Graduate Opportunity

2022 UK Graduate Landscape Architect

Cambridge, Leeds & Southampton. Multiple Vacancies.

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Our award-winning landscape architecture and urban design team has an opportunity for a Landscape Architect to join the team assisting with nationally important infrastructure projects and high-profile urban regeneration. We work flexibility across the practice working as one team from six offices around the UK including Cambridge, Croydon, Glasgow, Leeds, London or Southampton.

Learning & Development

The Accelerate your future programme is built for any student and graduate to build with Mott MacDonald.

The role requires a candidate with a passion for landscape and the wider environment, with good technical ability to support the team in the delivery of design and technical projects. As a practice, we aim to create amazing and resilient places for people, by developing designs and solutions that deliver multiple benefits for people and the environment. We have accredited Building with Nature assessors and we were the first engineering company in the world to be certified as carbon neutral for its global operations. 

You will take responsibility for completing packages of work, reporting to a senior team member on a range of design, technical and assessment projects. You will take an active role in supporting our team delivering multi- disciplinary projects for key internal and external clients. 

In addition to this, the candidate’s typical duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting in the delivery of high-quality design projects, technical designs and management 
    of multi-disciplinary teams from project inception through to completion.
  • Assisting in the production of conceptual, detailed and associated contract drawings, presentation drawings,
  • Schedules, specifications and photomontages for landscape and urban design projects.
  • Raising the profile of landscape architecture and urban design in Mott MacDonald through
  • Contributing to Mott MacDonald early career professional network and attending events.
  • Supporting the Landscape Design Team in undertaking site surveys in support of Environmental Assessments and the analysis and development of landscape and environmental improvement schemes.
  • Assisting in the production of conceptual and detailed designs and associated contract 
    drawings, presentation drawings, schedules and specifications for landscape and urban design improvement schemes.
  • Providing AutoCAD and/or Revit and other graphic support.
  • Delivering to the required quality standards in accordance with the current Quality Management Procedures.

Candidate Specification

We are looking for flexible and motivated graduates with a genuine passion and a desire to make a difference in the world. If this describes you, apply today to launch your career at Mott MacDonald.

To apply for this scheme, you will have less than 12 months experience and have a degree or are expected to achieve one of the following degree disciplines:

  • Landscape Architecture

In your application you should be able to demonstrate your interest through relevant experience, such as studying relevant modules, or previous work experience.

We are looking for graduates with the following characteristics:

  • Methodical approach to problem solving
  • Ability to use your initiative to undertake tasks efficiently and independently.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, which allow you to confidently liaise with clients and team members.
  • Excellent written communication and attention to detail and be able to demonstrate accurate technical drawings and good report writing.

Agile working

At Mott MacDonald, we believe it makes business sense for you and your manager to choose how you can work most effectively to meet your client, team and personal commitments. We embrace agility, flexibility and trust.

Job Profile

About this graduate scheme – is it the right one for you?

A graduate scheme should be more than just job. We know this and so do you. That’s why with our graduate programme, we aim to give you the experience and technical knowledge you need to progress your career.
From the moment you join us, you’ll receive the training you need. You will be assigned a chartered mentor, who will guide you to meet the objectives of your professional training agreement. We’ll support you on your journey to gaining chartered status with your chosen institution.

What else is involved?

With our innovative graduate development portal, you will be able to effectively track and plan your personal and professional development online.

You’ll be enrolled onto Accelerate Your Future, a structured three-year development programme which develops the strengths that we know graduates need to be successful at Mott MacDonald. It also gives you the opportunity to network and meet other graduates in your cohort. The programme is a mix of residential events, classroom-based learning, virtual webinars and business challenges. We understand that each person’s career goals vary, therefore we tailor make each individual’s development programme to suit them. With our vast library of e-learning courses available to you, you can choose which direction you want your career to go in.

You’re probably wondering what else is on offer. Join us, and you’ll get:

  • Biannual salary reviews: we believe that hard work should be rewarded and recognised. Therefore, for the first three years of your career with us, you’ll have biannual salary reviews.
  • A competitive salary: in addition to biannual reviews, we will ensure that you’re given a salary that matches the current industry standard.
  • Contributory pension up to 7% of your salary: we have the best people on our team, and we like to look out for them. With our support, you’ll have all the advice and options you need to be able to invest in your future.
  • A flexible benefits scheme: our company is made up of a range of different people and we understand that different people want different things. That’s why with our flexible plan, you’ll have the ability to manage the range of benefits we have on offer, to suit your specific needs.

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Opportunity Overview

  • November 14th, 2021
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Cambridge, Leeds and Southampton
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  • Architecture

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