Plant department manager

Posted: 22 Jun 2021
Location: Harrogate
Company: British Garden Centres

We are currently looking for a plant manager to work in our newly acquired garden centre in the Harrogate area.

The successful candidate should be physically fit as this is a very hands on role and some heavy lifting may be required. A good knowledge of plants is essential to the role as is good customer service and a high standard of visual merchandising.


The successful candidate will have some horticulture knowledge and experience.
Main Duties:

  • Management & development of department staff
  • Plant maintenance and care
  • Pricing, displaying & merchandising a variety of products
  • Giving guidance and advice to customers with their purchases
  • Quality customer service
  • Key holder responsibilities
  • Ordering stock
  • Duty Manager responsibilities
  • Run the garden centre in absence of Centre Manager

Skills required:

  • Good communication skills and able to work as part of a team
  • Work well under pressure
  • Professionalism and reliability
  • Good time management
  • Excellent customer service skills

What we offer:
We offer a competitive salary and benefits include a pension, 28 days holiday (FT) and staff discounts across all of our brands including the Woodthorpe Leisure Park. 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.

(Full Time – 40 hours per week - including weekends)

To apply:
Please send your CV with a cover letter to: Peter Williams, Harrogate Garden Centre Manager