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Project Manager / Senior Foreman

Job Title:  Project Manager / Senior Foreman

Reports To:  Company Director


Position Purpose

The purpose of this role is to ensure that the physical operations of landscaping sites including activities and sites are managed and delivering high quality installations and keeping progress on track and on budget.

This is a strategic role for the business and will be expected to deliver a range of projects and grow the business’ reputation. The successful candidate will be reporting to the Director of the business but also be given autonomy to manage and monitor sites, improve processes and deliver high quality projects.


Main Tasks 

Core objectives include:

  • Coordinate, plan and execute workflow activities

  • Analyse sites and architectural plans to produce quotations

  • Liaise directly with customers, contractors, suppliers and staff on a regular basis

  • Ensure workplace materials and documentation are maintained in line with legal obligations and best practice standards

  • Regularly review and implement changes to various forms of documentation

  • Create jobs, monitor progress and improve business processes to ensure customer satisfaction throughout the landscaping process

  • Work onsite and in the office 50/50 or as the business requires

  • Plan workflows around weather, seasonal work and enquiries

The above list is not exhaustive and the role may change to meet the overall objectives of the company.

Other Duties

Fulfil other related tasks as requested by management or other department personnel

Required Qualities

  • Professional approach with the team, suppliers and customers

  • Ability to work under pressure and on multiple sites

  • Great organisational and time management skills

  • Excellent attention to detail both onsite and in the office

Desired Competencies

  • Analytical thinking

  • Initiative

  • Business awareness

  • Tenacity

  • Strategic thinking

  • Positive approach to change



Such as: Project Management, Quantity Surveyor, Construction/Site Management, Foreman, Engineer, Civil.


Minimum 5 years of experience with managing budgets, projects, building sites and people. Ideally within landscaping or construction industry.

Personal Aattributes

  • Professional approach 

  • Confident manner 

  • Positive approach to change 


  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel 

  • Project Management / Scheduling software

  • High level of competency and relevant licences for machinery, trucks, tools

This job description serves to illustrate the scope and responsibilities of the post and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of duties. You will be expected to perform other job related tasks requested by management and as necessitated by the development of this role and the development of the business.


Email a cover letter along with your CV to or drop them off at our store on 1/26 Gloucester Street, Nelson.

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