Plantarea Manager

From horticruitment

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Working For: horticruitment

Plantarea Manager required

Job Ref G850

Our client is proudly celebrating 150 years and remains a family-run independent business, with award winning Garden Centres and Farm Shops. Their philosophy is to develop their teams and ensure that the right level of autonomy is given to each individual so that everyone can enjoy their role.   They have an exciting opportunity for a Department Manager to join the Plantarea team

Job Description:

Duties and responsibilities would include the following:

-The buying of all outdoor and indoor plants

-The buying of all outside sundries products including (terracotta, aggregates, compost, Christmas related products)

-Ensure the EPOS system up to date at all times

-Develop the team to the highest standard

-Develop and maintain excellent supplier relations

-Maintain your area to the highest standard

-Work closely with other departments to maximise link sales

-Attend relevant trade shows to source new products and get the best terms with suppliers

Key Skills:

The ideal candidate will have:

-Excellent horticultural knowledge and experience

-Retail management experience within a busy environment.

-Excellent people skills with a proven track record of people management and team leadership.

-Excellent computer and retail management system skills.


-Staff discount card.

-Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service (pro rata).

-Discounted PYO fruit and veg staff picking at designated times.

-Free parking on site.

If this Plantarea 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 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.