Due to internal promotion and continuous expansion we are looking for exceptional individuals in and around London and the home counties, with management experience in Plant Areas and Quality Retail. These are exciting and varied opportunities in which you will be working for a renowned brand within the horticulture industry, driving the Hillier vision of being the first choice for top quality plants and trees. As ambassadors for the Hillier brand, our teams are focused on delivering an outstanding customer experience.
Job Title: Garden Centre Manager, Shop and Plant Area Management positions
Competitive Salary: on request
You will lead and inspire the team in achieving all deliverables, whilst ensuring an exceptional high standard of customer care which is expected for a Hillier Garden Centre.
-Minimum of 3 years proven managerial experience in quality retail or plant areas preferably within garden centres
-Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
-Exceptional attention to detail and forward-thinking ethos
-Demonstrate a professional, enthusiastic and flexible approach
-Able to promote excellent team work to achieve exceptional customer experience
-Demonstrate strong people management skills
-Able to be responsive to challenges and demonstrate a ‘can do’ approach
-Knowledgeable in maintaining and monitoring Health and Safety on site
-Able to work with energy, pace and passion
-Efficient organisational and prioritisation skills
With over 150 years’ experience which goes back six generations, Hillier has an international reputation for its horticultural skills and expertise. With garden centres, trade focussed wholesale trees, nurseries and a cash and carry division. Hillier also holds a world record for having the most consecutive gold medals at Chelsea Flower Show.
Here at Hillier, being the best remains at the heart of everything we do. This is a very exciting time to join our evolving and expanding business: with 18 garden centres, in addition to 4 nurseries across the south of England. Supporting our centres and nurseries we have a dedicated team of professionals based at our Head Office in the heart of the Hampshire countryside.
We are passionate about what we do and build loyal and long-lasting relationships with customers and communities based on trust and respect. We care about how we do business and are proud of our history and heritage taking our responsibility towards the environment seriously and follow this ethos within the management of our teams.