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Principal Landscape Architect.

Principal Landscape Architect

Job Title: Principal Landscape Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Start Date: Flexible
Reference: 2889986
Contact Name: Alexandra Lowe
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 18, 2019 12:17

Job Description

The Company:

Nationally recognised as a leader of innovation for their holistic approach to design within the built environment, my client is looking to bring on a highly regarded, Landscape Architect to head up the discipline within their Sydney studio. 

The Culture:

Known to have one of the best staff retention rates and an emphasis on work-life balance, my client works tirelessly to ensure their reputation of having a supportive and collaborative environment for their staff is maintained.

The Role:

As the Principal Landscape Architect for the Sydney studio, your responsibilities will include:
  • Promoting the firm as an industry leader within the landscape sector
  • Have a strong focus on business development and have the capacity to bring in work to the practice as well as maintain existing client relationships
  • Assist with submissions and effectively plan, coordinate and ensure projects are delivered to the highest of standards, within time and budget restraints
  •  Maintaining and managing relationships with clients, staff (incl. those within other faculties), liaising with the board of Directors, HR and the Design Director regularly  
This is a unique opportunity in the respect that you would be joining a nationally recognised design practice, within a position to impact real change, not only within the studio but within the surrounding built environment. 

You will be working on a variety of projects within the public and private sectors but mainly within infrastructure, education, residential, commercial and health projects.

What you will bring to the table:

In order to be the successful applicant, you will need to be able to demonstrate you posses:
  • Prior experience working in a landscape architectural practice within the Australian market 
  • Expertise working on the design and delivery of projects within the public and private sector
  • A valid Australian Registration as a Landscape Architect
  • A recognised tertiary qualification in Landscape Architecture
  • Ideally you have a large and varied network within the landscape architectural industry within Sydney
  • The capacity to identify problems within the project life cycle and address them accordingly, knowing when to notify the directors 
  • Ideally a knowledge of Vectorworks use on project documentation
  • Capacity to ensure the output quality of reports and the final designed product are maintained to the standards of my client and is compliant. 
  • Full Australian Working Rights
How to Apply:

If you think you would be a suitable applicant for this position and you're looking to take the next step in your career, please click 'Apply Now'.

If you would like more information or to have a confidential chat, please give Alexandra Lowe from CGC Recruitment a ring on 02 8252 4027 or email her at 

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