Grounds Maintenance Manager

  • Permanent
  • West Berkshire, United Kingdom
  • £38,000 to £41,000 per annum

A client of mine who is a Large Housing Association & Property Maintenance Team and looking to recruit a Grounds Maintenance Manager to manage their in-house Grounds Maintenance Team in the Berkshire area.
You’ll have the opportunity to influence how the service is delivered and set the standard for the future.

The role
Reporting into the Operations Manager, you’ll take full responsibility and accountability for overseeing the in-house grounds maintenance programme for your area through a team of skilled trades persons.
You’ll manage, coach and develop a team of up to 12, making sure that everything is done safely, all works are effectively managed, compliant and undertaken in line with company policies.

What you’ll need

To be successful in this role you will need:
* Delivery a customer focussed service
* Previous experience in a Grounds Maintenance, Horticulture or Landscaping role
* Strong landscaping/Horticulture background with in-depth technical knowledge is essential
* Proven line management skills especially with experience of managing trade operatives
* Ability to work under pressure
* Strong organisational and decision making skills
* Ability to take ownership and manage complaints
* Strong IT skills particularly in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

What you’ll get
* £450 yearly flexible benefit pot to use against benefits of your choice
* 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays (with an extra day every year up to 30 days)
* Chance to buy or sell holiday as part of our flexible benefits package
* Industry leading pension, 12% matched contributions plus life cover
* Flexible working
* Recognition scheme
* Discounts with a huge array of partners such as our fab tech reward which allows you buy market leading technology and spread the cost with no interest

There will be travel involved with this role so you should be happy to travel, have access to a car and a full UK driving licence.

To apply for this position please email an updated version of your CV to or call me on 02392322318.

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