Assistant / Deputy Garden Centre Manager
Our client has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Assistant or Deputy Garden Centre Manager to help take responsibility for the retail operations at their Surrey branch. This beautiful and much-loved independent garden centre business has been "Inspiring gardeners since 1851…" They are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated, experienced and inspiring retailer with an eye for detail and a proven track record for delivering positive results, and championing market leading customer experience standards.
You will have the opportunity to:
Thrive from working in a dynamic and agile garden centre retail business.
Flourish from being able to use your excellent leadership and sales skills, making good use of your proven horticultural retail experience.
Help cultivate a positive and enthusiastic environment.
Delight in offering market leading customer service.
Demonstrate your passion for plants; preferably with a recognised horticultural qualification or experience.
Confidently deal with both retail and trade customers providing sound advice and competitive quotes.
Make a difference by growing your experience of inspiring, leading, organising and influencing the trading performance of the business, whilst at the same time supporting and developing the contribution of the team.
Reporting to the Operations and Centre Manager you will be able to demonstrate commercial flair and competence, and you will have a good understanding of the horticultural industry and current trends. You will be accomplished at working with a horticultural retail business and will have a good track record for developing and motivating both the team and individuals.
The remuneration package will be competitive and includes an attractive base salary (commensurate with experience), bonus potential and pension contributions.