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General Manager | Commercial Nursery

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17 Feb 2021
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Job Details

We are excited to be working with a successful online horticulture business that is now looking for a General Manager to join their team.

About the Business

Established for over 20 years, our client is a successful commercial nursery, growing over 4,000 varieties of plants. They grow on 30 acres, in glasshouse, polytunnels and outdoor cropping. They work on various projects including for the Chelsea Flower Show and are now looking for a strategic leader to join the team.

About the Role

This is a very exciting role with a variety of responsibilities. You will have overall responsibility in ensuring that the nursery stock is grown to the highest quality. You will be liaising with members of the team to ensure everyone is working efficiently in all areas, including stock management and wastage. You will be a key link between the nursery team, the warehouse and wholesale and plant buying teams as well as customer services and other key offices.

The Ideal Candidate

This role is perfect for a strong leader with experience in commercial horticulture. You will have worked within a commercial growing environment before and have strong plant knowledge. You will be responsible for overseeing many areas within the business and be confident leading and motiving the team. It will be a very hands-on, outdoors role, so you must be prepared to get stuck in when needed and support the business where required.

How to Apply

Sound interesting? Apply below! For more information please contact Sarah on 01780 480530, 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.

Find Us
01780 480530
Acanthus House
10a Belton Street
United Kingdom
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