House Manager, West Sussex Golf Club

Set against the backdrop of the Sussex Downs, West Sussex Golf Club near Pulborough is a well-established and highly regarded private Members Club. Consistently rated in the top 15 in England and top 50 in the UK, it is a traditional members club and one of the most aesthetically pleasing heathland courses in England.

The Club are now seeking to appoint a House Manager following the retirement of their long-serving Head Steward. Reporting directly to the Secretary, the position has been elevated and will be responsible for overseeing all Food and Beverage, member events, clubhouse maintenance and leadership of the clubhouse team. The successful candidate will instil a service excellence culture amongst the team and continue to create a welcoming club atmosphere.  

Key responsibilities

  • Take responsibility for the efficient operation of the clubhouse/clubhouse surrounds, including managing and developing the current team, the bar and events at the Club.
  • Oversee all operational and functional areas of the clubhouse including opening and closing, general upkeep, security and health and safety procedures.
  • Deliver effective leadership and training to the food and beverage team. Also maintain and improve on the current high standard of food and beverage.
  • Create a friendly, relaxed atmosphere and deliver excellent customer service.
  • Direct responsibility for financial and budgetary aspects of the bar. Oversight of the financial and budgetary aspects of the catering operation which is managed by the Head Chef

Desired experience, attributes & qualifications

  • An outgoing and engaging personality, strong teamwork and leadership skills.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in a senior hospitality position.
  • Qualified to hold a Bar License. 

If you would like to discuss the role in more detail, please contact Michael Herd at [email protected]

Closing date for applications is Monday 13th February 2023.

To apply please email an up-to-date CV and supporting letter highlighting relevant experience to [email protected]