Garden Centre Manager

From horticruitment

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Working For: horticruitment

Garden Centre Manager required

Job Ref S352

Our client is an independent garden centre and nursery retailing mainly UK or their grown bedding, perennials, shrubs and trees alongside garden sundries, tools, etc. Over 30,000 plants are produced annually on site. As well as growing their own, they source the more unusual plants to sit alongside garden favorites.

Established in 2016, extensive work was carried out on the existing site to create a garden and plant centre that focuses on a wide variety of quality products, with a small but experienced team on hand to give excellent advice and a personal service.

Job Purpose:

The primary role of the Plant Centre and Nursery manager is to deliver and ensure their team are offering excellent customer service to all our customers and to help achieve and maintain high horticultural standards and quality. To help drive the business forward achieving set KPI’s and increasing sales and profitability with sensible purchasing and accurate wastage control. Planning and growing plants in the Nursery for retail sale to supplement stock brought in.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

-Managing and motivating your team to increase sales and ensure efficiency

-Customer Service – Delivering excellent customer service to all customers. Responding to Customer complaints/

-Training  and ongoing mentoring of all staff to achieve these

-Staff management – Set standards are achieved, Discipline as required, recruiting staff, conducting performance Staff rosters, Holiday management, weekly wages sheet.

-Financials – Analysing Sales figures and forecasting future Achieving set KPI’s.

-Managing small scale nursery production on

-Ensure that the hygiene, housekeeping and presentation is always to the highest possible standard – Daily checks

-Purchasing – Managing stock levels and making key decisions about stock Working to agreed Margins.

-Waste control

-Day to Day management of health and safety at work policy and fire risk assessments

-Record keeping / system recording in line with environmental health policy, trading standards.

-Maintenance contracts

-Marketing/ Social Media

-Ensure that your team are managed and used productively at all That they are achieving and exceediing their areas of responsibility

-Security of site and goods, prevention of

-Warehouse/ storage/ Yard management – Stock control

If this Garden Centre 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 Garden Centre 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 Garden Centre Manager vacancy will have been unsuccessful.