Plantarea Manager

From horticruitment

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Working For: horticruitment

Plantarea Manager required

Job Ref G457

A fantastic opportunity exists for a Plantarea Manager to join a contemporary garden centre located near Andover. The centre has quickly built a dedicated following amongst food and garden lovers in the local area boasting a popular gift department and a fully stocked garden nursery. Their expert team are always ready to provide expert advice in all areas of the centre. There is a vast range of quality stock from hardy nursery stock, bedding plants, herbaceous plants, trees, and shrubs.  A Plantarea Manager is now required to join the team, reporting directly to the garden centre Manager, and taking responsibility for running and continuously improving the Plantarea Department.

Job Description

Duties and responsibilities would include the following:

-Accountable for the operational excellence and financial performance of the department.

-Ensuring the highest standards of displays are maintained and that targets are achieved.

-Leading your team with a clear direction and a culture of coaching and mentoring.

-Accountable for providing great customer service with a keen eye for detail.

-Ensuring accurate stocking levels are maintained with excellent quality plants.

-Ensuring the smooth efficiency of all daily duties.

Key Skills

The successful candidate will,

-have a passion for horticulture with relevant garden centre experience.

-have high quality standards and an eye for detail.

-be a role model for excellent customer service

-be willing to work in a hands-on capacity whilst leading the plants team.

-be credible and confident in their plant knowledge.

-be an experienced people manager who can engage, develop and motivate a team.

-have experience (or the ability to learn) buying from a range selected by the group plant buyer.

-be IT literate with good organisational skills.

A qualification in a horticultural subject would also be an advantage. If you have experience in any of the following areas we would like to hear from you.

-Nursery Manager

-Nursery Supervisor

-Nursery Team Leader

-Plantarea Assistant/Supervisor

-Plantarea Assistant Manager. 

If this Plantarea Manager vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sophie Sharpe on 01233 732767 or

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