward through our DE&I Committee, which actively promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion across both our internal processes and our client work. Globally, our Global Culture & Diversity Council brings together representatives from across our regions to share ideas and best practice that can be incorporated into our global policies, enabling greater transparency and supporting the development of an inclusive culture, inclusive approaches to policies and practices, and to personal behaviours.

We welcome applications from everybody, regardless of their background, and particularly invite those from groups who are currently under-represented in our business to apply, such as women, ethnic minorities, LGBTQ+ and disabled people.

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