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Plant Area Manager

Job Summary

  • Location Chichester, West Sussex
  • Salary Negotiable
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Sector Office Support & Commercial
  • Date Posted 30 March 2022
  • Ref 5284_1648633885

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Job Description



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Do you have a background within the Horticulture? A passion for gardening? Good Customer Service? Find out more below!

FPR Group are recruiting for a Plant Area Manager. We are looking for great candidates with a passion for gardening and horticulture with knowledge of plants. The objective of this role is to deliver high standards of plant retailing. You should be an approachable individual who is flexible and deliver fantastic customer service and passion and enthusiasm when selling gardening products to customers. You should be happy to work amongst a team and have the ability to express good customer service skills to both clients and team members with the additional knowledge of horticulture.


  • Working with the current Plant Area Manager to ensure the continued smooth running of the department.
  • Presentation and displays of a vast range of exciting plants
  • Creating an inspirational, well-maintained environment
  • Good housekeeping standards across the department with accurate stock control
  • Delivering excellent customer sales and service
  • Working as part of a highly successful and efficient team
  • Working proactively, enthusiastically and with drive to succeed.
  • Keeping track of all KPI's and targets.
  • Covering for the Plant Area Manager on their weekday and alternate weekend off work and providing cover for the Centre Manager when on business days off site, days off or holiday/sickness.
  • Checking and receiving deliveries of products following the required procedure.
  • Pricing, displaying, and merchandising of products to the required standards and implementing promotional changeovers.
  • Develop, motivate, and lead the team as well as monitoring their performance and ongoing training.
  • Ensuring the continued high level of customer service associated with the company.

What do I need?

  • A proven track record in garden centre retailing
  • Several years' experience working in a Garden Centre or Nursery
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Exceptional Plant knowledge


  • Essential: having a sound understanding of garden centre retailing with excellent plant knowledge.
  • To thrive on working as part of a team with exceptional communication skills.
  • Self-motivated to achieve high standards with the ability to utilize self-initiative and close attention to detail in all aspects of the job.

If you are interested in hearing more, please contact Sophie or click on the 'Apply Now' Button.

FPR Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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Sophie Carey CertRP

Sophie Carey CertRP

Having completed a degree in Events Management at Bournemouth University I joined FPR Group in May 2018 as an Events Coordinator and helped coordinate the prestigious events we run in and around West

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