R H S Gardens
37.5 hours per week (any 5 days in 7)
Circa £33,529 per annum
Excite your passion for horticulture and come and join the team at the RHS
With the RHS investing over £7m at RHS Garden Hyde Hall including a number of new garden features, the opportunity this position offers working in this unique Essex based garden cannot be underestimated. The 365 acre estate currently receives over 240,000 visitors annually with the aim to expand and grow these numbers over the coming years.
As part of the garden expansion, we are looking for a new Garden Manager to be responsible for these new features, the Nursery, Winter Garden, Perennial Meadows, along with existing plantings. You will be responsible for a small team of your own and along with other Garden Managers, you will help contribute in assisting the wider team as well as 75 seasonal volunteers.
The candidate will be expected to have a relevant horticultural qualification, high level of general knowledge and technical horticultural expertise, with significant post qualification experience in horticulture. They should also have proven ability with high level management and the capacity to educate and motivate teams of staff. Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills would also be essential.
For a full job description and person specification please visit our website at http://www.rhs.org.uk/About-Us/Jobs/Vacancies. Apply by completing the Standard Application Form and emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org.