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Regional Golf Course Manager

Glendale Golf

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Posted
21 Jan 2023
Status
Full Time
Permanent
Location
England
Closing date
28 Feb 2023

This is an exciting opportunity to join our team as Regional Golf Course Manager for the Glendale Golf group.

You will take responsibility for the maintenance, quality, machinery and operational standards for our group of five golf courses in the South East region. You’ll be an important advisor, consultant and coach to the Head Greenkeepers at each site.

You’ll play a lead role in the final stages of a growing-in project at London Airlinks Golf Course, due to open this summer.

Based at Richmond Park Golf Course, you’ll also be directly responsible for the day to day management of our brilliant greenkeeping team at this 36-hole flagship site. You will lead from the front and demonstrate willingness to be ‘hands-on’ by contributing to daily operations and maintenance tasks.

A company vehicle will be provided as the role requires regular travel to our golf courses in Hampshire, Sussex and Essex.

We expect a high level of interest in what is a unique and highly rewarding role in the golf industry.

Duties

  • Managing and delivering the operational plan for the maintenance, quality and compliance of our golf courses.
  • Carrying out routine quality & compliance audits and producing reports for the senior management team.
  • Managing the servicing, maintenance and safe operation of the machinery fleet and annual service contracts with external suppliers.
  • Managing supplier relations and contracts, utilising our group buying power to get the most cost-efficient commercial arrangements.
  • In-depth knowledge of agronomy and sports turf management including pesticide and feed applications.
  • Managing golf course annual maintenance budgets, finances and resources.
  • Identifying opportunities for golf course improvements and creating proposals for project work.
  • Recruitment, selection and coaching of staff. Managing the annual training plan for all greenkeepers in the region.
  • Maintenance and monitoring of irrigation and drainage systems.
  • An understanding of modern advances in materials, machinery and greenkeeping techniques.

In addition to having the appropriate technical knowledge and skills for the position, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Enthusiastic individual who has an eye for detail.
  • Strong team player.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to lead by example.
  • Open and honest.

The Person

  • Previous experience, preferably in a similar group management role.
  • NVQ Level 2.
  • PA1, PA2, PA6.
  • Chainsaw Certificate.
  • Driving Licence.

What can Glendale Golf offer you?

  • An attractive salary dependent on qualifications and experience - £50k per annum + vehicle
  • Company pension scheme
  • Membership to BIGGA
  • Staff uniform
  • Free gym membership for you and a nominated person / Employee discount portal / Company sick pay / career progression and more.

How to Apply

If you feel like you’d be successful in this role or are interested to know more, we’d love to hear from you.

Please click 'Apply Now' to email a letter of application and CV to Jon Dummett.


Glendale Golf is part of the Parkwood Group and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. If you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as interviews will be held throughout the process. Please note that if you have not received correspondence within 21 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.


Additional Information

Status
Full Time
Permanent
Job Type
Grounds Management
Stadium / Facilities Management
Sport
Golf

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