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Contract Manager

Fresh Horticultural Careers
London (West), London (Greater)
£45-55k DOE
Closing date
3 Aug 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Management Jobs

Job Details

Our client works on truly exceptional High-End Domestic Landscaping projects. They are looking for an experienced Contract Manager to join their dynamic team. CV's from a landscaping or contruction background are welcome.

Key responsibilities:

  • To prepare, present and progress estimates for high-end residential and commercial landscaping schemes.
  • To manage Profit and Loss for individual projects.
  • To source hardscaping materials and plants, working in partnership with suppliers.
  • To coach and mentor Landscaping Team Leaders.
  • To champion and ensure compliance on all sites to Company Code of Conduct, Landscaping Standard Operating Procedures and Health and Safety Policy
  • To build and sustain excellent client relationships.
  • To work collaboratively with designers.
  • To manage specialist contractors.
  • To work collaboratively with other parties involved in projects (e.g., architects and engineers).
  • To communicate proactively with the MD and other managers in the business.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level or similar vocational qualification, with at least 5 years experience at managerial level of:

  • Costing, negotiating & project managing high-end residential schemes.
  • Managing in-house teams and specialist contractors
  • Working effectively with discerning clients
  • Collaborating with other professionals including garden designers, architects and engineers.

Skills and outlook: In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Strong focus on client satisfaction and exceptional client-facing skills
  • Passion for landscaping craftsmanship and quality
  • Professional communication abilities (verbal and written)
  • Negotiation skills
  • Excellent planning and organization skills (self and others)
  • Have excellent computer skills including use of Word/Excel/costing programs.

Our client provides:

·A successful and friendly team to work within with highly skilled individuals

·Long term career progression opportunities

·A diverse range of work types and disciplines

·A competitive salary

·Hybrid (home/office mix) and flexible working arrangements

·Competative annual leave 

·Membership to the Pension Plan

·Professional subscription payment

·Membership of the Heath Care Scheme and Rewards Scheme

·Long service additional annual leave

·Loyalty bonus

·Cycle to Work Scheme




We possess over 20 years recruitment experience and have specialised in the Gardening, Landscaping and Horticulture industries since 1999. Typically we have 150+ permanent vacancies covering all areas of the horticultural industry, from operatives to senior management.To apply for any of our vacancies please complete our simple online application form by visiting

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020 7793 7825
SE11 4BA

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