ASSOCIATE - SENIOR LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT

  • Full-time

Company Description

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Company Name: Atkins

Job Description

About AtkinsRéalis 

Created by the integration of long-standing organizations dating back to 1911, AtkinsRéalis is a world-leading professional services and project management company dedicated to engineering a better future for our planet and its people. We create sustainable solutions that connect people, data and technology to transform the world's infrastructure and energy systems. We deploy global capabilities locally to our clients and deliver unique end-to-end services across the whole life cycle of an asset including consulting, advisory & environmental services, intelligent networks & cybersecurity, design & engineering, procurement, project & construction management, operations & maintenance, decommissioning and capital. The breadth and depth of our capabilities are delivered to clients in key strategic sectors such as Engineering Services, Nuclear, Operations & Maintenance and Capital. News and information are available at www.atkinsrealis.com or follow us on LinkedIn. 

Role & responsibilities:

  • Lead Middle East projects with complete design and delivery ownership reporting to Practice Lead.
  • Take ownership and lead landscape design/pubic realm projects and work packages.
  • Design manage multi-disciplinary urban development projects.
  • Liaise with key clients and technical and non-technical stakeholders for positive project outcomes.
  • Draft technical reports and contractual documents, of acceptable technical and presentation quality with minimum guidance.
  • Work to a program for the project and proactively advise Senior leadership of any issue which affects the efficient completion of the project.
  • Ensure the team is aware of the design standards, codes and compliances of countries within the ME region and the same are complied to in the Design.
  • Check the work of team members and ensure the quality of deliverables meet the Atkins standards of delivery and client expectations.
  • Demonstrate strategic thinking to expand the landscape & urban design business across different regions in the ME.
  • Is able to contribute to bids and proposals to win work.
  • Can cross- over through design thinking between the three disciplines of the practice on large scale projects.
  • Delegate work to assigned project team Graduate (Landscape Architects or urban designers),BIM technicians and Administrative staff.
  • Use business related software independently with ability to guide work of junior team members.
  • Successful in identifying and following through on leads/suggestions associated with additional work prospects on the projects they are involved with.
  • The individual will be required to travel at times to the different Atkins office and sites globally and interface with the team based there.

Qualification:

  • A Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from universities of International repute is a must.
  • Bachelor Degree holders in Landscape Architecture or Architecture will be considered, if they can showcase relevant experience in Landscape Design Project Stages. Including Design, Documentation and site implementation.
  • Must have minimum of 7+ Years of Landscape Architecture Experience.
  • CMLI & ASLA qualified professionals shall have an added advantage.
  • Technical Competency
  • Must have good experience delivering Landscape Design/Public Realm projects in the public or the private realm for minimum 8+ years.
  • Must be familiar with design, tender and construction processes. International experience specific to ME and beyond will be considered an added advantage.
  • Must be competent in design, project management, efficiency matrices.
  • Must be conversant of the evolving standards of the profession primarily with respective to collaborative and multi-disciplinary design.
  • Must be proficient in AutoCAD, REVIT, Adobe CS5, MS Office, Sketch up and Google Pro. Advanced experience of BIM related software in Landscape Design/Infrastructure works will be considered an added advantage.

Behavioral competency:

  • Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English.
  • Capable of working on own initiative or as part of a larger multidisciplinary team.
  • Have a logical and organized approach to project delivery and able to follow instructions and guidance by senior team members.
  • Be aware of the effect of delivery time on financial performance and proactively manage time, resources and budget on a project.
  • Able to identify and communicate concerns of the project/team to immediate Line Manager.
  • Able to discuss career goals and aspirations.
  • Willingness to share information and knowledge with team members.
  • Demonstrate initiative and basic leadership skills to give directions to interdisciplinary work group.
  • Experience of working in virtual teams is a plus.

AtkinsRéalis is committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforce. We aim to provide quality and fairness for all job applicants and employees and not to discriminate on grounds of gender, marital status, age, race, ethnic origin, religious conviction or disablement. We oppose all forms of unlawful treatment and discrimination.

Our aim is for the company to be representative of all sections of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to a policy of treating all our employees and job applications equally.

We pursue this commitment by:

  • Having clear and concise procedures and guidelines for both line managers and employees to ensure policies are fully understood and implemented;

  • Complying with the relevant employment legislation and codes of practice;

  • Ensuring that all existing employees, potential employees, colleagues and customers are treated equally and with respect;

  • Ensuring that the workplace is an environment free from discrimination, harassment, victimisation and bullying regardless of an individual’s gender, marital status, age, race, ethnic origin, religious conviction or disablement;

  • Making all decisions relating to recruitment, selection or promotion according to the employees’ ability.

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