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Nursery Manager | Jersey

Employer
MorePeople
Location
Channel Islands, Jersey
Salary
£45000 - £55000 per annum
Closing date
28 Feb 2021
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We are very excited to be working with a successful horticulture business who are looking for a Nursery Manager to join the team.

About our Client

Our client has been established for over 20 years and grow a huge variety of plants that go to customers across the UK. They are currently growing in 12 acres of glasshouse in Jersey, growing from seed and cuttings, and growing over 100 million quality plants every year.

About the Role

This exciting role will see the overall responsibility of the whole growing operation over three sites. You will be responsible for a team around 15, going up to 50 at peak, ensuring staff remain motivated and work efficiently. This very hands-on role will see you looking over all elements of growing top quality plants including irrigation, pest and disease management, and sowing. You will work alongside the Stock and Packaging Manager to ensure wastage is kept to a minimum. The business is keen to progress and you will be excited to support in trials, new product development and expanding the business.

The Ideal Candidate

You will have worked in a commercial growing role before and be confident in growing a wide variety of plants. You will be a confident people leader and have knowledge in all elements of crop production and growing techniques. Communication skills are key, as you will be working alongside other managers to ensure a successful operation. You will hold your PA1 and PA6, and ideally a qualification in horticulture. The ideal candidate will be passionate about the industry and looking for a role where you can grow and develop the team around you and support the business long term.

How to Apply

If you think this great opportunity is the right one for you, apply below! Alternatively, contact Sarah on sarah@morepeople.co.uk or 01780 480530.

Company

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
Website:
Telephone
01780 480530
Location
Acanthus House
10a Belton Street
Stamford
Lincolnshire
PE9 2EF
United Kingdom
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