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Grounds Manager


A rare opportunity has arisen to work with one of the country's leading Independent Schools as Grounds Manager, working across 3 sites in Hampshire.


The role is to maintain and improve the grounds and gardens to the highest possible standards which includes all sports pitches, cricket squares, games playing surfaces, all weather surfaces, formal garden areas, paths and drives.


Reporting to the Estates Bursar on a day to day basis, you will ensure the most effective and efficient use of time and resources, including the management of a team of 3 assistants.


You are highly experienced in this area, especially in ensuring all materials and resources are available and sourced correctly - working with suppliers on contracting and negotiating terms. Risk Management and H&S at work are also areas that you are highly competent in as well as strong communication with your team, via regular meetings and one to ones. Ensuring that your team and well trained and up to speed, you are approachable and friendly and can communicate easily with other members of staff and stakeholders within a school/professional environment.


The ideal candidate, may well work in a school at present or managed large outdoor sports complexes. You have relevant qualifications in grounds management or equivalent experience. You can demonstrate strong leadership skills, a team player and have a track record in managing change.


The school offer an excellent base salary with exceptional benefits.


Candidates must hold a full clean driving licence and be physically fit enough to carry out the duties required.


For further information and to apply please email jo@sandifordgreen.com or telephone 01483 370 007 


Sandiford Green operate as a recruitment business on behalf of the client. 



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