Grounds Project Manager

CGP Books
Broughton-In-Furness, Cumbria
(Salary £30k+ and great benefits) 
24 May 2019
17 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Grounds Project Manager 
Lake District Private Estate 
(Salary £30k+ and great benefits)

Although CGP is an educational publishing company (the UK’s No.1 in fact) we also have a passion for property and grounds. We’re looking for a talented person to take responsibility for grounds projects across our Lake District estate which extends to more than 100 acres. 

Our head office at Eccle Riggs Hall has a golf course and stunning Lakeland views, but the wider estate extends to cover parkland, woodlands, ponds and gardens

As Grounds Project Manager, you’ll be experienced in estate or countryside management with a sound track record of project delivery and a passion for the environment you’re working in. You’ll thrive on taking ownership and work collaboratively with your colleagues on varied hard landscaping projects andplanting schemes. A keen eye for detail is essential as is an engaging and down-to-earth manner. 

You’ll have exceptional customer serviceenthusiasm and drive and will make a real impact by: 

- Producing robust work programmes and tracking systems for all grounds projects and tasks 
- Managing workflow of our diverse estates team and contractors, whilst rolling your sleeves up 
- 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 and organised with excellent communication skills. A full driving licence is essential. 


To apply, select the button shown and submit your CV and a full covering letter explaining why you’re right for this role. Please include details of your current salary and benefits. 

Successful applicants will be invited to Broughton-in-Furness for assessment. 

Closing Date: Monday 17th June 2019 

This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency. 

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