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Horticultural / Plant Manager - Garden Centre - job post

Simpsons Garden Centre
Peterhead AB42
£25,000 - £30,000 a year - Full-time

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Pay

  • £25,000 - £30,000 a year

Job type

  • Full-time
  • Permanent

Location

Peterhead AB42

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Exciting Career Opportunity: Plant Area Manager at a Prestigious Independent Garden Centre in Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Are you a passionate horticulturist with a flair for customer service? We have a fantastic opportunity for a Plant Area Manager to join our esteemed and independent garden centre in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. If you have extensive horticultural knowledge and purchasing experience, this full-time, permanent position could be your perfect next step. Please note that regular weekend work on a rotational basis will be required.

Our garden centre, established 20 years ago, has earned a stellar reputation for high-quality produce and an award-winning team. We have grown significantly over the years, achieving remarkable success by offering a diverse range of plants year-round, alongside unique garden sundries, clothing, gifts, leisure goods, and a popular restaurant.

As the Plant Area Manager, you will play a crucial role in overseeing and developing our thriving plant sales department. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Leading and managing a small team of dedicated staff
  • Driving plant sales and supporting related initiatives
  • Providing face-to-face sales assistance and managing customer enquiries
  • Collaborating with suppliers to ensure well-stocked departments that meet customer demand
  • Maintaining high standards of presentation, merchandising, and pricing strategies

Your role is integral to maintaining our commitment to exceptional customer service, offering friendly and informed advice that has been a cornerstone of our success. Your expertise will ensure continued customer satisfaction and uphold our distinguished company reputation.

Key Qualifications:

  • Strong horticultural knowledge and experience
  • Proven supervisory or managerial experience in a garden centre or similar retail environment
  • Ability to supervise, mentor, and develop a team
  • Energetic, creative, and positive attitude
  • Excellent customer engagement skills
  • Good physical fitness for working on your feet and handling heavy lifting
  • Strong IT and numeracy skills
  • Full UK driving licence

This role is ideal for someone currently holding a Plant Area Manager position or a similar supervisory role, ready to advance their career. You will bring energy, creativity, and a passion for engaging with the public, ensuring our garden centre continues to flourish.

Join us and be a part of a dynamic team where your expertise will be valued and your career growth supported. Apply now and take the next step in your horticultural career with a respected and successful garden centre in beautiful Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: £25,000.00-£30,000.00 per year

Licence/Certification:

  • Driving Licence (preferred)

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 31/07/2024

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