Grounds Maintenance Manager in Blackburn, Lancashire, UK

Employer: Fill Your Specialist Role

Location: Blackburn, Lancashire, UK

Hours:

Salary: Salary negotiable

Grounds Maintenance Manager

Blackburn

Salary: £33,754 per annum

Permanent - 37 hours per week

Housingrecruit.com is advertising for a Grounds Maintenance Manager on behalf of our client a leading social housing provider based in Blackburn.

Our client is currently looking for a great people manager to join their team, and head up the grounds maintenance service across the Group, including both in-house teams and external contracts. The team is a varied and strong team, delivering a great service to both tenants and customers, and they are looking for a great people manager to join their team. The role is based out of Blackburn, Lancashire.

The role will be to develop the service and to respond to any service improvement opportunities, which will also involve managing the budget for the service. The service as a whole is large in terms of work-force, and this, as expected, brings its own unique challenges.

Your normal day to day duties will look something like:

  • To provide effective management of the Grounds Maintenance service including management of trees and playgrounds
  • Ensure all parts of the service are meeting the organisation’s service standard and quality measures
  • Set performance targets based on the Group’s performance requirements. Report on service delivery and performance as required
  • Ensure all parts of the service are meeting their service standard and quality measures
  • Manage the performance of the tree team and any tree work done through external contractors

In order to fulfil this role to your full capacity you will require the following skills, knowledge & experience:

  • Experience of managing teams to deliver grounds maintenance work
  • Experience of putting together operational plans, setting targets & monitoring output
  • Experience of managing staff & supervising staff
  • A proven ability to negotiate with tact & diplomacy
  • Experience of writing and managing budgets & risk assessments.


Due to the nature of the role, a full driving license with access to a vehicle insured for business use is required.

In return, they will offer you a great set of benefits include 27 days holiday (rising to 32 over 5 years service) + bank holidays, attractive pension scheme and health care package, a company that you can progress your career in and a fabulous place to work.

Closing Date: 30th April 2018

How to apply:

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