AREA MANAGER

The successful candidate will be motivated with the ability to lead a team in a corporate landscaping environment. Candidates should have strong communication skills with previous experience in a horticultural environment and project management role.

Job Duties

  • Quoting & Costing of tenders and projects is essential
  • Plans all maintenance and project work, applying his or her expertise to achieve the agreed upon maintenance standards, scope of works and long-range goals/planning.
  • Liaise closely with Clients.
  • Attend site meetings with Clients and provide advice when necessary.
  • Preparation and submission of weekly and monthly progress reports to management and clients.
  • Maximise productivity.
  • Manage a team of supervisors on various sites and deploy work for the areas under your charge to ensure smooth operations.
  • Oversee staff training plans
  • Conduct assessments on managerial and supervisory staff.
  • Keeps accurate and complete records on assets, inventory, maintenance procedures, pesticide/chemical applications, company administrative policies and procedures, environmental policies.
  • Ensure all adhere to company policies and procedures, including Health & Safety requirements

This position will report to the Operations manager of the company.

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in landscape industries in a project management or equivalent position.
  • Have extensive turf knowledge
  • Have extensive plant knowledge
  • Experience in horticultural practices
  • Problem solving abilities, efficient and attention to detail.
  • Valid Driving Licence
  • Computer literate (Knowledge in MS Office, MS Excel, Word, Outlook)

SALARY NEGOTIABLE ON EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS