General Manager (Operations)

  • £70k - 90k per year + Benefits
  • Eastbourne
  • Asl Recruitment Limited

General Manager (Operations) Landscaping

Our client is an established hard and soft landscaping consultancy based in East Sussex. They are currently looking for a General Manager to join their hard-working team.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience within a similar position as well as significant experience within the Landscaping sector. You will also have experience of dealing with large contracts as well as end to end project management experience.

As a General Manager you will ensure the business maintains and exceeds health and safety requirements, business KPI’s through smooth operational delivery and management of individual departments.

The ideal General Manager ()perations) will hold the following skills and experiences:

Demonstrable experience leading and managing a multi-discipline team

Demonstrable commercial awareness

Previous Management of similar size team/business

Proven ability and enthusiasm to create growth

Staff management and experience dealing with HR matters

Excellent communicator both written and verbal

Excellent listening skills

Supportive management technique

Excellent negotiator

The ability to make sound decisions

Ability to instil and gain trust with all stakeholders and staff

Must be a team player, with the ability to act fairly and decisively when needed

Enthusiastic , Committed, Fair, Meticulous, Reliable

Conscientious, Persistence, Focused, Personally credible


 Your duties as a Senior Contracts Manager will include:

Ensuring all activities undertaken by the business meet/exceed expected profitability.

Oversight of all H&S undertakings and compliance.

Ensuring smooth operational delivery through regular departmental meetings, staff management and support including taking part in weekly management meeting. This will include liaising with clients directly.

Troubleshooting operational issues across all departments with support from specialised staff knowledge where appropriate.

Setting of departmental targets, reviewing training needs and planning effective CPD for the team.

Full overview of works programming including rota, quality feedback, site audits etc.

Reviewing quotations and tender packs to ensure consistency and profitability.

Deal with daily HR issues liaising with line managers and HR as required.

Delegation of tasks and overseeing management workloads to ensure efficiency and relevant support is in place.

Approval of daily minor spend & budgets.

General oversight of the management team including annual performance reviews, personal targets etc.

Approval of management timesheets, expenses and leave requests.

P&L, monthly invoicing, ongoing works review to ensure budgets are adhered to.

Produce business case for plant and kit purchases to the board


£70,000 + D.O.E


50-60 Hours -Full Time - Permanent


Eastbourne, East Sussex

Start Date:


 Key Words:

General Manager, Operations Manager, Contracts Manager, Senior Contracts, SMSTS, RAMS, Soft Landscaping, Hard Landscaping, Arboriculture, Management, Programming, Landscaping, Eastbourne, Bexhill, Hastings, St Leonards, Hailsham, Brighton, East Sussex

  • Advertiser: Agency
  • Reference: J4515