Landscape Manager - English Heritage

As Landscape Manager you will be responsible for a portfolio of properties within the Estate Region ranging from designed landscapes to ruined castles, hill forts and medieval villages. Working across this diverse estate you will be our lead on caring for our estate grounds.

As the Landscape Manager you will be providing a complete and comprehensive cyclical and response grounds maintenance service to English Heritage and Local Management Agreement sites. You will ensure works are carried out to the standards required and that security, health and safety is maintained at all times. You will work with Senior Landscape Advisors to prepare landscape management plans for the historic sites in your care so they are presented for the enjoyment of visitors. You will be working collaboratively with the Historic Properties Team who operates the sites to ensure the aims of the charity can be met effectively supporting Estates Department deliver to its core objectives of conserving and caring for the historic properties.

Your experience in the management and maintenance of general landscape projects relating to countryside sites and properties will be invaluable. You will be able to demonstrate recent knowledge of the preparation of schedules and specification of works, tender and procurement of projects and writing Landscape Management Plans.

You will have a passion for working with others and enjoy being a part of a busy team and responding to changing priorities. As a confident communicator, you will be comfortable building rapport with Senior Managers, Team Managers and all Estates Staff.

As a natural problem solver you will seek to use your initiative to overcome practical issues that come up as part of working in a busy team. With the ability to follow processes and procedures you will be able to also manage the unexpected when it arises.

You will hold a Degree in Landscape Management, Conservation Management or similar.

We would be delighted to hear from you, if you would like to talk to us about this role before you apply, please contact Steve Sheath, Senior Estate Manager, on Steve.Sheath@english-heritage.org.uk.

Everyone is welcome at English Heritage and we are always looking for people who reflect the diversity of the country today, to help us make it more relevant to the diversity of the people, communities and places we serve. From remote sites to inner city monuments, from regional teams to our Head Office, the diversity of our teams is critical to making sure our heritage is inclusive, exciting and accessible.

We continually look for new ways to promote the past in a way that is inclusive to all and that celebrates the cultural diversity of England’s heritage. By joining English Heritage, you will be part of a charity that is already on an exciting journey to tell everyone’s story.

You can find out more about us and what we do here, https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/about-us/ here. Meet some of our People and hear about why they enjoy working with us here https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/about-us/jobs/working-at-historic-places/.

You’ll find it’s a workplace like no other – taking you behind the scenes of these extraordinary sites and supporting you to share your ideas, inspire others and make a difference.

By joining us, you’ll enjoy the rewards of a great team environment in inspiring locations, helping to make our sites a wonderful place to visit. You’ll also be joining our charity, which through our 400+ historic monuments, buildings and sites, brings the story of England to life for over 10 million visitors each year.

Benefits include:

-The opportunity to progress your career within the heritage sector;

-Apprenticeship opportunities

-Subscriptions to professional bodies

-Free access to all English Heritage sites for you another adult and up to 6 children (under 18 in the family group)

-25% discount in our shops and cafes;

-Enhanced Maternity/Paternity/Shared Parental leave

-25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays pro rata rising to 28 days after 3 years, with the option to buy additional leave

-Matched pension contributions up to a maximum of 10% which can be paid via salary exchange or salary deduction

-Flexible hours

Interviews will be held week commencing 8th August via zoom.

 

Closing date: 25/07/2022 23:59:59

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