Technical Supervisor, Mediterranean Area, Based in Cyprus


Technical Supervisor, Mediterranean Area, Based in Cyprus



Location: Larnaca

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours of Work: Full-time (37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday)

Salary: An attractive salary dependent upon skills and experience

Travel: Some travel within the Mediterranean Area


About the organisation:

As a global organisation, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) operates in over 150 countries and territories tending and conserving the cemeteries and memorials of men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the First and Second World Wars.


With a workforce of over 220 staff, the Mediterranean Area (MA) has responsibility for the cemeteries and memorials in 33 countries around the Mediterranean basin from Northern Italy to Sudan and from temperate to arid zone desert climates.


About the role:

The Technical Supervisor, MA is responsible for assisting in the supervision of the maintenance of cemeteries across multiple countries for the Mediterranean Area (MA). Initially supporting and assisting the Regional Managers and other colleagues in the co-ordination and execution of maintenance and renovation work and longer-term planning for the Estate in the region. Assisting with the implementation of organisational policy, including approved working practices, health and safety procedures, people management, environmental and Commission policies relating to conduct and behaviour. The full job description can be found on our website.


What we can offer you:

23 days annual leave (increased up to 30 days with length of service)

Paid public holidays, plus a paid office closure between Christmas and New Year

Provident Fund up to 11% Employer Contribution

Training and Development

Professional subscriptions where relevant


About you:

High level of competence in the use of AutoCAD and Excel

Evidence of continuous professional development

Experience of amenity horticulture and Mediterranean climates is desirable

Experience of working in different environments with an understanding of cultural and political sensitivities is desirable

High level of written and spoken English language, other languages are desirable particularly Arabic/Italian/French

Knowledge of Health and Safety best practices is desirable

Excellent competence in the Microsoft office suite of software

Degree/qualification in landscape architecture or recognised horticulture/land-based industry or 2 years of experience in a supervisory role in one of these fields is desirable

Full and clean driving licence

Must have the right to live and work in the EU and travel within MA


How to apply:

Please visit our website and select the Technical Supervisor, Mediterranean Area, Cyprus position and see the instructions on how to apply. You will then need to click and complete the application form. Kindly send the completed application form, together with your CV and cover letter to


Closing date: 16th October 2020


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore, we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.


All applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence and in accordance with our job privacy notice, available upon request. The CWGC is an equal opportunities employer. Appointment will be subject to background checks.




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