Plantarea Manager

From horticruitment

Plantarea Manager required

Ref A504

Our client is an established garden centre, part of a group of garden centres and nurseries in Sussex. The garden centre sells a wide range of plants and products for the garden including garden maintenance products and supplies. Many of the plants available come from their own nurseries in Sussex and carefully selected British nurseries. This reduces plant miles and means the plants always arrive in tip top condition.

Job Description:

The client is investing £2 million over the next 36 months in the Garden Centre and are looking for a Plantarea Manager to lead, train and motivate staff to perform to their best delivering excellent customer service. The role and responsibilities include;

  • To share product knowledge and selling skills with the team to optimize their capabilities
  • Demonstrate a positive leadership style with an enthusiastic, committed and flexible attitude
  • To constantly review and adjust the departments look and feel ensuring fresh displays
  • To ensure products are in stock at all times as per the agreed strategy for plants
  • To generate new and innovative ideas to enhance and improve the department
  • To maintain a high profile and contact with customers on the shop floor
  • To form part of the senior team in terms of duty management, leadership and communications
  • To track the departments financial contribution daily, weekly and monthly
  • To track and report on the effectiveness of product ranges and marketing activities
Key Skills:

The appointed person will have experience a keen eye for detail, a commercial creative thinker able to lead the team towards great sales and profit, whilst creating an engaging and inspiring environment. You manage a team of 8 – 10 people and will have the strength to deliver KPI’s and objectives. You will be a hands-on leader with a passion and enthusiasm for plants and delivering a memorable customer experience.

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

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