19 days ago
Growing Manager | Horticulture | Lincolnshire
Are you an experienced growing professional working within horticulture? Looking to take the next step up in your career and manage a team of people?
About the Role
As a Grower, you'll spearhead and manage the Nursery team, ensuring the smooth execution of operations to meet the demands of our dynamic site. Your role is pivotal in achieving continuous improvement in financial performance, safe and efficient cultivation of high-quality plants and shrubs, and a paramount focus on customer service excellence. Reporting to the Production Manager, your responsibilities encompass maintaining a balanced scorecard against KPIs, championing health and safety initiatives, managing and developing teams, fostering collaborative relationships across the site, planning for crop delivery, and maximizing profits.
Your proactive involvement in recruitment, effective raw material management, and driving the Continuous Improvement Strategy will be crucial. Upholding audit requirements and ensuring compliance with safety, health, and food safety principles will be integral to your role.
About our Client
We are working with one of the top 5 leading retailers in the UK, as they look to strengthen the Growing Team with the appoint of a horticultural Growing Manager.
The Ideal Candidate
To thrive in this role, you'll bring operational experience in a Nursery environment, demonstrating profitability and production success. Your knowledge of horticulture and business acumen is complemented by a strong customer-centric approach.
With a proven track record in people management and development, you possess excellent communication skills, stakeholder management finesse, and a can-do attitude. Your assertiveness, quick decision-making skills, and understanding of cost models and budgetary control set you apart. In return for your dedication, we offer a comprehensive benefits package, including six weeks of holiday, staff discounts, career progression opportunities, and more.
For an informal chat, please call me, Hannah on 01780 480530 or email Hannah.Robson@MorePeople.co.uk. Don't worry if your CV isn't up to date, just send what you have already, and we can sort the rest later.