Radyr Golf Club seeks a Club Manager

Radyr Golf Club is a traditional and successful private members club, which was formed in 1902. Designed by legendary course architect Harry Colt, the course is widely recognised as one of the best in South Wales and has hosted numerous National and County events.

The Club wishes to appoint a forward thinking, experienced and highly qualified individual to help develop several exciting initiatives and developments that will help the Club to achieve its considerable potential as one of the best golf courses in South East Wales.

With full accountability for the operations of the Club, the successful candidate will work closely with the General Committee and a vibrant and active membership, highly motivated professionals, thriving academies and an extensive social calendar. The successful candidate will show strong management and interpersonal skills when dealing with direct reports, members and Club officials. He/She will be financially skilled and capable of proactively driving the commercial operations for the benefit of the membership.

Personal Skills & Characteristics

  • Ability to lead and motivate a cohesive team, delivering outstanding service to members and visitors;
  • Ability to communicate clearly, both internally and externally, and to relate to people of all backgrounds and age;
  • Proactive commercial approach to drive green fee, events and third-party revenues whilst underpinning a superior member experience;
  • Strong business and financial management skills, to include financial planning and forecasting, income and expenditure accounts and balance sheet presentations and knowledge of SAGE accounting would also be beneficial.
  • A good understanding of food and beverage operations;
  • An understanding of all applicable legislation, regulations and best practice, in particular relating to employment law and health and safety.
  • Effective and proven management, organisational and administrative skills and a sound knowledge of IT systems;
  • The highest possible standards of integrity, diplomacy and common sense.
  • A thorough understanding of golf and its rules together with the traditions and ethos of a private members club;
  • A willingness to work irregular and long hours and live within commuting distance of the Club.

The club will offer a competitive package commensurate with the position and the experience and skills of the successful applicant. (This may include an on-site apartment, depending on requirement/availability). For more information, please visit our web-site: www.radyrgolf.co.uk

Application Process

To apply, candidates should send a letter addressed to the Club Captain,Radyr Golf Club, Drysgol Road, Radyr, Cardiff CF15 8BS or email captain@radyrgolf.co.uk highlighting your motivation for seeking the post and the relevant experience, together with an up to date CV, details of your current remuneration and ability to relocate, if necessary.

Closing date for applications: 8th June 2018

Kenilworth Golf Club seeks a Club Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, self-motivated and forward-thinking individual to develop their career as the new Club Manager at Kenilworth Golf Club. 

Kenilworth Golf ClubFounded in 1889, Kenilworth Golf Club is one of the oldest golf clubs in Warwickshire and is famous for its friendliness and hospitality as well as having one of the best golf courses in the area.  Considerable investment has been made and continues to be made to improve and enhance the course’s natural features and it is often open when others are closed thanks to our extensive investment in drainage.  There is a thriving membership offering both competitive and social golf.

The Role:

The Club Manager is responsible to the Management Committee for the management and administration of the golf club in accordance with its annual budgets, ongoing business plan and objectives. Working closely with the Chairman, the Club Manager will lead the general office staff, Course Manager and Food & Beverage Manager, whilst also liaising with the Club Professional to ensure all areas of the club function smoothly and effectively; this is a full-time position.

Personal Skills and Characteristics:

  • Strong and proactive leader with proven management, interpersonal, organisational and administrative skills;
  • Financial literacy, proven experience in financial management and control systems, including the development of budgets and the preparation of monthly accounts;
  • Pro-active commercial management to manage member recruitment, visitor revenue and other business opportunities;
  • Demonstrate an outstanding ability to communicate both internally and externally, and relate to people of all backgrounds;
  • Strong general IT skills with an understanding of golf industry management systems, particularly Intelligent Golf and Sage 50 Accounts;
  • Sound working knowledge of basic agronomics and course presentation;
  • Ability to command respect and offer the highest possible standards of integrity and diplomacy along with gravitas, common sense and good sense of humour;
  • Appreciation of the game of golf and its rules together with the traditions & ethos of a private members’ club;
  • A professional manner with an outgoing, focused style who will always strive to create the best member and guest experience in a professional manner;
  • An accommodating approach and commitment to work flexible hours including some evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays.

Remuneration: The remuneration package will be commensurate with the successful candidate’s level of responsibility and experience and will recognise GCMA Guidelines.

Application Process: To apply, candidates should send a letter highlighting their motivation for the role and relevant experience, an up-to-date CV, details of their current remuneration and ability to relocate if necessary.

Please contact Ian Timberlake – ian@timberlakegolf.co.uk or +44 (0) 7764 682018

Application deadline: Monday 21st May 2018