Welcome to Brigg Garden Centre's Recruitment Page

Job vacancies at Brigg Garden Centre. Welcome to our recruitment page, here you will find job vacancies at Brigg Garden Centre. We are always looking for new talent to join our team so if you think you would like to work for this forward thinking family owned business then why not apply for one of the job roles below. You can apply for jobs by sending in your CV to the addresses provided in the job descriptions.

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IT Support Engineer

(Full Time)

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an IT Support Engineer to join our large Garden Centre Group.  Reporting to the IT Manager this role would be great for a multi skilled individual. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the IT requirements of the business.

Joining an established team this role offers varied IT support challenges across a busy national garden centre group supporting centres in their day-to-day IT requirements.  The candidate is required to be flexible and have a positive approach to their work.

The role will be based at our Northern head office in Brigg and frequent travel country wide will be required.

The Role:

Record, prioritise, assign and manage requests and incidents reported to the service desk.
Visit stores nationwide on a regular basis in order to replace or install new equipment. (Driving License required)
Remote, telephone and face to face user support.
Computer hardware support, setting up new PCs, Office and other software packages
Assist in the day-to-day maintenance of the computer network and managed printers
Network installation and setup
CCTV Experience desired but not essential

Skills and Qualifications:

PC/Software Troubleshooting
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to learn and adapt, applying technical information in a fast-paced working environment.
Networking installation and setup experience
Experience of Office 365 Deployment and Support
CCTV Installation/Troubleshooting on both Analogue and IP solutions desired.

What we offer:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits include a pension, up to 28 days holiday (FT) and staff discounts across all of our brands including the Woodthorpe Leisure Park. If you would like to join our family run business and bring your ideas and talents to our fast growing company and forward thinking team we want to hear from you.

To apply:

Please send in your CV and cover letter to:  Phill Robinson, IT Manager

[email protected]

Applications close –Tuesday 13th April 2021

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Plant Assistant

(Full Time – 32 hours per week - including weekends)

Temporary contract available for 3 months

We are currently looking for a temporary Plant Assistant to work in this fast paced, exciting and very customer focused Centre. You will be highly motivated, approachable and have excellent people skills with a positive “can do” attitude, plus a keen eye for detail.

The successful candidate should be physically fit as this is a very hands on role. Experience in retail is desirable to the role as is good customer service.

Previous plant or horticulture knowledge is essential to the role.

Duties will include:

Pricing, displaying & merchandising stock
Replenishing stock
Keeping all areas tidy
Daily care and maintenance of plants
Watering plants
Customer service
Assisting customers with their purchases and queries
Adhering to company policies
General housekeeping

Requirements of the role:

Good communication skills and able to work as part of a team
Work well under pressure
Professionalism and reliability
Good time management
Excellent customer service skills
Highly motivated and enthusiastic with a drive to succeed
Able to work using own initiative
Provide excellent customer service.
Flexible working hours to meet the business needs.

What we offer:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits include a pension, up to 28 days holiday (FT) and staff discounts across all of our brands including the Woodthorpe Leisure Park. If you would like to join our family run business and bring your ideas and talents to our fast growing company and forward thinking team we want to hear from you.

 To apply:

Please send your CV and cover letter to:   Jan Heath, Management Support

[email protected]

Applications close – Monday 5th April 2021

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Group – Financial Modelling and Reporting Analyst

(40 hours per week Monday-Friday)

We are looking for a person with strong analytical skills and interpretive abilities to fill this Group financial modelling and reporting role.  This successful candidate will understand the importance of timely financial information in decision making and, whilst reporting to the Finance Manager, will have exposure to all levels with the Group.

The Group has grown significantly in the last twelve months in an ever-changing trading environment.  The ability to prepare and adapt financial models on a timely basis has become an increasingly important part of the business planning process.  Through the business planning process, the Finance Team’s role is pivotal in working alongside key stakeholders to provide high quality forward and backward-looking insight and analysis.

Your responsibilities will include:

 Develop and implement short and medium-term financial forecasting and budgeting models
Assist in the analysis of the Group’s performance through development of appropriate reporting templates
Work with the wider business to understand the different information requirements and ensure that forward-looking modelling and backward-looking reporting addresses these requirements
Run and maintain models and manage all internal and external reporting deliverables
Interpret the results of models and effectively communicate initial views and findings
Perform ongoing scenario planning and sensitivity analysis from financial models

Skills needed:

Accountancy qualification
Strong excel and financial modelling and forecasting skills
Excellent communications skills with the ability to build and maintain strong relationships
A passion for analysing, an inquisitive nature and a strong eye for detail
Professionalism and reliability
Prior experience working in a Group and multi-site retail environment desirable

What we require:

An individual who inspires confidence with internal stakeholders through the provision of both accurate and timely financial information, seeking out and thriving on a challenge. A strong team player who proactively engages with the business to make a difference

What we Offer:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits include a pension, 20 days holiday and staff discounts across all of our brands including the Woodthorpe Leisure Park. If you would like to join our family run business and bring your ideas and talents to our fast growing company and forward thinking team, we want to hear from you.

Please send your CV to Lisa Pickard – Finance Manager       

[email protected]

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Group – Purchase Ledger & Payments Manager

(40 hours per week Monday-Friday)

We are looking for a person with strong supervisory and organisational skills to work with the two Finance Teams in the Group, to bring a consistent approach to management of the purchase ledger and supplier payments.  This role will be responsible for the effective operation of all aspects of the purchase ledger across the Group reporting into the Group Finance Manager.

The Group has grown significantly in the last twelve months and, with over 10,000 supplier invoices a month, the Finance Teams have an important role in working with suppliers to ensure we maintain strong relationships through a consistent and co-ordinated approach and that internal reporting is maintained on a timely basis.

Your responsibilities will include:

 Responsibility for operational management and co-ordination of two purchase ledger teams
Ensuring that all aspects of the two purchase ledgers are kept up to date and that any queries or discrepancies are resolved in a timely manner
Proactively identifying and implementing improvements to processes and procedures to contribute to continuous business improvement
Co-ordinating and planning supplier payments

Skills & Experience needed:

Strong purchase ledger background
Recent supervisory or management experience
Excellent communications skills with the ability to build and maintain strong relationships both internally and externally
Ability to make things happen with agility and pace
Professionalism and reliability
Prior experience working in a Group and multi-site retail environment desirable

What we require:

An individual who inspires confidence with internal stakeholders through the provision of both accurate and timely financial information, seeking out and thriving on a challenge. A strong team player who proactively engages with the business to make a difference

What we Offer:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits include a pension, 28 days holiday and staff discounts across all of our brands including the Woodthorpe Leisure Park. If you would like to join our family run business and bring your ideas and talents to our fast growing company and forward thinking team, we want to hear from you.

Please send your CV to Lisa Pickard – Finance Manager

[email protected]

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Leisure/Patio Assistant

(Part Time – 24-32 hours per week – including weekends)

Temporary Contract Available until end of June

 We are currently looking for a temporary Leisure/Patio Assistant to work in this fast paced and very customer focused Centre. Working in a busy retail environment within the Garden Centre the successful candidate will be highly motivated, approachable and have excellent people skills.  You will have a positive “can do” attitude and be a skilled sales person.  You should also be physically fit as this is a very hands on role and will require some heavy lifting.

 Duties include:

Pricing & merchandising a variety of products
Replenishing stock
Help to build displays
Quality customer service.
General Daily Housekeeping
Dealing with customers both in person and on the phone

Requirements of the role:

Good communication skills and able to work as part of a team
Work well under pressure
Professionalism and reliability
Good time management
Excellent customer service skills
Highly motivated and enthusiastic with a drive to succeed
Able to work using own initiative
Provide excellent customer service.

 To apply:

Please send your CV and cover letter to:  Amy Stubbs, Centre Manager

[email protected]

Applications close - Sunday 14th March 2021

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Landscape Assistant

 (Part Time – 12-15 hours per week – working weekends)

Temporary Contract Available until end of June

We are looking for a temporary Landscape Assistant to work in this fast paced and very customer focused Centre. The successful candidate will be highly motivated, approachable and have excellent people skills with a positive “can do” attitude plus a keen eye for detail.  You should also be physically fit as this is a very hands on role and will require some heavy lifting.  A great deal of time will be spent loading heavy goods into customers’ cars.

Knowledge of landscape or similar retail experience is preferred.

Please note this role is for working weekends only.

Duties will include:

Pricing, displaying & merchandising a variety of products
Building products for display
Loading goods into customers’ cars
Quality customer service.
General Daily Housekeeping

Requirements of the role:

Good communication skills and able to work as part of a team
Work well under pressure
Professionalism and reliability
Good time management
Excellent customer service skills
Highly motivated and enthusiastic with a drive to succeed
Able to work using own initiative
Provide excellent customer service.

To apply:

 Please send your CV with a cover letter to:  Amy Stubbs, Centre Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Sunday 14th March 2021

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Group Restaurant Operations Manager

(Full Time)

We are looking for a Group Restaurant Operations Manager to deputise for the Group Restaurant Director in managing the performance of our day time restaurants serving predominantly fresh food menus with daily specials and home baking.

The position will suit a current Area or Multi-Site Manager looking for a fresh new challenge and opportunity to join a progressive and forward thinking company.  The position will be field based with a competitive salary and car allowance.

Duties include:

 Deputising for the Group Restaurant Director
Coaching, leading and managing performance
Project management
Delivering of KPI’s as set by the business
Ensuring the safe and legal operation of the business
Driving commerciality through the teams
Brand development

Skills Required:

Experience as an area or multi-site manager in busy high volume restaurants - branded high street operations, independents, or commercial catering businesses serving the public
The ability to identify and build strong people and teams
Some new opening/re-launch experience would be a bonus
Strong financial & commercial acumen - managing multiple P & L accounts
Excellent people, communication, organisation and man-management skills
Training and trouble shooting skills
High standards and a keen eye for detail
An intrinsic understanding of legislation & compliance
A positive and outgoing personality and outlook
The ability to prioritise and manage your own time
Passion and drive to succeed and deliver results
IT literate and able to comply with systems and processes

What we offer:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits include a pension, up to 28 days holiday (FT) and staff discounts across all of our brands including the Woodthorpe Leisure Park. If you would like to join our family run business and bring your ideas and talents to our fast growing company and forward thinking team we want to hear from you.

To apply:

Please send your CV and cover letter to:  Ricky Towers, Group Restaurant Director

[email protected]

Applications close – Monday 15th March 2021