Senior Landscape Architect / Landscape Planner – Newcastle, Glasgow, Shrewsbury or Birmingham

November 13, 2023

Job Description

Job title: Senior Landscape Architect / Landscape Planner – Newcastle, Glasgow, Shrewsbury or Birmingham

Company: WSP

Job description: We are WSP – Join us and make your career future ready!

In today’s world it’s important to work for a company that has clear purpose, giving back to communities and supporting what is truly important in the world.

When considering a career move its vital to work for a business that is aligned to your values and goals, a place where you can belong. See what WSP stands for in 2023 and beyond…

To find out more about our business click on the following link and discover what awaits you at WSP:

Your new role, what’s involved?

We are a multidisciplinary environmental and engineering company and includes a well-established landscape planning practice, supported by in-house planners, environmental, transport, engineering and stakeholder engagement teams.

The Landscape Team offers a broad spectrum of landscape planning and design expertise for projects across the UK. Our team has advised on landscape and visual matters for numerous onshore and offshore wind, hydrogen and solar array developments, nuclear power stations, minerals projects, electricity transmission projects, major transport infrastructure and various housing / mixed-used developments of different scales.

This is an exciting time to join our growing business with a wide range of projects across all the major development sectors. Due to our current and expanding portfolio of projects, we are seeking a Consultant or Senior Consultant landscape architect/ landscape planner to join our friendly and supportive team based in Newcastle, Glasgow or the Midlands. You will be involved in delivering Landscape Visual Impact Assessments (LVIA’s) and related workstreams including strategic landscape feasibility studies and iterative scheme design inputs that frequently involve landscape mitigation advice for colleagues and clients. We’d love to hear from you if you have:

  • We are looking for a landscape architect/ landscape planner with relevant experience who is able to display technical rigout and a proactive approach to project delivery.
  • You will need a sound grounding or keen interest in landscape planning including LVIA.
  • To join us as a consultant you will be a recent graduate with a passion for landscape planning.

You can expect to enjoy a challenging and varied role and will typically be authoring and providing input to a range of technical assessments. You will also be a team player, happy to share knowledge, collaborate and support others.

We invest in training and development so that we can continue to meet the key challenges of the climate emergency. We have adopted a hybrid working model which typically allows the majority of staff to split their time between the office and home. We will provide the support and mentoring to ensure you feel part of our team, wherever you are based.

  • Work-life balance?

WSP recognises that work is only one part of your life and making time for other things is important – whether that’s for your families, friends, or yourself.

Our hybrid working policy allows the flexibility to work from the comfort of your own home as well as collaborating in our contemporary offices across the UK.

  • Inclusivity & Diversity?

We want our people to achieve rewarding careers, bringing their whole selves to work. We celebrate integrity and treat people with respect, supporting each other and embracing diversity to create a culture of inclusion and belonging at WSP.

Our employee resource groups VIBE (LGBTQ+ employees), CREED (Championing Racial Equality and Ethnic Diversity) and our Gender Balance Group, in tandem with WSP’s Neurodiverse Community Group, WSP Connect Group (visible and non-visible disabilities) help us promote the right environment for you to reach your full potential.

  • Health & Wellbeing?

We are committed to supporting our people, giving you the tools to make improvements to your health and wellbeing through our Thrive programme.

Med24 gives you and your family unrestricted telephone access to an NHS doctor where you can call day or night or have a face-to-face video consultation.

  • Flex your time?

For improved work life balance, WSP offers the “WSP Hour” which enables you to take one hour per day to do as you wish and make up the time earlier or later that day. We also offer part time and flexible working arrangements plus the option to flex your bank holiday entitlement to suit you.

  • Your development?

We appreciate that development and training is important to you and that’s why we have a supportive environment that invests in your development, whether that’s chartership, training or mentoring. Apply now and be the future of WSP!


Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. As a Disability Confident leader, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria, please let us know if you require any workplace adjustments in support of your application.

Please note WSP reserves the right to close the vacancy before the advertised closing date.


Expected salary:

Location: Scotland

Job date: Thu, 02 Nov 2023 04:38:38 GMT

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