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Garden Centre Manager | Garden Retail | Yorkshire

England, West Yorkshire
Up to £45000 per annum + + DOE + Package
Closing date
25 Jul 2021
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Garden Centre Manager | Garden Retail | Yorkshire
Salary ~£45k+ DOE
Are you an experienced retail manager with a background in the garden sector? Can you lead a team to deliver exceptional customer service and deliver results?

About Our Client
Our client is looking for the best talent and team to come and work in their brand new garden centre. There have built an exciting new destination garden centre which opened it's doors earlier this year. The business has a passion for the garden sector and they want all of their customers to make the most out of their garden and home. They are committed to building a team that will focus on their customers and deliver the best possible service and range of products. The centre is state of the art with an extensive range of products as well as venues offering the best food and drink Yorkshire has to offer.

About the Role
This role is all about creating the best possible customer experience by leading the team and running the garden centre. You will know what a good garden centre looks like and how to lead a team so that the customer experience is second to none. You will be able to work with the section managers to deliver results, whilst also ensure back of house, goods-in, H&S etc are all taken into account. You will be hands-on and be able to lead by example offering a service which goes the extra mile. You will lead you team to deliver customer service and commercial results and be able to report to the board. You will focus on the profit centres for the garden centre and improve profitability where possible.

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate for this role will be an exceptional garden retail professional. You will be detail orientated and have a meticulous approach to all areas of the role. You will be able to lead and motivate a team to deliver exceptional service levels. You will ensure that the products are presented and merchandised in a fashion that is in keeping with the rest of the centre and is visually appealing at all times. You will be able to demonstrate your ability to lead a team to deliver results and have extensive knowledge of garden/home retailing. You will have a proven track record in running a garden centre or being a number two with responsibility for H&S, goods-in, team management, warehousing etc. You will be hands-on and willing to roll up your sleeves when required. Ideally, you will have some plant/horticulture knowledge. You will be very commercially minded and know how to improve a garden centre.

Minimum Requirements
To be considered for this role, as a minimum, you will need to have a fantastic track record of leading a team within a garden retailer. You will act with the customers' interests at heart and be very focused on customer service.

~£45k+ DOE + benefits

This is a full time, permanent position working alternate weekends with a regular day off each week (10 day fortnight)

Application Process
Our client is keen to get this person on board to help to deliver the opening of the centre. The successful applicant will move through a two-stage interview process.

How to Apply
If this sounds like you, please apply via the link. Alternatively, for a confidential chat about the role, please contact Tom Edmondson-Matthews on 01780 480 530 or email Job reference TEM13622


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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