Management Trainee

Management Trainee
Head office, Kirk Hammerton

Management Trainee – Fixed Term contract for 2 years with the possibility of a permanent role

Hours: 39 per week, usually, 7.30 am -4 pm Monday – Thursday and 7.30 am – 3.00 pm Friday, but flexibility is required.

Salary: £21, 500 – £23, 000 per year

We are situated in the Vale of York, in rural North Yorkshire and are one of the largest Wholesale Plant Nurseries in the Country, delivering plants all over the UK and Northern Ireland.

We pride ourselves in delivering a great service, a great product and employing great people and we’re looking for the right person who wants to start their management career with us.

Our Management Trainee programme is second to none, you’ll be supported and mentored for two years whilst you gain practical experience in different nursery operations functions and departments. In order to broaden your experience, we’re hoping you’ll be able to work with some of our trusted suppliers based in Europe and we’ll support you in studying for an appropriate management qualification.

We’ll need you to already have as a minimum; an HND or Foundation Degree in horticulture or an HND or Foundation Degree in business management with experience of working in a commercial horticultural business.  You’ll need to be an effective communicator, have some numeracy and IT skills, plant knowledge, a full driving licence which is valid in the UK and be a great organiser.

If you’re full of determination and drive, you’re self-motivated and want to become one of our future leaders, then this opportunity might just be the perfect start to your management career.

Whilst this role is initially offered on a two year fixed term contract, we hope to be able to offer a permanent role at the end of the two year period.

We offer one of the best environments to work in, most of the time you’ll be outside in the fresh air, getting plenty of steps in! We offer various bonuses, treats and regular social activities, early finish on a Friday, generous holiday entitlement, company pension scheme  and we have a culture of inclusivity, we genuinely view our employees as our wider family.

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Click here to view the full Employee Specification

To find about more about Johnsons, click on our careers page here

If you like the sound of this wonderful opportunity and are interested in becoming part of our team, please send your CV  and a covering letter, setting out how you meet the requirements of our job role (which are set out in the employee specification), to recruitment@nurserymen.co.uk by 1 October 2021.