General Manager GM Open Day

Parkdean Resorts
Newcastle Upon Tyne
11 Feb 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an experienced General Manager within the leisure and hospitality sector looking for your next career challenge? Have you got aspirations to work for the UK’s Largest Holiday Park Operator? Do you have what it takes to create amazing memories on our Holiday Parks across the UK?

We are delighted to announce that we are hosting an Assessment Day in Newcastle upon Tyne on Tuesday 6th March as part of our General Manager 2018 recruitment strategy. If you have management experience and aspirations to become a GM of the future, or a current GM looking to join an organisation which offers unrivalled further career progression, we’d love to hear from you.

We have opportunities across Scotland, Wales, Lake District, Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Lancashire, Essex, Kent, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, Cornwall, Dorset, and Devon. As our business continues to grow additional locations may be added to our portfolio.

As General Manager, your key responsibilities will include:

Full accountability for financial targets and delivery of park EDBITDA, ensuring company policies and procedures adhered

Recruitment and development of the on park Team through effective engagement to ensure we get the very best from our people and consistent brand representation, meeting and exceeding at every opportunity our guest expectations

Taking responsibility for all revenue streams which include; Holiday Home Sales and Owners, Holiday Hire, on park spend and all park overheads

Accountability for the overall operation of all areas of the park in accordance with company standards of product, presentation and service expectations

Managing, organising, controlling and supervising the process of any specified CAPEX, ensuring financial, conceptual and phasing objectives are achieved

Strategic expense management, identifying and implementation of strategies to increase year on year sales and to achieve agreed gross profit margins across all departments

Regularly exploring competitor activity, market trends and instrumental in the design and new initiative implementation on park, in region and nationally as required

Supporting and empowering department managers in the effective delivery and management of individual business areas, supporting with seasonal planning strategies in order to maximise return and delivering great customer experiences

What core skills are essential as General Manager?

Strong business and financial acumen with accountability for delivering your P&L

Living and breathing our values ensuring our customers remain at the heart of everything we do

Experienced and proven leader, passionate about continuous development of your Team

Ideally a background in the holiday park industry or hospitality/Leisure sector with senior level management experience

Striving to continue personal development and career progression

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