Garden Centre Shop Manager
This leading Garden Centre Group are looking for a Garden Centre Shop Manager for their Berkshire based store. As manager you will be responsible for:
The financial management of the shop, this includes assisting in the preparation and management of the budgets and analysing weekly sales performance and financial reports.
Responsible for the ordering of products as per seasonal requirements, liaising with suppliers and buyers accordingly.
Responsible for merchandising to maximise sales opportunities, promoting stock in key areas as and when required.
Responsible for stock management within the shop. To include monitoring wastage and discounting to achieve acceptable margins.
Coordinate general assistants to ensure all areas are effectively maintained and merchandised as per company guidelines.
Promote the company values, leading by example, foster an honest and open environment where all staff feel able to contribute and communicate.
Run meetings with staff to update and inform key information (promotions, targets, management messages etc.) as necessary.
Identify and coordinate staff development in conjunction with the Development Manager to ensure appropriate opportunity and guidance is given to all staff, in line with business requirements.
Leading by example to ensure high levels of customer service at all times - engaging customers pro-actively.
Ensure all staff adhere to Health & Safety law and make any adjustments necessary to comply.
Oversee standards of neatness, tidiness and cleanliness.
Create and maintain a safe working environment for staff and customers and visitors to site ensuring the compliance with the Health and Safety policy.
Lead and promote the highest standards of customer care and service at all times both within your department and the Garden Centre.
If you are an experienced shop manager and are keen to progress your career within a leading Garden Centre then please get in touch.