Principal Landscape Architect

Parsons International

Job Description :
Job Description:
Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Principal Landscape Architect to join our team! In this role you will get to work and manage a dynamic team of landscape architects, urban designers and master planners.
What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Work with the studio management team for the daily running and also the development of the studio.
  • Work collaboratively with the master planning team to develop design at a landscape master planning level.
  • Provide design leadership and mentoring to the landscape studio staff.
  • Manage projects through all aspects of the design process, specifically at the early design stages.
  • Assist with the financial performance of studio projects.
  • Coordinate with internal disciplines and manage the activities of sub-consultants for the delivery of projects.
  • Assist the business development team in the preparation of technical and financial proposals.
  • Perform other related tasks as required.

What Required Skills You’ll Bring:

  • Minimum Sixteen (16+) years of continuous experience in landscape architecture. International experience in North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia is preferrable
  • Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from an accredited University or College program.
  • Possess professional registration, licensure or chartership with an internationally recognized professional association.
  • Professional Certification: CMLI / ASLA / ALIA
  • Fluency in English, verbal and written. Proficiency in other languages, especially Arabic, is highly regarded
  • Demonstrate an expert understanding of the aesthetic, technical, resource, and financial aspects of landscape architecture.
  • Demonstrate the ability to run a design process from pre-conceptual design through to final design with an understanding of production techniques, procedures, and standards.
  • Possess the ability to present to clients at a business development level and also the design from the outset of the project.
  • Demonstrate an expert understanding of industry codes/standards/health and safety requirements and sustainability regulations.

What Desired Skills You’ll Bring:

  • Demonstrate a team oriented and collaborative approach to landscape architecture within the design team.
  • Demonstrate an expert understanding of the regional construction industry, local construction methods and their influence on design decisions.
  • Demonstrate a solid commitment to quality design.
  • Demonstrate solid communication skills with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Possess self-motivation, work part of the team but also have the ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of key design related computer programs such as BIM, Adobe suites and 3D modelling software such as Sketch Up and Rhino.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:Not Applicable/NoneParsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.

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