Beau Desert GC seeks a General Manager

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint a new General Manager at Beau Desert, which boasts an outstanding championship course, superb Club House and extensive practice facilities, supported by strongly committed, professional staff.

Beau Desert GC seeks a General ManagerThe Club wishes to appoint a progressive individual to work closely with our Board of Management, so that building upon a wide range of successful initiatives and achievements, the Club is able to advance their current position within the top 100 courses in England, by pursuing our drive towards excellence.

The successful candidate will understand the needs and expectations of all stakeholders, demonstrating the insight and interpersonal skills, to respond effectively, across a wide range of leadership and management responsibilities.

They will join our committed team, to share with them a review of their corporate vision statement and further develop our strategic planning towards an ambitious but achievable business plan, with lead responsibility for successful implementation.

Candidates will need to demonstrate:

  • Substantial experience of running a golf club, with evidence of leadership development and successful management of change.
  • Strong financial planning skills, working closely with the Finance team, to ensure the Club’s financial well-being remains secure and sustainable.
  • Skilled, effective management of team leaders, so that strong team work and high levels of professional performance lead to high levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Pro-active commercial management to drive visitor revenue, member recruitment and other business opportunities.
  • Effective communication at all levels, matching strong IT capability with well-developed inter-personal skills.

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A competitive salary & benefits package, commensurate with the experience and skills of the applicant is on offer, which could include on-site, comfortable and spacious accommodation.

Application process:

To apply, candidates should send a letter, in strictest confidence, highlighting your motivation for seeking the post and relevant experience, an up-to-date CV, details of your current remuneration and ability to relocate if necessary.

Please e-mail your application to Ian Timberlake – or contact 07764 6820, by Friday 5th January.

Petersfield GC seeks a General Manager

Established in 1892, Petersfield is a very successful Hampshire Private Members Golf Club. The main course at Tankerdale Lane, Liss has been open for twenty years and has matured into a fine course with a growing reputation. Members also have access to a Pay and Play Facility at the original site of Petersfield Golf Club, located in Sussex Road, Petersfield. Membership stands at 600 with a significant opportunity for future growth.

Reporting to the Club Chair, the General Manager will be a full member of the Management Board of the Club and will be responsible for management of both courses.

The General Manager will manage the performance and effectiveness of all staff, including the direct management of personnel responsible for the Course, House and Administration and in addition manage relationships with franchised service providers.

The GM will deliver a One Team philosophy to provide the highest level of service to Members, Guests, Visitors and other stakeholders./span>

Candidates will need to demonstrate:

  • Strong interpersonal and people management skills and the ability to communicate with members, visitors and third parties, including managing media.
  • Experience in the smooth running of a golf club and all its facilities delivering a high level of customer satisfaction.
  • Exceptional organisational and administrative skills with a good knowledge of IT systems, in particular effective use of social media.
  • Ability to manage Club finances and show previous experience of financial planning including budget development, cost control, preparation and analysis of monthly Management Accounts.
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation, regulations and best practice, including Health and Safety, to ensure compliance.
  • Pro-active commercial management to drive visitor revenue, member recruitment and other business opportunities.
  • Sound working knowledge of basic agronomics and course presentation.
  • The highest standards of integrity and diplomacy.


Remuneration will reflect the significance of this broad role and our desire to appoint a manager of the highest calibre. Club accommodation may be available with this role.

Application Process:

To apply, candidates should submit a CV and other relevant information to :-

Please email your application to Peter Stephens (Club Chair) who may also be contacted on 07969 385723

Application deadline: Friday 15th December 2017