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Plant Area Manager

Employer
MorePeople
Location
England, Hertfordshire, Hitchin
Salary
Up to £30000 per annum
Closing date
8 Aug 2024

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Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Function
Management Jobs
Sector
Garden Centres & Nurseries
Seniority
Manager

Job Details



Plant Area Manager | Hertfordshire

From £30,000 DOE

Are you passionate about horticulture and seeking a new challenge within a Plant Area?

Our client is an independent garden centre dedicated to providing customers with a wide range of high-quality plants, gardening supplies, and expert advice. With a commitment to promoting a love for gardening and outdoor living, we are seeking a passionate and experienced Plant Area Manager to join their team and lead the department.

Position Overview: As the Plant Area Manager, you will play a crucial role in overseeing all aspects of the horticultural department. You will be responsible for managing a team, ensuring the health and vitality of our plant inventory, and delivering exceptional customer service. The successful candidate will have a deep knowledge of horticulture, excellent leadership skills, and a passion for creating a vibrant and inspiring garden centre environment.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead and manage the team, providing guidance, training, and support.
  • Develop and implement merchandising strategies to showcase plants and garden products effectively.
  • Provide expert advice to customers on plant selection, care, and garden maintenance.
  • Manage inventory levels, conduct regular stock checks, and coordinate restocking efforts.
  • Oversee the maintenance of outdoor display areas, ensuring a visually appealing and well-organised layout.


Qualifications:
  • Proven experience in a horticultural management role.
  • Strong knowledge of plants, gardening techniques, and horticultural best practices.
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills.
  • Customer-focused with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced retail environment.
  • Strong organisational and problem-solving abilities.


Benefits:
  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth.


If you are a passionate Plant Area Manager with a flair for leadership and a commitment to providing outstanding customer service, we invite you to apply for the position.

Please contact me, Felicity at felicity@morepeople.co.uk or 01780 480530 if you would like to talk through this role in a bit more detail. CV or no CV, we can still have a chat. You can also apply directly with the Apply button below.

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.

Company info
Website
Telephone
01780 480530
Location
Riverside Suite
Cherryholt House
Cherryholt Road
Stamford
Lincolnshire
PE9 2EP
GB

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