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Garden Centre Operations Manager | Devon |£ Competitive

England, Devon
Closing date
1 Jul 2021
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Garden Centre Operations Manager (GCOM)| Devon | £Competitive

Are you an experienced garden centre manager with a strong background in operations, stock control and team management? If so, we want to hear from you

About Our Client
Our client is a leading garden centre with a reputation for excellence and a foundation in horticulture. They are focused on the service and products that they offer to ensure the best possible customer experience. Their resources and systems offer a great amount of support to their centre managers and staff. They offer quality plants and products to their customers and have a wealth of knowledge to help their customers in making their purchases. The business is focused on the performance of the team and business as a whole.

About the Role
This role is all about leadership and managing a garden centre to deliver to its full. You will utilise your experience in the garden retail sector to lead and motivate the staff to deliver the best possible service to the customers, whilst keeping a close eye on stock levels, processes and areas for potential improvement. You will be the link between the team and the overall business objectives and will lead from the front to deliver what is required. Your background in retail and knowledge of how a garden centre is run will allow you to display the importance that all procedures are followed implicitly, across the whole team and centre.

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of operating and managing a large retail team in the garden sector. You will be able to demonstrate the impact that you have had on a team and business to drive growth and move a garden centre forward. You will be able to work with internal teams to solve potential operation issues before they arise as well as help marketing and commercial teams deliver on commercial results. You will be very focused on processes and systems and be able to lead buy-in into those systems and processes across a variety of stakeholders and team members.

Minimum Requirements
To be considered for this role, as a minimum, you will need to have a proven track record of delivering fantastic service and commercial results in the garden retail environment. You will need to have strong process and system understanding and be a proven leader.

Application Process
The successful candidate will move through multiple interview stages.

How to Apply
If this sounds like you, please apply below. To discuss the role in more detail before applying, please contact Chris Williams on 01780 480 530 or Job Ref CW13420


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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