Landscape Manager – G903

From horticruitment

Are you passionate about horticulture and about introducing new trainees into the industry?

The Company’s Green Teams have provided hundreds of trainees with their first taste of work in grounds maintenance and horticulture. Under the tutelage of their Green Team Supervisors they have successfully delivered award winning landscaping and maintenance contracts throughout London.

Job Description

Line management of Green Team Supervisors, ensuring staffing, resource allocation and management and staff/trainee skills are effectively and efficiently employed.

Secure, cost, plan and deliver an annual programme of landscaping and grounds maintenance works for delivery through Green Teams.

Manage sub-contractors effectively on site, ensuring their competence and the quality of their delivery is to the highest standard.

Oversee the management, training and supervision of trainees undertaking landscape improvement and maintenance projects across the Company’s operational area.

Ensure best practice and compliance with The Company’s internal project management and H&S systems and procedures, guaranteeing all resources are properly controlled and managed and that agreed financial processes are adopted and used at all times.

Ensure all Green Team work is carried out to the highest quality, meeting the expectations and targets set by their clients.

Must haves

  • A relevant horticulture and/or landscaping qualification such as a BTEC, NVQ or RHS at Level 3 (minimum requirement).
  • Substantial experience supervising the completion of hard and soft landscape projects.
  • Ability to drive quality standards upwards for both landscape construction and grounds maintenance schemes delivered by Company trainees, including providing constructive feedback to staff when these standards are not met.
  • Ability to undertake and supervise hard and soft landscaping projects adhering to project briefs, specifications and budgets.
  • Proven experience in costing & winning landscaping and grounds maintenance contracts. And in successfully delivering those contracts through directly employed teams and sub-contractors.
  • The ability to work closely with an in-house team of Landscape Architects, delivering design build solutions for clients.

Further Information

  • Work will be a 37.5 hour week, although willingness to be flexible is essential.
  • An IOSH qualification is highly desirable.
  • A full UK driving licence is essential.

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

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