Landscape Construction Manager

Discipline: Construction & Operations
Job type: Permanent
Job ref: 002742
Published: about 1 month ago
Expiry date: 27 May 2024 11:59

Landscape Construction Manager


The Cairn purpose is to build sustainable communities where people can thrive.

At Cairn, it’s not what we build, it’s why we build. It’s about putting down a marker that will stand for generations to come. Creating new communities of connection and belonging for an Ireland where people can thrive. Reshaping, redefining, reinvigorating our place in the world. Building for people, progress, and potential. Because when Cairn build, it’s Built For Good.

The Landscape Operations Manager will work closely within the landscape department and with site teams to ensure a high standard of site preparation works and will oversee the delivery of landscape works ensuring full value is derived from the landscape spend.

The Landscape Operations Manager will oversee the landscape maintenance of the Cairn portfolio and Cairn managed developments. This person will report to the Head of Landscape and Urban Design



Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Head of Dept. with the monitoring, tracking & reporting of a broad range of landscape projects at various stage of Planning, Pre Construction, Construction and post construction stage.

  • Assist in procurement of soft & hard landscape specifications.

  • Assist and supervise the landscape tendering and contractor appointment process.

  • Supervise the implementation of landscape works on numerous development sites through the proactive engagement with contractors and Cairn project teams.

  • Oversee the handover of completed schemes to Management Companies, Local Authorities and Purchasers.

  • Supervise the ongoing landscape maintenance of completed schemes under Cairn management.

  • Provide assistance too our Customer Care team in addressing landscape related queries.

  • Preparation and maintaining of inspection records.

  • Management and maintenance of the fallow sites within the Cairn land bank.

  • Assist and lead on numerous landscape innovation projects.

  • Role to be multi-site based.


The Candidate:

  • Qualification (level 8) in Amenity Horticulture or Landscape Architecture.

  • Min. of 5+ years Professional Experience.

  • Experience in overseeing the implementation of large scale residential & public landscape works.

  • Experience in overseeing the landscape planning and design stage management of large scale residential & public landscape works an advantage.

  • Experience of contracts management of landscape works.

  • Full clean Driver’s licence and flexibility to travel between development sites

  • Highly developed knowledge of soft & hard landscape materials.

  • Developed knowledge of site operations, local authority liaison and design team coordination.


Working with Cairn:

At Cairn, we believe it is essential that our employees feel valued and appreciated. We therefore offer above industry average remuneration packages with a comprehensive benefits portfolio that’s ready to support you for whatever life brings.

We are delighted to offer a suite of benefits when you join Cairn which include

  • Competitive salary

  • Performance related bonus

  • Pension scheme with matching contributions

  • Full health insurance with Irish Life health

  • Annual salary review

  • Continuous Professional development (CPD) programme & funding

  • Paid maternity & paternity leave

  • Free Cairn annual leave days

  • Life assurance

  • Income protection

  • Employee Assistance Programme with VHI

  • Tax saver - travel and bike to work

  • Culture Committee

  • Talent Development Programmes

  • Approved Profit Sharing Scheme (APSS)

  • Company vehicle (role dependent)