Plantarea Manager

Plantarea Manager required

Job Ref G024

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Plantarea Manager to join a family run, independent garden centre near Wigan. Established in the 1980's, this thriving garden centre offers a wide range of plants, garden furniture, homeware and garden related products to local customers and passing coach parties from the nearby M6 motorway. The garden centre also contains a range of franchises including well known national brands. As Plantarea Manager you will play a vital role in delivering excellent customer service, increasing plant sales, and enhancing plant displays on the centre. The company has plans to further expand the plant offer and is looking for a passionate and driven individual to deliver sales growth while maintaining margins and high standards.

Job Brief

As a Plantarea Manager, you will deliver an exceptional service to customers, ensuring the quality of the plants are presented to a high standard. In this fast-pace, hands on role, you will focus on all areas of plant care/sales. You will also have key-holder responsibilities and deputise in the absence of the Garden Centre Manager.

Key Responsibilities
  • Working with the Centre Manager to ensure the smooth running of the Plantarea.
  • Working proactively, enthusiastically and with drive to succeed.
  • Key Holder – Acting as Duty Manager in the absence of the Centre Manager on their weekday and alternate weekend off work and providing cover for the Centre Manager when on business days off site, days off or holiday/sickness.
  • Working closely with the company plant buyer to make sure the centre is displaying an appealing range of stock
  • Keeping track of all department KPI’s, identifying best sellers and weaker lines and reporting back to wider management.
  • Checking and receiving deliveries of product following the required procedure.
  • Merchandising of product to the required standards.
  • Maintenance of stock through watering and health control to the required standard, ensuring wastage is minimized.
  • Maintaining signage to the required standard for Merchandising and Sales.
  • Develop, motivate, and lead your team and monitor their performance and ongoing training.
  • Work with your team to make sure we continue to deliver an unrivalled plant offering 
  • Ensuring a high level of customer service is maintained.
  • Ensuring all staff in the plantarea area are fully informed and carry out their duties in an efficient manner.
Candidate Skills 

As the Plantarea Manager, you’ll need to have the following experience:

  • A proven track record in garden centre retailing with several years’ experience working in a Plantarea of Nursery
  • Extensive plant knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • A strong understanding of EPOS systems
  • A strong work ethic and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • A qualification in a horticultural subject would also be an advantage
  • Forklift licence and PA1 & PA6 spraying certificates are strongly desirable but not essential
  • A full clean driving licence is essential for this role.

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 sophie@horticruitment.com.

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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.

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Sales Executive

Sales Executive required
Job Ref V001

Our client is a family owned, leading domestic landscape business based in the West Midlands, that has been established for nearly 50 years, offering an extensive range of homegrown, quality plant material. Customers from the trade, design, landscape, and commercial sectors can tap into their wealth of experience and horticultural knowledge to guide them through their plant selections. As part of the company’s ambitious growth and diversification plans, they have expanded their wholesale Cash & Carry operations at their 7-acre Nursery site. The company has plans to expand further its trading activity into the landscape market and thus has created an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated person with a can-do attitude to join their friendly, people focused team as Sales Executive to grow alongside the business.

Job Description:

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wishes to develop a great career in a modern, creative company with great values. The role requires a person to manage, develop and grow sales through the Cash & Carry unit and build sales into the local landscaping marketplace. You will be working with the management team to ensure that the nursery is stocked with the appropriate product lines that meet the needs to the clients whilst ensuring regular stock turn to enable to nursery to maintain high quality standards, including being creatively displayed and presented. The role involves working closely with Procurement, despatch, and production to ensure that as a team the company deliver a great service to their clients.

Main Duties:
  • Generating new clients and promoting the business in the local area, whilst growing existing accounts
  • Assisting clients with their purchases on the Cash & Carry with suitable plant selections
  • Pricing incoming Cash & Carry stock and customer enquiries to maximise potential profit margins
  • Ensuring sales orders are processed efficiently, whilst following up on quotes and where possible convert to orders
  • Working closely with marketing to ensure well targeted marketing spend, providing contend and ideas, and helping in the development of the online sales platform
  • Attending trade stands and events to promote the company
  • Looking at new stock lines that add value
  • Working with Procurement to build a suitable supplier base and assisting with forward planning for future stock requirements

This position would suit someone who has experience in a customer facing role, preferably in a horticultural environment such as a Garden Centre, nursery, or related industry. The ideal candidate will need to be reliable with a passion for customer service, have a positive attitude, be well organised and be able to work well under pressure.

Additional Information
  • Working hours 8am – 5pm Monday to Friday
  • 40-hour week
  • Pension scheme with up to 3% contribution matching
  • 23 Days holiday per annum plus public holidays
  • Staff discount

If this Sales Executive vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sophie Sharpe on 01233 732767 or sophie@horticruitment.com.

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Field & Specimen Controller

Field & Specimen Controller required

Job Ref P052

Located near Ashford, the nursery produces and supplies a large range of premium quality plants to the landscape and amenity markets. They currently have a new opportunity available to work within a dynamic, professional and successful business.

Job Description:

The client is looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic person with a natural horticultural flair to join their production team. The aim of the role is to drive their tree and specimen production numbers and quality forward to meet current and future demands.

The controller will have overall responsibility for all field grown stock, plus the specimen and containerised tree run areas. Reporting to the Head of Nursery Operations, duties will include overseeing a small team of up to 6 staff, carrying out all planting, husbandry, potting and lifting activities. As an ideal candidate you will have extensive production experience (preferably working with trees) and a good understanding of the horticultural industry. You will be self-motivated, efficient, and methodical with very good leadership, organisational and communication skills. Good plant knowledge and great attention to detail are essential.

A clean driving licence would also be beneficial. Full induction training will be provided for the role. Normal working hours are 7.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday (Saturday morning working and working additional hours may be necessary during peak times).

Key role responsibilities include:
  • Ensure all staff are appropriately trained and their training is kept up to date to ensure safe working practices when working with heavy machinery.
  • Ensure adherence to the Company’s health & safety policies and processes. always maintaining a safe working area.
  • Develop yearly production plans with the technical controller and ensure programmes are being followed by the team.
  • Maintain quality of all products grown in fields and containers and take appropriate action where required to ensure the best possible standards.
  • Actively involved in trying new products, growing techniques, and assisting with supplier visits; keeping up to date with developments in the industry.
  • Ensure stock takes are being done according to established schedules.
  • Liaise with the team and Head of Nursery Operations to ensure planning of labour, resources and materials is accurate and timely.
  • Help develop new protocols and procedures to enhance and streamline ways of working and develop KPIs to drive the business forward.

If this Field & Specimen Controller vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Matt Parker on 01233 732767 or matthew@horticruitment.com.

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Field & Specimen Controller 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 Field & Specimen Controller vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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Commercial Sales Executive

Commercial Sales Executive required

Job Ref P051

Located near Ashford, the nursery produces and supplies a large range of premium quality plants to the landscape and amenity markets. They currently have a new opportunity available to work within a dynamic, professional and successful business.

Job Description:

The company is looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic person with a natural sales ability to join the commercial sales team. You will be involved in the day-to-day processing of sales enquiries and estimates, their follow-up and successful conversion through to order. The ability to focus on delivering company targets and margins while maintaining the standards demanded by the client is key.

Reporting to the Head of Sales and Marketing, you will take responsibility for the account management of a selected range of clients, seeking out profitable new business and developing existing relationships within an agreed framework. As an ideal candidate you will have extensive sales and customer service experience and a good understanding of the landscape supply market. You will be self-motivated, efficient, and methodical with very good organisational, communication and IT skills.

Good plant knowledge and great attention to detail are essential. A clean driving licence would also be beneficial. Full induction training will be provided for the role. Normal working hours are 7.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday (Saturday morning working and working additional hours may be necessary during peak times).

Key role responsibilities include:
  • Taking responsibility for a range of key accounts to nurture and develop mutually beneficial partnerships
  • Taking enquiries from clients by phone or email, processing the enquiry or forwarding on where outside the brief of the team
  • Issuing sales estimates and orders through our business management system SAP B1, maintaining responsibility for those transactions through the process
  • Working within the business framework from enquiry to delivery, paying close attention to margins and profitability
  • Gathering and sharing product and market information
  • Attending trade events as required to represent the business
  • Escorting visitors around the site to facilitate sales, as directed by the line manager
  • Providing support to other team members in their absence to ensure that all customers consistently receive the best service possible

If this Commercial Sales Executive vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Matt Parker on 01233 732767 or matthew@horticruitment.com.

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Senior Gardener

Senior Gardener required

Job Ref T222

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Gardener to join a garden maintenance and landscaping firm in central London. The client has over 20 years’ experience in landscape design and construction of gardens in London and the Home Counties, and a team of highly skilled and motivated landscapers and gardeners who work to a high standard. Our client believes a garden should not be a static space that looks the same year after year – it should improve and grow over time, and thrive throughout the seasons, and they have the vision and skill to develop gardens to attain their full potential, and then take them beyond that.

Job Brief

With a high demand for our client’s services, a Senior Gardener is required. He / She will work with one other colleague; take full responsibility of a van and tools and lead the decision-making process on what needs doing with each gardening maintenance visit. As a Senior and professional Gardener, you will be hands-on and knowledgeable in all areas of gardening and experienced in leading a small team. The successful candidate will have a professional approach in all dealings with the client and whilst on their property. He / She will demonstrate the ability to prioritise and problem solve when required to be cost and time effective. Attention to detail is really important in all aspects of the job.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible to train and develop their team to produce the best results.

  • Guide and support team members to ensure that jobs are completed as per quote within the allotted timescale and with 100% customer satisfaction.
  • Ensuring health and safety is adhered to at all times, and a safe working practice is undertaken
  • Daily cleaning and inspection of equipment and ensuring that the team respect all tools, equipment and machinery including the van and treat it as their own
Candidate Skills

Applicants will have a proven record of professionally maintaining gardens to a high standard, skills must include mowing, weeding, lawn care, seasonal pruning, topiary work and hedge cutting. Good general plant knowledge on trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals and weed identification is a requirement. He / She will be good at working towards deadlines, be able to identify, plan and action short and long-term improvements to the gardens in their care, have a high attention to detail and have effective and respectful communication skills with other members of the team, the public and clients.  The successful candidate will be self-motivated, physically fit and enjoy working in all weathers. A good knowledge of Health and Safety with respects to gardening and landscaping.

The ideal candidate will hold:

  • A full clean UK manual driving licence held for 2 years + (required).
  • Several years’ experience working within a similar environment
  • Experience using a range of machinery
  • Good horticultural knowledge
  • A good understanding of pests and diseases and their treatment

PA1/PA6a, NVQ are desirable, but not essential

Each morning, the day will start at 7:15am meeting on site in Fulham and the van will be ready for leaving the unit by 7:30am ready to begin work at 8am with a finish time of 5pm (season allowing).

The position is Monday to Friday, 45 hours per week. Overtime is available during the summer months.

If this Senior Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Niall Anderson on 01233 732767 or niall@horticruitment.com.

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Senior Gardener 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 Senior Gardener vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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Landscaper

Landscaper required

Job Ref P068

Our client is a high-end, family run commercial business park based near Towcester in Northampton. The park sits within 90-acres of estate grounds and consists of paddocks, grass walkways, woodlands, extensive hedges, lakes and formal gardens which are situated around the offices. Located 10-miles from both Northampton and Milton Keynes, our client has a rural, village style community of commercial properties which are rented to a range of businesses from start-ups to international companies.   

Job Description:

Our client seeks a Landscaper/Groundsperson to initially be involved in an exciting project building the family’s new home which sits within 100-acres of grassland and is expected to be running until at least Christmas of 2023. Following the completion of the project, the successful candidate will be involved in the ongoing maintenance of the property, there will also be the potential to assist in the maintenance of the main business park during the busy summer months.

The requirements of this role are to assist with the machinery and landscaping duties relating to the formal grounds as well as the wider estate, such as:

  • Experience driving a range of machinery to include excavators, dumpers, tractors, rollers, and telehandlers etc.
  • Planting trees and hedges with appropriate aftercare
  • Guarding trees and hedges
  • Installing fencing
  • Experienced at hedge cutting
  • Chainsaw qualifications and experience
  • General maintenance of the grounds including spraying weeds with a knapsack, pruning trees and ensuring the woodlands and shrubbery are appropriately planted and remain in good health.
  • There is a requirement to be flexible between the two sites as this can change on a weekly basis depending on the weather/current projects.
Key Skills:

Our client seeks a practical individual who is fit and healthy and able to work in all weather conditions throughout the year. The successful candidate must be competent in the use of landscaping machinery such as dumpers and John Deere tractors however, our client is happy to provide any additional training or refresher courses where required. This position will suit a willing and hard-working individual who is capable of working effectively as part of a team. In line with the responsibilities of this role, the candidate must be an all-rounder who is prepared to be flexible and happy to carry out a variety of tasks.

Additional benefits:

The employer offers full membership to on site gym facilities. Employees start with 22 days holiday which increases after two years employment, increasing by a day each year up until a maximum of 25 days.

If this Landscaper vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Matt Parker on 01233 732767 or matthew@horticruitment.com.

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Landscaper 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 Landscaper will have been unsuccessful.

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Experienced Gardener

An excellent full time and permanent opportunity has arisen for an Experienced Gardener with a passion for lawn care and garden maintenance to work within the beautiful gardens of a private estate in Hertfordshire.

The private estate encompasses 3 acres of land surrounding the main property, which include a 2-acre 9-hole golf course. The gardens are mature and well laid out containing formal lawns with a Dahlia Garden, fishpond and water wall, a mixture of apple and cherry trees, coniferous and broadleaf trees, a mixture of topiary from potted to planted spiralling Buxus. The garden also contains extensive hedging made up of a variety of species.

The successful candidate will be fully responsible for the estate’s lawn care and grounds maintenance. Separated into more formal lawned and garden areas and a golf course, the estate boasts a 2 acre expanse of land housing the course’s fairways, greens and roughs. Currently the estate is maintained through contractors however, the client wishes to appoint an experienced gardener to take over with the aim to then assign them with an assistant should the suitable candidate require it. To assist them in ensuring the lawns and gardens are kept to the highest standards throughout the seasons, aligning with the estate owner’s requirements.

It will be the responsibility of the Experienced Gardener to ensure all turf is maintained and well kept, including mowing lawns, treating, feeding and fertilising when necessary. Duties will vary naturally throughout the seasons and will include leaf collection and clearing snow, replanting areas of the garden from summer to winter. Other responsibilities may include pruning / cutting back, watering, transplanting, controlling diseases, insects, and weeds.

The ideal candidate will have good plant knowledge as well as experience in all aspects of lawncare; that could be from or working within a greenkeeping environment or grounds related role; with a keen eye for detail, thorough in maintaining high standards, taking pride in their work, reliable and able to work form their own initiative.

This is a full time and permanent position with the working hours being Monday – Friday 08.00 to 17.00 changing to 08.00 to 16.30 throughout the winter period.

SALARY:        Up to £40k DOE         
LOCATION: Hertfordshire
JOB No:          EC50453

If this Experienced Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Niall Anderson on 01233 733510 or info@englishcountrygardeners.co.uk.

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Experienced Gardener 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 Experienced Gardener vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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Maintenance Team Leader

Maintenance Team Leader required

Job Ref N555

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Garden Maintenance Team Leader to join a friendly team with a well-respected company based in Sevenoaks. The company offers a full garden maintenance service for private and commercial clients in the wider area. Established since 2008 the majority of business continues to be generated via positive word of mouth; a testament to the high level of service provided by the team

Job Description:

Due to continued increase in business, a Maintenance Team Leader is required to join the team on a full-time permanent basis. Applicants must be conscientious and well presented with a positive attitude, as some interaction with property owners will be expected. You should be willing to work in all weather conditions and be physically able to undertake typical garden maintenance tasks with good attention to detail. The ideal candidate will be experienced in a range of gardening duties such as:

  • Hedge cutting
  • Lawn maintenance
  • Strimming
  • Leaf clearing
  • Pruning and planting
  • Bed and border maintenance
Candidate Skills 

Applicants should have a good level of maintenance gardening experience, good physical fitness, proficiency with a range of grounds maintenance machinery, and a positive friendly attitude. You will be guided by the general manager and owner where necessary, with support for the role. Candidates must:

  • Have reasonable plant knowledge, with a recognised horticultural qualification being highly desirable
  • Competence using most garden machinery
  • Be confident leading a team of two, occasionally three Maintenance Gardeners
  • Professionally liaise with customers when on site
  • Be able to tow a trailer with a ride on lawn mower
  • PA1 and PA6 spray certificates would be beneficial but not essential
  • A full UK driving licence and your own transport to and from work is essential

A typical working week will be Monday to Friday 7:30am – 4:30pm, however applications should expect seasonal variation, Candidates will be required to work 1 in 3 Saturdays on a rota basis.

This is a full time, permanent role with 28 days holiday per year including bank holidays

If this Maintenance Team Leader vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sophie Sharpe on 01233 732767 or sophie@horticruitment.com.

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Maintenance Team Leader 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 Maintenance Team Leader vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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Head Gardener

An exciting new Head Gardener position has become available to lead a small team of gardeners in the maintenance and development of a 6-acre garden part of a wider 1750 acre estate originally designed by Charles Bridgeman.

The 6-acre garden surrounds a Grade One 18th century manor house and include a small cottage garden within a walled garden layout, formal lawns with sweeping views across to the local village, the main hall is surrounded by established wisteria and roses and a variety of perennial beds. There is an avenue of ornamental cherry tree’s underplanted with traditional woodland planting and seasonal bulbs. There is a small orchard with a variety of damson, almonds, apples, and plums. The swimming pool area is planted with more tropical displays including Palms, Echiums and Musa sp. There is a small rock garden planted with a selection of alpines, this area leads through to a water garden with a central copper water feature as its main focal point. The gardens team are responsible for the growth of a wide range of fruit and vegetables within the kitchen gardens and produce is used by the Hall chef daily throughout the year.  

The gardens are generally private; however, the owners do have open days on occasions throughout the year. The owners themselves are interested and involved with the garden, they have a good knowledge of the gardens and are particularly interested in medicinal plants which could be a potential area for development with the gardens in the future.

We welcome candidates with strong horticultural knowledge which would ideally be supported with formal horticultural qualifications. Candidates should have prior experience in a Head Gardener role managing a small team of gardeners. With experience maintaining water features, irrigation systems, management of a kitchen garden and an understanding of the cultivation of a wide variety of plants from tender perennials to alpines. The role requires a good understanding of health and safety within the workplace. Ideally applicants will possess PA1 and PA6 certificates and a chainsaw licence would also be beneficial. Candidate must have a good level of plant knowledge and be familiar with the operation and maintenance of a range of garden machinery.

The client is looking for the Head Gardener to be as hands on as possible and will be responsible for 2 full time members of staff. They are quite keen to employ someone who is happy to train and mentor staff as they have considered the possibility of taking on apprentices in the future. The role will predominantly involve the care of the gardens however the successful candidate will be required to manage additional contactors, ensure gutters are clear on the property and provide support with the preparation for onsite horse trials.

The role comes with on-site accommodation consisting of a 2- or 3-bedroom cottage (dependant on the occupants) pets and children would be welcome. Water and council tax is paid by the employer.

LOCATION: Reading
SALARY: Up to £35,000
JOB No: EC50280

If this Head Gardener vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Matthew Parker on 01233 733510 or info@englishcountrygardeners.co.uk.

To view more Gardening jobs click Gardening or to view Landscape jobs click Landscape.

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Head Gardener 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 Head Gardener vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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Manager of Food & Beverage

Manager of Food & Beverage required

Job Ref S310

As Manager of Food & Beverage, this role will support the Managing Director with any task needed for the day to day running of the Restaurant and Farm Shop. You will ensure the smooth running of daily operations across the Restaurant and Farm Shop including sales and finance.

Reporting to: Managing Director

Direct reports: Head of Hospitality, Farm Shop Assistants

Day to day duties include:

  • Identify areas of development and growth within the area and create long-term strategies
  • Maximise efficiency, create value for money
  • Streamline operations
  • Supervising staff and providing constructive feedback
  • Mentor and motivate staff to achieve productivity and engagement
  • Management procurement processes and coordinate material and resources allocation
  • Oversee customer support processes and organise them to enhance customer satisfaction
  • Oversee expenses and budgeting to help the organisation optimise costs
  • Review financial information and adjust operational budgets to promote profitability
  • Manage relationships/agreements with external partners/vendors
  • Evaluate risk and ensure all H&S policies and procedures are adhered to
Job Specification

Experience and Required Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills

  • Ability to apply business knowledge to real-world scenarios
  • Management and leadership skills and qualifications
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Organised and methodical, able to meet deadlines
  • Able to carry out tasks with a high degree of efficiency and accuracy
  • Good with numbers and financial planning
  • Alternate weekend and bank holiday working is required

Interpersonal Skills

  • Solid background in business practices, procedures and terminology
  • Proven experience in Senior Management role or equivalent position
  • Working knowledge of data analysis on areas such as performance and operation
  • Familiarity with MS office
  • Confident communicator with a positive, personable and professional manner
  • Good planning, time management, prioritisation and organisational skills
  • Meticulous, high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Flexible, adaptable approach and able to implement and follow processes and procedures

If this Manager of Food and Beverage vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Matt Parker on 01233 732767 or matthew@horticruitment.com.

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Manager of Food and Beverage 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 Manager of Food and Beverage vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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