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Estate Landscaping Manager

Woodbridge Area

The company

A specialist landscaping contractor who design and build plant-led environmental landscape schemes for private gardens and large estates. We use plants to provide civil engineering solutions, e.g. reed bed filtration and wetland schemes, erosion control, rainwater harvesting and drainage schemes. We also specialise in conservation, habitat creation and the natural landscape. Examples include creation of woodland, hedgerow planting and wildlife habitats along with construction of large lakes and ponds, arboretums, and tree planting schemes of various sizes.


The job

Working alongside the owner, you will help make the clients' ideas a reality. At the beginning of new contracts you will contribute to the presentation of contract costings and implementation plans and, once underway, you will provide day to day project supervision and management.

This would include organising material purchasing, site expenditure, labour and logistics. On site, you will lead and work hands on with the landscape staff to achieve the projected results. You will be the day-to-day company representative with the client on site. We like to run multiple projects at one time, from small-scale projects under £10k in value, through to much larger schemes at £250k+.


What you'll need

You'll be a proven man-manager in the field of landscaping, arboriculture, horticulture, civil engineering, farming or estate work.

Experienced and have an understanding of the use of a wide range of landscape and construction equipment e.g. 360 excavators, and a good eye for symmetry

A commercial mindset, with the ability to price work and deliver to your own numbers, whilst maintaining quality.

It is important that you are well-presented and courteous, in order to represent the company and uphold our values in your dealings with clients, customers, and colleagues.

You will ideally have the initiative and interest to input and to improve upon the design ideas as site work progresses and contribute your own ideas.

An interest in nature, wildlife and the environment and be used to physical work outside in all weather conditions.

A Full UK driving licence


Where you'll be based

The nursery is based in Campsea Ashe where we have a working yard. You will be expected to visit sites regularly, which are predominantly within 15 miles of the nursery, however work is occasionally across Suffolk and into South Norfolk and North Essex.


What you'll receive

- £32,000 - £35,000 per annum dependent on experience

- Company vehicle (Izusu Dmax)

- Employed role (permanent contract)

- Working Monday to Friday, starting at 7:30am & finishing at 4pm/4:30pm/5pm depending on the season

- Regular pay reviews as you take on more responsibility

- 28 days holiday including bank holidays

- Stunning working location in the Suffolk countryside


Find out more

To discuss this position in more detail, please send your CV to or call me on 07983 967143. All communication will be treated in complete confidence.


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