Grounds Manager Job Lake District Private Estate

Location North West England
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Gardener
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary See below
Job Number  47638
Created 27 February 2018

Grounds Manager Job Lake District Private Estate


Greycoat Lumleys' client are looking for a Ground Manger for their private residence, the estate looks out over the southern fells and comprises of fields,

woodlands, ponds and gardens.


This is a high profile role and the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the efficient day-to-day running, development and improvement of the

estate grounds (excluding private gardens).


As Grounds Manager you will be experienced in estate or countryside management. You’ll thrive on taking ownership and work collaboratively with the property owner. A keen eye for detail is

essential as is an engaging and down-to-earth manner with a sense of calm. With a proven track record of providing exceptional customer service, you’ll ease the burden on those around you.


You will have drive and will make a real impact by:


• Producing robust work programmes and tracking systems for all grounds projects and tasks

• Managing workflow of employees and contractors, rolling your sleeves up where necessary

• Dealing with operational issues, with a focus on solutions, not problems

• Challenging people to meet your high standards, and monitoring quality of work

• Enthusing others with your positive attitude and superb interpersonal skills


Applicants must be flexible, trustworthy, proactive, organised with excellent communication skills.


A full driving licence is essential.


Please send your CV and a full covering letter including your current salary and benefits.



Salary: £30k + and great benefits


Start: ASAP


Job Number: 47638



Consultant: Lesley Jones

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