Contracts Manager – M307

From horticruitment

Our client is a leading Grounds Maintenance Company, which carries out work for commercial clients throughout the UK. They currently require a Contracts Manager to take responsibility of their grounds maintenance operation within the Oxford/Reading region.

Job Description:

You will be expected to generally operate from home, managing the day-to-day running of the service function within your district, supervising the work of 10 mobile and static site maintenance teams carrying out regular grounds maintenance on commercial sites throughout their region. Each team is equipped with their own van and equipment. The prime role is to ensure that service delivery to the client is to the highest standards and to ensure that financial targets are achieved through the proactive and safe management of staff and resources.

Your duties will include: –

  • Regular site visits and meetings
  • Control, motivate, and discipline members of your team
  • Recruitment, training and development of team members
  • Ensuring work is completed to required KPI’s and quality standards
  • Full budgetary accountability for wages, consumables, hand tools and work wear etc
  • Planning work schedules
  • Responsible for the maintenance and safe use of company vehicles, equipment etc
  • Health and safety issues in line with Company H&S manual
  • Working with customer service department
  • Assessment of new sites.
Must haves:

Applications are invited from existing Contract Managers who have worked within a similar environment and have good commercial and operational experience. It is important that you have excellent communication skills coupled with strong leadership qualities able to plan and delegate work effectively making the most economic use of resources.

A horticultural qualification and formal Health and Safety training such as IOSH or SMSTS are highly desirable.

If this Contracts Manager vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Mark Bolam on 01233 732767 or markbolam@horticruitment.com.

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

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