Principal Landscape Architect

E3P is an environmental consultancy with a difference, focusing on the delivery of pragmatic environmental advice and guidance with clear leadership, simple and focused aims.

We pride ourselves on our core values: intellect, integrity, pragmatism, tenacity and, most of all, a personal touch.

Consistently demonstrating these values within our work has established e3p as a trusted environmental advisor to a range of high-profile clients across all industry sectors including property development, construction, investment and divestment, industrial, manufacturing, engineering, planning, energy, construction and demolition.

At e3p we pride ourselves on excellent customer service. We put our clients’ priorities first which has allowed us to forge closer relationships in a variety of organisations.

100% of the E3P shares are owned by the active company directors and the wider team, we believe this offers surety to clients and colleagues as they can be certain that our people are invested in the organisation and will all pay a huge part in the future of our client’s projects as well as the company.

We provide our team of environmental professionals with excellent training, investment and rewards to help them to constantly improve and grow. We believe that excellent communication is as vitally important as our technical knowledge in environmental services to ensure that the advice given on any project is accurate and clearly communicated.

We provide support for our partners within these disciplines:

  • Geo-Environmental Consultancy
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Compliance Auditing
  • Environmental Due Diligence
  • Urban Regeneration Strategies
  • Ecological Services
  • Acoustics Services

To contribute to the growth of E3P, we are expanding our current Multi Disciplinary offering to include a Landscape Architecture division.We are therefore looking for a high calibre Principal Landscape Architect who would be able to join the E3P team and lead this new and exciting division.

Job Description

E3P is seeking a motivated and independent individual to join the E3P team and contribute to the expansion of our services by providing exceptional landscape architecture expertise to complement our existing ecology services.

At E3P, we take pride in our pragmatic, capable, dynamic, progressive, and spirited approach and seek an individual who shares and reflects these core values.

As the Principal Landscape Architect leading the expansion into Landscape Architecture, your primary responsibility will be to oversee the daily management of the department. This includes managing commercial and technical operations within the division and actively building and nurturing a client base.

This role offers a unique opportunity to shape and grow our Landscape Architecture division, showcasing your skills, expertise, and leadership abilities. If you are driven by ambition, possess a strong work ethic, and thrive in a dynamic and progressive environment, we would love to have you join our team at E3P.

You will report to the Ecology Associate Director and broader company Directors as part of the delivery of this role.

You would work out of the Manchester office, in a semi-hybrid working structure, however would be expected to work throughout the UK.

Key roles and responsibilities associated with this position:

  • Involved in all aspects of projects which includes resource allocation, budgeting, scheduling, risk assessment and ensuring quality and safety standards adherence. Must work closely with the E3P Ecology division.
  • Working on Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments (LVIA).
  • Be involved in the production of working drawings for detailed planning or construction packages.
  • Develop and implement strategic plans for the new Landscape division in alignment with the overall E3P organisational goals. This involves setting objectives, defining strategies and allocating resources effectively.
  • With support, build and lead a high-performing team of Landscape Architects/Consultants. Provide strong guidance, mentorship and support to team members, ensuring their professional development and fostering a positive and progressive work environment.
  • Identify and pursue new business opportunities to expand the new division’s client base and increase revenue.
  • Recognise where current clients of Ecology may benefit from Landscape Assessments and work closely with the Associate Director of Ecology.
  • You will stay updated with the latest advancements and trends in the Landscape sector. Provide technical guidance and expertise to both the landscape and ecology team, and also the wider disciplines at E3P, review project designs and reports and ensure compliance with relevant codes, regulations and industry best practices.
  • Foster collaboration and effective with other departments and divisions within the organisation.
  • Provide input and support to the main company board of directors, contributing to strategic decision-making, strategy and implementation of the wider company goals and objectives.
  • Be able to liaise with regulators and external organisations.
  • Produce hand drawings and computer-generated sketches / concepts for a variety of schemes.

The successful candidate will have:

At least 5 years of professional experience. Experience working within a consultancy is essential.

Proven track record of successful delivery of projects, including examples of project management.

Have a full, clean driving license.