Maintenance Team Leader

From horticruitment

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Working For: Horticruitment

Maintenance Team Leader required

Job Ref M003

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 Maintenance Team Leader for projects predominantly in West London, but occasionally extending into the home counties.

Job Brief

Your role will be to nurture a positive and pleasant work environment, ensuring high levels of effectiveness and communication within the office team and with the clients. As Maintenance Team Leader, your responsibilities will include the day-to-day client care and effective management of the projects within your maintenance round. This will involve having overall personal responsibility for maintaining gardens in a truly bespoke fashion, individual to each client. Our client focuses solely on private residential projects and as such the client care element and the ability to maintain the projects in a faultless condition is the sole responsibility of the Team Leader. This will include managing the direct employees of the team, as well as the specialist sub-contractors required to service the bespoke elements of the gardens and deliver the gardens to the company’s exemplary and demanding quality plans. 

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be required to produce monthly reports for the clients, and record progress within the gardens. A successful Maintenance Team Leader should also have experience with a variety of office software including e-mail tools and be enthusiastic about learning new skills in a dynamic and creative working environment. The successful candidate should have at least 5-7 years’ experience of maintaining private gardens in a luxury market, including 3-5 years in a similar role as a team leader. A complete understanding of horticulture along with appropriate qualifications is essential. A good working knowledge of pests and diseases is essential in being able to apply this knowledge in real life applications.

Candidate Skills

Ultimately the Maintenance Team Leader should be able to ensure the smooth running of the portfolio and contribute to the organisational effectiveness of the company while managing a small team of 1-2 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.

Working Hours:

Monday to Friday 08:00am – 5:00pm


Salary up to £36,000 DOE

20 days holiday

Company pension Scheme

If this Maintenance Team Leader vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Tom Little on 01233 732767 or

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