Arboricultural Manager Wanted - London and South East

Manager Shenley, Nationwide (United Kingdom) Full Time£36,000 - £45,000 (GBP)

Gristwood & Toms Ltd

About the Company

Gristwood and Toms Ltd. have recently undergone a major review of staff earnings.

We studied available salary trends within our sector, comparing these with the ‘real time’ achievable averages of our own pay structures. We also considered the differences affecting earning potential due to variation of contractual rates in London and the South East.

This study has guided a significant change to the day rates we are able to pay across all levels of competence, along with a notable revision to the percentage allocations to certain contract areas. This ensures a greater opportunity for our teams to achieve or exceed their revised day rates.

We are confident that our new pay structures, first class working conditions and unrivalled investment in our staff, equipment, and facilities, makes Gristwood and Toms Ltd. the leading UK employer in our industry.

Come and join one of the country’s leading and progressive arboricultural companies.

Founded in 1974 Gristwood & Toms has grown in to one of the largest and best equipped arboricultural companies in the UK. Employing over 170 staff, we pride ourselves in having sufficient resources and expertise to provide a comprehensive arboricultural service to all sectors regardless of scale..

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About the job

Gristwood and Toms Ltd are seeking to employ a suitably experienced and qualified Manager for the London and Southeast areas. A relocation package is available for the right candidates.

Roles and Responsibilities to include:
• Management of day-to-day operational mobilisation
• Implementation of essential toolbox talks
• Pre-works site inspection and works coordination.
• Site Health & Safety and Quality audits
• Client Liaison
• Management of operational staff and works allocation.
• Works estimating and specification.
• Damage and incident investigations
• Managerial absence cover
• Organisation of traffic sensitive works and parking restrictions.
• Assistance with management of stores and equipment issuing.

Based at our head office in Shenley, the successful candidate will report to the Contracts and Operational Management Team; you will be expected to operate within ALL contract areas serviced from Shenley and be able to travel outside of these areas periodically as required.
Essential Criteria
• Appropriate industry qualifications and or experience
• Familiarity with risk assessment processes and method statements
• Competence in VTA and working towards achieving Professional Tree Inspection accreditation
• Good communication skills (Oral, Written) and interpersonal skills.
• Good understanding of staff management issues
• IT Literacy (MS Word, Excel, Outlook) in house training will be provided as required.
• Must be able to work flexible hours.
• Full driving licence
• Capacity to ensure compliance with BS3998; 2010-Tree Work Recommendations.
Desirable Criteria
• Local Authority experience
• Experience of managing H&S in the workplace
• Experience of working with electronic tree management systems.
Benefits
• 28 Days paid leave (Inc. Bank Holidays)
• Company vehicle
• We are an equal opportunity employer.

A relocation package is available for the right candidates

Pay £36 to £45k PA; subject to qualifications, ability and experience
For further information please email your CV to Joan Young via the application system below. Suitable candidates will be invited to interview.

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