Plant Area Manager

From horticruitment

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Working For: horticruitment

Plant Area Manager required

Job Ref C238

Our client operates a small group of independent garden centres in the South East London Area. They have a loyal customer base and a reputation for great value, they grow a lot of their own products and deliver great quality and service. They are looking for an established Plant Area Manager to lead the outside plants area with a basic salary up to 35K.  

Job Description:

Duties and responsibilities would include the following:

  • Supervision of a team of 8 staff and wider duty management of a team of 25. 
  • Good communication with Nursery Managers to keep up to date with product availability and planning the season to ensure plants are available for sale when most saleable.
  • Stock control and maximising sales opportunities through themed displays.
  • Oversee and assist with the general housekeeping ensuring the sales area is well presented.
  • Engaging with customers, offering plant advice and help to create a good customer experience.
  • Duty management responsibilities of the garden centre as required.
Key Skills:

Candidates will ideally have the following:

  • Great communication skills
  • Leadership and supervisory experience
  • Good plant knowledge and passion for plants and horticulture
  • Ability to be creative and create eye catching displays
  • Good organisation skills
  • Garden centre or nursery retail experience. 

If this Plant Area Manager vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact us on 01233 732767 or email

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