Nursery Manager

Nursery Manager required

Job Ref K013

We are working with an independent plant nursery in the Kidderminster area who specialises in the sale of ornamental tree, shrub and hardy plant sales to professional landscape contractors, architects and local authorities.

Through expansion, they are seeking an experienced Nursery Manager to oversee the day-to-day running of the site and to liaise with external suppliers and provide excellent customer service.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee daily operations of the nursery, ensuring all activities are conducted efficiently and safely.
  • Manage and supervise nursery staff, including training, scheduling, and performance evaluations.
  • Monitor and maintain plant health, including watering, fertilizing, pruning, and pest control.
  • Ensure the nursery is well-stocked with a variety of healthy plants.
  • Maintain accurate records of inventory and expenditures.
  • Ensure compliance with all health and safety regulations and company policies.
  • Liaise with suppliers and negotiate contracts to secure the best quality products at competitive prices.
  • Manage budgets and financial planning for the nursery.

Requirements

  • Proven experience in nursery management or a similar role.
  • Strong knowledge of horticulture and plant care.
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills.
  • Good organizational and multitasking abilities.
  • Financial acumen with experience in budget management and financial planning.
  • Proficiency in using management software and basic IT skills.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work independently and make informed decisions.

If this Nursery Manager vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sara Yassin on 01233 732767 or sara@horticruitment.com.

To view more Nursery jobs, click Nursery.

To apply for a position with horticruitment you will need to complete a candidate registration form, please see Candidate Registration.

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Nursery Manager vacancy.  Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to every one.  Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application for this Nursery Manager vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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Nursery Manager - R147

Nursery Manager Required

A chance to join a family run Wholesale Nursery supplying a wide range of trees and shrubs to Landscape Contractors across all of England and Wales to commercial planting schemes and new housing developments.  They pride themselves on offering friendly customer service and always the very best price! They are a small hard working close knit team and need someone to fit into this.

Do you enjoy the challenge of managing designated production areas?

Can you lead, manage and mentor a small team of staff?

Can you work in an efficient manner to ensure the company meets their customer expectations?

Key points
  • Responsible for daily management of orders for dispatch
  • To ensure plants are to the correct specification and ready on time
  • Maintenance and good housekeeping standards
  • Unloading of lorries and checking deliveries
  • Pest and disease control as required
Must haves
  • A good working knowledge of plants
  • Good attention to detail and happy to multitask
  • Forklift licence and spraying certificates preferred
  • A flexible attitude and keen to provide a professional service

If this Nursery Manager vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Pauline Thomas on 01233 732767 or pauline@horticruitment.com.

To view more Nursery jobs, click Nursery.

To apply for a position with horticruitment you will need to complete a candidate registration form, please see Candidate Registration.

If you would like more information regarding horticultural qualifications and colleges, see our Career advice.

You will need to be registered with horticruitment to find out where and how your personal data is used whilst using our work finding services please view our privacy policy.

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Nursery Manager vacancy.  Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to every one.  Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application for this Nursery Manager vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

www.horticruitment.com