Location idverde UK, Bromley
Hours per week 40
Job Reference RAF0005153
Salary Competitive
Job Type Permanent

Head Gardener (Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park)

Head Gardener (Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park)

Job reference number: RAF0005153

Who are we looking for?

As a Head Gardener you will be responsible for the day-to-day Grounds Maintenance teams set up and for overseeing the horticultural tasks in the amazing Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (London). You will be required to carry out work professionally and productively, exceeding the expectations of our clients and the Contract Manager. The post would suit a ‘hands-on’ style Head Gardener with a keen interest in botanical horticulture.

Who are we?

idverde is Europe’s leading provider of grounds maintenance services and landscape creation projects, with an annual turnover of €700m and over 7,000 colleagues operating throughout the UK, France, the Netherlands, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland. We offer a holistic range of services to support the creation, maintenance and management of landscapes throughout the UK, working with both public and private sector clients to deliver bespoke solutions for each project’s unique challenges.

As the UK’s top grounds maintenance and landscaping provider, idverde UK offers a broad range of services. From professional open space management to landscape design and build, grounds maintenance, tree surgery, civil engineering, outdoor facilities management, biodiversity management, waterways management and much more.

Are you who we are looking for?

  • To responsibly manage the workload of team members
  • To act professionally and confidently, to work effectively to achieve results, and to set an example for your team
  • To plan and organise your own time efficiently and to respond positively when under pressure or when confronted with problems
  • Effective leadership of team under your control
  • Effective communication with your client and customers
  • Effective implementation of all Company Values, policies and procedures
  • Identify, design and price improvement projects across the park
  • To be efficient and organised, working to company systems: e.g. job tick sheets, timesheets, weekly vehicle inspection sheets
  • To keep accurate records of the works completed by your team and report back to your Contracts Manager/Supervisor
  • Full UK driving license

What’s in it for you?

  • Full training and development to help you grow your career
  • A competitive salary
  • Overtime available
  • Generous holiday plus statutory days
  • Pension scheme
  • A range of flexible benefits, including Cycle to Work, retail discounts etc.

Interested? Please apply by attaching your CV making sure to quote the job reference number

Job reference number: RAF0005153



  • Competitive pay to match your skills and experience
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Access to our idverde benefits hub
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Plus much more