Assistant Technical Manager | Horticulture | West Sussex

England, West Sussex
£DOE + benefits
Closing date
10 Oct 2020
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Are you looking for your next challenge in horticulture? We are working with a highly regarded and innovative ornamental nursery as they seek a passionate Assistant Technical Manager to join their team.

The nursery has been going from strength to strength since it was first established in the 1970s and has grown to over 30 acres which now includes glasshouses, polytunnels and an outdoor growing area. This is an exciting time to join the business as they continue to grow and establish themselves as a major player in the horticulture industry.

The role:
As an Assistant Technical Manager, you will play a key role in the Technical team as you work to ensure the delivery of the ICM program. Your responsibilities will include:
  • Monitoring for pests and diseases
  • Crop protection - planning spray treatments etc.
  • Ensuring compliance eg. BOPP, Waitrose Farm Assessment and LEAF
  • Managing a small team
  • Communicating with the grower, maintenance, propagation and dispatch teams.
  • H&S

The person:
We are looking for candidates who have experience working in a commercial ornamental nursery. You will be highly organised with excellent attention to detail. You will also be a strong communicator and a real "people person."
Ideally, you will have your BASIS qualification and your spraying certificates too however training will be provided to the right candidate.

To find out more, please apply via the link or contact Edina Bremner on 01780 480 530 or

MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

Contact Us
  • Acanthus House
  • 10a Belton Street
  • Stamford
  • PE9 2EF
  • GB
  • 01780 480530
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