Location: Wandsworth, London
Contract: Permanent, Full-time
The borough of Wandsworth has one of the richest varieties of open spaces in central London. Enable is a not-for-profit charitable organisation and the lead contractor employed by Wandsworth Borough Council to manage Leisure and Cultural services throughout the borough including the management and maintenance of 32 parks and open spaces.
The role of Parks Delivery Manager will test your existing skills and experience in contract management, grounds maintenance, ecology, biodiversity and groundsmanship as you deliver the highest quality of green space for residents and visitors to Wandsworth. You will understand the current pressures on urban greenspaces and will be able to contribute proactively to outcomes which support biodiversity, climate resilience and natural recovery.
The portfolio of green space you will be responsible for ranges from small pocket parks, housing sites, allotments, cemeteries, sports pitches, plus sites of regional importance in heritage and biodiversity such as Tooting and Wandsworth Commons and the iconic Grade II listed Battersea Park. You will be expected to oversee operations across this range of spaces, each with their own site-specific challenges while ensuring consistent cost control within set budgets.
You will be a leading member of the Parks team, taking overall responsibility for the day-to-day management of all parks operations including the delivery of the horticultural ground’s maintenance and playground service throughout the borough of Wandsworth.
The ideal candidate for this role will be someone who has a positive and supportive attitude, is action orientated, highly organised and able to manage multiple projects effectively, while also managing longer term strategic objectives.
Closing Date: 25/06/2023 Location: Wandsworth, London
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