Project Manager - Hard Landscape Construction - High End

Location : London
Salary : 40k DOE
Vacancy type : Permanent
Vacancy ID : 43764

A hugely exciting opportunity has opened for an experienced Hard Landscape Manager to join our clients well established and dynamic team. This role would suit experienced project managers or those ready to step up into a Project Management role as full support could be given to the right candidate.

Based in West London our client is a successful domestic and commercial garden design, build and maintenance company who are committed to providing a progressive and inspiring work culture, which thrives on delivering excellent work and client relations.

This position offers a fantastic opportunity to work on premium and innovative garden designs, within an expanding company.  It requires someone who thrives on meeting multiple deadlines whilst having the aptitude and experience to oversee several projects at any one time. 

The ability to read plans is essential, as is having practical construction experience. The candidate will be self-motivated, with excellent people skills and will enjoy working with a growing Project Management team.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • The successful delivery of hard and soft landscaping of high end, large commercial and domestic projects.
  • Completing multiple installation projects to strict deadlines and budgets.
  • Ensure flexible construction schedules are issued to clients prior to teams starting on site.  
  • Preparing, implementing and managing health & safety and quality procedures e.g CDM, RAMs etc for all projects ahead of installation.
  • Liaison with clients, subcontractors, designers, and other external contractors on site to ensure translation of design to build is clear throughout.
  • Resourcing and managing subcontractors, developing strong relationships covering all disciplines within hard landscaping.
  • Resourcing and procurement of materials and developing relationships with suppliers and manufacturers.
  • Conduct pre project briefings and regular on-site meetings to ensure smooth installations and ensure projects are on schedule and manage quality control
  • The preparation of quotes and provisional costs/estimates using a comprehensive Excel system for both small and large-scale projects in between day-to-day operations.
  • Identification of variations and additional works
  • Ordering of specific, bespoke materials for projects.
  • Attend staff meetings

Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate would have significant construction/landscaping project management knowledge with 5+ years of experience of turning over large scale commercial and domestic projects (Prince2 or equivalent favourable)
  • Experience of managing budgets as well as deadlines according to schedules
  • Experience reading and understanding technical Design packages and translating them into quotations/ provisional costs
  • Comfortable quoting and estimating under pressure
  • Knowledge and experience of CDM15, H&S risk management, policies and procedures.
  • High level of organization, and efficient time management
  • Excellent attention to detail with high expectations of a high-end finish
  • Excellent leadership skills; ability to communicate and negotiate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Extremely self-motivated and committed to achieving excellent results
  • Ability to multi-task and flexibility to re-prioritise 
  • Confident IT skills and use of all Microsoft Packages; Excel etc
  • Team player
  • A full driving license


  • Excellent salary depending on experience
  • Ongoing training and development
  • 25 days paid holiday + bank holidays
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • To work on exciting projects with innovative professionals within a successful, developing company.
  • Strong opportunity to personally and professionally develop

Please quote 43764 when speaking with one of our consultants.

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Once again, I would like to extend my thanks to you for being so efficient and focused on my behalf. You have impressed me and have been extremely professional about matching me well with potential opportunities. Should I require staff in my new role... I will be sure to use you.

Simon (Contracts Manager)

I would like to give a big thank you to everyone in the team at Fresh Horticultural Careers for their help throughout my employment with them. Their support was great and helped me enjoy my time whilst working for them.

Ross (Horticulture)