Maintenance Manager - 37688

Location : London
Salary : 35-40K
Vacancy ID : 37688

Our North London Client are seeking a Maintenance Manager to join their Team.  You will be responsible for running the Maintenance Department and staff reporting to the Director.

Skills required:

  • Excellent horticultural knowledge
  • Ability to deal with clients professionally and diplomatically
  • Ability to act pro-actively in ensuring all gardens stay well maintained
  • Knowledge of irrigation systems and water features
  • Confident driving skills, ideally with experience driving in London
  • People management and programming of maintenance teams

Experience:

  • Proven maintenance management record of high-quality gardens
  • Track record of organising teams and liaising with clients and senior managers
  • Proven excellent horticultural knowledge and experience in sourcing plants

Main duties:

  • Overseeing  the maintenance teams to carry out general garden maintenance, including mowing, pruning, mulching, tree and shrub planting and encouraging development of new plants as well as careful monitoring of watering and irrigation systems
  • Liaising with clients/designers, dealing with all queries and snagging issues on maintenance sites
  • Visiting each site regularly to ensure that all maintenance procedures are up to date and recorded
  • Pro-active approach to deal with issues which arise on site, before the clients bring them to our attention
  • Ability to up-sale maintenance through additional seasonal services
  • Liaising with and updating the Director on all maintenance matters
  • Keeping accurate records of daily works and corresponding costs, creating monthly invoices and issuing these to the clients by email and/or post
  • Enforcing strict H&S procedures and training where required
  • Organising and arranging seasonal programme of works for ground operatives

Please quote 37688 when speaking with one of our consultants.

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