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General Manager – Pollok Golf Club


Glasgow, Scotland, G43 1BG

Permanent contract, 37 or more hours per week

Competitive salary & benefits package

Pollok Golf Club offers ‘Golf in Glasgow at its Best.’ It is a premium golf club offering the highest standards to its members on and off the course.

It has a smaller membership compared to many clubs and this is part of what we believe contributes to be the ‘Pollok Premium.’ There is ready access to a golf course maintained to the highest standards and a club house that is warm and welcoming where members and guests experience the best of service and facilities.

The role of General Manager is a highly visible one and a key link between the Management Committee of the Club and its day-to-day operations. He/she must ensure all decisions, activities and overall management meet the strategic vision and unique ethos of the Club.
A critical element of the role is maintaining a welcoming, member focused experience that runs throughout every section of the Club, in particular the on-course experience and hospitality offered to members and their guests.
The successful candidate will demonstrate:

➢ A deep appreciation of golf as a sport and the culture, values, traditions and expectations of a members’ club.

➢ Experience of managing and leading significant systemic change involving operations, systems and people, within a committee-based organisation.

➢ A deep understanding of golf course strategy, management, operations, general golf club administration and ability to generate growth.

➢ Experience of producing and keeping up to date rolling programmes of course maintenance and development in conjunction with the Head Green-keeper and carrying out regular course inspections with the Head Green-keeper to ensure agreed actions are carried out.

➢ Demonstrable business, financial and commercial acumen, knowledge of accounting practices and good financial control.

➢ Ability to think and plan strategically in a commercially driven membership environment in order to support the continued development of the club.

➢ Network of contacts across the golfing spectrum and experience of marketing, promotion, business development and the ability to drive and grow multiple revenue streams.

➢ Strong track record of providing 5* service excellence to members and visitors.

➢ Outgoing, engaging personality with a both hands-on and strategic approach to leadership, ownership mentality and entrepreneurial flair.

➢ CMAE MDP qualification and willing to undertake continuous development to remain at the leading edge of Club leadership and management.

➢ Excellent IT skills Knowledge of website content management and use of social media.

➢ A willingness to work flexible hours to meet the demands of the position.

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➢ A competitive salary & benefits package will be offered to reflect the importance of this position. There is accommodation available with this role.

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 contact Ian Timberlake – e: or m: 07764 682018, no later than Friday 13th September 2019

Closing Date: 13th September 2019

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