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Great Careers for Great People

With a host of opportunities and excellent career development potential,
Ground Control thinks big and expects big things from our people.

You'll fit right in...

Discover what it’s really like to work here as some of our people share their experiences and talk about their current roles.

The Recruitment Process

Development Opportunities

University of Ground Control

The development of our staff is one of our biggest passions; we love nothing more than to assist people in their personal development and watch them grow. In 2012, we introduced The University of Ground Control, offering over 60 courses ranging from basic Excel skills to 12-day residential leadership courses and including a wide range of practical and health and safety courses. As our company continues to grow we see a number of development opportunities arise and take great pleasure in having fantastic people who have experienced very real career progression with us. If you would like to find out more, why not take a look at our video and meet the people who have benefited from the development opportunities available and discover their story…

Living your potential- University of Ground Control

Amanda Fallan- Performance Director

After joining in 2004 as an Operations Assistant, I was able to not only fulfil the duties of my role but also expand on my tasks to demonstrate my potential. This was evident when I implemented the live reporting system and bettered communications between site staff and head office.

My appetite for progression was recognised when I was promoted into the role of Performance Director in 2011. Ground Control is continually backing me to further my skill set, highlighted by a General Management qualification via the University of Ground Control.

Living your potential- University of Ground Control

Expressing ambitions

Graham Bird- Contracts Director

I joined Ground Control in 2004 as a Contracts Manager and today I oversee a set of 6 managers and over 9000 sites in my position of Contracts Director. When joining Ground Control I had already held a number of management positions within the grounds maintenance sector working with clients such as Thames Water Utilities .

Upon joining Ground Control I had a clear goal to progress beyond my entry position, something the company encouraged me to do and helped me achieve through my promotion into the role of Contracts Director.

Expressing ambitions

Technology and Ground Control

Sim Hassall- ICT Director

I joined Ground Control in 2010, attracted by how eager the organisation is to embrace new ideas and to implement the latest technological advancements into the maintenance industry. I have been able to work alongside my exceptionally talented colleagues in the ICT department to redevelop the Winter Maintenance operating system and had significant input to the formation of the Android mobile solution to 600+ field team workers.

Ground Control is unique in its willingness to adapt which is demonstrated by constantly looking for technological solutions to solve daily problems and increase customer satisfaction.

Technology and Ground Control

Groundsman to Director

Jay Hancocks- Contracts Director

After a long and enjoyable period of time working as a Groundsman at the Tower of London, I was promoted through a number of roles. This included Head Gardener at the National Maritime Museum, Contracts Manager for the South and Essex and then for London/Home Counties before becoming a Senior Contracts Manager and moving to Essex to manage the Anglian Water Contract.

My rise through the ranks into the role of Contracts Director reflects that a position at Ground Control is less of a job and more of a career.

Groundsman  to Director

Business and personal Growth

Heather Goddard- Senior Construction Coordinator

I joined the Construction team 8 years ago as Construction Coordinator which consisted of 5 members making up the construction department and providing support to a single Construction Manager. Since my first day at Ground Control through to my current position, the company has consistently pointed to the fact that the rewards are there for those that work hard which has reflected in my advancement.

My career has grown alongside the development of the company; I with me now manage a team of 5 over two offices and am responsible the for procurement and back office administration for the construction department.

Business and personal Growth

We Rock!

We take our work seriously...
ourselves not so much

We’re a fun bunch of people that genuinely enjoy each other’s company, both in and out of work:
days outcharity eventsworkshopsdressing-uprocking out
Working at Ground Control is challenging – but you’ll totally love it!

We’ll put a smile on your face

At Ground Control, we pride ourselves on being a great place to work. In addition to competitive salaries, we also offer the following:

* Applicable to eligible roles.

Get ready for your next challenge

Do you want to work
for a company that offers:

  • great opportunities to grow yes
  • great coaching and development yes
  • great community support yes
  • great communications yes
  • great customer service yes

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Award Winning
The Queen's Awards For Enterprise: Innovation 2016
Multi BALI Award Winners for Maintenance and Landscape Construction
Gold Supplier Award 2010 (silver since 2001)
Gold Medal Award Winners for 6 consecutive golds