General Manager | Ornamental Horticulture | Thetford

Closing date
22 Dec 2021
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General Manager | Ornamental Horticulture | Thetford
£to attract the best

Do you have experience in horticulture and are on the lookout for your next senior management position?

About Our Client
This family-run business is a long-established grower of an extensive range of premium trees, shrubs, climbers, herbaceous perennials and soft fruit, growing in frost-protected glasshouses, polytunnels and outdoor facilities. They supply garden centre retailers throughout the UK.
They are now looking for a General Manager to support their operations.

About the Role
This exciting, wide-ranging General Manager role will see you involved in all aspects of the business. Working closely with the Head of Horticulture you will support the production and despatch teams and will be responsible for ensuring they have the resources to fulfil the business needs. The role includes responsibility for compliance and health & safety within the business, for recruitment of seasonal employees/agency workers and for maintaining a clean, tidy and bio-secure nursery.

The Ideal Candidate
This role is ideal for someone with managerial experience in horticulture, but a background in ornamentals would not be essential. Excellent communication and leadership skills are key.

How to Apply
Sound like the role for you? Apply below! For a confidential chat, contact Sarah at or 01780 480530.


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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