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Plant Area Manager

  • Location:

    Hitchin

  • Sector:

    Horticulture, Garden Centre

  • Salary:

    Up to £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Felicity Mitchell

  • Job ref:

    FM18405

  • Published:

    16 days ago

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.