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Grounds Maintenance Contract Manager

Job Type : Permanent, Full Time

Salary : £45000/annum

Grounds Maintenance Contract Manager

West London

£45,000 per year

We seek a GM Contract Manager who can motivate and inspire colleagues to work collaboratively to exceed all expectations. The successful post holder will ensure this is achieved in the safest possible way while also making certain all regulatory and compliance requirements are adhered to.

The person we are looking for will manage the day to day running of the contract, encompassing delivery of objectives, client relationships, people management, safety conformance, community engagement and financial performance.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

* Manage five Supervisors and a team of 80 Grounds Maintenance staff.

* Delegated responsibility for the performance management and H&S of the staff.

* To arrange work schedules and working patterns to ensure best productivity and safe working.

* To ensure staff work safely at all times and that accidents and near misses are reported and measures put in place to mitigate against these.

* To inspect all contractual work to ensure the contract requirements are being achieved.

* To communicate effectively.

* To execute the contract to specification and budget, meeting the customers’ requirements and deadlines and exceeding expectations.

* Willingness and the ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends.

* Establish and maintain excellent client relationships.

* To be approachable and responsive to the needs of your colleagues.

* To create a positive impression with the client and the communities, presenting a professional and proactive attitude.

* Manage any employee relations issues, utilising support from HR, within the parameters of Company policies.

* Create and manage a contract specific training plan and keep training records.

* Manage the payroll inputting process to ensure timely and accurate payment to staff.

* To show a rigorous concern for the security of company buildings, vehicles, machinery and materials.

* To understand and operate within the company’s financial procedures.

* Utilise IT across every facet of managing the contract.

* Constantly striving to improve and change to deliver best value.

Person specification:

* We want someone that is kind and considerate and at the same time can deliver consistent levels of performance from the contract team.

* Articulate and persuasive when talking to others to convey information effectively.

* High level of enthusiasm.

* Strong leadership and relationship building skills.

* An ability to plan ahead and manage time.

* Ability to manage when faced with numerous time sensitive deadlines.

* Demonstrable contract management experience gained within a grounds maintenance or facilities management environment

* In possession of horticultural qualifications.

To apply for this excellent opportunity with an established international employer, please send your CV via the apply button or contact David at our London office

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