Horticulture / Plant Area Manager
Our client is looking for a Plant Manager to join our forward-thinking team. Previous experience as a Plant Manager within the industry is preferred, however, applicants with a proven retail management background with a knowledge of plants will be considered.
Working in the plant area is a high-volume environment with a fast turnaround. The successful candidate should be physically fit as this is a very hands-on role. A good knowledge of plants is essential to the role as is good customer service and a high standard of visual merchandising.
The successful candidate will preferably possess either a horticultural qualification, will be in training or had practical horticultural experience.
Plant Area Manager - Duties:
* Actively working in the daily horticultural tasks of the Centre.
* Assisting the Centre Manager to maximise sales and profit by ensuring the efficient and effective management to Company standards, of the commerciality, merchandising, replenishment and housekeeping across the Garden Centre.
* Establish and maintain high horticultural and retail standards.
* Manage and support overall plant health within the Centre.
* Lead and motivate the staff in their team.
* Manage stock control of the department.
* Support Centre Manager in daily H&S tasks and paperwork, ensuring Health & Safety standards are always adhered to and maintained.
* Generate ideas and assist in the development of even better methods of working within the department.
* Help to achieve a high standard of customer service.
* Assist with complaints and queries from staff and customers.
* Assist where needed with the recruitment, training, development, and individual performance of staff within the Centre to a high standard.
* Carry out additional duties as and when required such as managing store and to attend events in the absence of the Centre Manger.
* Assist when needed to plan and manage key events.
Our client offers a competitive salary and benefits. If you would like to join our family run business and bring your ideas and talents to our fast-growing company and forward thinking team we want to hear from you.
To apply for this great opportunity, please apply with your CV. We look forward to receiving your application!
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