Landscaping Manager

19 January

Position: Landscaping Manager

Job description


• Plan and execute landscaping in priority areas, including but not limited to:

a. Entrance perimeter setback;
b. Helipad area;
c. Activation Road medians and plot setback;
d. Main Boulevard medians and plot setback;
e. Universal access road;
f. Site Office and Universal show home;
g. Greenways 1 & 2 (inclusive of the utilities corridor); and
h. Nursery Area.

• Consistently maintain and enhance an area’s physical appearance, and aesthetics and provide environmental benefits by designing and implementing landscaping of the precincts and public spaces within Alaro City.
• Maintenance of the landscaped areas within Alaro City.
• Restoration of common green spaces disturbed by construction.
• Ensure post-planting clean-up of the roads, paths, drain covers and drainage.
• Oversee the hiring and management of staff, casual workers and specialist consultants.
• Conduct preliminary studies and analyse environmental reports on land conditions such as contours, ecology, drainage, and energy usage.
• Confer with clients, engineers, and building architects to understand the project’s landscaping requirements.
• Assist with the environmental impact assessment and ensure that it is adhered to.
• Work with and assist the Construction & Delivery team, the City management team and Utilities team in delivering a landscaping design concept
• Prepare graphic representations of proposed plans using computer-aided design and drafting (CAD) software.
• Compile a budget for the landscaping works and landscaping maintenance requirements, including tools and equipment to be purchased and rented.
• Inspect landscaping work to ensure that it adheres to original plans, the agreed time plan, and costs.
• Prepare and submit reports and updates to your Line Manager, including but not limited to landscaping progress and maintenance reports, development plans, and all other reports as requested.
• Develop, implement and periodically update the landscaping guidelines for the Alaro City Development Control Committee.
• Plan and deliver effective management of plant nurseries.


Hard skills and experience:

1. Higher Diploma/ undergraduate degree in Landscaping, Horticulture or related discipline from a reputable institution
2. Must have at least 6 – 8 years of proven working experience;
3. Must have hands on of at least 5 years’ experience in landscaping, and preventive maintenance of large green spaces;
4. Effective development/project management skills;
5. Excellent budgeting skills;
6. Excellent reporting skills.

Soft skills:

1. Mature, pragmatic and flexible.
2. Team player but comfortable working autonomously.
3. Strong written and verbal communication skills.
4. Rigorous and organized approach.
5. Good attention to detail.
6. Hands-on, ready to roll up the sleeves.
7. Ability to multi-task, establish priorities, and maintain organization in a rapidly changing environment.

Personal characteristics:

1. High energy;
2. Result-oriented;
3. Strong work ethic;
4. Ability to work effectively under pressure; and
5. Desire to live and work in Epe, Lagos.

How to apply

Interested candidates should send an up-to-date CV to quoting ‘Landscaping Manager’ as the subject.