Castle Howard currently occupies a traditional Estate Tree and Shrub Nursery totalling some 8 acres and we are a looking for a commercially driven Tree Nursery Manager to develop and expend the operation by a further 10 acres in line with the business plan. Reporting in to the Head of Estates, the successful candidate will develop and lead on this work and will also oversee the production of all orders and ensure Health & Safety procedures are in place and followed by the team.
The ideal candidate will have extensive horticulture or nursery related knowledge, a strong foresight for marketing gaps and opportunities and effective communication and organisation skills.
The Tree Nursery Manager will take the lead on the management of the traditional Estate Tree and Shrub Nursery totalling some 8 acres with an aim on building upon and expanding the operation by a further 10 – 15 acres or thereabouts. Propagation of a broad range of species is key to the success alongside catering for the clients’ requirements. The Manager will be required to develop the expansion plans and ensure expansion is delivered on the ground in line with the business plan.
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