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Think bigger scale. Think higher profile. Think ground-breaking. Join WSP, and you'll be at the heart of a team of international experts all dedicated to growing and sharing their expertise and working on projects that transform society for all of us.
We are seeking a highly skilled and enthusiastic Landscape Architect to join our dynamic team, based in Riyadh, and contribute to the success of our projects in the Kingdom.
As a Landscape Architect at WSP, you will play a vital role in shaping the natural and built environment through your creative design solutions. Leveraging your 4-5 years of experience, you will collaborate with a team of professionals to plan, design, and oversee the implementation of landscape projects that enhance the aesthetic, ecological, and functional aspects of our projects.
Your new role, what's involved?
• Landscape Design: Lead and participate in the conceptualization and detailed design of landscape elements for a diverse range of projects, including urban developments, parks, and infrastructure projects.
• Site Analysis: Conduct thorough site assessments, analyzing topography, soil conditions, climate, and existing vegetation to inform the design process.
• Plant Selection: Choose appropriate plant species and materials, considering local climate, sustainability, and aesthetic goals while ensuring compatibility with Saudi Arabian environmental conditions.
• Technical Expertise: Utilize advanced CAD software and other design tools to create comprehensive landscape plans, construction documents, and specifications.
• Project Coordination: Collaborate closely with multidisciplinary teams, including architects, civil engineers, and environmental consultants, to ensure seamless integration of landscape design with overall project objectives.
• Regulatory Compliance: Stay updated on local regulations and codes related to landscape design in Saudi Arabia, ensuring that all designs comply with legal requirements.
• Budget Management: Assist in budget estimation, cost control, and procurement related to landscape design elements, ensuring projects are executed within budget constraints.
• Client Interaction: Engage with clients to understand their unique requirements, present design concepts, and maintain clear and effective communication throughout the project lifecycle.
• Sustainability: Advocate for sustainable design practices, integrating environmental principles and best practices into landscape projects.
We'd love to hear from you if you have:
• Bachelor's or Master's degree in Landscape Architecture or a related field.
• 4-5 years of experience in landscape design and architecture, preferably within Saudi Arabia or the Middle East.
• Proficiency in AutoCAD, GIS, and other relevant design software.
• Strong knowledge of Saudi Arabian plant species, local environmental conditions, and landscape construction techniques.
• Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.
• Familiarity with Saudi Arabian landscape design regulations and standards is a plus.
• Professional licensure or certification in landscape architecture is preferred.
• Fluent in English and Arabic.
• Saudi national.
What's in it for you?
As well as rewarding you with competitive pay, WSP offers standard benefits including first class medical cover, generous annual leave, and paid professional subscriptions.
Be you, be happy - we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture which respects and maximizes the contribution individuals can bring to WSP. We recognise the benefits that people with varying backgrounds and experiences can bring. Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.
Apply now and be the future of WSP!
WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Environment, Industry, Resources (including Mining and Oil & Gas) and Power & Energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Environment, Industry, Resources (including Mining and Oil & Gas) and Power & Energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With 36,000 talented people in more than 500 offices across 40 countries, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.