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Estate & Facilities Manager – West Wittering Estate

Salary Package in the region of £40,000 + performance bonus
Location West Wittering, near Chichester
Job Information


One of the most popular visitor destinations in southern England, West Wittering Estate is a successful company with a turnover of more than £1.8 million. In a designated AONB and providing access to East Head in Chichester Harbour, the Estate extends to more than 220 acres with its Blue Flag beach, car park, cafe and surrounding fields. It is unique and diverse in its operation.

Reporting to the Managing Director, we are now looking to recruit an Estate & Facilities Manager whose key responsibilities include:
• Leadership and development of full time and seasonal staff
• Ensuring the safety of our visitors and staff using accepted best practice
• Managing and maintaining all operational aspects of the estate, car park and its barrier system
• Planning and scheduling of day to day tasks, and project management
• Site security
• Maintenance of all equipment, property, buildings and their infrastructure
• Building relationships with local organisations (eg. NE, EA, DEFRA, MMO, NT and harbour authorities)
• Budgetary control and accounting procedures.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the following:
• Confidence, effective leadership and strong inter-personal skills
• Proven computer literacy, and use of new technologies
• Numeracy, and attention to administrative detail
• Environmental, maritime and land management experience
(qualifications preferred)
• Practical and immediate approach to problem resolution
• Ability to positively respond to pressure
• HSE compliance and H&S legislation
• First Aid qualifications.

This is a full time, hands-on role requiring commitment, dedication and total professionalism. The successful candidate will be offered a highly competitive salary package, a modern 4 bedroom beach-side house and use of a company vehicle.

Please email your detailed CV setting out salary expectation and notice period to All replies will be acknowledged.

Closing date for applications: 13 March 2015

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General Manager – Blackwell Grange Golf Club

Salary In the region of £40,000 per annum plus performance related incentives and benefits
Start Date Friday, February 13, 2015
End Date Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Location Darlington, County Durham
Job Information




Blackwell Grange Golf Club based at Darlington, County Durham is a forward-thinking and progressive club with exciting plans for its future. The club is currently undertaking and has further plans for a number of investment projects to enhance facilities and infrastructure, and is seeking to appoint a General Manager to help realise its long term ambitions. This is an outstanding and unique opportunity for a talented individual with excellent commercial, financial and people management skills to take on a newly created role which will be both challenging and rewarding.


Following a move to its current location, the former Stressholme golf course, in July 2013, Blackwell Grange Golf Club is in a position of financial strength. The Club is now investing and developing for the benefit of current members and to attract visitors and new members including corporate memberships. The clear aim is to become one of the North East’s pre-eminent golfing facilities.


Reporting to the Executive Committee, the key objectives of the role are:

  • Efficient management of all aspects of the Club’s operation.
  • Delivery of the annual budget.
  • Development and delivery of the Club’s long term business plan including capital investment.
  • Full legal compliance and risk management.
  • Management reporting.


Principle accountabilities of the post holder will include:

  • People Management
  • House (Bar and Catering)
  • Finance and Administration
  • Business Development and Marketing
  • Golf Course
  • Golf


The General Manager will have line management responsibility for the House Manager (Bar and Catering), Head Green Keeper, Administration staff and Handyman. Additionally the General Manager will be involved with the supervision of the Golf Professional, advisors and financial support staff.


Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate experience and knowledge of:

  • Commercial and Financial Management
  • Track record of successful management of change including capital projects
  • Leadership and team building
  • Performance management of Staff
  • Business Development
  • Good level of Education
  • Knowledge of employment and Health and Safety legislation
  • Interest in sport generally, possibly with knowledge of the game of golf and its traditions, golf club finances and challenges
  • Possibly experience within Service/Hospitality Industry

Significant interest is expected in this outstanding opportunity. Applications are encouraged at the earliest date. For more information, please visit the Paul Card Recruitment website.


Paul Card Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency on behalf of Blackwell Grange Golf Club.

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