Garden Centre Shop Manager

From horticruitment

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Working For: horticruitment

Garden Centre Shop Manager required

Job Ref U444

Our client is a traditional garden centre located in near Dartmouth, who have gained an impeccable reputation for supplying fresh plants to the public. Boasting a large collection of plants and ornaments that will help to make their customers gardens even more beautiful. Whether their customers are planning a complete garden overhaul or minor additions their dedicated, and knowledgeable team are always ready help.

Job Description

This popular garden centre offers a wide range of plants, garden sundries, leisure goods and gifts supplied by a dedicated team of staff with sales increasing year on year. They are currently seeking a Shop Manager who will support the Garden Centre Manager with a wide range of daily duties to ensure smooth operations and service.

Key Responsibilities

 Duties and responsibilities would include the following:

-Planning and supervising staff resources for daily running of each shop department

-Overseeing garden sundries, gifts, homeware, furniture and Christmas departments

-Ensuring all stock is clearly and accurately priced

-Ordering of stock levels to ensure targets are met and a good sales turnover achieved

-Working with management to ensure standards are consistently met

-Ensuring a good level of customer service is offered at all times

-Key holder and part of the duty management team

Candidate Skills 

The appointed person will have gained previous experience in garden centre retailing, with strong product knowledge, good management skills with a focus on customer service, happy to work as part of a team or on your own initiative and be confident to maintain professional standards throughout.

-Strong knowledge of retails operations

-Several years’ experience working in a Garden Centre or fast paced retail environment

-You have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

If you have experience in any of the following areas, we would like to hear from you.

-Garden Centre Manager

-Garden Centre Assistant Manager/ Supervisor

If this Shop Manager vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sophie Sharpe on 01233 732767 or

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