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Environmental Consultant (Landscape)

Job Profile

We’re a global engineering, management and development consultancy focused on guiding our clients through many of the planet’s most intricate challenges.
A core aim is to make a sustainable difference to the world we live in.
That translates into a focus on understanding our clients and their customers, to deliver outcomes that add value.
Mott MacDonald takes local knowledge and insight and pairs it with international expertise to deliver exceptional outcomes for our clients.

Mobilising innovative thinking, cross-sector collaboration, and the immense talent of our people – who include designers, engineers, project and programme managers, management consultants, planners, economists, cost consultants, technology experts, and infrastructure finance specialists – Mott MacDonald adds real value and delivers world-leading outcomes.

Our presence in Hong Kong goes back to 1957 with iconic projects delivered including the Hong Kong International Airport Terminal 1, Tsing Ma Bridge and more recently, the Hong Kong International Airport 3rd Runway and Concourse Scheme Design, Hong Kong Zhuhai Macau Bridge Detailed Design and the MTR Shatin to Central Link - Sung Wong Toi and To Kwa Wan stations and tunnels.

With almost 400 dedicated employees in Hong Kong, connected to the expertise of over 16,000 staff in 150 countries worldwide, we improve people’s lives through better economic development, better social outcomes, better businesses and a better return on your investment.
We provide innovative engineering designs and management solutions across the built environment, to help our clients fund, plan, design, deliver and sustain their goals.

Opening opportunities through connected thinking.

Job Description

Your Next Challenge
  • Organise and undertake tree surveys, landscape and visual (L&V) baseline surveys and L&V impact assessment works
  • Develop practical measures to avoid, minimise, mitigate and/or compensate for L&V impacts and enhance overall L&V quality
  • Formulate landscape designs, establish criteria and produce landscape master plans, as well as conduct landscape audit and site inspection for infrastructure and development projects
  • Take responsibility for project delivery including time, cost, co-ordination and stakeholder management
  • Liaise with clients and relevant authorities on project matters
  • Provide technical support in client, stakeholder and public consultations; act as technical expert and provide advice and solutions to meet clients' requirements
  • Participate in preparation of bid submissions and business development activities

Candidate Specification

What You'll Need
  • Enthusiasm for creating a positive environment and improving people's lives
  • Degree holder with major in Botany / Arboriculture / Horticulture or Landscape-related discipline or equivalent; holding a Master degree would be an advantage
  • Around 4 years of practical experience in landscape design / L&V impact assessment works and/or tree surveys gained in consultancy or contractor setting
  • Demonstrable track record in consultancy projects including some or all of the following: L&V baseline survey and impact assessment, Landscape design (experience in hard landscape as well as soft landscape design will be an advantage); Tree survey and developing tree preservation or removal proposals; Habitat and vegetation survey for support ecological impact assessment
  • Successful experience of large complex multi-disciplinary projects will be an asset
  • Possession of recognized professional qualification in related discipline (e.g. certified arborist) is an advantage
  • Proficiency in computer graphics (e.g. PhotoShop, AutoCAD)
  • Good all-round communication skills and an interest in undertaking public consultations
  • Proactive, results-oriented, multi-tasker outlook
  • Track record in successful project delivery
  • An eye for detail and an appreciation of how landscape influences peoples’ experiences
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese
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