Job Vacancies

Garden Centre Manager


Reporting to: Retail Operations Manager

Job Detail:

“We are a family award winning garden centre group that has a passion to deliver outstanding home-grown products and deliver excellent service to our community”

We are looking for a real leader, someone who is not afraid to get involved and lead the team by example. This is a great opportunity for the right person. We are looking for an Outstanding Garden Centre Manager who is capable of overseeing our flagship store in the heart of Yorkshire. The successful candidate will have a real eye for customer service and take huge pride in their work, with a real ‘Can do’ enthusiastic attitude.

  • Practical hands-on approach to garden centre retailing
  • Natural leadership skills and the ability to motivate and support the development of the whole team
  • The willingness to go the extra mile for customers
  • Excellent people skills
  • A high degree in professionalism especially when handling difficult situations
  • A proactive approach to solving problems and the ability to deal with issues as they arise
  • A minimum of 3 years retail management experience
  • Support the management team in all aspects of the store within the day to day operations
  • Manage the daily running of all departments
  • Enable your teams to inspire, educate and equip customers
  • Be responsible for managing cash and other daily administrative tasks
  • Motivate your staff to achieve agreed company objectives
  • Drive performance maximising commercial potential
  • Promote staff ownership and accountability to create a positive and enjoyable working environment
  • Ensure the garden centre operates within the current health and safety legislation
  • Ensure the store is clean and tidy both on the shop floor and behind the scenes
  • Manage rotas to meet the customers needs
  • Undertake other duties as required
  • Employ and recruit staff when needed
  • Reach out to our communities and engage with local schools

This is a fulltime role and will include working weekends so flexibility is a must.

We Offer:

  • Attractive salary
  • Enhanced Holidays
  • Staff incentives
  • Discount scheme


Closing date 27.12.19

Are you Interested in working at Langlands? Email us now to let us know and we will get back to you!

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Human Resources, Langlands Garden Centre, York Road, Shiptonthorpe, York, YO43 3PN.

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We look forward to hearing from you!

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