Interim Landscape Architect

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Interim Landscape Architect
Swinton, Greater Manchester
Interim Position

Salford 0006 E4F3 / 1

Posted: 22nd December 2022 15:06
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £40.00 per hour PAYE depending on experience

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 2-3 months

  • Swinton, Greater Manchester,

    M27 5DA

What's involved with this role:

Interim Landscape Architect

Reference no:  Salford 0006 E4F3 / 1

Pay Rate: Up to £40.00 per hour PAYE depending on experience

Hybrid working

The purpose of the role is to assist in managing and take a significant role in the undertaking of feasibility studies, conceptual, preliminary and detailed design, procurement and monitoring of the construction of a range of civil engineering and highway projects.

Responsible for managing the work of Assistant Engineers & Landscape Architects, Technicians, temporary and seconded staff within the team and working with external consultants.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the technical aspects required for project delivery including feasibility, concept design, detailed design, preparation of tender and contract documentation, invitation of tenders and supervision of construction works on site.
  • Contribute to implementing projects to meet the requirements of quality, health & safety, environmental standards, and time to both national and corporate standards.
  • Assist with Preparing schemes for tender using: the NEC3 & NEC4 ECC Forms of Contract; Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works; Specification for Highway Works and the Standard Method of Measurement.
  • Ensure compliance of your work with a high regard to Health and Safety and the application of the CDM Regulations and other legislation.
  • Abide by the objectives and targets of both the section and the department and follow procedures and practices utilised in all aspects of the work, including computerised and manual systems and the maintenance of relevant records.


“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:



  1. Working towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Civil Engineering or a related subject accredited by the Engineering Council or possess a Higher National Certificate/Diploma in Civil Engineering or a related subject.
  2. A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture or a related subject and be working towards your Pathway to Chartership.


Skills & Experience:

  1. A minimum of 3 years post qualification experience in the design, implementation and supervision of engineering & landscape design projects.
  2. Working knowledge and understanding of the relevant legislation, standards and procedures.
  3. Possess an extensive working knowledge of standard engineering & landscape specifications, conditions of contract and methods of measurement.
  4. Ability to liaise with Clients, Stakeholders, and the public on projects.
  5. Able to demonstrate recent experience in the following.
  6. Ability to deal appropriately and effectively with external organisations, statutory bodies and clients.
  7. Working knowledge of the relevant legislation and guidelines including the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges, British and European Standards, Eurocodes and Codes of Practice.
  8. Initiative and ingenuity in solving engineering problems.
  9. Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing, both at a general and technical level.
  10. Working capability to use AutoCAD & Adobe Creative Suite software in the preparation of designs and drawings.


NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD.

If you have previously applied to one of our vacancies and have already sent the required supporting documentation to us, please make this clear when you re-apply as this will help speed up your application.

To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.


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Interim Landscape Architect
Client Category: Local Authority

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