Assistant General Manager

From horticruitment

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Working For: Horticruitment

Assistant General Manager required

Job Ref: L850

Our esteemed client is an independently owned garden centre that has earned a well-deserved reputation for excellence, garnering recognition as one of the finest such establishments in the entire UK. This garden centre stands out among its peers due to its unwavering commitment to providing exceptional customer service and offering the highest quality products available in the marketplace.

With its focus on providing a comprehensive range of gardening supplies, plants, and equipment, this garden centre has become a destination of choice for gardening enthusiasts and professionals alike. As an industry leader, our client has set a benchmark for excellence that is difficult for others to match, making it a go-to destination for all your gardening needs.   

The company is currently looking to recruit someone looking to step up into an Assistant Manager role, to work closely with the General Manager.

Job Description:

Duties and responsibilities would include the following:

  • Maximise the Garden Centre performance by supporting the General Manager
  • Actively contribute to the achievement of budgeted sales and margins
  • Ensuring adherence to procedures for stock ordering and the overall control of stock levels
  • Support in the delivery of personal training and development plans
  • Ensure high standards of delivery in Visual Merchandising in-line with company guide lines
  • Operate clear lines of communication on company strategy and best working practice
  • To lead and drive high levels of customer service across all areas of the business
  • Deputise in the absence of the General Manager
Key Skills:

The appointed person will possess excellent communication and networking skills at all levels, with good working knowledge of financially based data and the ability to plan, prioritise and lead from the front, ensuring high standards of customer sales & service delivered from a highly motivated team of staff.

If this Assistant General Manager vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sara Yassin on 01233 732767 or

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Assistant General 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 Assistant General Manager vacancy will have been unsuccessful.