Simbithi Country Club requires the expertise of a dynamic Golf Manager, to take accountability to lead, manage and direct all sporting activities at the Estate.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the management of all sporting activities with fifty percent being primarily golf -as the revenue stream (golf shop operations, membership sales, golf sales and course maintenance). Management of other sporting activities on the Estate e.g. Trail runs, walking, cycling, gym, cricket, tennis, darts, bridge, outdoor fitness, etc.
  • Drive sport membership by seeking out and meeting the community’s needs by partnering where required with external stakeholders.
  • Recruit, hire, train and supervise the sports department staff
  • Coordinate and ensure all written correspondence, reporting, newsletters and communications for the department is handled timeously
  • Coordinate plans with the Food and Beverage Department for all food and beverage needs for all sports related events
  • Ensure all the rules and regulations governing golf course usage and general sports are adhered to
  • Oversee general sporting and golf instruction, clinics, golf schools and golfer development programs for all customer segments
  • Oversee golf marketing initiatives including all promotional materials, the promotion of new golf memberships, play recruitment, yield management, golf packages, and outside events
  • Oversee all fiscal responsibilities and performance for the department inclusive of planning, budgeting, forecasting, monitoring, and corrective management
  • Oversee all operational policies, procedures, controls and fee structures to ensure the safekeeping of assets, inventory and resources
  • Maintain and promote a superlative professional image with the community
  • Any adhoc duties which may be required.

Minimum Requirements

  • A minimum of 7 years’ solid experience in a Management capacity as a Golf Manager or similar
  • Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience with Strategic Planning and Budgeting
  • Tertiary Qualification in Sport Management and/or a Professional PGA
  • Driver’s licence and own vehicle

Personal Attributes and Skills Required

  • Self-motivated, ethical, tactful, reliable, customer service orientated and accountable.
  • Good conflict resolution skills with the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment

Interested candidates may email their applications with a covering note to by no later than Friday, 11 August 2023

Simbithi Country Club is an equal employment opportunity employer

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted