Nursery Production Manager - Horticulture

Location East Midlands
Discipline: Agriculture, Horticulture
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £ 30,000 - £33,000 DOE
Contact name: Kate Moxon

Contact email: kate@agriFJ.co.uk
Job ref: 13919KM
Published: 30 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

​Job Title: Nursery Production Manager - Horticulture

Location of the Job: East Midlands

The Company: Our Client is an established family business of over 20 years located in the East Midlands. They are a successful horticultural nursery supplying specialist plants to garden centres nationwide. They are passionate about the quality of their plants and very well known within the industry for their varieties and quality.

The Industry: Nursery Jobs, Plant Sales, Horticultural Jobs, Grower Jobs, Manager Jobs, Plant Jobs, Jobs.

The Job Role details: Our Client is looking for a Nursery Production Manager to join their growing team in their established nursery. This is an exciting position for someone who would enjoy managing a team of 11 full time skilled horticultural staff with an additional 24 seasonal staff. This is an ideal role for someone who likes to keep up with the latest research and development within the horticultural industry. You will have the capability of implementing and managing trials to drive continuous improvement.

Key Responsibilities:

•Line Management of up to 25 full time and seasonal staff

•Successful delegation of team duties and nursery tasks

•Timely completion of nursery duties in a safe and cost-effective manner

•You will be responsible for the production of 1st grade container grown plants to be supplied to Garden Centres for retail sales

•Adhering to Health and Safety and welfare regulations

Ideal Person Skills and Qualifications:

•A minimum of 3 years management experience in a horticultural or agricultural environment

•Knowledge and awareness of horticultural / agricultural crop production

•Hard-working with strong proven Leadership Skills to be able to effectively manage and motivate a team of staff

•Excellent people skills

•Someone who enjoys working outdoors

•Someone who is able to work effectively within the small Management Team

•Strong organisational and planning skills

•Basic computer skills for effective planning and monitoring

•The ability to drive forward an activity to successful timely completion

Additional Information:

Hours of work are Summer; Monday – Friday 7.00am – 3.35pm and Winter; Monday – Friday 7.30am – 4.05pm.

Overtime and weekend work shared on a rota will be required during busy Summer periods. This include a walk round to check plant irrigation for which time off in lieu will be given. Travel time included.

Interviews will include a tour of the nursery abiding by Covid19 social distancing regulations.

Salary package:

£30,000 - £33,000 depending on experience

Plus Benefits; Company pension

How to apply: Please send your CV and cover letter to; Kate Moxon, MD - kate@agriFJ.co.uk

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