Garden Centre Department Manager | Thetford

Employer
MorePeople
Location
England, Norfolk, Thetford
Salary
Up to £30000 per annum
Closing date
29 Apr 2021
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Garden Centre Department Manager | Thetford

~£30k DOE



We are excited to be working with an independent garden centre that is looking for a department manager to join their team.

About our Client

We are working with an independent, family-run business that has been established for nearly 40 years. Over time, they have built a successful business, with a dedicated focus on the environment and sustainability. They are now looking for a department manager who can support in delivering KPIs and quality customer service, whilst also undertaking a project looking into sustainability.



About the Role

Reporting to the General Manager, you will be responsible for driving sales forward, encouraging and providing excellent customer service. With a particular focus on the outdoor plant area, you will oversee the buying of stock, merchandising, and the development of your team. You will ensure the team and department are achieving KPIs. You will also investigate sustainability within the business, which will include looking into recyclable products, peat-reduction, and utilising energy usage.



The Ideal Candidate

You will have worked within a Garden Centre environment before, and have strong horticulture knowledge, being able to support and influence customers and the team around you. You will be a strong and positive communicator and be confident in leading large teams. There will be a genuine interest in sustainability, with a passion to drive the agenda forward and communicate activities and initiatives throughout the business.



How to Apply

Sound interesting? Apply below! For a confidential conversation, contact Sarah at 01780 480530, or sarah@morepeople.co.uk

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.

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