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Soft Landscape & Maintenance Team Leader - S603

Competitive Salary

London, United Kingdom

Established in 2004, our client is a leading creator of exterior landscape space in the residential, commercial and public sectors in the UK. They provide a complete solution covering design, manufacture, installation and aftercare enabling them to deliver fully integrated projects of the highest design quality from concept to completion.

This company have an enviable reputation for working at the very top end of the landscape industry.

They are looking to recruit a Soft Landscape and Maintenance Team Leader whose role will be to deliver commercial operational requirements as part of a highly professional team.

Job Description:

Summary of Position:

The role will involve the management of a small team delivering the Company’s maintenance service to existing and new clients. In addition you will be allocated the task of implementing soft landscaping and planting for garden and landscape installations. This requires an ability to undertake all aspects of garden maintenance and planting installation.

Landscaping Maintenance Requirements

  • Delivery of the Company’s maintenance and planting requirements to existing and new clients. This includes but is not limited to; day to day site implementation of soft landscape works and garden maintenance including, setting out and planting, soil amelioration, lawn installation, irrigation, paving & deck cleaning and any other aspects of garden maintenance required.
  • Scheduling site visits and organising the maintenance rotor.
  • Tracking and recording of plant deliveries.
  • Quality control of soft landscaping stock supplied by nurseries.
  • Tracking and recording of task hours accurately.

Key Skills:

  • Clean driving record
  • CSCS (optional as training can be provided)
  • Proficient heavy equipment operating skills (e.g. rotovators, lawn mowers etc.)
  • Experience of a variety of landscape and construction applications including irrigation systems
  • Good horticultural & plant knowledge (prior training and qualifications to NVQ2 or higher are essential)
  • Ability to run & build a team
  • Highly motivated, self-motivated individual with excellent attention to detail while working in a fast paced environment
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with clients
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to set and work to schedules
  • Able to work effectively with individuals of differing knowledge and background (i.e. clients, contractors, designers)
  • Punctual, dependable and a willingness to go the extra mile in delivering a service to The Company’s clients
  • Ability to work as part of a team and motivate a team

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

This job was originally posted as

Horticruitment UK Ltd

SectorGrounds Maintenance
Job TypePerm
RecruiterThird Party Employer
Job ID62399