Full time, Permanent
1. Do you have a passion for Garden Retail excellence and expertise in Horticulture? 2. Are you passionate about plants and in sharing that knowledge? 3. Could you lead a team of horticulturists in best practices? Read on… We are seeking to recruit a Head Horticulturist / Garden Centre Manager for our Client based in Co. Wicklow. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced horticulturist to step into an already well established and successful business and work to maintain the already very high standards and add value to the role. The Role: This role is split between two main areas, running the Garden Centre and top-class Customer Services. Being able to maintain both areas of business importance, is critical and vital for the success of the role and for you to thrive in this environment. You will work closely with the Store Manager to ensure that the Garden Centre will be a successful venture and be a delight for customers to shop in. Garden Centre: · Show that performance matters by maximising the sales potential of the garden centre and garden products. · Maintain control of all stock to ensure a fresh offering to the customer. · Ensure that all garden centre displays are immaculate and appealing to the customer. · Assist the Store Manager to maintain high standards in the garden centre and branch. Top Class Customer Service: · Be the customers’ champion by providing top quality, fast, efficient, and friendly service and advice when needed. · Keen interest in and understanding of our product range and services. · Ensure that health & safety requirements are always met. · Maintain good housekeeping of all relevant areas. Up for the challenge? Read on… Role Requirements: · A Qualification in Horticulture or relevant experience. · Knowledge and interest in horticulture and the Retail Garden industry. · Ability to multitask and to consistently deliver high standard quality work in a busy environment. · Excellent planning and organisational skills with the ability to prioritise. · Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. · Ability to lead a small team of horticulturists. What will you get in return? · Excellent working environment and very competitive salary. · Pay Rate Neg and DOE. Interested? Apply now! Shortlisting is taking place on a rolling basis, so early applications are recommended. If you require any special assistance to make an application to HortiRecruit, please email us and a member of our Recruitment Team will be happy to support you. Diversity Statement We value and celebrate diversity and we encourage applications from every candidate qualified for this role, inclusive of gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, identity, age, religion, and/or disability.
Working in landscape, garden retail, private gardens & edible/amenity production around the Republic of Ireland and the UK can be hard work but is rewarding for both employer and employee. Building and recruiting for your team? You need a focal point for all of the talent in horticulture to congregate and experts to help grow you and your business through organic talent and excellent work.
Who we are
Combined, we have the recruitment expertise and horticultural knowledge to grow your business into a strong and robust company. We are a specialised agency who work exclusively with horticultural businesses and their recruitment needs. Couple this with our reach within the industry, and you will have access to the best talent in the marketplace.
Why you should be working with us as candidates
We have massive visibility on the horticulture market as thousands of horticultural professionals across the Republic of Ireland and the UK read our newsletters and our seasonal magazine.
We work with the leading names in the industry and you working with us means you will have access to the hottest jobs when they are available.
You will also be partnering with leading recruitment experts who can guide you through the often convoluted recruitment process. We are trained negotiators and will work to get you the best wage/salary possible for your career level.
We prepare you for your interviews with extensive interview preparation. This will be done with experienced recruiters who will give you the opportunity to practice your skills with them and real time feedback in your technique.