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General Manager – Hallamshire Golf Club

Job Title General Manager – Hallamshire Golf Club
Categories General Manager
Start Date
End Date Monday, August 14, 2017
Location Yorkshire, UK

Designed by Harry Colt and founded in 1897, Hallamshire is a traditional private members Club, with the course enjoying an outstanding heather clad location on the south west side of Sheffield, with sweeping views over the Peak District National Park. A true ‘golfers golf course’ it offers a tough but fair challenge in all weathers and is currently ranked inside the Top 100 UK courses, and number 6 in Yorkshire.

After a full review of the Club, a new General Manager role has been created, with full responsibility for all core areas of the club activity. The new appointee must have a background in and deep understanding of the game of golf and a full appreciation of what is needed to manage and lead the staff across the many facets of hospitality, course management, Golf shop, members and finances.

Working with the Directors, the General Manager will have responsibility for change management, having signed off organisational and structural plans as part of a rolling programme of improvements across the Club.

Key skills required will include:-

  • A track record of leading successful operations in a commercially-focused golf business.
  • Highly experienced hospitality and/ or leisure professional.
  • Proven ability to operate at strategic level, leading change, and driving performance.
  • Ability to identify new opportunities for improvement and growth.
  • Experience of financial management and budgetary control, and ability in business planning.
  • Excellent communication skills and evidence of using them with different audiences.
  • Ability to lead, direct and motivate a team to deliver high quality services to members
  • Strong personality who can play an ambassadorial role for the Club.
  • A strong golfing background, either professional, elite amateur or senior golf administrator
  • A flexible approach to working hours and comfortable delivering under pressure
  • An opportunity to be part of one of the areas’ leading golf clubs, with a fine course and enthusiastic membership.

Responsible for: all aspects of Hallamshire, the Club, its members and staff
Website – www.hallamshiregolfclub.co.uk
Salary – Competitive with performance incentives
Apply by August 14 th 2017
Reporting to: Club Chairman, and Board of Directors

Applications with covering letter and CV to Robert Liversidge, Chairman, Hallamshire Golf Club – email chairman@hallamshiregolfclub.co.uk.