Hard & Soft Landscaping Foreman

London (West), London (Greater)
Competitive salary dependant on experience, minimum £30k
13 Mar 2018
13 Apr 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Hard & Soft Landscaping Foreman


An exciting opportunity has opened for an experienced Hard & Soft Landscaping Foreman to join our well established and dynamic team. Cameron Gardens, based in Notting Hill, is a successful garden design, build and maintenance company established over 20 years ago.   


The candidate will need three - five years’ experience and must be a team player with a willingness and ability to work alone, they will need excellent communication and people skills, an attention to detail and will need to be self-motivated.  This exciting hands-on role, which is supported by one assistant, will report directly to the office-based Project Manager and Garden Maintenance Manager, and offers the opportunity to work in some top end gardens. Desirably, the candidate will have a Hard Landscaping qualification, good horticultural knowledge and as a van is provided a full driving license is a necessity.  




•   Carry out and manage day to day construction works and garden installations


•   Manage day to day running of sites and assistant including timeliness, efficiency and presentation.


•   Communicate effectively with project managers to ensure the smooth organisation of materials and timely completion of site, highlighting issues that arise.


•  Liaising with clients and contractors as required, keeping calm, polite and confident.


•  Daily completion of job sheets highlighting future requirements using Salesforce.


•  Ensure that the van is kept clean and tidy with a full set of tools. Reporting any problems immediately.


•  Ensure all health and safety procedures are followed.


•  Attend staff meetings.


•  Provide cover for garden maintenance visits as and when required due to absences / scheduling


•  Undertake any mandatory training required by the company in order to deliver the role effectively.



You will need:


•  Experience in working off plans


•  To be skilled in stone work and stone construction – paving, cladding


•  To be skilled in garden timber work – decking, trellising and fencing •  Knowledge of irrigation systems.


•  Some experience in soft landscaping – turfing, planting and general plant knowledge.


•  To be highly organised and efficient time management.


•  To be diplomatic and calm with clients.


•  Experience in managing an assistant and maintaining top end gardens.


Hours of work:  07.30 - 17.30 with 1 hour off during the day.


Salary: Competitive salary dependant on experience, minimum £30k


Holiday: 20 days paid holiday per annum plus bank holidays.


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