Plantarea Buyer/Manager

Up to £30,000 DOE
Closing date
7 Oct 2020
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Our client family run business which has grown considerably in recent years with an ever-increasing customer base have developed hugely over the last 4 years operating with a sales turnover of approx. £3million, recognised in the industry as leaders in their field. They strive to continuously meet the expectations and demands of their customers selling a wide range of giftware, gardening ancillary products and houseplants. They are currently seeking a Plant Buyer/Manager who will work closely with the management and play an important role in the continued success of developing the Plantarea department whilst leading and motivating a team.

Job Description:

Duties and responsibilities would include the following:

  • Purchasing of all plant stock and negotiating with new and existing suppliers
  • Creating innovative plants displays throughout the year
  • Analysing sales and taking appropriate action
  • Keeping up to date with market trends and fashion in retailing
  • Leading and supervising a team of staff
  • Providing outstanding levels of customer sales and service
  • Duty Manager as and when required
  • Accurate stock control with minimum wastage
  • Liaising with senior management

Key Skills:

The appointed person will possess plant purchasing skills and a desire to provide outstanding customer service with an eye for detail and creative flair for providing innovative plant displays. This position requires strong leadership skills to lead from the front and inspire others and who is not willing to accept second best. The appointed person will have excellent product knowledge and a good understanding of volume Plant Retailing whilst maintaining the highest quality and standards.

This company can also offer excellent long-term career prospects and a challenging rewarding career in Horticulture.

If this Plantarea Buyer/Manager vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Ruth Bolam on 01233 732767 or   

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Plantarea Buyer/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 Buyer/Manager vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

About Horticruitment
Horticruitment is widely regarded as one of the leading "people-based" recruitment agencies resourcing top quality permanent staff for jobs in

  • Garden Centres & Independent Retailers
  • Landscape, FM & Environmental Companies
  • Nurseries & Commercial Growers
  • Private Estates
  • Sales & Marketing Organisations

For over 20 years Horticruitment has been the preferred supplier for many major companies and hundreds of horticultural based SMEs throughout the UK and abroad. We never forget that, at it's core, recruitment is all about people and not just databases and faceless job boards.

We have successfully placed staff at all levels throughout the UK and our international placements grow year on year.

Contact Us
  • High House Business Park
  • High House Lane
  • Ashford
  • TN26 2LF
  • GB
  • 01233 732767
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