Application Close Date: 02/11/2018 (13 days remaining)
Salary: Excellent package according to competencies and experience
Glendale, winner of BALI Employer of the Year, has revenues of £46 million. Glendale operates throughout the UK and is a green business with “green thinking” at the core of everything we do. Glendale has been at the forefront of green services provision since 1989 and offers innovative solutions for the management and maintenance of the green environment. Glendale delivers an unparalleled portfolio of nine specialist green services: grounds management, arboriculture, supply of plants and semi-mature trees, countryside management, estate management, vegetation control, landscaping, cleansing services and golf course management.
Glendale is one of the UK’s leading grounds maintenance contractors, providing green services to parks, gardens and green open spaces for local authorities housing associations and blue chip private sector clients.
We are seeking a strong Contract Manager to deliver our current housing contracts in the south midlands which significantly exceed £½ a Million, whilst adding other clients to our growing Portfolio. The role involves liaising and working with our valued clients, to monitor and provide accurate Key Performance Indicators on a monthly basis.
The successful candidate will have a demonstrable track record of managing/supervising 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.
Candidates should be well organised and have skills in grounds maintenance operations. Furthermore, they need to possess excellent leadership ability, enthusiasm, excellent people management and communication skills. A horticultural qualification and a good understanding of Microsoft Office / Google systems would be preferred. This is a superb opportunity for an aspiring, energetic and talented individual to join and grow with our strong market leading company.
If you have the potential to fill this role, please send your CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or alternatively the HR Department, Parkwood House, Berkeley Drive, Bamber Bridge, Preston, PR5 6BY.
If you are interested in applying for this role, please do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment, as interviews will be held throughout the process. If you have not received correspondence within 21 days of the closing date then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
Closing date – 2 November 2018
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