Landscape Contracts Manager

From horticruitment

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Landscape Contracts Manager

Job Ref S517

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 company requires the strengthening of the Project delivery teams on site with the appointment of a Contracts Manager for projects predominantly in West London, but occasionally extending into the home counties.

Job Brief

Your role will be to create and maintain a positive and pleasant work environment, ensuring high levels of organisational effectiveness, communication, and productivity. As Contracts Manager your responsibilities will include the day-to-day management of your project(s).  This will involve managing the implementation of the projects from the perspective of driving the quality and timely completion whilst maintaining strong management effectiveness and tight cost control. Delivery of the projects to the company’s exemplary and demanding quality plans is essential.  The successful candidate will be able to produce monthly reports specific to the project requirements, manage the record keeping of progress on site and be responsible for the advance procurement of long lead materials and overseeing the delivery and implementation of the projects in line with the project reporting requirements.

Key Responsibilities

This will include record keeping of materials, human resources, reporting on quality, deadlines, project performance and providing the directors with sufficient information with which to manage the ongoing performance of projects and assist with the running of their division. A successful Contracts Manager should also have experience with a variety of office software including e-mail tools, excel spread-sheets, MS Project or similar programming software, and be enthusiastic about learning new skills in a dynamic and creative working environment. 

This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic team and work closely with the Directors for their career development.

Candidate Skills

Ultimately the Contracts Manager should be able to ensure the smooth operational control of the projects regarding driving the timely completion of the project’s to the required standard while working closely with the Project Managers, Site Supervisors, and reporting to the Directors. 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.

Existing skills should include a CSCS card.  SSSTS or SMSTS would be preferable, but training can be provided.

Working Hours:

Monday to Friday 08:00am – 5:00pm


Salary up to £55,000 p.a depending on experience

25 days holiday

Company pension Scheme

If this Landscape Contracts Manager vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Niall Anderson on 01233 732767 or

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