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Graduate Landscape Architects - London

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28d ago

💼 Graduate Job


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  • You need a Landscape Architecture degree, UK planning knowledge, strong communication skills, software proficiency, self-motivation, teamwork ability, attention to detail, flexibility under pressure, research skills, and previous relevant work experience.
  • You will design innovative solutions, manage projects, build relationships, communicate effectively, and produce technical documentation for various landscape architecture projects in London.

Graduate Job

Architecture & Urban PlanningLondon


  • The production of drawings and other technical documentation using appropriate software at various stages of development for LVIA, planning and design projects, assist in compiling tender submissions, writing concise technical reports and contributing to conference calls, meetings and workshops, project management and the development of inspirational ideas to resolve complex project issues.
  • We would like you to bring your skills and embed placemaking and climate resilience into our projects.
  • As a member of one of the UK’s largest and most diverse landscape practices, you’ll take a key role on a range of regionally significant projects, including exemplar regeneration, environmental enhancement and infrastructure schemes, as well as ground-breaking national and international projects.
  • You’ll be supported in expanding your experience and developing your career within a structured, friendly team environment. We’ll pair you with an experienced team member as your guide and mentor as you start working on live projects.
  • At AECOM, our large, national team delivers a range of exciting and varied projects across the UK and beyond. We work in dynamic and challenging environments, in multi-disciplinary teams delivering solutions to a broad base of public and private sector clients, including Highways England, HS2, the Environment Agency, Local Authorities, the National Trust, Universities and educational institutions. We work across the fields of development, energy, oil and gas, water, government and transportation to develop integrated and award-winning projects.


  • Degree or Master’s in Landscape Architecture
  • Knowledge and understanding of UK legal planning system with respect to landscape architecture Experience of working / desire to work on high-quality landscape and /or townscape and visual impact assessments and appraisals
  • Fluency in English, excellent report writing skills and ability to communicate effectively to internal and external clients, both verbally & in writing with the confidence to engage with a variety of people (clients, colleagues, stakeholders and sub-contractors alike) and the aptitude to rationally explain, explore and discuss technical issues and capture feedback
  • Good Microsoft Office skills essential such as Word, Excel & PowerPoint Experience of some or all the following:
  • AutoCAD; Adobe Creative Cloud; ArcGIS; AutoCAD Civils 3D; Revit; and ProjectWise Self-motivation, enthusiasm, hard working, with ambition and drive Excellent research skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, collaborating with colleagues, client and stakeholders as appropriate and independently without losing initiative & focus.
  • Ability to work flexibly under pressure, responding to changing project and programme demands.
  • Ability to structure & prioritise work effectively through close cooperation with the team as a whole Strong attention to detail.
  • A full driving licence would be beneficial as the role will involve travel for site surveys often with equipment
  • Previous work experience in a landscape architecture environment. Previous experience of working in a consultancy environment would be beneficial, including work placements or relevant voluntary experience.
  • Full driving license as site work with equipment may be required
  • Previous relevant work experience in a year out capacity from recognised Landscape practice would be beneficial.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities

Architecture & Urban Planning


  • Excellent design skills
  • Ability to innovate and develop inspirational ideas to resolve complex project issues
  • Assist in project management responsibilities, including contractual, financial and programme management under the supervision of senior colleagues
  • Ability and personality to establish strong working relationships with other members of Landscape team and with multi-disciplinary teams across the business
  • Clear communication, including the ability to write concise technical reports and contribute to conference calls, meetings and workshops
  • Be client facing and respond to client requirements.
  • Produce or oversee the production of drawings and other technical documentation using appropriate software, with necessary level of detail as required at various stages of development for LVIA, planning and design projects Assist in compiling tender submissions

Application process

  • Please include a CV, Portfolio & Covering letter with your application and provide all predicted and/or obtained academic grades.


Work type

Full time

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