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Plant Area Manager

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    Horticulture, Garden Centre

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  • Contact:

    Michail Michailou

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

Plant Department Manager | Berkshire
Salary: £DOE

Are you a dynamic leader with a passion for plants and a proven track record in garden centre management?

Look no further - we're seeking a talented individual to join a valued Garden Centre as a Plant Department Manager.

About the Business

As a leading garden centre, they pride themselves on providing exceptional customer service and offering a diverse range of high-quality plants and products. With a commitment to innovation and growth, they're dedicated to creating a thriving environment for both customers and team members.

What's on Offer

Onsite car parking and staff discount for their Garden Centres and Restaurants, as well as their Leisure Park.

Opportunities for career development and advancement within their growing company.

Key Responsibilities

Lead and develop a high-turnover plant department, driving sales growth and ensuring excellent customer satisfaction.

Oversee all aspects of the wider garden centre operation to support the General Centre Manager (GCM) and Assistant General Centre Manager (AGCM).

Manage KPI measures, including sales growth, waste, and stock loss, while ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations.

Mentor and coach team members to foster a culture of motivation, knowledge, and excellence.

Take accountability for team management, including recruitment, training, and performance management.

Weekly ordering through their web shops to ensure seasonality and correct stock levels.

Work flexibly, including weekends, to meet the evolving needs of the business and serve as a designated key holder for opening and closing duties.


Proven experience in successfully managing a multi-million-pound plant department within a garden centre environment.

Strong leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate a team.

Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.

Commitment to maintaining high standards of customer service and sales performance.

Flexible availability to work any 5 days in 7, including weekends, over a 39-hour per week contract.

What's Next?

If this sounds like a great opportunity please contact me, Michail, at 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.