General Manager

Surrey | Up to £45,000 per annum

Application Close Date: 31/05/2022 (Closed)

Camberley, Surrey

Excellent package according to competencies and experience

Glendale hold a number of contracts in Surrey and now seek a suitably qualified and experienced manager to oversee contracts delivering grounds maintenance services to parks, open spaces, cemeteries and highways.

The Opportunity

This is an outstanding career opportunity with a market leader to deliver a strategically important contract offering the full range of services including grounds maintenance of major parks and open spaces, county verges, county highway weed spraying, public toilets, 3G and grass sports pitch maintenance as well as the maintenance of all of tennis courts, cricket squares, play areas, outdoor gyms and skateparks as well as the management of 3 Green Flag parks.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrable track record of managing grounds maintenance and project teams and be able to drive productivity whilst ensuring the workforce provides a quality service.  You should have a strategic outlook to enable continuous improvement and identify efficiencies along the way.

This is a hands-on role involving monitoring the progress of teams on-site and taking quick and effective action to maintain both high productivity and client satisfaction. You will have full responsibility for the Contract accounts and production of weekly and monthly reports.

The Person

Candidates should be well organised, and have skills and experience in people and contract management, with a passion for parks, conservation, countryside & the natural environment. Above all they need to possess excellent leadership ability, enthusiasm, excellent people management and communication skills.  A horticultural qualification and a good understanding of IT and field management systems would be preferred.  

You should have a strategic outlook to meet short, medium and long-term objectives and champion continuous improvement and community involvement.

What can Glendale offer you?

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous annual leave
  • Employee health cash plan
  • Employee discount portal – discounts on travel bookings, high street vouchers, gift cards, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities and your day to day spending
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Company sick pay
  • Career progression
  • Training and development

Glendale is a well established business that is continuously growing. Successful applicants can look forward to joining a company that can offer career prospects and believes in investing in its people.

How to Apply

If you feel like you could bring some fresh ideas to the table we want to hear from you. Please apply with a letter of application and CV to For an informal discussion about the role, please phone 01428 748153 and ask to speak to Nick Brooks, Regional Director.

If you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as interviews will be held throughout the process. Please note that if you have not received correspondence within 21 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.


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