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Woodthorpe Hall Garden Centres Ltd
North West Region
Permanent, Full-time

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Job type

  • Full-time
  • Permanent

Shift and schedule

  • Weekend availability
  • Day shift


North West Region

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  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking

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Garden Centre Manager Designate

Full Time – 40- Hours Per Week Including Weekends

Fully Flexible to Meet the Needs of the Business

At British Garden Centres, not only do we aim to deliver a great experience in our Centres, but we go above and beyond in creating an exceptional customer service experience too.

We are looking for a Garden Centre Manager to join our forward-thinking team. Working in our Garden Centres in the Northwest of England this is a high-volume environment with a fast turnaround.

The successful candidate should have proven managerial experience and be physically fit as this is a very hands-on role and some heavy lifting may be required.

Must have previous Garden Centre Management experience either at centre manager or deputy manager level having managed a £1.5m+ turnover business for at least 3 years.

Must be able to motivate a team of managers and supervisors to work efficiently & effectively in order to meet deadlines. Candidate must be able to travel between centres and cover as required.

Plant knowledge preferable.

As a Garden Centre Manager Designate, you will manage, lead, inspire and develop an amazing team and ensuring all customers have a great in store experience.

What we Offer:

Benefits include Staff car parking and staff discount at our Garden Centres and Restaurants as well as at our Leisure Park.

Rate of pay negotiable depending on experience, Car Allowance.

Skills required:

Excellent customer service skills.

Communication and team management abilities.

Experience working in a similar role.

Experience of managing team.

Horticulture experience is beneficial.

Duties will include:

Excel knowledge essential in order to manage rotas and budgeting.

Close attention to detail required to implement and manage all aspects of company policy and procedures such as EPOS, stock management, health & safety, security & cash handling.

Keyholder duties.

Management duties.

Delivering all KPI’s, costs and budgeting.

Colleague development and succession planning.

Delivering colleague engagement and training.

Ordering and stock taking.

Excellent customer service.

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.

How to apply:

Please send your CV and cover letter to: Antony Boughey Regional Manager

Applications close –Monday 24th June 2024

Due to the high volume of applications, we will only contact you if your application is successful.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking


  • Day shift
  • Weekend availability


  • Management: 3 years (preferred)
  • Retail sales: 3 years (preferred)
  • Leadership: 3 years (preferred)

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: On the road

Application deadline: 24/06/2024

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