Landscape General Manager

Landscape General Manager required

Job Ref T445

Our client services an approximate 60-mile radius and specialises in comprehensive landscaping services, encompassing prestigious landscaping projects, regular garden maintenance, and tree surgery. With over 30 years of successful operation, the company has consistently expanded its operations annually.

Currently led by three Directors, the company is poised for a transition in leadership. Two of the Directors plan to step back from the day-to-day management upon the successful onboarding of a new General Manager, while remaining available for board meetings. The third director is responsible for pricing and the day-to-day logistics of the Gardeners and intends to continue in this capacity for the foreseeable future.

The prospective General Manager will play a pivotal role in sustaining and advancing the company's growth trajectory. The business boasts a fleet of 20 vehicles and maintains a dedicated team of approximately 40 full-time permanent members, with an increase in personnel during the summer months to accommodate seasonal demand.

Our client is seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to assume the role of General Manager and drive the continued success and expansion of the business. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to lead a well-established team and contribute to the ongoing legacy of a thriving landscaping business.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead all personnel-related activities, including recruitment, onboarding, and HR documentation.
  • Handle all aspects of insurance-related matters, ensuring policies are up-to-date and compliant.
  • Preparation of tender documentation for Landscaping projects.
  • Implement and monitor health and safety protocols to create a secure working environment.
  • Ensure all fleet vehicles are well-maintained and adhere to safety standards.
  • Coordinate with teams to ensure efficient job scheduling and completion.
  • Introduce new systems and processes to enhance overall office efficiency.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the roles and responsibilities of each office team member, facilitating the capacity to seamlessly take on their tasks when needed.
  • Be prepared to provide leadership and support in unforeseen situations.
Qualifications:
  • Proven experience in office management, preferably in a similar industry.
  • Strong organisational and multitasking skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).

If this General Manager vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sara Yassin on 01233 732767 or sara@hprticruitment.com.

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