Plant Area Manager

From horticruitment

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Working For: horticruitment

Plant Area Manager required

Job Ref H301

Our client is one of the UK’s best loved garden centre groups with a great reputation for quality and service and offering opportunities for internal progression and development.

Job Summary:

As a Plant Area Manager within this garden centre, you will lead the plant department, ensuring it reflects their commitment to offering a diverse and high-quality selection of plants. You’ll manage a team of plant enthusiasts, drive sales, and create an inspiring and customer-centric environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Plant Inventory Management:
  • Oversee the procurement and maintenance of plant stock.
  • Implement inventory control measures to minimize waste and optimize stock levels.
  • Collaborate with suppliers to ensure a fresh and varied plant selection.
  1. Team Leadership:
  • Lead, train, and inspire a team of plant specialists.
  • Foster a culture of excellence in customer service and horticultural knowledge.
  • Conduct regular team meetings to communicate goals and provide updates.
  1. Customer Experience:
  • Ensure an exceptional customer experience through knowledgeable and friendly staff
  • Implement initiatives to enhance the visual appeal and accessibility of the plant area
  • Address customer inquiries and concerns with a focus on satisfaction.
  • Maintain the overall aesthetics of the plant area, ensuring cleanliness and organization.
  1. Sales and Performance Metrics:
  • Set and achieve sales targets for the plant department.
  • Analyze sales data to identify trends and opportunities for improvement.
  • Collaborate with other departments to maximize cross-selling opportunities.


  • Proven experience in plant management, horticulture, or a related field.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of plants, gardening practices, and seasonal trends.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Ability to analyze sales data and implement strategies for improvement.

Working Conditions:

  • This role involves both indoor and outdoor work, with exposure to various weather conditions.
  • Flexibility in working hours, including weekends and holidays.

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

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