Landscape Manager

Landscape Manager Job

Job Ref T805

Our client is an international garden design, build and maintenance company with over 25 years’ experience from residential garden design to sizeable commercial landscape projects. The business is looking for a Landscape / Small Works Manager to play a key role as a member of the landscaping team, leading a small team of operatives on the maintenance of all landscape and infrastructure. This will include both hard and soft landscaping such as planting, paving, stone work, etc.

Main Responsibilities

  • Contract Delivery - Delivery of our maintenance & Build projects to the company high standards, on Schedule and within budget, Exceptional Customer satisfaction.
  • Project Scheduling & BOQ - Manage project & Maintenance schedules, manage the Bill of Quantities and identify requirements. Manage and record on site works.
  • Reporting - Maintain & update the Work schedules sheet in order to ensure that all work is completed in a timely manner. Maintain accurate information on meetings & Client instructions. Record works on site, measure and record variations and extras.
  • Financial - Maintain the minimum gross margin for all sales. Monitored by maintaining the schedule and resource requirements, this will be control Monthly, Measured against the master schedule & BOQ.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with customers at senior levels to ensure optimum customer satisfaction. Retention rate of current customers, increased business with current customers. As per KPI’s

Key Skills:

  • Academic/Technical Qualifications desirable but not essential
  • Industry Experience – Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Hands on hard and sort landscaping experience ideally as a foreman
  • Computer Skills - Excellent computer knowledge Will be a big advantage, Minimum requirement is email proficiency
  • Leadership/Management experience/capabilities - The ability to work alone without supervision is essential, to be a team player, set and meet targets as part of the team.
  • Communication Skills - Honest and straight forward communication is essential with our customers and team. A pleasant and positive manner with team members & Customers
  • Attitudes and Behavior - Positive attitude - Ability to work well in teams, self-starter, pleasant/helpful/adaptable. Willing to work on and off tool dependent on contract size.
  • Willingness to travel
  • Ability to go the extra mile when required to finish a job well and on time.
  • Driving licence is essential – a van will be provided for work purposes

If this Landscape Team Leader vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sara Yassin on 01233 732767 or sara@horticruitment.com.

To view more Landscape jobs, click Landscape.

To apply for a position with horticruitment you will need to complete a candidate registration form, please see Candidate Registration.

If you would like more information regarding horticultural qualifications and colleges, see our Career advice.

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Landscape Team Leader vacancy.  Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to every one.  Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application for this Landscape Team Leader vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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Landscape Maintenance Manager

Landscape Maintenance Manager Vacancy

Job Ref T775

Our client is an international garden design, landscape build and maintenance company with over 25 years’ experience from residential garden design to sizeable commercial landscape projects. Once a garden’s design has been implemented and / or landscaped, the maintenance team are responsible for the high-level maintenance of the gardens generally focused on one to two days per week on average per garden. The majority of gardens requiring a maintenance service are domestic or high end residential. The business is looking for a Maintenance Manager to lead a small maintenance team of 4 on a full-time and permanent basis and to continue to grow and drive the maintenance division forward.

Job Summary:

  • Maintenance management: To ensure that your sites are managed in a timely and professional manner, As per the Maintenance Schedule, Identify any items that may accelerate or delay the schedule.
  • Resource Scheduling: Provide scheduled material, machinery and Human resource requirements.
  • Quantify material requirements: Prepare Bills of quantities for material requirements to minimize waste and delays.
  • Health & Safety: Ensure a safe working environment for your team. Provide site inductions, Toolbox talks and safety briefings. Assist in the production and management of RAMS.
  • Contract Paperwork & Procedures: Maintain the implementation of the company’s site record Procedures.
  • Design interpretation – Identify any potential design / Site issues.
  • Team Management: Maintained strong communication with your team to ensure a positive and safe working environment, in order to maintain a positive work environment leading to high productivity.
  • New Business Development: Develop the Maintenance division in accordance with the business and marketing plans to keep in line with budget projections.
  • Customer Care – To maintain strong relationships with existing customers, deal with any issues or complaints in a professional and timely manner. Uphold the company’s high standards.
  • Site Supervision:  Represent the company on site and at site meetings, taking notes and keeping records of meetings. Detailing and recording any work requests.
  • Financial – Responsibility for the maintenance of our minimum gross margin on sales – This is achieved by delivering on schedule without waste.
  • Other duties – Our client operates a small business with a close team, and you will be expected to assist other team members as required to ensure the smooth running of the company.

Key Skills:

  • Academic/Technical Qualifications desirable but not essential
  • Industry Experience and Excellent Knowledge of Plants, Soil, Planting & establishment techniques.
  • Computer Skills - Excellent computer knowledge Will be a big advantage, Minimum requirement is email proficiency
  • Leadership/Management experience/capabilities - The ability to work alone without supervision is essential, to be a team player, set and meet targets as part of the team.
  • Communication Skills - Honest and straight forward communication is essential with our customers and team. A pleasant and positive manner with team members & Customers
  • Attitudes and Behavior - Positive attitude - Ability to work well in teams, self-starter, pleasant/helpful/adaptable. Willing to work on and off tool dependent on contract size.
  • Willingness to travel
  • Ability to go the extra mile when required to finish a job well and on time.
  • Driving licence is essential – a van will be provided for work purpose

If this Landscape Team Leader vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sara Yassin on 01233 732767 or sara@horticruitment.com.

To view more Landscape jobs, click Landscape.

To apply for a position with horticruitment you will need to complete a candidate registration form, please see Candidate Registration.

If you would like more information regarding horticultural qualifications and colleges, see our Career advice.

You will need to be registered with horticruitment to find out where and how your personal data is used whilst using our work finding services please view our privacy policy.

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Landscape Team Leader vacancy.  Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to every one.  Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application for this Landscape Team Leader vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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Soft Landscaper

Soft Landscaper required

Job Ref O910

Our client is an award-winning international design, landscape build and maintenance company, founded and managed by a renowned horticulturist with over 25 years’ experience. From residential garden design to sizeable commercial landscape projects, our client always provides the best design and build possible. Taking pride and joy in creating, building, and maintaining outstanding living spaces that enhance the lives and environments of their clients in a professional, friendly, timely and reliable way.

Job Description

As a Soft Landscaper, you will be part of the creation of outstanding living spaces that improve people’s lives and care for the environment while working as part of an exceptional team of experienced and passionate horticulturalists, designers, and foreman. The team is dedicated to constantly enhancing the company reputation, brand and customer satisfaction through exceptionally high standards of work. Duties will include:

-Lawn installation, cutting, seeding

-Hedge cutting

-Mulching

-Pruning

-Grounds clearance

-Border maintenance

-Weeding

-Planting and maintaining lawns, flowers and shrubberies

-Mulching

-Pesticide application

Key Responsibilities

Delivery of The Company’s maintenance and planting requirements to existing and new clients. This includes but is not limited to; day to day site implementation of soft landscape works and garden maintenance including, setting out and planting, soil amelioration, lawn installation, irrigation, paving & deck cleaning and any other aspects of garden maintenance required.

Candidate Skills

Landscape gardeners are required to travel to each client’s home or landscape space on a daily basis. This could involve numerous journeys each day or to be located at a fixed site for a number of months.

-Full driving licence

-CSCS Card (desirable but not required)

-Proficient heavy equipment operating skills (e.g. rotovators, lawn mowers etc.)

-Experience of a variety of landscape and construction applications including irrigation systems

-Good horticultural & plant knowledge (prior training and qualifications to NVQ2 or higher are desirable)

-Highly motivated, self-motivated individual with excellent attention to detail while working in a fast-paced environment

-Strong verbal & written communication skills

-Ability to communicate with clients

-Good time management skills

-Ability to set and work to schedules

-Able to work effectively with individuals of differing knowledge and background (i.e. clients, contractors, designers)

-Punctual, dependable and a willingness to go the extra mile in delivering a service to The Company’s clients

-Ability to work as part of a team and motivate a team

If this Soft Landscaper vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sophie Sharpe on 01233 732767 or sophie@horticruitment.com.

To view more Landscape jobs, click Landscape.

To apply for a position with horticruitment you will need to complete a candidate registration form, please see Candidate Registration.

If you would like more information regarding horticultural qualifications and colleges, see our Career advice.

You will need to be registered with horticruitment to find out where and how your personal data is used whilst using our work finding services please view our privacy policy.

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Soft Landscaper vacancy.  Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to every one.  Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application for this Soft Landscaper vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

www.horticruitment.com