Head of Landscape

Chorley | up to £55,000 per annum per annum

Application Close Date: 29/01/2023 (Closed)

Chorley, Lancashire (Flexible)

Up to £55,000 (according to competencies and experience)

Founded in 1989, Glendale has had a long and successful history in providing landscape services to local authorities and other private sector customers. Glendale is proud of its reputation as a high quality service provider and in addition to grounds maintenance, delivers a wide range of green services including countryside and estate management, landscaping, tree services and arboriculture.

Committed to the environment, Glendale is a Carbon Neutral business that seeks to improve the environment through our activities and go above and beyond to ensure that the planet is not adversely effected by our business. From ensuring local parks and open spaces are maintained to a high standard, to tree safety through our arboricultural teams, to saving mature trees through our Civic Tree business and ensuring sustainable design through our landscape architecture practice. Glendale offered the full range of landscape services from one unique source of professional.

epd landscape is a small but dedicated and committed team, who following a recent reorganisation has ambitious targets for growth. 2022 has witnessed 43% growth in turnover and a 300% increase in profits and this growth is expected to continue over the next 3 years. We now seek and enthusiastic and ambitious senior manager to lead our epd landscape practice through our current strategic business plan.

Our consultation services cover areas of landscape design and management, landscape assessment, contract tendering and administration. We have a broad scope of build and maintain experiences and operate across the UK.

We are able to provide our clients with inspirational, flexible and sustainable solutions ranging from initial designs to project implementation and maintenance. We specialise in the following core areas

  • Landscape Planning
  • Landscape Design
  • Urban Design
  • Garden Design
  • Heritage & Conservation

For more information about epd and Glendale visit epdlandscape.co.uk and glendale-services.co.uk

The Opportunity

This is an outstanding career opportunity with a market leader for a chartered Landscape Architect to lead our epd landscape business

The role involves leading the business and working with our clients to successfully meet and exceed expectations. The successful candidate will have a demonstrable track record in

managing a landscape architecture practice/consultancy and be able to drive innovation and productivity whilst ensuring quality, safety and financial performance is maintained.

This is a hands-on role involving performance management of teams to maintain both high productivity and client satisfaction. You will have full responsibility for the financial performance of the business, tendering,business development and marketing and the ability to build a successful team to support further growth and new market entries.

The Person

Candidates should be well organised, and have skills in people and project management, be commercial minded with the ability to identifying opportunities with will develop our business Furthermore, they need to possess excellent leadership ability, enthusiasm and communication skills.

A chartered landscape architect with 10 years experience, along with senior management involvement is essential.

They should have a strategic outlook to meet short, medium and long-term objectives of the business and champion continuous improvement.

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 recruit@glendale-services.co.uk

For an informal discussion about the role, please phone 01566 772 802 and ask to speak to Terry Doyle, Managing Director, South.


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