Job vacancies at Upminster Garden Centre. Welcome to our recruitment page, here you will find job vacancies at Upminster 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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Garden Sundries Department Supervisor

(Full Time – 30hrs pw)

We are currently looking for a full time Garden Sundries Department Supervisor to work in this fast paced and very customer focused Centre. Working in a busy retail environment within the garden centre the successful candidates will be highly motivated, approachable and have excellent people skills. You will have a positive “can do” attitude plus a keen eye for detail.

Please note that you will be required to work weekends and bank holidays.

Duties will include:

Pricing, displaying & merchandising of a variety of products

Quality customer service.

General Daily Housekeeping

Management of staff

Dealing with customers both in person and on the phone

Updating department rotas

Ordering of uniform etc for your team

Administration using the online stock ordering system

The successful candidate will be:

Ensuring the highest standards of merchandising and inventory control are maintained.

Accountable for providing great customer service and have a keen eye for detail around the customers' experience in your department.

What we offer:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits include a pension, up to 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.

To apply:

Please send in an up-to-date copy of your CV along with a cover letter in a Word Document format to James Hathaway, Centre Manager

[email protected]

Applications close - Sunday 24th November 2019

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Landscape Supervisor

(Full Time – 30hrs pw)

We are looking for a Landscape Supervisor to work in this fast paced and very customer focused Centre. The successful candidates will be highly motivated, approachable and have excellent people skills with a positive “can do” attitude plus a keen eye for detail.

Experience in building or similar retail experience is preferred.

Duties will include:

Pricing, displaying & merchandising of a variety of products

Building products for display

Quality customer service.

General Daily Housekeeping

The successful candidate will be:

 Accountable for the operational excellence and financial performance of your department.

Ensuring the highest standards of display, compliance and inventory control are maintained and that sales revenue targets are achieved and exceeded.

Highly commercial and results driven with a proven track record in a supervisory role.

Positive and strong communicator and a skilled motivational people person.

Accountable for providing great customer service and have a keen eye for detail around the customers experience in your department.

A solution orientated thinker with excellent problem solving skills.

What we offer:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits include a pension, up to 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.

To apply:

Please send in an up-to-date copy of your CV along with a cover letter in a Word Document format to James Hathaway, Cenrtre Manager.

[email protected]

Applications close – Sunday 24th November 2019

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Restaurant Manager

(Full Time Permanent Position)

We are looking for an experienced Restaurant Manager with both a passion for creating excellent food and the organisational skills to successfully run a busy restaurant and kitchen. The successful candidate will be both a positive and creative individual, who has a passion and an ability for creating good food and promoting excellent customer service. You must be enthusiastic and wish to pro-actively develop the business.  This is a hands on role where team work and communication is vital.

As the Restaurant Manager you must be highly organised, results driven and have excellent overall front of house and kitchen management competencies.  Your time will be split 80/20 management/restaurant team hands-on.

Duties will include:

 Staff Rotas
Stock rotation and ordering
Food Hygiene
Menu planning
Costing and maintaining the company food GP
Maintaining high standards of cleanliness and adhering to our strict company policy
To establish and maintain excellent standards of guest service.
To ensure the restaurant reaches and maintains its maximum potential in all areas.
Basic Food Hygiene Certificate, Minimum NVQ Level 3 in Food Preparation, City & Guild 706 1&2
Ensure all departments and team members comply with H & S and food hygiene
To communicate effectively with all team members through team meetings, appraisals and one to one coaching.
To actively flex the labour line to help combat daily/weekly sales fluctuations.
To ensure that all competitors’ initiatives/promotions are monitored and recommendations made to ensure effective competition.
To ensure that all company assets, cash, stock, property and goods are well cared for and secure at all times.
To establish, maintain and monitor the highest standards of hygiene and Health & Safety in accordance with all statutory, legal and company requirements.
To maintain the highest personal standards of presentation, dress and behaviour and to ensure that this is maintained by all team members.
To maintain the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene in all areas of the restaurants environment, utensils, goods and equipment
To carry out daily pre shift opening check to ensure the restaurant standards of appearance and cleanliness are to the required standard, as well as good housekeeping check – lighting, music, restaurant layup, clear fire exits.
To carry out last man out checks on close downs to ensure the safety of the company’s assets.
To attend training, team meetings as required.
To communicate company policies, procedures and standards and to ensure that these are fully understood, implemented and adhered to by all team members.
To undertake any such other duties as may reasonably be required by the Company.

What we offer:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits include a pension, up to 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.

To apply:

Please send in an up-to-date copy of your Curriculum Vitae along with a cover letter in a Word Document format to James Hathaway, Centre Manager.

[email protected]

Applications close – Sunday 24th November 2019