Head of Gardens, Grounds and Sports Facilities

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
20 Feb 2018
05 Mar 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

A rewarding and challenging opportunity has arisen to develop and maintain our client's gardens and sports ground/facilities as this Cambridge college goes through a period of considerable change.

Head of Gardens, Grounds and Sports Facilities 
Full Time 
Salary: £32,500

Ideally you will be a qualified horticulturalist but you will need to demonstrate extensiveknowledge of plants good landscaping skills and creative flair, the ability to plan ahead, as well as exceptional people management skills.

In addition you must be a proactive, imaginative and highly motivated individual with a love of and hands-on approach to horticulture. Meticulous and hardworking, you will also have and expect high attention to detail.

In return the college offers an excellent remuneration package which, as well as a competitive salary, includes:

  • a very generous defined benefit pension scheme (Your pension payment and lump-sum on retirement is predetermined by a formula based on your earnings history, tenure of service and age, rather than depending directly on investment returns). Monthly employer contributions are currently 18.2%.
  • a great working environment
  • free on-site parking
  • meals on duty
  • subsidised access to the college gym

For the right candidate, this is a long-term role and an exciting opportunity to work on a developing estate within a college of Cambridge University.

Closing Date for applications is midday Monday 5 March 2018 
Previous applicants need not apply.


To find out more information please click the apply button. You will then be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to the employer’s website where you can complete your application for this position.

Our client pursues a policy of Equal Opportunities.

No agencies please.

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