General Manager

From horticruitment

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Working For: horticruitment

General Manager required

Job ref A750

Our client has a family run independently owned garden centre serving the community for 25 years. The centre has seen enormous change over recent years to include a newly developed Restaurant and now operates with a £4 million+ sales turnover. The centre has a vast range of products all presented to high standards of retailing.

They are currently seeking a General Manager who will support the owner in all daily operations.

Job Description:

Duties and responsibilities would include the following:

-To manage motivate and support a large team of staff

-Ensure daily work schedules are created and actioned

-Efficient and effective communications within the business

-Achievement of sales and profit targets

-To create and achieve a sharp, neat, professional shop floor image of the highest standards

-Health & Safety management of the site

-Provide input into the overall buying strategy

-To keep abreast of the latest trends and styles in garden centre retail

-To provide input into Marketing strategies liaising with the media

-Ensure the website is kept up to date and looking fresh

-To organize promotional activities and actively build contacts with key people

Key Skills:

The appointed person will have a minimum of 3 years experience at Garden Centre Manager level able to support the owner in developing the business offering a fresh innovative environment at all times.

A strong leadership style, excellent communication skills with the ability to plan, organize and deliver high standards is essential.

If this General Manager vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Ruth Bolam on 01233 732767 or

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