Landscaping Contracts Manager

Location Kent
Discipline: Environmental, Horticulture, Contract Management, Landscaping
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 (DOE) + Company Car
Contact name: Katy Davies

Contact email:
Job ref: AS381
Published: 12 days ago

Landscaping Contracts Manager

  • Based South England

  • Monday – Friday / 38.75 hours per week

  • £35,000 - £40,000 (DOE) + Company Car

Our client has a fantastic opportunity for you to be a key member of their Landscaping team in the role of Landscaping Contracts Management. Covering contracts across the South of England, you will be responsible for the start to finish management of large-scale landscaping (hard & soft), vegetation management, environmental mitigation, and fencing projects.

Some responsibilities of a Landscaping Contracts Manager include:

  • Direct liaison with clients and their representatives, ensuring projects are delivered to client expectations, specifications, programme, and budgets.

  • Monitor and deliver effective cost management against budgets.

  • Compliance with all aspects of Health & safety, environmental and quality standards.

  • Providing leadership and supervision of Site Managers/Supervisors, as well as assigned personnel and contractors.

  • Advocating services within the landscaping sector, developing on going landscaping opportunities.  

  • Assisting Business Development and Estimating teams when required.

About You:

Already an experienced Contracts or Site Manager within the land-based sector, you have extensive experience delivering high quality projects as well as principal contractor project management. In addition to this, you’ll have:

  • Degree or Diploma in Landscaping, or other relevant land-based subject and SMSTS competency.

  • Sound commercial acumen including efficient procurement and accurate cost control abilities.

  • Contractual awareness and experience managing work in accordance with NEC3, NEC4, JCT & JCLI forms of contract.

  • Understanding of Construction (Design & Management) Regulations and experience preparing quality plans and safe systems of work.

  • Up to date knowledge on HSE legislations.

  • Construction Skill Competency Scheme (CSCS)-LISS or FISS sector scheme card(s).

  • Analytical and consultative approach.

  • Good IT literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Office programmes.

  • Professional membership of the Institute of Chartered Foresters, or other relevant professional accreditation

  • Full driving licence.


In return, you can look forward to developing a long-term career with one of the industry’s leading employers. In addition to the competitive salary and company car, this position also includes excellent benefits such as:

  • Company provided health plan and life assurance policy.

  • Company sick pay, enhanced with a length of service.

  • Company pension, with up to 10% company contributions.

  • 31 days (inclusive of bank holidays) holiday entitlement, enhanced with length of service.

  • Funded learning and career development opportunities.

  • Discounted rate on a range of products.

  • Employee benefits portal with access to exclusive deals and discounts on 100s of high street brands, utilities, eating out and more!

  • Confidential 24/7 support with Wellbeing Hub.

  • Cycle to Work scheme.