Senior Landscape Architect

Job Title: Senior Landscape Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: United Arab Emirates,
Salary: UAE Dirhams30000.00 - UAE Dirhams35000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: HQ00018796
Contact Name: Kristina Khusseyn
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Allen & York are currently looking to appoint an experienced Senior Landscape Architect to join one of the leading international multi-disciplinary advisory and design consultancy operating across the Middle East. The position will be based in Dubai or Abu Dhabi UAE.

The main functions of the role are:

Managing internal and external landscape projects and providing design services on a daily basis.
Design, detail, specify & administer landscape schemes.
Working to defined budgets and the time constraints of projects.
Provide a variety of technical & professional support.
Input into various bids and project opportunities
Input into technical reviews and monthly Project Reviews as required
Role in projects as designer, project manager, and technical advisor.
Site survey, appraisal, sketch design & costing of landscape schemes
Detailed design & preparation of contract documents & specifications.
Liaison with Clients and other internal departments.
Attends regular Team meetings & in-house training sessions.
Manages the preparation & presentation of reports as required.
To optimise the use of the IT hardware and software available to the Team.
Compliance with Corporate policies.


Bachelors in Landscape Architecture or closely related field required, Masters Degree in Landscape Architecture and Planning, Urban Design, Nature Resource or Architecture preferred.
Experience of a wide variety of project types & work stages
Proven track record of working on wide variety of project types, successfully managing teams, projects of all sizes, and is highly regarded by peers.
5-8 Years professional experience
Membership of an appropriate Professional Institute or Association (CMLI, RLA, AILA, or equivalent or in progress of achieving chartership/registration)
Proficiency in using: Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, Adobe CS (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
Good oral and written communication skills

Additional Requirements:
Ability to develop work programmes and deliver within the agreed time frame
Ability to demonstrate strong, innovative design and graphical skills
Ability to develop, deliver, and work within fee targets
A Client focus
Ability to learn quickly
Ability to learn & apply new software applications.
Ability to prioritise tasks
Ability to work under pressure, to tight deadlines, & to balance competing demands whilst maintaining a mature & sensitive approach to colleagues.
Ability and willingness to travel within & outside the Middle East region for the needs of the business.

Interested candidates please contact Kristina Khusseyn at +971 4 446 9828.

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