Hardy Plant Manager – Garden Centre

Location Shrewsbury
Discipline: Horticulture
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £28000 to £32000
Contact name: Kate Moxon

Contact email: kate@agrifj.co.uk
Job ref: 14598KM
Published: 5 months ago
Startdate: ASAP

Hardy Plant Manager – Garden Centre, Shropshire £28k - £32k

 Vacancy Ref: 14598 KM

 Hours of work: 40 hours per week, Full Time

 The role:

 We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Hardy Plant Manager to join an award-winning Garden Centre located in Shropshire.

 The position will hold responsibility for managing Hardy Plants within the centre.

 The hardy plant teams pride themselves on not only giving our customers the very best in product quality and choice, but also on providing them with an aspirational shopping experience through creating stunning visual displays. They work hard to constantly ensure stock availability, that our high standards of plant care and quality are always maintained and that our customers enjoy exceptional service and specialist advice.


As Hardy Plant Manager, you would be responsible for managing and leading your team in pulling all of this vital activity together so that our customers have a truly unique and memorable shopping experience.

Your focus will always be on the customer and meeting their expectations. You will also have responsibility for driving sales and profitability – so you will have a real sense of ownership and empowerment!

Our ideal Plant Area Managers will:

Have experience of working in Garden Centres, although we are open to talking to candidates from any horticultural or Retail background.

 Have an energetic personality with an ability to easily engage with and connect with our target customers.

 Have a creative and entrepreneurial attitude towards plant retailing.

 Have excellent knowledge of plants, plant care and maintenance.

 Be able to recognise and act on sales opportunities.

 Be meticulous to the detail in terms of product placement, standards, presentation, visual elevation and overall look and feel.

 Have an ability to manage and develop a team.

Be able to use reports in order to improve performance.

Have an ability to manage stock from entry to exit within the centre.

Be an excellent communicator.

Be able to use an Epos system.


£28k - £32k Depending Upon Experience.

As well as a rewarding career with potential for career development, you can expect a competitive salary, attractive staff discount and paid holidays.

How to apply:

Please send your CV and cover letter to; Kate Moxon, Horticultural Recruitment Manager - Kate@agriFJ.co.uk

We thank all applicants who apply for this role. However, please be advised that only those short listed for an interview will be contacted.

Please be assured that your job application will be managed in complete confidence and your personal details will not be passed to any third party without your prior permission.

Agricultural and Farming Jobs are an established specialist Agricultural Recruitment business with offices based in rural Worcestershire.

We have a specialist and dedicated Headhunting Recruitment Division as well as a specialist Jobs Advertising Division. We recruit specifically for all roles within the Agricultural industry and support the recruitment needs of all related clients including; Farms, Agricultural Machinery, Fresh Produce, Food, Horticultural, Equestrian, Finance and Veterinary companies on an International basis.

We offer an exceptional service with a personable, yet highly professional approach.