21 days ago
Are you an experienced plant area manager? Are you able to lead a plant area to deliver improved commercial results? Are you looking for a new challenge where you can make an impact on a business? If so, we'd like to hear from you.
Plant Area Manager | Garden Retail | Twickenham
Salary 35k - 40k DOE
About Our Client
This large garden centre group with an established brand name in the industry is looking for a new Plant Area Manager in their Twickenham store. They have a reputation for forward thinking retail practices and a loyal customer base. The group has a good mix of larger and medium turnover sites based throughout the south of England.
About the Role
This role is all about providing the best range of quality plants and service to customers. You will be responsible for working with suppliers and internal nursery staff to source plants and grow plants from plugs to create interesting displays giving customers a broad selection of popular and unusual plants throughout the year. You will work closely with the general manager and be instrumental in bringing forward ideas to help the centre grow further through a mixture of excellent merchandising, customer service, range reviews and stock control. You will lead a small team to offer exceptional service and keep customers coming back again and again.
The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate for this role will have a proven track record in managing a plant area and delivering sustainable revenue growth. You will have excellent plant knowledge and experience in commercial buying. You will be expected to establish strong relationships with existing suppliers and find new suppliers to provide a broad range of plants throughout the year across different plant categories (perennials, alpines, bedding, herbaceous etc) and increase sales. You will need to be organised, with excellent communication and management skills, with a proven track record in successfully leading a small team.
To be considered for this role, you will need to have experience in the garden retail sector with strong plant knowledge and experience in buying, stock control and merchandising to create the best possible range of plants for the customers.
How to Apply
If this sounds like you, please apply now. To discuss the role in more detail before submitting your application, please contact Aidan on 01780 480 530 or firstname.lastname@example.org