Nursery Operations Manager

A fantastic opportunity has arisen within our organisation for a Nursery Operations Manager to oversee both our ‘Otter’ and ‘Sempervirens’ plant centres, based in Woking and Twickenham respectively. 

The ideal candidate will have similar experience in a managerial role within the Horticultural Industry and familiar with the retailing environment. There is currently a management team in place for each nursery, so the job will be focused on overseeing both departments and reporting directly to the Directors. This is a full-time role (Monday to Friday) from 7.30am – 4pm.

Why Kingston Landscape Group?

  • Fast growing business 
  • Annual Appraisals to discuss career Development and Training Opportunities
  • Workplace pension scheme, free parking at HQ etc.
  • Employee benefits, such as Cycle to Work Scheme, Birthday Vouchers, Attendance Bonus and Work Parties (When permitted). 
  • Any additional training required to enable this role to be performed will be provided at the company’s expense.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the day-day running of the Ottershaw Nursery and Sempervirens Nursery
  • Planning work rosters to ensure all tasks are performance safely and effectively
  • Responsible for overseeing the management of the staff
  • Oversee both Nursery Yards
  • Hold Weekly Meetings 
  • Focus on Increasing Profits
  • Liaise with key staff members within the organisation to ensure relevant information is made available to inform the strategic decision-making process
  • Work closely with the existing buying and marketing functions
  • Maintenance of Nursery infra structure and Assets

Required Skills needed for the role:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as an Operations Manager in a similar industry
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Good Organisational Skills
  • Full Clean Drivers Licence 
  • Sound Plant and Landscaping Materials knowledge
  • Experience in leading and managing a team across multiple sites
  • Ability to problem solve and provide solutions where necessary
  • Good Computer Skills 

Please send a cover letter and resume to Applications will only be accepted by email, please do not contact the nursery directly.