Landscaping Team Leader / Landscaper

Website Cole & Yates Recruitment

We are recruiting for a Landscaping Team Leader on behalf of a national landscape services business specialising in new build landscaping projects, encompassing both soft and hard landscape installs, ranging from small domestic designs up to +£2m bespoke projects.
This role is will cover the Thames Valley region and be based out of their Reading Office.

Alongside the skillset summarised below, it is essential candidates are self-starters (able to work unsupervised), keen to get stuck in and make a positive contribution to the team, contract and company.

Role and Person requirements :

·         To oversee the successful implementation and completion of a variety of landscaping projects

·         Proven track record of delivering to timescale and to budget

·         Possess a high level of site experience delivering projects to a high and consistent quality

·         Ability to translate specifications and site drawings into landscape delivery on the ground

·         Able to plan your teams work load to ensure maximum output and efficiency

·         Responsibility to ensure you have the correct materials, plant and tools for each job

·         Setting and meeting targets and deadlines and ensuring the efficient use of resources

·         Ability to plan for contingencies (absence, ground, weather) keeping programmes to target

·         An excellent communicator, promoting a positive front to clients, colleagues and contractors

·         Act as a role model for your work team, ensuring excellent attitudes and behaviours

·         A mentor passing on your knowledge and skills, to ensure a highly skilled team

·         Ensuring work is to the highest standard, in accordance to any instructions and specifications

·         Ensuring quality of work exceeds expectation

·         Ability to provide solutions to design and site challenges, within budget

·         Attention to details to ensure the long-term success of installed landscapes

·         Ultimate responsibility for the daily health and safety of the team

·         Compliance with health and safety policy, risk assessments and method statements

·         Ensuring daily maintenance of the vehicles, plant and tools is carried out to company policy

·         Ensuring team members adherence to site rules and the appearance of the team and vehicles

Essential and Desirable Extras

·         Essential – Driving license, HR and QHSE experience, Flexible working hours,

·         Desirable – Relevant managerial / operational qualifications / CSCS

Package

Salary up to £25,500 + OTE, dependent on skillset and experience.

Relevant continual professional training relevant to the sector.

Potential for career progression within the business as regional client base develops.

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