Garden Centre Operations Manager - L514

Our client is a fast expanding group of highly successful Garden Centres who target consumers through their aspirational environments which deliver a point of difference within the sector. They are continually growing and are renowned as some of the best in the country, winning many retail and restaurant awards.  They have a unique opportunity for a Garden Centre Operations Manager to join the team where you will play a pivotal role in pulling together and maintaining high standards of all daily operations.

Would you like to become part of a fast-growing company and award-winning team? 

Can you deliver and maintain excellent standards of retail operations?

Are you meticulous in terms of presentation and display?

Key points
  • To lead and engage with Department heads with a culture of driving sales
  • Responsibility for the centre’s overheads in staffing, maintenance and other related costs
  • To monitor and review customer service levels through social media and take immediate action
  • To have an overview and understanding of the centres overall commercial performance
  • To lead train and inspire your team to perform to their full potential
Must haves
  • Excellent team leadership skills with meticulous attention to detail
  • The ability to monitor trends and maximise sales opportunities
  • Experience of managing a large retail operation
  • Have an inspirational approach to all daily tasks and activities

If this Garden Centre Operations Manager vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Pauline Thomas on 01233 732767 or pauline@horticruitment.com.

To view more garden centre jobs, click Retail.

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Garden Centre Operations 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 Garden Centre Operations Manager vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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Commercial Quantity Surveyor - R012

Commercial Quantity Surveyor required.

Our Client has been established for over 20 years and have been involved in commercial soft landscaping right across the South East, spanning as far north as Peterborough and as far west as Bristol. They have completed landscape schemes for a wide variety of clients, including company headquarters, new schools and academies, business and retail parks, superstores and industrial estates, as well as involvement in ecologically sensitive areas.

An opportunity has arisen for a Commercial Quantity Surveyor to take responsibility for various commercial soft landscaping projects, throughout the south east.

The role of Commercial QS is key to the company’s future development and success, in delivering successful outcomes to all stakeholders on their (growing) projects portfolio.

The successful person, who will report to the CEO, needs to have a keen commercial acumen and an eye for detail. They need to be able to support projects from pre-contract to final account.

 Job Description:
  • Liaise with BDMs, estimating team, operations and procurement (in time there may be cause/opportunity to amalgamate lead on procurement into this role)
  • Carry out pre and post tender/pricing negotiations to take a bid to contract status
  • Maintain contract documentation and advise on pre-tender and post contract matters
  • Prepare and issue contractual letters to clients and/or sub-contractors (including negotiating back to back terms with sub-contractors)
  • Carry out post contract liaison with clients
  • Ensure best practice in carrying out take offs for material procurement
  • Sub-contractor negotiation and letting of sub-contracts
  • Preparation and submission of interim valuations, liaising with operational managers
  • Management and valuing of variations, liaising with operational managers
  • Agreement and certification of sub-contractors interim valuations and final accounts
  • Preparation and submission of final account
  • Agreement of final accounts
  • Cost value reconciliation and ongoing project reporting
  • Supply regular analysis and reports as required
  • Suggest improvements to procedures and behaviour
Key Skills:
  • Has an understanding of contractual formation and various (appropriate) methods of measurement (preferably within the landscape construction industry – but not essential)
  • Has excellent communication skills
  • Has a high degree of personal motivation
  • Has commercial acumen
  • Has the ability to work as part of a team supporting both the operational team and peer group
  • Can manage numerous activities across a number of projects simultaneously
  • Has an outgoing personality essential for dealing directly with clients
  • Is a good negotiator
  • Is flexible with regard to working across all areas of the business and hours to meet the requirements of the job.
  • Has an enterprising and commercial approach
  • Has a planned, systematic approach
  • Takes Responsibility
  • Has a full driving licence
  • Has an ability to add value to the role and the company as a whole.
Qualifications

Degree in quantity surveying/commercial management and/or 5 years’ experience in a similar role.

If this Commercial Quantity Surveyor vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Mark Bolam on 01233 732767 or markbolam@horticruitment.com.

To view more Landscape jobs, click Landscape.

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Commercial Quantity Surveyor 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 Commercial Quantity Surveyor vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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Sales Representatives - L726

A medium size manufacturer of growing media and supplier of gardening products is currently seeking Sales Representatives across England to carve out a territory in their location.

Do you have previous field sales experience in this category?

Are you confident to reach and exceed sales targets?

Would you relish the challenge in taking the business to the next level?

Key points

  • To adopt and grow an existing portfolio of clients
  • Source new leads and generate new business
  • Meet clients and negotiate sales orders
  • Represent the company at trade shows and events

Must haves

  • Excellent communication and negotiating skills
  • A confident and professional manner
  • A proven track record in reaching sales targets

If this position is of interest please apply or contact Pauline Thomas on 01233 732767 or pauline@horticruitment.com

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Sales Representatives 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 the Sales Representatives vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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