General Manager, Shirley Golf Club

About our golf club

Shirley Golf Club is a mature 18 hole parkland course on the outskirts of Solihull.

Established in 1955, we are a private members club and have circa 600 members. The Club is known as a friendly social golf club that is welcoming to all visitors.

About the role

We are a forward thinking, progressive club looking for an exceptional General Manager to help build on recently laid foundations for the next chapter of the Club’s future.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the General Manager is responsible for the overall performance and growth of the Club.

The successful candidate will foster a healthy environment conducive to maximizing capabilities and supporting operational excellence, member engagement and continuous improvement.

The primary area of activity will be to oversee delivery of the Club’s strategic plans, as well as club administration including clubhouse facilities, hospitality services, interfacing with members and the golf course.

The General Manager will have input into the Club’s strategic plans in conjunction with the Board.

This could be a great move for an ambitious individual looking to further their golf club management career.

Person Specification

An experienced General Manager within the golf/hospitality industry.

A leader, influencer, and skilled man-manager with ability to drive change.

A proven track record in successfully managing a service-based organisation.

A thorough understanding of the operational and governance demands of a private member’s golf club.

Able to demonstrate good commercial awareness/business acumen.

Highly developed financial understanding gained from leading on the setting and delivery to stretching targets.

The ability to drive and manage budget objectives with strong attention to detail.

Good time management and workload prioritization skills.

The ability to deliver consistently high quality informative and well written work, such as newsletters and reports to the main board.

Expert in the use of IT, experience in ClubV1, would be ideal but not essential.

An outgoing, positive, and tenacious personality to positively influence the performance of others.

An attractive package commensurate with experience is on offer to the successful candidate.

A copy of the job description can be requested by applicants.

To apply please e-mail your CV (including current position and salary), along with a covering letter outlining why you feel you are an ideal candidate for this position to:

The Chairman

Shirley Golf Club

Stratford Road

Monkspath

Solihull

West Midlands

B90 4EW

Email:[email protected]