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How to get your garden centre in the papers
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Notcutts saddened by John Woods Nurseries administration
40 new Homebase staff take up Garden Academy training
Santa parachutes in...and makes little Lucy's dream come true
Hibiscus topples poinsettia in T&M's Christmas mail order Top 10
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Centres urged to back Needlefresh charity initiative via Christmas tree sales
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Book your tickets for GTN’s Greatest Christmas Party
Christmas dinner in the garden is catching on says survey
Re-development plans for Whitehall Lacock
Field Sales Support (Vivid Arts Ltd) - ideal location East / South Manchester with access to M60
Key Accounts Manager – Outdoor Living
Plantarea Horticultural Manager - Berkshire
Contracts Manager – Leeds Area
Garden Centre Sundries Shop Manager - Northamptonshire
Mixed fortunes for sales of garden products
Shoppers get into the Christmas spirit
Decorative bark is a bestseller this week for Westland
£2,500 travel bursary awaits Young Horticulturist of the Year
Deadline nears for Lawn Academy training places
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All the latest news from the world of garden centre catering
New guidelines on labelling 'free from...' foods
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Field Sales Support (Vivid Arts Ltd) - ideal location East / South Manchester with access to M60
OTE £24k
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Plantarea Horticultural Manager - Berkshire
Salary: £18,000 - £24,000
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Salary: £28,000 - £35,000
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Contracts Manager Leeds Area (ref:DS7802)

Location: West Yorkshire
£28,000 - £35,000
10 Nov
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Duration: Permanent


Our client is a leading Grounds Maintenance Company based in East Anglia who carry out a wide range of commercial contracts throughout the UK. They are currently seeking to recruit a Grounds Maintenance Contracts Manager for the North to oversee commercial contracts throughout this Region.

The role

Responsibilities will include

  • Overseeing the implementation of contracts to strict deadlines and budgets
  • Assisting in development and bidding for new works
  • Liaison with clients
  • Implementation and management of health & safety and quality procedures
  • Supervision of Teams
  • Maintaining contract files
  • Reporting to the Regional Manager and Operations Director

The candidate

The ideal candidate will currently be employed in a similar role or be seeking to take their next step into a more senior management role.

The successful candidate should hold a relevant horticultural or landscape qualification
A full driving license is essential.

They should also have significant experience in managing commercial contacts and be able to give superb customer service to clients.

Ideal candidate should be based in the Leeds, Bradford or Manchester Area.

Salary range: £28-32,000 - dependent on experience

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