Contracts Manager (Forestry / Landscaping)

Location Llandovery
Discipline: Forestry & Arboriculture, Environmental, Horticulture, Forest Management, Contract Management, Landscaping
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable Salary
Contact name: Katy Davies

Contact email:
Job ref: AS314
Published: 13 days ago

​​We have exciting opportunities for you to be a key member of our clients Landscaping Team in the role of Contracts Manager.

As a Contracts Manager, you will be responsible for delivering a high quality soft and hard landscaping contracting service.

Typically, some responsibilities include:

  • Management of large-scale landscaping projects, site clearance, environmental mitigation works, fencing and associated maintenance operations.

  • Liaison with clients, supervision of assigned personnel and contractors.

  • Ensuring compliance with all aspects of Health & Safety, environmental and quality standards.

  • Ensuring projects are delivered to clients’ expectations and on budget – monitoring and managing cost control effectively.

  • Assisting with business development and supporting our Estimating Team where required.

  • Promoting the Company within landscaping industry and helping to develop ongoing landscaping related opportunities.

About You:

Already an experienced Contracts Manager within the land-based sector, you’ll have a wealth of experience in delivering high quality projects and principal contractor project management, in a timely and efficient manner. A motivated, driven, and flexible approach comes naturally to you. In addition to this, you’ll have:

  • A professional qualification in landscaping, horticulture, forestry or other land-based industry and SMSTS competency.

  • Commercial acumen including accurate cost control, efficient procurement, production of timely valuations, pricing of variations and compensation events.

  • Good contractual awareness including experience of managing works in accordance with NEC3, NEC4, JCT & JCLI forms of contract.

  • Experience of Construction (Design & Management) Regulations and the preparation of quality plans and safe systems of work.

  • Professional membership of the Institute of Chartered Foresters or another relevant professional body is desirable.

  • Excellent influencing and interpersonal skills.

  • A high attention to detail and problem-solving skills, with a consultative approach.

  • A high level of organisational and time management skills.

  • Good IT skills.

  • Full driving licence.

In return, our client offers an attractive salary and benefits package, the opportunity of being part of a talented and well-motivated team, together with first class opportunities for both personal and career development in a truly national and integrated company.