General Nursery Manager

West Sussex
£21000 - £27000 per annum
10 Jun 2013
08 Jul 2013
Dianne Saunders
Full Time
Contract Type

Our client is a leading nursery producing a wide range of quality nursery stock destined for key retail clients across the UK. They are currently looking for a pro-active, experienced Nursery General Manager to assist in the day to day running of the site.

Outline of Job:

The ultimate aim for this role, dependent on experience, is to cover these key areas

  • Crops: daily management
  • Daily staff allocation:
  • Crop planning: on-going management using Passfield software
  • Potting: management and scheduling of works
  • Production Equipment: ensure equipment serviceable
  • Cost budgets: setting annually and reviewing throughout the year
  • Collaboration with other group members: where relevant and necessary
  • Meeting attendance: where relevant and necessary
  • Line Management

Key Skills desires for the role:

  • Organisational skills: the ability to keep a number of tasks live at any one time
  • Leadership: the ability to direct others effectively to achieve goals
  • IT: good Microsoft Excel skills and the ability to create and manipulate data using, for example, PIVOT tables
  • Technical: Qualification in commercial Horticulture to a minimum of Level 3, or equivalent
  • FACTS (either hold certification or be willing and able to achieve it)
  • PA1&6 (either hold certification or be willing and able to achieve it)
  • Management training
  • Ability to question own work in order to search out answers

For further details and a full job description please apply