Tree Operations Manager

Manager Medway, South East (United Kingdom) Full Time£47,000 - £48,000 (GBP)

About the job

Tree Operations & Tree Maintenance Manager

£48,110.93 per annum

Medway Norse have an exciting opportunity for a Tree Operations & Tree Maintenance Manager to lead the tree and traffic management service across the business. This will include delivering tree works, installation of new horticultural schemes, grounds and winter maintenance operations.

Main Responsibilities include:

  • Providing technical advice, reports and investigations regarding arboriculture, horticultural / landscape concerns.
  • Reviewing the tree strategy and assisting the council in developing relevant policies.
  • Undertaking investigations, completion of associated reports - such as Accident / Insurance & Corporate Complaints.
  • Ensuring landscaping meets the correct planting specification and suitable adoption of New development sites.
  • Preparing tenders and specifications as required.
  • Leading response to emergencies and issuing relevant tree works, this will involve out of hours services and may require attendance on site.
  • Ensuring the delivery of the tree maintenance contract to specification standards and client expectation, monitor contract delivery and quality standards.

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Preferred Skills

Our Successful Candidate:

You will have extensive, previous experience in a similar Tree Operations &/or Maintenance role, alongside:

  • Significant experience in Arboriculture/ Landscape Management.
  • Supervisory or line management experience.
  • Qualifications including Level 4 or equivalent in Arboriculture/ Horticulture, Sector Scheme. 12A/B Operative Card and Lantra 12D M1/M2/M5 & M62.
  • Health & Safety Management – Understanding/ able to write risk assessments.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written confident giving instruction and direction effectively and concisely.
  • Strong organisational skills, with the ability to multi-task, prioritise and manage your own workload, meeting strict deadlines.
  • Leadership skills with the ability to motivate empower and manage a team.

Benefits Offered

In return we offer:

  • Competitive salary of £48,110.93 per annum
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays 
  • Company sickness and enhanced pension scheme
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities with a national company

Please read the attached job description and person specification to ensure you meet the criteria for the role before applying.

We are committed to employment practices and behaviours which encourage diversity, promote equality of treatment and eliminate unlawful and or unfair discrimination.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications. If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful and will not be progressed to the next stage.

About the Company

Norse Group

Join our team

Norse Group brings together building consultancy services provider Norse Consulting, care provider NorseCare and facilities management specialists Norse Commercial Services.

We offer a spectrum of career opportunities across England and Wales, delivering a wide range of services from business development and finance to architecture and surveying to waste management, grounds maintenance and cleaning.

Our employees are our most valuable asset. As a company, we are committed to developing our team by providing ongoing training and development opportunities.

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