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Team Leader

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Landmarc Support Services are currently have an exciting opportunity for a Team Leader to join the team at Okehampton Training Camp in Devon.

As the Team Leader you will be responsible for managing a team of operatives dedicated to Estate Management and service delivery.  Typical tasks conducted by the team include; cleaning to a set of standards, handover and takeback of accommodation, grounds maintenance and access control.

We are looking for an effective Team Leader to inspire a team to meet and exceed our service delivery standards.  Previous knowledge of working on the Defence Training Estate or within a rural environment would be beneficial but is not essential.

This role is being offered on a permanent contract, covering 37 hours per week from Monday – Friday.

Main Responsibility

To lead and coordinate your team as their first line manager and as their main point of contact for task allocations and work checking. Be part of that team as well as their leader; a percentage or your time will be working alongside your team

To ensure that the Training Estate Facilities are fit for purpose in accordance with our contract requirements

Building and camp maintenance to include site maintenance and cleaning of buildings to a set standard

Responsible for maintaining stock levels

Management and operation of plant machinery (training will be provided)

Grounds maintenance within the training camp

Responsible for allocation and handover of accommodation and associated facilities

Ensure that the facilities adhere to safe systems of work and that accommodation, ablutions and associated facilities are fit for allocation

To liaise effectively with all stakeholders across the Estate

To complete all relevant documentation utilising IT and paper based systems

The Ideal Candidate

Knowledge of Health & Safety to include; COSHH, manual handling, risk assessments and safe systems of work. IOSH Managing Safely certificate (desirable)

Excellent communicator with people on all levels

Knowledge of working in a rural environment

Ability to work proactively in a diverse multi-tasking team environment

Ability to operate hand tools and grounds maintenance equipment and plant machinery (training will be provided)

Demonstrate proven track record of achieving objectives

Competent IT user with excellent administrative skills

Prepared to undertake further training

Must hold a full valid UK driving licence



Package Description

Landmarc will provide you with a competitive salary; in addition to this, we also offer the following main benefits, amongst many others:


Landmarc offers all employees an opportunity to join our company stakeholder pension scheme, whereby the company will contribute up to 8% of the employee’s salary.


Employees are entitled to 25 days’ pro rata during each year of employment plus public holidays. Three extra discretionary days added to our annual leave allowances at Christmas.

Annual leave allowance will increase in recognition of your continued service.

Holiday purchase – purchase up to 10 more days’ holiday to use throughout the year.

Other benefits

Edenred – employee savings scheme

Annual salary review, in consultation with the recognised Trade Unions

Life assurance insured for three times your annual salary, to help the loved ones

Reimbursement of professional fees and on-going training

Health Cash Plan – All employees can join. You can also add up to four children under the age of 24 to your policy

Family friendly policy

Sick pay - After 6 months of service 

About the Company

Landmarc provides the support services that enable Armed Forces from around the world to prepare for frontline military operations across the UK Defence Training Estate (DTE). This includes maintaining and delivering safe and sustainable infrastructure, managing and operating training areas and ranges and delivering multi-million pound projects to improve vital training assets.

By joining Landmarc you will be supporting our vision to provide the best training experience we can for our Armed Forces. We are the first and only Special Purpose Vehicle to be contracted by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) as their Industry Partner on the UK Defence Training Estate and the only company that is solely dedicated to the UK DTE, delivering essential support services since 2003.

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