Contract Manager

Posted 16 January by Ground Control Ltd
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Are you a dynamic and talented Contract Manager with experience in managing commercial grounds maintenance work?

Established in 1973, Ground Control is an entrepreneurial business founded on the core principles of quality and delivering an outstanding service to our customers. We care for one another and her as a team to achieve our aims.

The Contract Manager is at the heart of Ground Control’s business. We have a team of up to 40 Contract Managers across the United Kingdom, reporting to 5 Regional Operations Managers. You will deliver consistent high quality grounds maintenance services and acquiring additional business. We offer a competitive salary of up to £35,000, semi-annual bonuses, company stock options, company pension and other benefits including a company car, fuel card, laptop, phone and more.

A Contract Manager’s management of Field Teams and directly employed staff will be a critical success factor to delivering grounds maintenance work on-time to the specified standard. Key responsibilities will be:

  • Recruiting and training Field Teams in "Ways of Working" and expected quality standards

  • Daily quality monitoring of Field Teams’ work

  • Line management and performance management of directly employed staff

  • Effectively build and maintain client relationships

  • Providing management reports

  • Price, sell, and manage landscaping work, either additional grounds maintenance work required on sites currently maintained by Ground Control or large landscaping projects implemented as part of a construction project.

  • Develop successful working relationships with local client decision-makers

  • Accurately price new maintenance sites under tender..

  • Identify, price and supervise additional works on existing grounds maintenance sites.

    You will ideally have had some, but not necessarily all, of the following experiences before joining:

  • Two to three year's practical work experience ("on the tools") in landscaping or grounds maintenance

  • Two to three year's management experience

  • Further education, ideally in Horticulture

  • Entrepreneurial experience running his/her own business.

    Through our absolute focus on customer service and outstanding delivery, we are the most respected company in our chosen field. We inspire each other to be the best that we can be. Ground Control is owned by its employees and as a result, we share the responsibilities of ownership as well as its rewards. Our values are the key to or ongoing success and we are looking for passionate candidates with like-minded values of:

    *Delivering outstanding customer service

    *Innovation and embracing change

    *Valuing each other

    *Acting with integrity and honouring our commitments

    *Seeking value in everything we do

    *A desire to win

Required skills

  • Horticulture
  • Management
  • Management Contracts
  • Ownership
  • Supervising

Reference: 37044874

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