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Salary package up to £55K per annum

We are looking to recruit a General Manager to develop the potential of Bushey Country Club, Hertfordshire, which provides excellent golf, health, leisure and banqueting facilities.

Hertsmere Borough Council own the facility, which is managed through a private limited company. The council, as sole shareholder believes the business has tremendous potential to develop its services further, increasing return on investment. If you are looking for an exciting career opportunity, then you can help Bushey Country Club realise its full potential.

Accountable directly to the Board of Directors, you will be responsible for developing and delivering business plans and achieving performance targets, quality standards and financial targets through a team of staff; ensuring that each of the component parts of the business work cohesively for the mutual benefit of the business overall.

To be successful you should have a good facility management background in the health and fitness, golf, or hospitality sectors, and be able to boast excellent commercial achievements. You must demonstrate experience in financial planning/budgetary control, sales and marketing, staff training and operational management. Ideally you will have managed a similar sized facility.

For more information about our facilities and services please visit our website at

CV’s and applications by email to or by post to Glen Wooldrige, Civic Offices, Elstree Way, Borehamwood, Herts, WD6 1WA.

Telephone enquiries to Glen Wooldrige on 0208 207 7498.

Closing date for applicants will be 4th May 2010 with interviews taking place 24th and 25th May 2010.




Parks Development Manager

Scale 9 £38,042 - £41,616 pa

Ref: LC9431

It’s an exciting time for Parks & Open Spaces in Watford, where the Council is investing significant capital resources into further improving the quality of our Green Spaces.

Having achieved Green Flag status for three of our Parks, we are now striving to ensure these standards are achieved across the Borough to provide a network of high quality open spaces.

We are seeking to appoint a Parks Development Manager who will manage all aspects of the service within South area. You will be responsible for coordinating and then managing the work with our partners, the community and contractors to ensure high quality standards; and maintaining our high public satisfaction levels. Managing an in house operations team, you will have direct control of operational resources to enable you to respond quickly and efficiently to opportunities and challenges.

Project Manager

Sports Solutions GB is a sports development consultancy which helps sports clubs, schools and local authorities to relocate and redevelop sport and leisure facilities, delivering a sustainable future for clubs and associations.

We are seeking to appoint a Project Manager / Consultant to join our busy team, with responsibility for developing, managing and delivering new projects and ensuring the continued success of existing schemes. An important part of the role will be the responsibility for identifying and developing new business opportunities, working as part of the team to grow the client base.

Ideal candidates will have at least four years experience in a project management role within the sport and leisure industry together with an interest in sport and strong commercial acumen. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing relationships with clients, partners and suppliers, therefore excellent communication skills are required.

The ability to manage a variety of challenging sports facility development projects is essential and candidates must have experience in the following areas:

➤ Scheme development ➤ Funding & Grant Aid bids ➤ Feasibility studies

➤ Club operational requirements ➤ Partnership liaison

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.


We are looking for an enthusiastic Graduate to support the team, assisting our project managers in delivering high quality sport and leisure facility developments.

A qualification in Leisure Management or Sports Science is desirable, together with an interest in sport. The successful candidate will be a team player with excellent attention to detail and the ability to manage a variety of tasks.

For both positions please email your CV to Chris Bevan at Please note that only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

As part of the parks management team, you will work with the Parks & Open Spaces Section Head, the other Parks Development Manager, Cemetery Manager and our Head Ranger to drive and sustain high standards and achieve the objectives of our Green Spaces Strategy.

Experience of managing and developing operational teams, as well as managing capital projects and achieving green flag awards are important aspects of this post and we are looking to appoint a suitably experienced manager who can bring fresh ideas, innovation and enthusiasm.

For an informal discussion about the requirements of the job and our plans in Watford, please contact Dave Cobb, Parks & Open Spaces Section Head on 01923 278250.

To apply, please visit Alternatively, you can email or call our recruitment hotline on 01923 278307 (24 hours).

All candidates will need to complete a Watford Borough Council application form as it ensures that skills and experience are judged equally against our role specification.

Closing date: Noon on Monday 17 May 2010. Interview date: Friday 28 May 2010.

Sports Solutions GB Ltd

Tel: 01793 833456


Suite One, Copse Farm, South Marston Park, Swindon, SN3 4UQ

Committed to quality, equality and opportunity for all.


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