Retail Horticulture Manager

From Tates of Sussex Garden Centres

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Working For: Tates of Sussex

Retail Horticulture Manager required

Job Ref ADV504

At Tates of Sussex Garden Centres, our team of green-fingered enthusiasts have a passion for gardening and work hard to make Tates of Sussex more than just a garden centre. We sell a wide range of products, from pots and plants to landscaping supplies and garden furniture. Inspiring people to love their gardens is at the heart of what we do.

We are seeking a Horticultural Manager with expert horticultural knowledge and management experience. You will be overseeing our retail plants business at Hassocks and managing your team to maintain excellent standards and customer service.

To be successful in this role, you will need excellent computer skills, customer service skills and people management experience

You will be working closely with our group buyer for stock planning and communicating with own wholesale nursery and other growers to acquire stock and maximise sales and profit.

You will need to show excellent commercial awareness and understanding of profitability from driving retail sales while controlling stock levels and other costs.

You will be managing, coaching and training at all levels to ensure your team are maintaining the highest quality plants for sale and delivering a first-class customer service.

Tates Garden Centres are a long established family run business in Sussex with a friendly and enjoyable working environment. Assistance to relocate to the area or Company accommodation is available.

This private advert is being managed directly by the employer. horticruitment are not involved in the hiring process and are therefore unable to share any additional information on this role. If you have any questions regarding this position, the best course of action is to apply for the job which will open a line of communication with the employer.

If you would like more information regarding horticultural qualifications and colleges, see our Career advice.

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