Assistant Manager

Co. Meath, Ireland

Full time

Closing date for application:
5PM October 23rd, 2023
Our Company:

Uniplumo is Irelands largest pot plant, bedding and wholesale nursery, with over 72,000m2 of modern Glasshouse facilities. The leading Garden Centre, DIY and Supermarket retail supplier with a broad and diverse range of garden plants, house plants, added value and event/seasonal specific garden and interior plant products.

Overall scope:

Assistant Manager

Reports to:

General Manager/Site Manager

Key internal and external relationships:

Internal relationships – Production, Operations, Quality, Sales and Technical. External interactions across supply partners, and Government departments.

Base location:

Co. Meath, Eircode: A92 WY0Y

The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic Sales Executive to join our Commercial team at our Head Office Nursery near Oldtown, North Co. Dublin.


Major responsibilities include, but are not limited to and the Ideal candidates with have:

  • Assist site Management and provide cover in their absence.
  • Assign work schedules and duties to nursery staff and supervise their work.
  • Monitor production productivity, dispatch, and delivery to site, inspect crops, and evaluate plant and soil conditions.
  • Monitor glasshouse facilities and operational systems.
  • Determine plant growing conditions, such as greenhouse temperatures. irrigation, and set planting and care schedules.
  • Conduct employee training and drive continuous improvements.
  • Ensure full adherence to Health & Safety policy.
  • Accurate record keeping to various audit format and standards.
  • Proactive crop & people management across the site
Required word schedule
  • This position requires a 45‐hour minimum work week
  • Willingness to work weekends on a rota basis.
Experiences and Skills
  • Proven people manager in a faced paced work environment
  • Ability to organise work effectively and meet deadlines in a fast-paced Nursery environment.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Detail oriented and strong work ethic, and commercial drive
  • Enthusiastic, can-do approach to getting the job done
  • A strong leader with a solution-based proactive hands-on approach
  • Exciting career prospects for the right candidate