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    • Gordon Castle Walled Garden confirms appointment of new Head Gardener

        Experienced Head Gardener John Hawley is joining the team at Gordon Castle Walled Garden in Fochabers, Moray, on 16 February 2015. RHS trained, John is the former National Trust Head Gardener at Sizergh Castle in Cumbria, and before that was Assistant Head Gardener at Hardwick Hall in Derbyshire. He comes to the 8.5 acre, Arne Maynard designed, Walled Garden project with experience and excitement in equal measure. Speaking about his appointment, John says, “I have been looking for the next challenge in my horticultural career for some time and when I heard about the opportunity at Gordon Castle I…

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    • Etesia recruit new after sales assistant

      Etesia UK is pleased to announce the appointment of Giovanni Soare as after sales assistant. In his new role, Giovanni will provide after sales and dedicated support to the company’s specialist Etesia and Pellenc dealers, including involvement with local shows, demonstrations and open days. Over the past 25 years; Etesia has become an established brand relied upon by many industry professionals in a number of European countries. The UK, in particular, is now Etesia’s third largest market behind its homeland France and second placed Germany. It is also the only other market aside from France and Germany, where Etesia has…

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    • Vitax Amenity welcome new regional sales rep

      Alex McDermott has been appointed as the new Technical Sales Representative for Vitax Amenity’s Midlands, Wales and South-West region, handling the full range of products for the leading line markers-to-fertilisers group. Pitching into the turf sector straight from school at 16, Alex, 30, had always hankered after a post in technical sales, despite quickly climbing the career ladder. “I love networking and meeting people in different circumstances,” said Alex. “My new role allows me to work in an advisory as well as a sales capacity for new and existing customers and that’ll be a most rewarding aspect of the job.”…

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    • Diploma in Horticulture Student, Course 53 ( 2015-2018)

      The three-year Kew Diploma offers broad-based training in amenity and botanical horticulture, and is suited to dedicated professional horticulturists with a determination to succeed. The curriculum provides a unique combination of practical and theoretical study, providing the opportunity to study top-level scientific and technical subjects, whilst gaining practical experience and responsibility working with one of the most comprehensive botanic collections in the world. As employees of Kew, Diploma students receive payment for the duration of the three-year course (including lecture block trimesters) and there are no course fees. As an independent qualification, the Kew Diploma in Horticulture is self-accredited by…

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    • Earn while you learn with The Royal Parks apprenticeship

      The Royal Parks apprenticeship program Grow, which combines on the job training with recognised qualifications, is now open for applications. The highly successful Royal Parks apprenticeship programme has been running for over fifty years, with many of its graduates going on to secure permanent employment within the Royal Parks, and in other high profile locations such as Buckingham Palace and Crystal Palace Football Club. As apprentice gardeners, the successful applicants will be paid a salary to gain hands on experience and earn recognised qualifications over a 2-3 year period. They will be based at one of London’s Royal Parks five…

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    • Team Leader

      JOB OF THE DAY – Landscape Garden Team Leader

      We have a vacancy for a landscape team leader, capable of carrying out domestic garden construction to BALI award winning standards. The successful applicant will be a self-motivated individual, capable of working from detailed designs and specifications for private gardens in the S. Yorks. N. Lincs. area and will be responsible for supervising  1-2 operatives. Experience in paving and brickwork, ground preparation, laying lawns and planting are essential. Joinery and pond construction experience would be an advantage. A full clean driving licence will be required. Salary is negotiable depending on experience. For more information or to apply click here  …

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    • Eljays44 Ltd launches new ‘Horticulture Careers’ website

      Eljays44 Ltd launches new ‘Horticulture Careers’ website for people looking for a job in the industry Eljays44 Ltd, the parent company of Pro Landscaper, FutureScape and Garden Centre Retail, has launched Horticulture Careers, a brand new job board for all sectors of the horticultural market, from landscapers, garden designers and architects to garden centre managers, buyers and head office staff. Fronted by sales manager Ben Chambers, Eljays44 Ltd is securing the place as the market leaders for horticultural information. With the continuing success of Pro Landscaper and the most exciting event in the industry, FutureScape, and with the launch of…

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    • Landscaper – Landstruction

       “The first choice for exclusive landscapes across the UK; exceptional levels of service to private and commercial clients delivered by an award-winning team.” We are looking to recruit an individual with a real passion for landscaping to join our dynamic team. Our ideal candidate will have experience in: – establishing site levels/layout (using lazer levels) – construction of detailed paving – construction of brick and blockwork – installation of hardwood decking – installation of bespoke fencing – soft landscaping – working on construction sites (CSCS card preferable) All work is carried out to the highest standards, so a keen eye…

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    • Horticruitment

      Commercial Landscape / Fencing Estimator – Horticruitment

      Do you have a minimum of 4 years Landscape / Fencing Estimating experience? Our client is one of the UKs leading landscaping, highway maintenance, fencing and vegetation management/maintenance contractors and has a client base covering the north of England. Due to continued expansion they are seeking someone with this level of experience and who has appropriate sector qualifications. A full driving licence, computer literacy and excellent communication skills are all essential ingredients for applications. Location: Yorkshire Salary: Circa £30K (B925) To apply for this position please email [email protected]  

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    • Skilled Hard Landscaper

      Hard Landscape Construction Manager – Andersplus

      Landscape Construction Manager sought to oversee commercial hard  landscaping schemes, including minor civil works, predominantly in the Midlands, but also in the SE and SW of England. You will be responsible for projects such as caravan park builds, flood defence works, and redevelopment of residential areas. Location : Worcestershire Salary :28 – 35k Vacancy ID : 20099 Please apply with full CV to [email protected] There will be an interview and then trial day with the client. Please let us know if you have a portfolio.

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      Hard Landscape Foreman – Andersplus

      Outstanding opportunity for a vastly experienced Hard Landscape Foreman to join one of the leading domestic landscaping companies in the UK. He is looking for an exceptional individual to join his team.  Applicants for this post must have experience of building top end domestic landscapes (project values of 100k or thereabouts) and must be happy to work across the SE. Location : Surrey Salary :28 0 30k negotiable Vacancy ID : 20350 Please apply with full CV to [email protected] There will be an interview and then trial day with the client. Please let us know if you have a portfolio.

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    • Skilled Hard Landscaper

      Hard Landscape Foreman – Andersplus

      Our client has run his own landscape design and build company for over 10 years and operates in the high end domestic end of the markeWe are looking for a Hard Landscape Foreman to oversee a team of 3. You will be responsible for overseeing projects to completion, ensuring they are completed to deadline and to standard. Location : London, Surrey and Herts Salary :35K plus Bonus Vacancy ID : 20263 Please apply with full CV to [email protected] There will be an interview and then trial day with the client. Please let us know if you have a portfolio.  

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    • Contracts Manager – Andersplus

      Our client is a long established grounds maintenance and landscaping firm based in Surrey.  Due to expansion they are looking to create a new post for an experienced Contracts Manager.  Presently the business is split roughly into 70% maintenance work – commercial, local authority, gritting and some domestic gardening, and 30% hard landscaping, the majority of which is domestic.  The bulk of this work is in a 25 mile radius of Chobham. Please apply with full CV to [email protected] There will be an interview and then trial day with the client. Please let us know if you have a portfolio.…

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    • Contracts and Operations Manager – Abbiss Landscapes

      Contracts and Operations manager Abbiss Landscapes is a landscaping company based in SW London, we are currently looking for a full time Contracts manager to join our team. The day to day managing of the contract, encompassing contract performance, delivery of contract objectives, client relationships, people management, safety conformance and financial performance. General day to day: Contract Performance & Delivery To execute contracts to specification and budget, meeting the customers needs and deadlines and exceeding expectations Proactively manage all areas of delivery, in order to solve problems before client raises them as an issue To assist and manage client relationships…

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    • Site Foreman Abbiss Landscapes

      Site Foreman Required: Abbiss Landscapes is a landscaping company based in SW London. We are currently recruiting a highly self-motivated person with extensive landscape knowledge and experience. We seek someone who is capable of working under their own initiative as well as in collaboration with management to create high-end gardens in and around the London area. Although this is a hands-on role, the site foreman will be responsible for supervising Abbiss Landscapes team members, as well as agency staff and sub-contractors when needed. The role involves driving and applicants must therefore have a full, clean driving licence. Skills and experience…

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    • Landform

      Senior Foreman / Hard Landscaper – Landform Consultants

      Landform Consultants are looking for an experienced Senior Foreman to join their company, working on top end mainly residential hard and soft landscape schemes. Projects In London and home counties. Must have good sound technical experience and be able to direct and communicate well with multiple trades. Start the New Year with one of the country’s leading Landscape companies. Good working conditions salary and company vehicle. Call Mark Gregory for an informal chat on 01276856145

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    • Exterior Solutions

      Sales Manager – Exterior Solutions Ltd

      Role:  Exterior Solutions are looking for a sales manager to sell our exclusive range of Decking, Cladding and Ceramic paving. Target: Architects for specification, Builders merchants, contractors and landscapers. Experience: Sales in construction, timber and landscaping  Industry Required to: Prepare reports and high level communication skills. Attributes: Absolute product knowledge, well presented and articulate Package: Basic, commission, phone, car First Instance: Send your CV to [email protected] and tell us what you know and why you should become part of our team.  

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    • Hugo Bugg

      Landscape Architect – Hugo Bugg Landscapes

      We are looking for a highly talented landscape architect to work in our multi-disciplinary studio in the heart of Exeter. Founded by Hugo Bugg, the firm consists of several consulting associates who bring unique backgrounds to our projects.  Since our origins in 2010, HBL now work on projects internationally as well as in the UK. We work in all areas of professional design: residential, commercial, civic and institutional including the Royal Botanic Garden in Jordan and the 2014 Chelsea Flower Show. Our diverse and ambitious portfolio includes a wide range of large public projects, show gardens, and high-end private designs…

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    • Skilled Hard Landscaper

      Contracts Manager – Andersplus

      Contracts Manager sought for a well-known and long established company in West London who operate at the very top of the domestic landscaping business.  This is initially offered on a 6 month contract basis with specific responsibility for a new very large contract. We are looking for a highly experienced Contracts Manager who has worked in this environment and who precisely matches the requirements below: Extensive knowledge of contracts and contracts law, including JCT Minor Works Ability to read and understand construction / landscape drawings Conversant with the terminology of both the building and landscape industries Business development experience within this…

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    • Skilled Hard Landscaper

      Hard Landscape/Foreman

      Our client has a new and fresh look on Garden Landscaping at the high end domestic scale. Working in Greater London they work on projects ranging in value from 30 – to 150k. They are looking for a Hard Landscape Foreman to oversee a team of 3. You will be responsible for overseeing projects to completion, ensuring they are completed to deadline and to the highest standard. The role is a hands-on one and the client wants someone who leads by example and who is confident in their ability to give instructions clearly. Applicants must have considerable experience of hard landscaping…

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    • Skilled Hard Landscaper

      Team Leader – Andersplus

      Team Leader sought for a newly established maintenance round based in the North of England.  The ideal candidate will be based in Staffordshire as work is based there as well as Cheshire, Leicestershire, Shropshire, Merseyside, Derbyshire, with the potential for further expansion. This is a hands-on gardening role which wil

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    • Skilled Hard Landscaper

      Hard Landscape Manager – Andersplus

      Hard Landscape Projects Manager sought for one of London’s leading design and build companies. With over 20 years experience in top end domestic landscaping this is a great opportunity for an experienced landscaper to take on a challenging, demanding and varied role. The role will involve overseeing up to 7 projects at any one time, ensuring that each is running to time and to budget, providing quotes for new jobs, ordering supplies, extensive liaison with clients and landscape foremen and the teams, and all other associated duties. Applicants for this role will need an extensive background in top end domestic…

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    • The Landscape Group

      Assistant Contract Manager – The Landscape Group

      We are looking for a bright, energetic Junior Manager to be part of the Landscape Group team at our Warwick contract, based at this iconic location. This would be an ideal opportunity for an ambitious self-starter to take the first step into contract management. This role provides a great opportunity for an aspiring, self-motivated individual with a positive attitude, great communication and  natural leadership qualities to develop this team to excellent levels of grounds maintenance operational performance. To be successful in this role we are looking for an individual ideally of graduate calibre who, whilst not necessarily having a wealth…

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    • Contract Manager – The Landscape Group

      An opportunity has arisen for a Contract Manager to be part of The Landscape Group Isle of Wight contract. This role is responsible for managing the day to day contract activities including but not limited to programming and delivering the scheduled work, managing and motivating the team, identifying and pricing additional works and managing costs within budget.  Building and maintaining a positive relationship with internal and external stakeholders is a crucial part of the role, as is proven experience of managing a very complex contract, up to the value of £500k. The ideal candidate will possess strong communication and organisation…

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    • Contract Manager – The Landscape Group

      An opportunity has arisen for a Contract Manager to be part of The Landscape Group Winchester and East Hants team. This role is responsible for managing the day to day contract activities including but not limited to programming and delivering the scheduled work, managing and motivating the team, identifying and pricing additional works and managing costs within budget.  Building and maintaining a positive relationship with internal and external stakeholders is a crucial part of the role. The ideal candidate will possess strong communication and organisation skills, be financially astute and a natural leader. A pro active and positive attitude is essential as…

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