Principal Landscape Consultant - Essex

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Up to £50,289 per annum
Ref: 820 Date Posted: Wednesday 28 Feb 2024

Principle Landscape Consultant – Place Services, Up to £50,289 per annum

Place Services is a multi-disciplinary environmental practice within Essex County Council with expertise in landscape and countryside management, urban design, planning, ecology, arboriculture, archaeology, and built heritage. We are looking for a highly experienced Principal Landscape Consultant to lead the delivery and development of landscape services and manage multiple large-scale and complex projects.


  • Educated to RQF level 6 (Bachelor's degree) with substantial post-qualification experience
  • Chartered Membership of the Landscape Institute with evidence of continuing professional development
  • Authoritative technical and subject matter expertise in development management, planning policies, and landscape strategies/schemes
  • Effective team management, communication, and client relationship skills
  • Understanding of commercial practices with evidence of bid-winning and business development


  • Manage a demanding caseload of the most complex development management consultations
  • Carry out landscape visual assessments and LVIAs and prepare design reviews, guides, and codes
  • Develop complex plans, policies, and guidance to recognised standards
  • Responsible for commercial development of our client's landscape services and bids on high-value projects
  • Lead the development and delivery of promotional and learning material, training events, and activities
  • Identify and implement improvements to service delivery

Get in touch:

If you are an experienced Landscape Consultant with an authoritative presence, knowledge of relevant legislation, and a range of technical and analytical skills, please forward your CV to Kirsty Booker - and don't forget to include your availability to start in the role.