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Senior Landscape Architect

Posted on 12 August 2019

Senior Landscape Architect

Location:        London

Contract:        Fixed and Permanent contracts available

Salary:            £35,000 to £40,000

37.5 hours per week

Do you want to use landscape design to help London’s vulnerable communities become greener, stronger and healthier?

We are seeking a Senior Landscape Architect to join our award winning Team.  As part of Groundwork London's Landscape Design Service you will be at the heart of our most exciting and challenging landscape, green infrastructure and public realm projects.

Our Landscape Design Service has been creating better places in London for over 20 years.  Founded on the principle of engaging communities in co-creation, our multidisciplinary team offers design, consultation and masterplanning services.  With expertise across a broad range of landscape design, regeneration and environmental disciplines, we specialise in the Public Realm; Water Sensitive Urban Design, Residential Landscapes, Parks & Open spaces, Play and Active spaces and Urban Biodiversity. To find out more about Groundwork London, click here to view our Landscape Design Portfolio

The postholder will directly manage and contribute to a number of Social Housing programmes, in high profile locations that will deliver sustainable public realm improvements for the 21st Century including Sustainable Urban Drainage solutions and promoting wellbeing through active participation in the landscape.

We are looking for a motivated, articulate and inspirational Senior Landscape Architect (CMLI + 3 years’ experience minimum). You will have a strong track record of creative design, have excellent planning and contract management skills and extensive experience implementing successful landscape improvement schemes. In addition to your extensive technical skills, you will be an excellent project manager and communicator, able to develop strong relationships with your colleagues, motivate and manage a team and develop the practice culture. 

In this client-facing role, you will build productive and sustaining relationships with clients, partners and the wider Groundwork team. You will work with the Principal Landscape Architects to plan, design and manage a portfolio of landscape improvement projects, contributing to the high quality design service to meet the needs of clients, end-users and the wider community.

If you are dynamic and creative, and passionate about changing the landscape for London’s communities, we would love to hear from you. 


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Download the job description here.

Please submit your CV, along with no more than three examples from your portfolio and a personal statement (maximum two sides) setting out your experience and skills in relation to the person specification criteria and job description quoting reference: 631/SLA to

For further information and to discuss the role please contact Jane Everitt at Groundwork London by email to


Closing date for applications: Your application will be assessed on receipt

Interview dates: TBC


Groundwork London is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.