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Landscape Architect / Designer

Closing: Apr 17, 2024

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Published: Apr 3, 2024 (16 days ago)

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Qualifications/special skills

  • Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in Landscape Architecture, Landscape Design, Urban Design, Architecture, Engineering or related field is required.
  • A first-level university degree in Landscape Architecture, Landscape Design, Urban Design, Architecture, Engineering or related field in combination with two [2] additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. A minimum of two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in architecture, construction, public space, and landscape design in the context of human settlement/ urban development sectors is required.
  • Experience working in an international organization/ non-governmental organization is highly desirable. Proficiency in CAD, Photoshop, Sketchup and rendering software experience is desirable.
  • Knowledge of landscape architecture disciplines or practices including the ability to apply appropriate methods, procedures and techniques within a defined context is desirable.


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Qualifications/special skills

  • Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in Landscape Architecture, Landscape Design, Urban Design, Architecture, Engineering or related field is required.
  • A first-level university degree in Landscape Architecture, Landscape Design, Urban Design, Architecture, Engineering or related field in combination with two [2] additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. A minimum of two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in architecture, construction, public space, and landscape design in the context of human settlement/ urban development sectors is required.
  • Experience working in an international organization/ non-governmental organization is highly desirable. Proficiency in CAD, Photoshop, Sketchup and rendering software experience is desirable.
  • Knowledge of landscape architecture disciplines or practices including the ability to apply appropriate methods, procedures and techniques within a defined context is desirable.


Under the administrative and programmatic guidance of the Programme Manager, the Landscape Architect/Designer will play a pivotal role in achieving the following objectives:

  • Engage in public consultations, conducting individual meetings and community sessions to identify and prioritize project interventions based on community needs, available resources, and the potential impacts of proposed interventions.
  • Design the public space with a focus on community needs aiming for an inclusive, safe and accessible public space.
  • Develop sketches, sections and plans using computer-aided design programs.
  • Prepare specifications, project costing, review shop drawings, and provide construction administration support.
  • Analyze environmental reports, incorporating acquired knowledge into designs and plans.
  • Understand the implications of proposed designs in for social, economic and environmental impacts at the project level,
  • Ensuring compliance through formal processes and approvals from relevant authorities.
  • Coordinate role players, meetings, and procedures, facilitating the integration and dissemination of project information.


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