Careers - Field & Lawn
Application Close:
Friday 28th May 2021
Locations:
Bristol
South West
South

Crew Boss / Foreman

Bristol

Field and Lawn Ltd are a national company made up of four divisions: Event Marquee hire, Industrial Structures, Festive Lighting and Placemaking. With bases in Bristol, Manchester, Edinburgh, and London, we have seen consistent growth each year across all our divisions. In 2020 we adapted our business after restrictions were imposed on events and (despite COVID-19) we had our best year since we started 35 years ago. We wish to continue this progress into 2021 and are looking to hire dynamic people to help continue our growth.

We are now recruiting for a Marquee Crew Boss / Foreman with a minimum of 5 years of experience in clearspan structures, who is eager to develop their knowledge and learn new skills. This will be a unique and diverse role within the industry. We are committed to developing the right person through training and experience into a competent all-rounder, incorporating Festive Lights, Placemaking and Industrial Structures into their skill set.

Field and Lawn offers its employees a rewarding and worthwhile career all year round, with fantastic opportunities, so why not apply today? Immediate starts available but also willingness to accommodate varying notice periods.

Field & Lawn are an equal opportunities employ

The Role - Summary

During the summer months we provide our event marquees for a wide range of uses such as: music and food festivals, international sporting events, exhibitions, and corporate hospitality. We have also partnered up with a leading European manufacturer to supply and install custom made, permanent and semi-permanent industrial structures throughout the UK at all times of the year. These are designed specifically for the client and no structure is the same. They can be used for warehousing, workshops, canteens, loading canopies and sporting courts.

A growing element of our business in recent years has been installing festive lighting schemes from October-January. We are involved in some of London’s biggest Christmas lighting displays such as Oxford Street and Bond Street, as well as big cities such as Kingston and Cambridge. In 2020 we had 22 teams (each team consisting of 2 crew and a mobile cherry picker) operating out of our Bristol depot and working on our lighting projects across the South. Outside of the Christmas period we are actively involved in installing decorative flags, banners, and bunting (placemaking) into many well-known streets around London to compliment the areas during the summer period. We are in the process of developing this sector to supply even more decorative products for high streets and public spaces.

The Role - Detail

We want people who are looking for a long-standing, dynamic, and rewarding career, with the opportunities to progress through the business and take advantage of training and support available to advance.

To be successful in this varied role you will need to be an excellent communicator and a great people manager, capable of getting the most out of your team on-site whilst liaising with clients and project managers. In addition, we expect you to be fit and energetic, have a willingness to learn and enjoy being part of a team.

The Person

As a company we are passionate about developing our employees and can offer extensive training and the opportunities to learn new skills. In return, we expect you to take pride in what you deliver whilst having customer satisfaction, efficiency and health and safety standards at the top of your list.

The following skills/attributes are essential:

·Minimum of 5 years marquee/structure experience

·Able to safely run a site safely and recognise potential risks

·Able to manage, motivate and lead teams

·Able to develop and educate all members of your team

·Able to understand and appreciate the importance of health and safety

·Able to deal with clients, sub-contractors, and site management

In return, you will get to see some fantastic locations, be a part of significant event national events, receive great rates of pay, a yearly bonus and operating expenses. Salaries are extremely competitive ranging £30K – £40K but will be discussed on an individual basis, depending on your skill set and experience.

Candidates would be required to operate out of our Bristol branch – 6/8 Clothier Road, Bristol, BS4 5PS. Ideal candidates would also have a full & clean driver’s licence and forklift experience.

Previous Experience & Qualities
Remuneration
From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus a yearly bonus and operating expenses
Application Close:
Friday 28th May, 2021
Locations:
Manchester
North England
Midlands

Sales & Project Manager

Northern Branch - Runcorn

Field and Lawn is comprised of four integrated divisions operating across the UK. The divisions are:

  • Event Marquees
  • Industrial Structures
  • Festive Lighting
  • Place Making

We focus on combining the strength of our project and logistic teams to deliver our services into these divisions.

Due to continued expansion of the business, we are looking for someone from a sales/project management background to join the business to work with us to continue our growth. We are particularly interested in individuals who may have worked with event or industrial structures previously.

The Role - Summary

Based in Runcorn, the Project Manager will focus on building the business sales and improving the project delivery. The successful candidate will work closely with the Branch Director as well as other members of the team to achieve the business objectives and targets set. A flexible working pattern will be required depending on the nature and location of the events/customers. It is an all-rounded role, from enquiry through to delivery.

The Role - Detail

New Business Development – Responsible for proactively seeking business opportunities and building sound relationships. Play an active role in marketing and advertising strategies.

Relationship Development – Responsible for proactively developing sound relationships with clients to ensure that full requirements are known, communicated and understood to enable delivery to their satisfaction and within established costs.

Enquiries & Quotations – Responsible for efficiently handling enquiries, understanding customer needs and the preparation and timely delivery of appropriate quotations.

Job Costing – Responsible for ensuring quotations are costed accurately and then priced appropriately to win the business whilst also aiming to achieve long term customer value and achieve the targeted returns.

Site Meetings – Responsible for conducting site meetings with the prospective clients, surveying the site including site specific risk assessments and building strong customer relations.

Contract Ownership – Take complete ownership of the project, (including sub-contractors). This is from initial contact through to contract completion, ensuring customer satisfaction. It will involve starting contracts off, monitoring delivery of installations and follow up meetings.

The Person

We are looking for someone with real drive and a desire to succeed. The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator and well organised. The individual will be able to professionally handle and develop customer relations.

The successful candidate must be willing and capable to learn new skills and procedures from different sides of the business, implementing that learning in the appropriate manner while adapting to different circumstances.

Previous Experience & Qualities

We are ideally looking for candidates with previous experience in either events, project management or the construction industry. A full driving license is required. Remuneration Salary will be in the region of £28k – £35k depending on experience. A targeted annual bonus scheme is available plus a mobile phone. A fully expensed car is available following successful completion of a probationary period.

Remuneration

Salary will be in the region of £28k – £35k depending on experience. A targeted annual bonus scheme is available plus a mobile phone. A fully expensed car is available following successful completion of a probationary period.