Head Gardener

Newmarket, Suffolk

We are now seeking a Head Gardener, with a positive, forward-thinking approach, to head up a small team of gardeners at our Newmarket farms.

Working closely with the management team, this is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and knowledgeable individual, to take a leading role in the development and maintenance of the gardens at the prestigious Banstead Manor Stud.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent knowledge and expertise in both general horticulture and planting.
  • Experience of managing staff, projects, budgets and contractors.
  • An understanding of relevant H&S practices & legislation.
  • RHS Level 3 Diploma in Horticulture, or equivalent.
  • Full UK driving licence.
  • Training and certification in arboriculture and/or use of chainsaws and other machinery.

Please click here to see the full job specification

Juddmonte offers excellent working conditions and a competitive remuneration package commensurate with experience, which you would expect from an industry leader. We actively encourage learning and development, and the successful candidate will be encouraged to continue to develop both themselves and their team.

Applications, including a covering letter and CV, should be emailed to Vicki Desborough, HR Advisor at hr@juddmonte.co.uk

Closing date: 1st March 2024

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK as Juddmonte is unable to offer sponsorship.

In the event we receive a significant number of suitable applications, we reserve the right to close the application process early.

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