We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Gardens Maintenance Manager to join us as part of our Campus Services Team.
Based at the University’s Highfield Campus you will be responsible for delivering a quality service to all soft landscaping across all our academic and residential campuses. The role is offered on a full-time permanent basis.
You will be highly motivated and have extensive experience of the horticultural industry. You will be able to demonstrate a good track record of managing across multiple sites, being flexible in your approach, having strong people management and financial management skills. You will have experience of managing external contractors and suppliers as well as managing the expectations of internal customers and stakeholders. You will need a skill level equivalent to the achievement of HND, Degree, NVQ4, or basic professional qualification in a horticultural-related area.
This post is offered on a full time, permanent basis.
We support a flexible approach to work, as well as additional benefits that will make your life easier, such as a generous holiday allowance, access to a University pension scheme, subsidised health and fitness facilities, and a range of discounts. Furthermore, the University is a fantastic place to work – regardless of what life stage you are at, you will be a valued member of our team.
We are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect, and equality of opportunity. We select candidates on the basis of merit and ability and aspire to thrive in the diversity of our workforce. We welcome applications from all candidates with an interest in the role and those who are committed to helping us create an inclusive work environment. We encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic communities, people who identify as LGBTQ+; and people with disabilities.