Horticultural manager/buyer

Posted: 11 Nov 2020
Location: East Midlands
Company: T2Rec Ltd
Salary: £30,000
Closing Date: 1st January 2021

Our client has a family run business which has grown considerably in recent years with an ever increasing customer base, now a popular destination Garden Centre with customers from far and wide.

Striving to build a successful business by developing the business and building on its accomplishments.

We now have an exciting role for Horticultural/ Plant Buyer for a dynamic individual who is able to work with the business and develop further this key area!

Job Description:
Duties and responsibilities would include the following:

  • Purchasing of all plant stock and negotiating with new and existing suppliers UK and abroad
  • To optimise the performance of the buying function through existing supply base evaluation
  • Creating and delivering innovative plants displays throughout the year
  • Analyzing sales and taking appropriate action
  • Keeping up to date with market trends and fashion in retailing
  • As Plant Manager and will be expected to manage the department and the staff within it
  • Providing outstanding levels of customer sales and service
  • Duty Manager as and when required

Key Skills:

  • Established plant manager
  • Excellent buying skills
  • Able to lead and motivate a team
  • First class merchandising
  • Top customer service ability
  • Strong horticultural ability