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Working For: horticruitment

Manager required

Ref No P316

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Manager to join a beautiful home and garden store located in Surrey. Our client is the go-to place for customers to create beautiful and bespoke indoor and outdoor spaces. Their aim is to support customers in finding inspiration and develop ideas to create their own oasis.

The site consists of multiple concessions, seasonal and sustainable, with a view to helping customers live a happier and healthier life. They also provide a wide variety of high-quality, local produce, supporting local businesses where possible. The garden centre has a £1 mil turnover which is split evenly over their two focus areas; the plantarea and the gift shop.

The Manager will report into the owner of the garden centre. The ideal candidate will have excellent horticultural knowledge, retail and managerial experience. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to;

  • General day to day running of the centre including rotas, holidays, and cashing up
  • Supervising a team of 9 members of staff
  • Coaching and developing the team to ensure they have the correct knowledge to fulfil the role
  • Monitoring and reviewing their needs and performance, providing support where necessary
  • Ensuring a high level of visual merchandising initiatives are implemented
  • Monitor sales, reports and ensure products are positioned to maximize sales

The appointed person will be a great team leader with excellent communication skills and confident to deliver a high level of customer service operating with flexibility. This is a unique opportunity to be part of driven and passionate team where a strong background in garden centre retailing at management level is essential.

The position is a 40 hour per week, with weekend work every other week. As Manager, key holder duties are part of the role.

If this 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 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 Manager vacancy will have been unsuccessful.