Application Close:
Locations:
Bristol

Project Manager

You will be passionate about delivering projects safely and efficiently from start to finish as well as proactively seeking new opportunities through active targeting, tender opportunities and expanding our offering to existing clients. The role is diverse with responsibilities in responding to enquiries, generating enquiries, establishing requirements, and advising best practices, and providing suitable and accurate quotations, then following these up to confirm the sale.

It involves visiting and measuring up potential sites, developing plans and schedules for a successful installation and aiding the development of positive relationships to achieve a high percentage of profitable repeat business. You will need to manage clients, sub-contractors, suppliers, operators, and public bodies to ensure that projects run smoothly, and any obstacles are overcome.

You will report directly to the Regional Director of our Southern branch. All our project managers work closely with the whole team across the South and the wider company to help develop sales plans and delivery standards so that we may continue to improve our business aims. Many of the projects will be in the Southern half of the country, but a flexible working pattern will be required depending on the nature and location of future projects.

The Role - Summary

Field and Lawn Ltd is an energetic, dynamic, and entrepreneurial project management business. We are a national company made up of four divisions: Event Marquee hire, Temporary Buildings, Festive Lighting and Placemaking. With bases in Bristol, Manchester, Edinburgh, and London, we have seen consistent growth and development each year across all our divisions. We are looking for a new member to join our Southern base to help manage and deliver existing contracts and ongoing projects, as well as drive sales and business management with a focus on our Festive Lighting and Event Marquees divisions. We are a multi-faceted business and operate efficiently, actively and with client satisfaction at the core of our priorities.

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, then preparation and timely delivery of appropriate quotations ensuring the correct authorisation process is adhered to.

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, to survey the site including site specific risk assessments and building strong relations.

Project Management – Responsible for effective delivery of contracts under your control. This will often require organisation of any specialist plant, road closures, permits etc as well as overseeing the installation and briefing teams.

The Person

We are looking for someone with confidence, good organisational skills, a willingness to learn and get involved, with a commercial mind, who is keen to adapt and put their skills to the test in a forward-thinking company. Ideally, the candidate will have direct experience in project and/or event management, as well as a general understanding of events/equipment hire/lighting/audiovisual industries. We expect our Project Managers to drive their projects forward independently and autonomously but with the support and advice of the entire team, including our Operational Managers and our Senior Operators. This person will join our Southern branch, which is based in Brislington. Hybrid working will be discussed on a case by case basis.

Previous Experience & Qualities
Remuneration

Salary will be based on previous experience (£32-42k). A targeted annual bonus scheme is available plus a mobile phone and laptop. A fully expensed car or car allowance will be discussed following successful completion of probationary period.

Application Close:
December 2023
Locations:
Scotland

Scotland: Project Manager; Event Marquees and Festive Lighting

Broxburn, Edinburgh

Field and Lawn Ltd is a national company made up of four divisions: Event Marquee hire, Industrial Structures, Festive Lighting and Placemaking. With bases in Edinburgh, Manchester, Bristol, and London, we have seen consistent growth each year across all our divisions. We continued this progress into 2023 and we are now looking to hire dynamic people to help maintain our growth. We are looking for someone to manage and deliver existing contracts, as well as help generate sales, mainly for our Event Marquees and Festive Lighting divisions. We are a multi-faceted business and operate efficiently, dynamically and with client satisfaction at the core of our values.

The Role - Summary

You will be passionate about delivering projects safely and efficiently from start to finish as well as proactively seeking new opportunities through active targeting, tender opportunities and expanding our offering to existing clients. The role is diverse with responsibilities in responding to enquiries, generating enquiries, establishing requirements, and advising best practices, and providing suitable and accurate quotations, then following these up to confirm the sale.

It involves visiting and measuring up potential sites, developing plans and schedules for the successful installation and aiding the development of positive relations to achieve a high percentage of profitable repeat business. You will need to manage clients, sub-contractors, suppliers, installers and public bodies to ensure that projects run smoothly, and any obstacles are overcome.

You will report directly to the Manager of our Scotland branch and would have close liaison with our company Directors to produce sales plans and delivery objectives to achieve your stated aims and wider company targets. The majority of the projects will be located in the central belt of Scotland, but a flexible working pattern will be required depending on the nature and location of future projects.

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, then preparation and timely delivery of appropriate quotations ensuring the correct authorisation process is adhered to.

Job Costing – Responsible for ensuring quotations are costed accurately and then priced appropriately in order 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, to survey the site including site specific risk assessments and building strong relations.

Project Management – Responsible for effective delivery of contracts under your control. This will often require organisation of any specialist plant, road closures, permits etc as well as overseeing the installation and briefing teams.

The Person

We are looking for someone with transferable skills who is keen to adapt and put their skills to the test in a forward-thinking company. This person will join our Scotland branch which is located in Broxburn, just outside Edinburgh. The person should be happy to work as part of a team as well as being self-motivated, well organised, articulate, and efficient.

Previous Experience & Qualities
Remuneration

Salary will be based on previous experience (£30-40k). A targeted annual bonus scheme is available plus a mobile phone. A fully expensed car or car allowance will be discussed following successful completion of a probationary period.

Application Close:
Ongoing
Locations:
Bristol
London
Edinburgh

Seasonal Marquee Riggers and Site Supervisors

Bristol, London & Edinburgh

Field and Lawn Ltd is a national company made up of four divisions: Event Marquee hire, Temporary Buildings, Festive Lighting and Placemaking. With bases in Bristol, Runcorn, Edinburgh, and London, we have seen consistent growth each year across all our divisions.

We are now recruiting for seasonal Marquee Riggers and Site Supervisors for our busy summer months.  This will be a unique, exciting and diverse role within the industry.  Giving you chance to work outdoors, during summer to bring some of the biggest and best events to life!

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.

The Role - Summary

We have a number of roles available, including both full-time and part-time positions.  During the summer months we provide our event marquees for a wide range of uses such as: music and food festivals, international sporting events, shows, exhibitions, and corporate hospitality.  We supply a wide range of marquees and event structures, from large clearspan marquees through to temporary tent structures, no build is ever the same!

The Role - Detail

We want people who are looking for a 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 these varied roles you will need to be an excellent communicator and team-player capable of hard work or work 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.

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:

Marquee Riggers

  • No experience necessary! Full training and support will be provided!
  • Ability to work safely
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Good communication skills

Site Supervisors

  • Minimum of 3 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.  You will benefit from working with a fantastic team, committed to delivering great projects. You must be able to work occasional weekends (at 1.5x hourly rate!).

In your application, please specify your location so your local branch can contact you.

Previous Experience & Qualities
Remuneration
Application Close:
Ongoing
Locations:
Bristol
London
Runcorn
Edinburgh

Crew Boss / Marquee Foreman

Bristol, London, Runcorn & Edinburgh

Field and Lawn Ltd is a national company made up of four divisions: Event Marquee hire, Temporary Buildings, Festive Lighting and Placemaking. With bases in Bristol, Runcorn, Edinburgh, and London, we have seen consistent growth each year across all our divisions.

We are now recruiting for a Marquee Crew Boss / Marquee 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 Temporary Buildings 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.

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 temporary buildings 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 for this particular role would be required to operate out of our Runcorn Branch, Unit 1A, Aston Lane South Whitehouse Industrial Estate, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 3FY. Ideal candidates would also have a full & clean driver’s licence and forklift experience.  Other positions may be available at our other branch locations.  Please contact us if you require more information.

Previous Experience & Qualities
Remuneration
From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus a yearly bonus and operating expenses