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Associate Landscape Architect/Landscape Manager

Reference     (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors   Nature Conservation, Ecology, GIS
Location   England (South Central)
Type   Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status   Full Time
Level   Mid Level
Company Name   The Environment Partnership (TEP) Ltd
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Website   Further Details / Applications
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IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.


TEP is an award-winning multi-disciplinary environmental consultancy employing environmental planners, landscape architects and urban designers, landscape managers, ecologists, arboriculturists, heritage specialists and other professionals working on a wide-ranging portfolio. TEP is run by 7 Directors and employs around 140 professional and technical staff.  TEP’s head office is in Warrington, with a further four offices in Market Harborough, Gateshead, London and Cornwall.  TEP employs home-based staff in other parts of the country.  TEP is passionate about creating quality places for the benefit of people, nature and business.

Our client base is very diverse and also includes Forestry Commission, United Utilities, National Grid, many Local Authorities, National Trust, major energy infrastructure firms, house builders, Groundwork Trusts and a number of Community Forests.  Our work takes us across the British Isles. Please look at our website www.tep.uk.com to see the breadth of our commissions.

TEP Values

As an environmental consultancy, TEP has a particular responsibility to help shape a sustainable and equitable environment for life in the 21st century and beyond. TEP’s work is underpinned by its shared values. In short, TEP aims to be:

  • Honest: We keep our promises and are accountable and transparent to our staff, clients and suppliers
  • Supportive: We are courteous and respectful to each other, to our clients and to the communities where we work.  We want to be the best we can, and we challenge behaviour that lets us down
  • Passionate: We work to create and manage places which benefit society, enhance biodiversity and celebrate heritage
  • Forward-looking: We invest in our future by continually improving our skills and services and keeping abreast of latest thinking.  We maintain profitability to allow us to invest in our future
  • Enterprising: We collaborate with our clients and stakeholders to provide high quality, sustainable, pragmatic and creative solutions
  • Responsible: We respect and consider the aspirations of the communities and the environments in which we work

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and ambitious Landscape Architect/Landscape Manager to join TEP’s Land Management team of over 30 landscape and estate management professionals, working within an award winning multi-disciplinary environmental consultancy.

TEP’s Landscape Management service is well established, and has always been a core part of our business. The team has grown steadily to deliver a diverse range of framework and standalone projects for government agencies, local authorities, private developers and charitable trusts. Projects range from open space, parks, and green infrastructure strategies; to landscape, habitat and conservation management plans; and site and contract management. We are always seeking new opportunities and innovative ways of working which align to our core values.

The role offers an opportunity to work across our teams and offices. We are happy to discuss flexible working arrangements including office location (Warrington, London, Market Harborough), part time working and home working.

The Role and Requirements

The role involves a range of service, project, and team management responsibilities; working alongside TEP’s Directors and Associate Directors and other lead professionals to deliver TEP’s business goals. The role requires leadership skills, professionalism, innovation and enthusiasm; and setting high standards for yourself and those around you.

In supporting the delivery and development TEP’s landscape management service, you will promote the services to clients, stakeholders, professional bodies and fellow consultants. As an expert in your field you will ensure TEP delivers best practice, and keeps abreast of emerging trends.

Using your experience you will generate new work through bids and targeted marketing, building a network of clients who regularly generate project opportunities, and growing our services across TEP’s teams and offices nationally.

Delivery of projects will be supported by multi-disciplinary teams of talented landscape managers, designers, planners and other environmental disciplines, including specialist external consultants. You will mentor and support others to develop, including highlighting opportunities and delivering training necessary to deliver and develop the service.

Reporting to an Associate Director/Team Manager, you will support on team and office management including monitoring resourcing, budgets and performance.


Person Specification


  • Experience in the Landscape Management/Parks/Greenspace sector
  • Professional Landscape or Environmental Qualification (Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute, or other relevant professional body)
  • Ambition to fulfil a leadership role managing greenspace audits, strategies and management plans (knowledge of sports and playing pitch strategies is also useful)
  • Proven success in service delivery including generating new work, project management and managing project teams
  • Ability to produce high quality reports involving data and spatial mapping analysis (GIS skills are not essential but a working knowledge is useful)
  • Understanding of legislation, policy and best practice relevant to the role
  • Experience of working with a range of corporate, community and private sector clients and/or stakeholders
  • Team and people management skills including line management experience
  • Ability to prioritise and manage workload and work to deadlines
  • Strong communication skills and able to work well as part of a team


  • Experience in consultancy or similar commercial environment
  • Knowledge of landscape contracts, contract administration, costs and budgets
  • Understanding of heritage parks, landscape and conservation management plans
  • Involvement in promoting the profession such as speaking at conferences, attending industry events, involvement with education institutions and writing articles
  • Mentoring others to achieve professional qualifications (e.g. Pathway to Chartership)

Equal Opportunities

TEP is an equal opportunities employer and is positive about disabled people. We will guarantee an interview for all disabled candidates meeting the eligibility criteria.

To Apply

We are only able to consider candidates already eligible to work in the UK.

If you are interested in applying, please would you send the following:

  • Completed application form
  • Curriculum vitae

Following review of the applications, a short list of candidates will be contacted for interview.

If you would like to talk more informally, please do not hesitate to contact our head office and ask to speak to Krystle Smith (Tel: 01925 844004) who will arrange for one of the Team Managers to telephone back.

Please submit you CV and completed application declaration form by post, or email to recruitment@tep.uk.com.  The closing date is 5pm on Monday 17th February 2020.

Closing Date

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Monday 17th February.

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