Soft Landscape Construction Contracts Manager – O113

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Soft Landscape Construction Contracts Manager 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 Contracts Manager to join them on a full-time basis. Reporting to the Operations Manager they will be overseeing teams of landscapers ensuring landscaping services are delivered to a high standard to meet client expectations. The successful candidate will be required to operate across the south of England.

Job Description:

They provide soft landscaping to a wide variety of commercial clients. The successful candidate will be required to deliver an effective service delivery of landscaping including:

  • Contractual negotiation with clients
  • Identification of opportunity within contracted work to quote for extras
  • Effective communications with staff and office
  • Health and safety – maintain and ensure responsibilities onsite are met, plus inclusion to writing and implementation of method and risk assessments.
  • Lead and motivate staff to reach full potential
  • Identify and plan learning and development opportunities for teams
  • Review and compliance of required audit and administration documentation as required.
Key Skills:
  • Management experience within soft landscaping – minimum of (2years)
  • Ability to lead and communicate effectively
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • A strong problem-solving ability and proactive approach
  • Full clean UK Driving Licence
  • CSCS card is essential, SMSTS an advantage
  • Please advise of further qualifications upon application

In return they can offer:

  • Competitive rate of pay
  • Opportunity to work on a variety of exciting projects
  • Training and development

If this Soft Landscape Construction Contracts Manager vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Mark Bolam on 01233 732767 or

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