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Horticulture Manager Dobbies Preston, Blackpool Road, Clifton, Nr Preston, PR4 0XL

Horticultural Manager

Role Overview
Here at Dobbies Garden Centres, we are looking for a great Horticultural Manager who are 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 stores 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 and make decisions that benefit their store.  You’ll help to oversee a £multi-million 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.

About You:

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

This role attracts a competitive salary dependant on experience.  We offer 33 days annual leave, company-paid life assurance, a company-contributed pension scheme and a fantastic staff discount.  Full training will be provided to ensure that you are confident to succeed in this role. 

About Dobbies

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 one of the UK's largest Garden Centre retailers with 34 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.

 Do you think you’ve got what it takes grow to your career with Dobbies?  Are you passionate about putting customers first?  Do you thrive on leading a successful team that consistently delivers, flourishing in a busy, fast paced environment?  If you answered yes then we want to hear from you.  Click apply now to submit your application.

Dobbies Preston
Blackpool Road, Clifton, Nr Preston, PR4 0XL

  • Job Ref DO2484
  • Branch Dobbies Preston
  • Location Dobbies Preston, Nr Preston
  • Salary/Benefits Competitive Salary
  • Contract type Permanent
  • Hours Full Time
  • Shift pattern Flexible shifts throughout the week including weekends
  • Hours per week 42.5 hours per week
  • Posted date 05/01/2018
  • Closing date 07/02/2018