Garden Centre Manager | Garden Retail | London

England, London, South London
£35000 - £50000 per annum
Closing date
28 May 2021

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Garden Centre Manager | Garden Retail | London
Salary ~£35-50k DOE
Are you an experienced retail manager with a background in the garden sector? Are you able to lead a team to deliver results? If so, we want to hear from you.

About Our Client
Our client is a forward-thinking family-owned business with a great reputation for quality and service. They are committed to growing and developing their business. They seek out best practices and are always looking to improve to stay at the top of their game. The team is dynamic, enthusiastic and put their energy into making their centres the best they can be. The business is very focused on its customers and the customer experience that they offer.

About the Role
This role is all about delivering business growth through the effective management of the centre and the staff. You will utilise your experience to help the business grow further by motivating the team and delivering an exceptional customer experience throughout the centre. You will bring your energy and passion to work hands-on with the customers and the team. You will drive exceptional practises and lead the team by setting an exemplary example of how things should be done. You will be able to work with the internal team members and the suppliers to create plans for the upcoming seasons and always be on top of the latest trends happening in the market.

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of delivering commercial performance in the garden retail sector. You will be an excellent communicator and be able to demonstrate your ability to motivate and lead a team. You will be willing to roll up your sleeves and get stuck into improving the customer experience - this could be creating new visual displays, rearranging the layout or setting up for a seasonal event. You will be able to manage the day-to-day running of the centre and be able to demonstrate your focus on the customers and customer service. You will have a positive outlook and see all challenges as an opportunity to learn and improve. You will be able to show your ability to lead best practices within a garden retail environment.

Minimum Requirements
To be considered for this role, you will need to have experience in managing a garden centre retail team and a track record of delivering commercial results. You will need to have a positive and flexible approach. The customer will be behind all of the decisions you make and you will always have their best interests at heart. You will need to be able to prove your ability to lead and motivate a team and you will need to have exceptional communication skills. You will be available to work weekends and bank holidays.

~£35-50k DOE

Application Process
The successful applicant will move through a two-stage interview process. Whilst our client is committed to making this appointment, this process can take time to complete.

How to Apply
If this sounds like you, please apply via the link. To discuss the role in more detail, please contact Tom Edmondson-Matthews on 01780 480 530 or Job reference TEM13383


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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01780 480530
Acanthus House
10a Belton Street
United Kingdom
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