Here at Dobbies Garden Centres, we are looking for a Horticultural Manager who is passionate about making a difference and creating a unique customer experience. We expect our Horticultural Managers to be the very best, working closely with their General Manager setting the standard for our flagship department. They're inspirational leaders, customer champions and commercial innovators – and they make our Horticulture Departments the place to be for customers and colleagues alike.
With high expectations comes great responsibility. We believe our Horticultural Managers should be able to manage their departments like it was their own business. You will make the decisions that matter within the operation, taking responsibility for putting our customers first and delivering results. What's more you will be leading the team, keeping them motivated, ensuring they have the knowledge and confidence to create the best possible customer experience.
You will need to be a strong leader with proven experience of leading large teams within customer facing environments. You have the ability to meet and exceed targets, drive sales and create a great experience for your people and customers alike. You will have passion and enthusiasm for the brand coupled with great commercial awareness. You will be able to understand the diverse nature of our complex business and be able to use your experience to think on your feet.
What we offer
We offer a generous annual leave entitlement (pro rata for part-time colleagues), a company contributed pension scheme and fantastic staff discount. Full company training will also be provided to ensure you are confident to succeed in this role.
For 150 years, the Dobbies name has stood for quality. During this time we've been proud to provide the very best products and expert advice to gardeners throughout the UK.
Today Dobbies is UK's largest Garden Centre retailer with stores across Scotland, England and Northern Ireland. Naturally, we have one of the biggest and best ranges of quality plants and gardening equipment around. You don't have to be an avid gardener to enjoy Dobbies because, as well as having everything to make your garden grow, we have everything you need to simply relax and enjoy your garden – and much more.