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Are you looking for the opportunity to develop a career in the Public Sector? We have several fantastic temporary positions available working with our client Buckinghamshire Council!

Job Title – Landscape Architect / Urban Designer
Temporary – 3-6 month contract
Location – Buckinghamshire, County-wide
Work Schedule – Mix of office working, remote work and site visits
Hours – Monday to Friday – 37 hours per week, 9:00am to 5:30pm
Pay Rate – £55.99 per hour

On behalf of Buckinghamshire Council, Pertemps Recruitment have an exciting opportunity for a Landscape Architect / Urban Designer to join the Landscape/Urban Design team in Buckinghamshire. Working alongside the team, you will play an important role in providing professional Landscape Architecture advice to internal and external clients, relating to development and infrastructure proposals, environmental improvement schemes, and policy formulation

About the role
As a Landscape Architect / Urban Designer, you will have a number of responsibilities including, but not limited to the following:
To provide clear, concise professional Landscape Architecture advice on behalf of the Council, including:
The provision of advice to the Development Management Team and other council colleagues. This advice will relate to pre-application requests, development and infrastructure proposals. This role will also be required to provide expert support in respect to planning appeals;
Advice from Landscape Officers will require thorough professional assessment of Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments and sites, collaboration with colleagues, negotiation with customers to achieve Corporate and Departmental objectives;
Responsible for the design and delivery hard and soft landscape schemes in compliance with Professional responsibilities/Code of Conduct, Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations, legislative requirements, best practice, the Council's standing orders, procedures and policies, health and safety requirements and relevant professional, national or local performance indicators;
Ability to influence the delivery of best practice in Landscape Architecture;
Contribution to or lead on the production of policy related to Landscape Architecture. This may include the preparation of masterplans, briefs, and other policy or guidance as required;
To lead or contribute to the design and implementation of environmental improvement or infrastructure schemes.This is a temporary position for 3-6 months, though there is potential for this to be extended further. The pay rate is £55.99 per hour, and you will be working full time, 37 hours per week. Buckinghamshire Council are working on a hybrid basis where you will work remotely for 3-4 days per week and in the office 1-2 days per week, along with completing site visits across the County.

About you
The successful candidate(s) should have:
Previous experience as a Landscape Architect, Urban Designer or similar
Local Authority experience is desiredAbout us and our Client
As a flexible employee of Pertemps Recruitment Partnership Ltd, you will be joining a Company that holds the distinction of being one of the largest and most successful independent recruitment agencies in the country. Our pioneering spirit and ability to tap into the uniqueness of each individual's talents has enabled us to open doors for our employees, our clients and our applicants too. Our philosophies and rewards are built very much on mutual trust and respect within the style of a partnership in which we hope you will feel both fulfilled and valued as a person.

Buckinghamshire Council are a leading Authority with offices in Aylesbury, Amersham and High Wycombe, whose values represent exactly what they are – Proud, Ambitious, Collaborative and Trustworthy. By joining Buckinghamshire Council, you can expect:
A fair and inclusive culture
The chance to really make a difference to your local community and those around you
Health and well-being initiatives including Mental Health First Aiders and mindfulness workshops
Ongoing support, and the opportunity to develop and progress in your career
Opportunities to take part in fun activities such as fundraising and social eventsOther information
We are looking for someone able to start as soon as possible. Interviews will be held over Microsoft Teams

Apply online now so we can review your application!
If you require further information on this role, use the below contact details. Please quote the following reference when getting in touch: (phone number removed)
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We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so please be advised to submit your application as early as possible


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