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BDP’s Landscape Architect profession is involved in a variety of exciting and challenging projects, both in the UK and Internationally. As a core discipline of BDP, the landscape profession is able to drive positive urban change through our integrated approach to design; creating places for people to experience and enjoy.

About the role

The BDP North Landscape team, based in Manchester and Sheffield, is currently seeking either a chartered landscape architect or CAD technician to provide technical support to the North Landscape team, contributing to a large, evolving and exciting programme of work. This role will also provide the opportunity for the right person to organise and drive forward CAD / REVIT processes and standards within the landscape profession with BDP.

Working closely with the BDP North Landscape team, there is an opportunity for creativity within this role, helping to develop design ideas and technical details, providing the link between the project concept design through to detailed design ahead of construction taking place. Exceptional organisation skills, an eye for detail and design and a high degree of technical accuracy are all desirable skills for this role, alongside good communication.

As a major international interdisciplinary practice of architects, designers, engineers and urbanists, BDP offers a unique opportunity to work on a range of high-profile projects within multi-disciplinary project teams.

About you

You will

  • Have a degree in Landscape Architecture, or other recognised Architectural / Engineering qualification;
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and REVIT through relevant experience of working within the built environment industry;
  • An in-depth working knowledge of both 2D and 3D drafting packages;
  • Have the ability to communicate your understanding of the design process and requirements for the successful technical delivery of construction projects, ideally relating to the external environment;
  • Be results driven, enjoy challenging opportunities, have a positive attitude and are resourceful;
  • Have the potential to mentor others;
  • Be organised and have the ability to work to, and achieve, tight deadlines and be able to work collaboratively with people at all levels and from all backgrounds;
  • Have a high degree of integrity, respect and sense of responsibility; and
  • Be keen to develop your personal and professional skills in a supportive environment.

About us

BDP is a continuous collective of architects, engineers, designers and urbanists. We design at every scale from city masterplans, neighbourhoods, parks, streets and buildings to specialist, bespoke light and acoustic installations.

We are placemakers who work at every stage of the design process from visioning to briefing to design, delivery and operation. We respond to the demands of our dynamic and ever-changing planet with cross-discipline design thinking that spans all of life’s activities, protects the environment and enhances social value.

Harnessing our collective ethos, the spirit of BDP is about making places for people. Our structure and governance as a global network of federated city studios creates design hubs that are connected to the cities, regions and communities they serve.

As part of the Nippon Koei Group, we fuse our passion for architecture and engineering with user-centred design and large-scale infrastructure projects to deliver world-class solutions for better, more prosperous places.

BDP offers

BDP offers a great opportunity for your personal development with exposure to the full range of our skills and expertise, as well as an attractive remuneration package that includes a competitive salary (dependent on experience/ability), flexible pension allowance, private medical insurance, profit shares, contribution towards professional subscriptions, a stimulating working environment and excellent prospects for career advancement.

We offer regular international and studio-based social, sporting, and charitable activities. Some recent events include themed month-end socials, a hiking club, weekly complimentary yoga, wellbeing webinars, and toolbox talks. Our variety of employee forums drives the development of new ideas, giving everyone the platform to have a voice and be heard.