Landscape Supervisor – R019

From horticruitment

Landscape Supervisor required

Our Client has been established for over 20 years and have been involved in commercial soft landscaping right across the South East, spanning as far north as Peterborough and as far west as Bristol. They have completed landscape schemes for a wide variety of clients, including company headquarters, new schools and academies, business and retail parks, superstores and industrial estates, as well as involvement in ecologically sensitive areas.

The business has had a change of ownership in the last two years and a new CEO recently. They are currently looking for a motivated and skilled Landscape Supervisor for a variety of soft landscape construction projects.

Rationale:

The Landscape Supervisor provides on the ground management and support to the team leaders within their region and gives direct management support to the Contracts Manager.

The role is a mix of on the ground hands on leadership and mobile site level management. The Supervisor must be competent in communicating both verbally and in writing with our client’s site management and our own in house administrative support. A strong knowledge of good landscape practice will be essential, preferably supported by a qualification or a willingness to obtain one.

As the “right hand man” to the areas Contracts Manager you will be expected to oversee the more complicated projects and/or a number of projects at a time including attending H&S and production meetings with the on site management, troubleshooting and assisting the manager with general tasks such as take-off’s, site measures and client liaison.

This Role will also require you to physically work on sites as requested and lead teams to achieve deadlines and quality standards. 

In short this an intermediate Management role between the Contracts Manager and the other team leaders within the region.

Job Description:
  • Helping to implement and achieve targets
  • Trouble shooting on site issues
  • Be a leader in implementing Good Health and Safety practice
  • Assisting the Contracts Manager with programming and planning works and labour
  • Improving on site quality control, including snagging
  • Dealing with material call offs for projects within your control
  • Quality control of both deliveries and general work standards
  • Provide clear communication to the site teams of their duties
  • Communicate with our client’s site teams including attending meetings if required.
  • Provide the CM and estimating with drawing take-offs
  • Ensure the correct work methods are being adhered too
  • Provide advice on and assist with the ordering delivery and returns of the correct tools and plant to carry out our works.
  • Assist in the implementation of training and progression among the team leaders and operatives.
Key Skills:
  • Previous supervisory experience within the landscape construction industry.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to plan and execute work efficiently.
  • Good leadership skills are also important as are good organisational skills and an eye for detail.
  • Good horticultural and plant knowledge.

Driving licence and CSCS card are essential requirements.

SSSTS certificate highly desirable.

If this Landscape Supervisor 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 Landscape 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 Landscape Supervisor vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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