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Team Leader

Job Introduction

Landmarc support services are currently seeking to recruit a Team Leader at Okehampton Training Camp in Devon.

As the Team Leader you will be responsible for managing a team of operatives dedicated to Estate maintenance. Typical tasks conducted by the team include grounds maintenance, preparing military ranges and training areas for use and access control.

We are looking for someone who either has previous knowledge of working on the Defence Training Estate or someone who has a background of working in a rural environment.


Hours of work - 37 hours per week

Days of work - Mon- Fri

Contract - Permanent


Main Responsibility

Responsible for co-ordinating the team and the first point of contact for task allocation, and work checking and process management.

Be part of the team and not just a leader. 70% of the role will be working alongside your team.

Assist in daily operations in the upkeep of accommodation and camp based maintenance duties.

Lead the team with enthusiasm and the right attitude, motivating them to achieve their goals and daily tasks.

Possess a good understanding of waste management and actively coach and mentor team members in waste reduction strategies, housekeeping and ground maintenance.

Demonstrate a willingness to learn and adapt to changes in processes and procedures.

Showcase excellent IT skills to effectively manage and analyse data.

Proactively identify areas for improvement and implement solutions to enhance team productivity.

Maintain a positive and professional attitude, fostering a collaborative and supportive work environment.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Knowledge of Health & Safety including COSHH, manual handling, risk assessments and safe systems of work
  • Previous experience in a leadership role is preferred
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management abilities
  • Proficient computer literacy, including the use of tablets and relevant software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, motivating and inspiring team members, lead by example
  • Demonstrate willingness to learn and adapt to new technologies and processes
  • Proactive and self-motivated with a strong sense of responsibility
  • Positive attitude and ability to embrace change
  • Ability to work within a team, but also alone
  • Full Valid UK Driving Licence (essential) 



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 


* Application updates may be sent to you via email, please ensure you check your emails regularly. Please note some emails may arrive in your junk mail folder.



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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