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So, you think you'd like to work with us? If we do say so ourselves; we're a great team. Passion, dedication and excellence: this is what we look for from our staff and it's why we're one of the top garden centres in the country.

If you want to join us, take a look at the current vacancies below and email a covering letter and your CV to Allyson Barnard at recruitment@ruxley-manor.co.uk or call her on 020 8300 0084.

HR MANAGER

 

We are looking for an experienced Human Resources Manager to join our expanding business. You will need to have good generalist HR knowledge, including knowledge and experience in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, recruitment, organizational development, employee relations, safety, employee engagement and employee development.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee all HR responsibilities for both Ruxley Manor Garden Centre and Grace’s Day Nursery.
  • Ensure that the culture and values of the businesses are promoted throughout.
  • Have a clear HR vision and strategy in place.
  • Recruiting staff - this includes developing job descriptions and person specifications, preparing job adverts, checking application forms, shortlisting, interviewing and selecting candidates.
  • Reviewing staff handbooks and keeping them up to date.
  • As and when required, negotiating with staff and their representatives (for example, trade union officials) on certain issues.
  • Interpreting and advising on employment law.
  • Support the Managers in dealing with grievances, disciplinary issues, absenteeism and lateness.
  • Developing HR planning strategies which consider immediate and long-term staff requirements, according to the needs of the business.
  • Oversee an effective appraisal system that is of benefit to both our employees and the business.
  • Work with the General Manager to ensure that Health & Safety is being adhered to throughout the business
  • Oversee the online training modules via GCA Grow and Southalls.
  • Ensure that every new colleague is properly inducted into the business.
  • Identify colleague training requirements.
  • Ensure we are GDPR compliant.

 

Qualifications

The successful candidate should have a solid generalist HR background, strong organisational and admin skills and preferably be CIPD qualified with experience in dealing with the points above.

 

Further information

The hours of work are from 8.30am-5.30 Monday-Friday and you may also be required to work some weekends.

 

Please email allyson.barnard@ruxley-manor.co.uk with a covering letter and a copy of your current CV.

 

 

Epos Administrator – Accounts Assistant

Job Purpose:   To manage, and maintain the integrity of, the company’s Electronic Point of Sale (Epos) database and to provide support to the users of the Epos system in respect of both software related and hardware related issues. To assist with the ongoing development of the Epos system throughout the business and to work with other members of the accounts team to ensure the financial accuracy of the company’s stock and purchasing records.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

1)     Creation of User, Suppliers and Customer records within the Epos database .

 2)     Upload supplier range sheets to the Epos database using Excel spreadsheets.

 3)     Upload purchase orders to the Epos database using Excel spreadsheets.

 4)     Process goods received into the business other than goods received through the Warehouse.

 5)     To be aware of product margins to help identify potential pricing errors within the Epos system. 

 6)     Configuration of till screen layouts to reflect changes in business processes.

 7)     Production of shelf edge labels for use by retail staff.

 8)     Configuring and updating promotional and marketing settings within the Epos database to include adjusting records for special offers, sale pricing and discounts.

 9)     To provide information and assistance to commercial staff to facilitate periodic stocktaking and to update the Epos database with the resultant information.

 10)  To provide stock valuation information arising from periodic stocktaking using Excel spreadsheets.

 11)   To provide first line assistance to Epos system users for both software and hardware related issues. To escalate any issues as appropriate with our 3rd party support suppliers.

 12)  Installation of Epos related hardware to include tills, receipt printers, hand held devices and credit card machines.

 13)  To assist with the training of users of the Epos system, including till operators, to include guidance on company policy as well as processes.

 14)  To provide sales and buying information from the system both in standard system report format and through the use of Excel spreadsheets. This would also include providing assistance and training with report formatting to commercial staff.

 15)  General maintenance and housekeeping of the Epos database in its entirety including but not restricted to price maintenance, purchase order archiving, supplier and customer maintenance.

 16)  To assist with the ongoing development of the Epos system to ensure that the business benefits as fully as possible from the facilities of the system.

 17)  Any other duties as required for the needs of the business within the broad scope of the job and the abilities of the job holder

 Scope of the role and Person Specification

The position does not involve staff management but does require close liaison with other members of the accounts team and the operational staff. They will not have any budget responsibility.

They should possess the following skills and experience: -

  • Excellent IT skills including the ability to use Microsoft Office products particularly Excel
  • Good data entry skills with high levels of numeracy and accuracy
  • Interpersonal and communication skills and a confident personality as they will be dealing with people on different levels  in all areas of the business as well as on occasions communicating with suppliers
  • An ability to plan and prioritise their workload with minimum supervision to achieve deadlines
  • An understanding of the team ethic and the importance of contributing towards the achievement of shared objectives
  • An understanding of business processes particularly in respect of purchasing ordering and stock control
  • A basic understanding of computer system hardware/infrastructure with a willingness to learn more
  • Previous exposure to Epos systems within a retail or catering environment

Please email allyson.barnard@ruxley-manor.co.uk with a covering letter and a copy of your current CV.