Contract Manager - South West

Job Title: Contract Manager - South West
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South West England, England
Salary: Up to £35000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH28210
Contact Name: Barrie Dempster
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Contract Manager - South West

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Are you a dynamic and talented Contract Manager with experience in managing commercial grounds maintenance work?

An opportunity has arisen for a Contract Manager to work for a leading Ground Maintenance company. My client offers a truly national service that includes grounds maintenance, winter maintenance, tree works and vegetation management, soft and hard landscaping, ecology, design & build, pest control and fencing. They are the contractor of choice for many well-known private and public organisations - Network Rail, Tesco, Severn Trent Water, Sainsbury's, Arqiva and the Tower of London to name a few.

You will deliver consistent high quality grounds maintenance services and acquiring additional business. You will manage Field Teams and directly employed staff that will be a critical success factor to delivering grounds maintenance work on-time to the specified standard.

Key responsibilities will be:

  • Recruiting and training Field Teams in "Ways of Working" and expected quality standards
  • Daily quality monitoring of Field Teams' work
  • Line management and performance management of directly employed staff
  • Effectively build and maintain client relationships
  • Providing management reports
  • Price, sell, and manage landscaping work, either additional grounds maintenance work required on sites currently maintained by Ground Control or large landscaping projects implemented as part of a construction project.
  • Develop successful working relationships with local client decision-makers
  • Accurately price new maintenance sites under tender.
  • Identify, price and supervise additional works on existing grounds maintenance sites.

You will ideally have had some, but not necessarily all, of the following experiences before joining:

  • Two to three year's practical work experience ("on the tools") in landscaping or grounds maintenance
  • Two to three year's management experience
  • Further education, ideally in Horticulture
  • Entrepreneurial experience running his/her own business.

Additional Benefits Include:

  • Semi-Annual Bonuses
  • Share Options
  • Company Pension
  • Discounted BUPA healthcare
  • Training and Development

We look forward to receiving your application. For further information, then please contact Barrie Dempster at ALLEN & YORK LTD on 01202 888986 or email