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Estate Manager / Gardener Job

Location Haywards Heath, South of England, UK
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Gardener
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £30,000-£35,000 GPA
Job Number  54832
Created 22 October 2019

Estate Caretaker / Gardener / All Rounder - Live Out Role

 

The Client:

A fantastic client of Greycoat Lumleys is looking for an experienced, proactive and enthusiastic Estate Manager to develop and maintain 30 acres of grounds in Haywards Heath. The property has long standing current employees who all work together and are a great team.

 

Location: Haywards Heath, West Sussex

 

Working Week: 5 Days/ Week

Some flexibility to occasionally support the Live in Housekeeper at weekends if the client is away (for security)

 

Salary:£30-£35k

 

Start:As soon as possible

 

The ideal candidate will have experience in a management position, but will be proactive and happy to be hands-on as and when needed. There are dogs, cats, chickens, goats and a flock of 70 sheep on the estate, so experience with animals (especially sheep) would be beneficial! You will be joining a small, friendly team so will be a good team player, as well as being able manage effectively.

 

 

Responsibilities to include:

 

  • Oversee the current additional staff employed

  • First point of contact for booking, liaising with and overseeing contractors

  • Formal gardening knowledge

  • Maintenance of gardens, and the surrounding farmland and woodland

  • Project management of all new garden development and design

  • Knowledge, experience and confidence with garden machinery

  • Very occasional driving

  • Any other ad hoc errands and duties required

 

This a fantastic role for a team player who loves the outdoors. The clients are looking for longevity and enthusiasm

 

Job reference number: 54832

 

Responsible Consultant: Nicola Forster

nicola@greycoatlumleys.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

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