Site Supervisor

Site Supervisor required.

Job Ref: H529

Our client and its sister company are renowned for the design and build of luxury residential gardens and landscape projects and they specialise in the super prime residential market. They are a leader in their sector, and they provide an exemplary service to their clients. Growth in the aftersales and client care division has increased the need for our client to strengthen their project delivery teams with the appointment of a Site Supervisor to work on projects mainly in West London, however, this does occasionally extend into the home counties.

Job Brief

The main responsibilities of the Site Supervisor will be to ensure the smooth running of the day-to-day management of the project together with the Site Manager, in order to do this the successful candidate will be an organised and efficient team member being able to manage a team effectively, including direct employees, sub-contract labour, agency workers, specialist sub-contractors in relation to steelworks, lighting, water-features and many more as well as other trades as required.

It is important for the successful candidate to be able to create and maintain a positive and enjoyable working environment with effective communication skills whilst being aware of the safety of the team around.

Our client creates exemplary and quality plans, and the Site Supervisor will need to be able to deliver these plans to a high standard. Additionally, as the Site Supervisor role, you will be required to assist in staying up to date with recording the progress of projects on site, timesheets of employees and sub-contractors and stay aligned with the work programme for projects by ensuring that materials arrive on site on time.

Key Responsibilities
  • Experience working with a variety of office software, for example, mail tools and Excel spreadsheets.
  • To be an enthusiastic individual with a willingness to learn new skills in a creative working environment.
  • At least 10 years’ experience in landscaping, specifically within the luxury market
  • CSCS card.
  • SSSTS would be advantageous however training can be provided.
  • Be able to assist in the management of a team between 5 and 15 members.
  • Good communicative skills with a natural proficiency in written and verbal communication.

If this Site Supervisor vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Paul Hargreaves on 01233 732767 or paul@horticruitment.com

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Site Supervisor 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 Site Supervisor vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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Site Manager

Site Manager required.

Job Ref: H528

Our client and its sister company, specialise in the design and build of luxury residential gardens and landscape projects in the super prime residential market. As a company renowned within the industry, they are expected to deliver faultless service standards to the most discerning of clientele. Growth of the aftersales and client care division requires the strengthening of the project delivery teams on site with the appointment of a Site Manager for projects predominantly in West London, but occasionally extending into the home counties.

Job Brief

Expansion of the company requires the strengthening of the delivery teams on site with the appointment of a Site Manager for projects predominantly in West London.

Your role will be to create and maintain a positive and pleasant work environment, ensuring high levels of organisational effectiveness, communication, and safety. As Site Manager your responsibilities will include the day-to-day management of your project(s).  This will involve managing the workforce, including direct employees, sub-contract labour, agency workers and specialist sub-contractors in relation to steelworks, lighting, water-features, timber fabrication, Arboriculturists and other trades as required.

Delivery of the projects to the company’s exemplary and demanding quality plans is essential.  The successful candidate will be able to produce weekly and monthly reports specific to the project requirements, manage the record keeping of progress on site and the timesheets of the site team and sub-contractors.  Planning of the project in line with the work programme and ensure that materials are on site and the required time.

Key Responsibilities

A successful Site Manager should also have experience with a variety of office software including email tools, excel spread sheets, and be enthusiastic about learning new skills in a dynamic and creative working environment. 

The successful candidate should have at least 10 years’ experience in landscaping in a luxury market, and 5 years in a similar role.  Existing skills should include a CSCS card. SSSTS or SMSTS would be preferable, but training can be provided.

Candidate Skills

Ultimately the Site Manager should be able to ensure the smooth running of the construction site and contribute to the timely completion of the project to the required standard while managing between 5 and 15 people. Strong organisational skills and time management along with a natural proficiency in written and verbal communication will be an integral part of the successful candidate’s skill set as well as being able to work calmly and efficiently under pressure in a fast-paced and demanding environment.

Benefits:

Salary up to £48,000 DOE

20 days holiday

Company pension Scheme

If this Site Manager vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Paul Hargreaves on 01233 732767 or paul@horticruitment.com

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Site Manager 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 Site Manager vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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Horticulturalist

Horticulturalist required.

Job Ref: X900

Our client is an established company operating from West London specialising in the design and construction of bespoke residential gardens. They have won a number of industry awards for their work and unique designs which often incorporate specialist materials and features requiring the highest standard of workmanship. They currently have a vacancy for a career driven and passionate Horticulturalist to be part of their successful and progressive company.

Job Description:

The person appointed will be working within a small team of 2-3 working on individual projects reporting to the senior gardeners and maintenance manager. The successful candidate will be assisting in high end domestic garden maintenance.

  • General ground care, use of strimmer’s/mowers/hedge cutters
  • Maintaining beds and boarders
  • Weeding
  • Mulching
  • Planting
  • Pruning
  • Communicate with clients
  • Be aware of health & safety on site
Key Skills:

Candidates must have a dedicated and positive attitude to work with the ability to work in a team as well as independently. The successful candidate will have a keenness to learn and have experience in operating garden machinery with an eye for detail. Normal hours of work will be 07:30-16:30 with overtime, salary and level of position will be dependent on previous garden maintenance knowledge and experience.

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

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Horticulturalist 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 Horticulturalist vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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Hard Landscape Foreman

Hard Landscape Foreman required.

Job Ref: H776

Our client is an established company operating from West London specialising in the design and construction of bespoke residential gardens. They have won a number of industry awards for their work and unique designs which often incorporate specialist materials and features requiring the highest standard of workmanship. They currently have a vacancy for a Hard Landscape Foreman to take responsibility for one of their site teams.

Job Description:

Expansion of the company requires the strengthening of the delivery teams on site with the appointment of a Hard Landscape Foreman for projects predominantly in and around London. Your role will be to create and maintain a positive and pleasant work environment, ensuring high levels of organisational effectiveness, communication, and safety.  The person appointed will be responsible for supervising a small team of landscapers working on individual projects. Your duties will include:

  • Assisting the Project Manager in the planning and organisation of projects
  • Ordering of materials and equipment.
  • Setting out the works from design drawings.
  • Delegating duties within the team.
  • Ensuring work is completed on time, and to a high standard of finish.
  • Liaising with the client and design team to resolve any problems.
  • Ensure that site operations are carried out in accordance with the company’s health and safety policy.
  • Maintain site records.
Key Skills:

Candidates must have excellent practical skills in all areas of hard landscaping, with a good eye for detail and strong leadership skills, able to demonstrate a successful track record of delivering high quality workmanship which is completed on time and within agreed budgets. It is also important that you have good communication skills, combined with a pro-active and flexible approach to your duties.

A full clean drivers licence is essential for this role

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

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Hard Landscape Foreman 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 Hard Landscape Foreman vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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Hard Landscaper

Hard Landscaper required

Job Ref H345

Our client and its sister company, specialise in the Design and Build of luxury residential Gardens and Landscape projects in the super prime residential market. As a company renowned within the industry, they are expected to deliver faultless service standards to the most discerning of clientele. Growth of the aftersales and client care division requires the strengthening of the Project delivery teams on site with the appointment of a Hard Landscaper for projects predominantly in West London, but occasionally extending into the home counties.

Job Brief

Expansion of the company requires the strengthening of the delivery teams on site with the appointment of a Hard Landscaper for projects predominantly in West London.

Your role will be to create and maintain a positive and pleasant work environment, ensuring high levels of organisational effectiveness, communication, and safety.  The suitable candidate’s responsibilities will involve assisting the workforce, from direct employees, sub-contract labour, agency workers and specialist sub-contractors in relation to steelworks, lighting, water-features, timber fabrication, Arboriculturists and other trades as required. With tasks including site preparation, brick, and blockwork to paving and ensuring work is completed in a timely manner to the highest standards.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate should have at least 10 years’ experience in landscaping in a luxury market, or 5 years in a similar role.  Existing skills should include a CSCS card. However, training can be provided.

Candidate Skills

Ultimately the Hard Landscaper should be able to assist in the smooth running of the construction site and contribute to the timely completion of the project to the required standard. Strong organisational skills and time management along with a natural proficiency in written and verbal communication will be an integral part of the successful candidate’s skill set as well as being able to work calmly and efficiently under pressure in a fast-paced and demanding environment.

Working Hours:

Monday to Friday 08:00am – 4:30pm

Benefits:

Salary up to £40,000 DOE

20 days holiday

Company pension Scheme

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

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this 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 Hard Landscaper vacancy will have been unsuccessful

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Landscape Estimator/Project Manager

Landscape Estimator/Project Manager required

Job Ref ADV400

At Kiwi Landscapes we pride ourselves on delivering exceptional gardens and offer a fully integrated landscaping service.  We have been established for over 20 years and have an excellent reputation for design, build and maintenance of both domestic and commercial gardens.

We are currently looking for a Landscape Estimator/Project Manager with experience of producing detailed quotations that will be reviewed by the Managing Director before submission to our Clients. 

The role involves:
  • Visiting Client Sites to assess the requirements.
  • Prepare and amend quotations for Customers (using Cloud based software).
  • Liaising with Customers to finalise materials and other minor design details.
  • Organise materials, skips, plant hire and deliveries as necessary.
  • Ensure consistently high standards of customer satisfaction are met.
  • Overseeing work in progress, ensuring high level of workmanship.
  • Liaising with finance to ensure receipts/ invoices are received in a timely manner.
  • 3yrs minimum experience within the landscaping industry.

The ideal candidate must have the following skill set:

  • Exceptional organisational and communication skills.
  • A strong knowledge of landscape construction projects.
  • A high level of IT proficiency, particularly with Word and Outlook. Experience of Sketchup will be hugely beneficial although not essential.  You will also be required to use SAGE for generating quotes, training will be provided if necessary.
  • Excellent numeracy skills.
  • Communicate professionally at all times.
  • A clean, full, driving licence.
Desirable Skills
  • Garden Design experience.
  • A horticultural qualification.
Benefits
  • 21 days holiday per year plus Bank Holidays.
  • A company vehicle or petrol allowance.

Salary: £40k+ dependent on experience.

We encourage you to explore our website to see examples of the types of projects you will be involved with www.kiwilandscapes.com

Please contact Danny at info@kiwilandscapes.com to apply for this position.

 

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Gardener

Gardener required

Job Ref E404

Our client is an established company operating from West London specialising in the design and construction of bespoke residential gardens. They have won a number of industry awards for their work and unique designs which often incorporate specialist materials and features requiring the highest standard of workmanship. They currently have a vacancy for both a Junior and Experienced Horticulturalist to be part of their successful and progressive company.

Job Description:

The person appointed will be working within a small team of 2-3 working on individual projects reporting to the maintenance manager. The successful candidate will be assisting in high end domestic garden maintenance.

-General ground care, use of strimmer’s/mowers/hedge cutters

-Maintaining beds and boarders

-Weeding

-Mulching

-Planting

-Pruning

-Communicate with clients

-Be aware of health & safety on site

Key Skills:

Candidates must have a dedicated and positive attitude to work with the ability to work in a team as well as independently. The successful candidate will have a keenness to learn and have experience in operating garden machinery with an eye for detail. Normal hours of work will be 07:30-16:30 with overtime, salary and level of position will be dependent on previous garden maintenance knowledge and experience, a current driving licence is preferable.

If this Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Ruth Bolam on 01233 732767 or ruth@horticruitment.com.

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Gardener 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 Gardener vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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Garden Centre Assistant Manager

Garden Centre Assistant Manager required

Job Ref G153

An excellent opportunity to join a small and friendly team as Garden Centre Assistant Manager has arisen in West London, for an award-winning family-owned business.  The beautiful site includes a popular café and an area focusing on houseplants, as well as two retail shop spaces and a lovely outdoor plant area.

The ideal candidate for this role will be a strong horticulturist with retail management experience.  Emphasis here is on horticultural knowledge, as the Centre’s customers remain loyal due to consistent and excellent service, including horticultural advice from the team, all of whom remain hands-on and customer facing.

Suitable candidates will have relevant managerial / supervisory level garden centre retail experience as well as strong horticultural knowledge and relevant academic RHS qualifications.  Houseplants are a significant growth area for the business so applicants with knowledge and an interest in this area are encouraged to apply.  Applicants must have effective people management skills with the ability to inspire and lead by example.  Exemplary customer service skills are an essential requirement.

If you have previous experience in a similar role or are looking to take the next step in your career, this would be a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to join a close and friendly team, within a family-owned and very well-respected company.

The position is permanent, full time, and will require the postholder to work alternate weekends. The standard working week consists of 45-hours including a 30-minute lunch break.  28-days’ holiday are offered, though annual leave is not to be taken in April, May or June, or the first few weeks of December due to the nature of the role and traditionally busy times of year.

If this Garden Centre Assistant Manager vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sophie Sharpe on 01233 732767 or sophie@horticruitment.com.

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Garden Centre Assistant Manager 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 Garden Centre Assistant Manager vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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Plantarea Vacancies

Plantarea Vacancies

Job Ref E770

We have some fantastic opportunities that have arisen for candidates with experience working in a plantarea either within in a nursery, garden centre or DIY store. Our client is focused in delivering outstanding service and merchandising standards. The Garden Centre is in the London Borough of Hounslow.

The successful candidates will be working in a team of both full and part time staff ensuring high standards are achieved throughout the plantarea department He / She will be responsible for assisting the Plantarea Manager to ensure the department runs both efficiently and effectively in terms of merchandising, replenishment and housekeeping across the department. Good plant knowledge and care is a requirement for the role.

The candidates will need to adhere to company health and safety requirements at all times. He / She will be given training to assist with motivation as well as to ensure that they perform to the best of their abilities and to provide an outstanding customer experience. The Plantarea Manager will provide support to increase product knowledge and selling skills. The ability to answer customer queries and to upsell along with being able to be work effectivity with other team members is essential. To have an enthusiastic and positive attitude would also be a key to being successful in a Plantarea role.

If these plantarea vacancies are of interest, please apply or contact Ruth Bolam on 01233 732767 or ruth@horticruitment.com.

To view more garden centre jobs, click Retail.

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in these plantarea vacancies.  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 these plantarea vacancies will have been unsuccessful.

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Garden Team Leader

Garden Team Leader

Ref Number G151

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced gardener to join the garden care department of an established and popular garden centre.  The role will involve garden care and maintenance of domestic properties in West London, on a full-time permanent basis.

The award-winning independent garden centre in West London has a successful gardening department, comprising a small and friendly team.  A vacancy has arisen for an experienced gardener with the ability to supervise one other gardener and to lead by example, i.e., to carry out hands-on garden care with high attention to detail and to provide excellent customer service.

The ideal candidate will have experience in garden maintenance, with good plant knowledge, species-specific pruning skills and an ability to work safely and efficiently with a range of garden machinery.  A full driving licence is required for this role, with spray certificates (PA1/PA6) being beneficial.  Applicants must be friendly, positive, and be able to diplomatically lead and work alongside a team member.

Suitable applicants will have at least 3 years’ experience working in private gardens or for a recognised gardening company, good plant knowledge, a drivers’ licence, good time management and good people skills.

A competitive salary will be offered in reflection of the successful candidate’s experience, plus pension, staff discount and 28 days annual leave (inc. Bank Holidays).

If this Garden Team Leader vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Rebecca Pinkney on 01233 732767 or rebecca@horticruitment.com.

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Garden 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 Garden Team Leader vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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