Principal / Senior Landscape Architects

  • Gillespies
  • Competitive + Benefits
Company: Gillespies
Location: Manchester / Leeds
Contact Name: Trish Lynch
Telephone: 0161 928 7715
  • Anywhere

We are seeking principal / senior level design-focused landscape architects to join our offices in Manchester and Leeds

This is an exciting opportunity for principal/ senior level design-focused landscape architects to join one of the most reputable landscape architectural and urban design practices in the UK.

Gillespies is a multi-award winning, highly respected organisation with an international reputation for consistently delivering distinctive and beautiful places where people want to live, work and play. We employ c.140 landscape, masterplanning and urban design specialists across the UK. Our work in the North of England and in Scotland is expanding so we are keen to engage two creative and ambitious designers who will enjoy the support of a successful organisation, working alongside other experienced and enthusiastic colleagues.

The role

For each position, the ideal candidate will be a creative and talented designer – CMLI with significant design experience (ideally with a minimum of five years’ post chartership). The successful applicant will be responsible for directing high profile projects from inception to completion, as well as building new client relationships to help us expand our portfolio of projects.

Your experience, ability to win work and established network of industry contacts will speak for itself. But what’s just as important is that you are passionate about landscape design, are an active team player seeking an exciting new career opportunity.

In return, we offer a clear path of career progression together with a very attractive salary and benefits package. Personal development is actively encouraged and our current structure reflects our desire to promote from within.

We offer friendly and supportive environments located within bright and modern offices in South Manchester and in the heart of Leeds City Centre. Our team members genuinely enjoy their jobs, staff turnover is low and we have a welcoming and sociable team, with an established events calendar.

So if you’re looking for your next move and have a passion for producing exceptional quality work, please apply right away to seize this great opportunity to join a leading landscape design practice.

To apply for a position in Manchester:

Please contact Jim Gibson, Partner, on 01619287715 for an informal chat about the Manchester position or email a copy of your CV and portfolio (no larger than 10mb) to

To apply for a position in Leeds:

Please contact Tom Walker, Partner, on 0113 247 0550 for an informal chat about the position or email a copy of your CV and portfolio (no larger than 10mb) to

We welcome the opportunity to work with talented individuals, so if you know someone who might be ideal for this position, please forward them this advert.

Gillespies are equal opportunity employers.

No agencies please

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